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Train to gain the know-how to prescribe programmes for your PT clients who suffer lower back problems.
In our Low Back Pain Management course you’ll learn how to prescribe, plan, conduct and review programmes to address the needs of clients with low back pain.
You can work your Low Back Pain course in with your day to day life as you complete it via distance study.
The course is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status◊. Upon successful completion of the course you’re eligible for entry onto REPs at Level 4.
Take advantage of instant access to the course the minute you enrol.
A prerequisite of this course is a Level 3 Exercise Referral qualification. If you don’t have that qualification already, have a look at our Level 3 Exercise Referral course.
What you’ll learn
The content of this course includes:
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Yes: by REPs.
Although this course is recognised by REPs, for you to register with REPs after successful completion of this course you must also hold a Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral and have completed 150 hours of Exercise Referral professional practice (designing, delivering, monitoring, adapting and tailoring exercise programmes for individuals) to be evidenced in a CV.
The criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status is met by this course◊.
Once you’ve enrolled you can log onto our website and access your Student Desktop. Through it you’ll be able to complete the online course material and book onto an assessment day.
Using the TRAINFITNESS app* you can also do all of this on the move via the Mobile Student Desktop.
You’ll complete as home study the online course material and portfolio. You’ll then either submit a video of the practical assessment (for which you’ll need an apparently healthy client) along with your completed portfolio, or you’ll attend a scheduled assessment day at which time you’ll perform the practical assessment and hand in your completed portfolio. You need to bring an apparently healthy client with you for the practical assessment.
A PDF copy of the portfolio and static online course material is included in the course fee which you can print from the Student Desktop. Keep the original copy of your portfolio safe: never post or hand in an original portfolio to us. Once we have marked your portfolio and updated the results in our system, we will scan and email a copy of the marked portfolio to you. We do not return portfolios by post.
A basic level of English and Math is necessary to understand the content.
You’ll hold a REPs-recognised Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral qualification.
Learner Support – You’ll have access to our Learner Support team, dedicated to assisting you with study questions and queries. The team is generally available via phone, email or through the Helpdesk Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm; and Saturday and Sunday 11am to 4pm GMT, excluding Bank holidays and office closures.
Feedback Service – During your Low Back Pain Management course you’ll be assessed in various ways, including via portfolio, theory and practical assessments. You’re able to send us a video of what you intend to do for your practical assessment and or what you intend to submit as your portfolio beforehand and one of our qualified assessors will arrange a time to call you to discuss feedback. You need to do this at least two weeks prior to the due date of the assessment or the submission date of the portfolio. Additional fees apply.
* Our app is compatible with iOS 8.1 and above and Android 5.0 and above. Devices, operating systems/versions and manufacturers are subject to change.
◊ The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “Train Fitness International LTD” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2019 – December 2022). Approved Providers and their content reflect the concepts of their respective organizations and do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of ACSM. Providership # 775727. ACSM approved providership of this program does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services.