Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Post Natal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition (Active IQ)

This course is ideal for students aspiring to become a specialist instructor for pre and post-natal clients

Course overview

This is a blended learning course, which means you will have days with your tutor and peers, there is also an element of home study, preparation and revision along with tutor and centre support. Practice and session planning is required to be carried out in your own time in between the training days and leading up to assessment. 

You may want to specialise in teaching group exercise classes for pregnant women or new mums, teach in the gym or increase your confidence in prescribing safe and effective exercises on a one- one basis. Often women who are expecting or new mums attend classes or gym sessions and will need specific exercises. You need to have the knowledge to adapt your exercise to suit all your clients.

This course will ensure you have the expertise and confidence to give advice and adapt exercises. You will become a skill full and knowledgeable Instructor.

  • Unit 1, Physical Activity Health and Nutrition Considerations for Pre and Post Natal Clients
  • Unit 2, Programming safe and effective exercise sessions for Pre and Post Natal Clients


This course is delivered online via Zoom in real time with your tutor.

Zoom login details will be sent in an email with your pre course letter approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the course start date.


Entry requirements

  • You must have a Level 2 qualification in Fitness Instructing, Level 3 qualification in Yoga or Pilates (or equivalent)

What you will learn

  • The anatomical and physiological changes that occur to the body systems as a result of pregnancy
  • How to plan and appropriate session in each of the 3 trimesters and the postnatal period
  • How to deliver and evaluate ante/post natal exercise practical session, studio or gym
  • How to provide appropriate exercise and nutrition advice


  • Worksheet
  • Portfolio of evidence/Case Study

What to do now

  • Complete an online application form, making your deposit or full payment
  • Once you receive your course manual you will be guided to read the unit 1 text and fill in the worksheets provided as pre course learning
  • You will attend your training day, a mixture of theory and practical, submitting your portfolio in  a time frame agreed with your tutor

What you will achieve

  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Post Natal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition
  • CPD Points and Certificate


£ 349

You can choose to pay the full price upfront, or a deposit followed by the balance before the course starts.

The price includes

  • Registration with the awarding body, Certificate, Course manual and Learner Assessment Portfolio, Initial assessment, training days with tutor as stated.
  • Support from the centre and tutor on course and via email, WhatsApp group and / or Zoom from the start right through to assessment and beyond.
  • A login to our website to access all course materials including handouts, PowerPoints and any additional resources to accommodate your learning.

Upcoming dates

For future dates please contact us, or scroll down and add your name to our waiting list and we'll let you know as soon as a new course is planned.

Registration will be available here when the next course is scheduled

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Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Post Natal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition (Active IQ)