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We’re here to help you fulfill your clients’ athletic potential with a Level 4 Strength and Conditioning (S&C) qualification.

For 20+ years we’ve helped thousands of people turn their dedication to professional improvement into exiting careers in health and fitness.

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A qualified Strength and Conditioning coach provides invaluable guidance for the improvement of physical fitness attributes which underpin sports performance.

Scientific approaches allow the S&C coach to successfully analyse the needs of the athlete via a systematic overview of sporting demands and existing athlete biomotor abilities. Effective planning and programming can then be implemented to help athletes peak for key tournaments and competitions, whilst training load is strategically monitored and recovery optimised.

Written by one of the UK’s leading S&C coaches, this course shows you how to implement theory into practice.

Start with access to:

  • all online course material
  • course videos
  • online worksheets
  • all assessment documentation & guidance
  • the Learner Success team

The content of our Strength and Conditioning Coach course includes:

  • The interdisciplinary role of an S&C coach
  • How to conduct an effective sport and athlete Needs Analysis
  • Testing, monitoring and analysis of athlete strengths and weaknesses
  • Athlete and team data collection and presentation
  • Planning and implementation of strength and power training
  • Planning and implementation of speed and agility training
  • Planning and implementation of conditioning sessions
  • Technical training models to enhance movement and lifting technique of athletes
  • Important considerations for training youth athletes
  • Coaching methodology to enhance ongoing athlete performance improvement
  • A detailed look at a full case study of a professional athlete
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S&C Study Options

The Strength and Conditioning course is supported by a Distance Study option.

Enrolling will give you access to the online theory, assessment briefs and documentation, as well as the Learner Success team.

Distance Study

Home study plus a portfolio & practical assessment.

You will:

  • Complete as home study the online course material.

  • Complete the required assessments.

  • The assessment is a case study you’ll complete during a three-month period; a practical assessment you’ll complete by video and submit to us upon completion of the case study; and a portfolio you’ll complete at home. You submit all your assessment evidence to the Learner Success team via the Help Desk.
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S&C Course Price

Take advantage of our easy payment options: pay up front in full and pocket a prompt payment discount or pay the regular price with a no deposit, interest free payment plan.

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The Experts

Our Strength and Conditioning course has been developed by industry leaders and innovators James Wild and Richard Scrivener. The’ve been designed from the ground up, providing the most in depth, up-to-date and forward-thinking Level 4 S&C training available.

James Wild

James Portrait - Strength and Conditioning

James currently holds a dual role as the Technical Lead for Performance at Surrey Sports Park and Teaching Fellow at the University of Surrey.

As a consultant James is responsible for overseeing the performance support team for the England Women’s Lacrosse national squad and he leads the speed programme at Harlequins Rugby Club, implementing speed training systems and speed-relevant strength diagnostic tests.

He has also provided similar support to professional football teams and some of the fastest athletes in the UK. James is a book author and is currently undertaking a PhD investigating the biomechanics and motor control of team sport athletes during initial sprint acceleration.

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Richard Scrivener

Richared Scrivener - TRAINFITNESS Course Developer

Richard has a 1st Class Honors Degree in Sports Science and a Master’s Degree in High Performance Physiology. He’s a certified strength and conditioning coach and a member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association.

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Discover more about our Strength & Conditioning course. If you have any questions we’ve not answered, please call us.


You will achieve the relevant Level 4 Strength and Conditioning qualification upon successful completion of our Strength and Conditioning Coach course, the certificate for which will be issued by the awarding organisation.

This Strength and Conditioning course is also recognised by CIMSPA as non-endordsed CPD, and meets the criteria for official American College of Sports Medicine Approved Provider status◊.


You need to hold a Level 3 personal training qualification.

A basic level of English and Maths will be necessary to understand the course content.

Our Strength and Conditioning course requires physical exertion, therefore an appropriate degree of physical fitness is necessary. Relevant personal experience of the subject is helpful. For example, prior participation in conducting personal training/sports coaching sessions will be helpful.


Our committed Success Coaches on the Learner Success team are here to support you as you work toward your goal of becoming a Strength & Conditioning Coach.

If you enrol in our strength and conditioning course, you will have access to our Learner Success team. The team is available to answer any queries you may have about the course or its logistics. They are available via phone, email, and our online Helpdesk at your convenience.

You may rest assured knowing that every member of the team is a qualified strength and conditioning coach with extensive experience in the field. They are not only well-versed in the material to guide you through the course, but also have the practical expertise to offer insight into how to excel in your role as a Strength & Conditioning Coach.