Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork (Active IQ)

Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork (Active IQ)

Level: Level 3
Course price: 1399.00


Upcoming course dates:

6th/7th October, 3rd/4th November & 1st/2nd December 2018

Weekends 10.30 – 5.30pm

Course overview:

The Active IQ Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork is at level 3 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework. It also provides access onto The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3.
You can gain the full Level 3 Diploma by enrolling onto this course, attending all the training days and completing the assessments.This is a blended learning course which means you will study the theory elements at home with the course manuals at your pace with online tutor support.

  • You must be aged 18 years or older
  • You must be already attending Pilates classes

What you will learn:

You will learn how to teach Mat Pilates to a group of individuals and adapt exercises for their different needs and requirements. You will also learn how to prescribe exercises and give advice to individuals with specific postural conditions on a one-one basis also:

  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of Pilates Matwork
  • Programme Pilates Matwork
  • Instructing Pilates Matwork


  • The Models of Behaviour change
  • The Principles of Pilates
  • Advanced Physiology
  • Neurology and endocrinology
  • Teaching skills, group and one-one
  • Progressive and advanced Mat Pilates exercises
  • Using small Equipment
  • Client suitability to specific exercises
  • Advanced postural and spinal assessment
  • Collecting and analysing client information


  • Invigilated multiple choice theory papers
  • Worksheets
  • Practical observed assessments
  • Assignments

What to do now:

  • Complete an online application form, making your deposit or full payment
  • Your training resources will be sent to you in the post
  • Attend your training days and then return for your assessments.

What you will achieve:

  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork
  • Level 3 entry onto the REPs register (Register of Exercise Professionals)
  • 20 REPs points

What next? 

  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Pre & Post Natal Exercise Programmes
  • CYQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in the Management of Low Back Pain
October 6, 2018 to December 2, 2018
Full payment£1,399.00
Deposit (remaining balance £1049.25)£349.75