Assess and treat people with lower back issues.

  • 1-3 months
  • Awarding Body: Active IQ
  • Other Accreditations: CIMSPA and REPS


You will already be qualified at level 3 as a personal trainer and exercise referral. You MUST hold the level 3 in exercise referral before you can enroll on to this qualification (we do offer a package for the two courses together).

With this course, you will be taking your level of study to the next level – the highest level on the REPS register. You will be studying advanced anatomy and physiology of the lower back, various issues that can arise, methods to confirm diagnosis and advanced programming and delivery to treat the lower back issue.

The course is delivered via part-time learning on set weekends. You will attend 2 weekends of advanced learning in addition to guided study at home with your learner manual and tutor support. You can also opt for on-line learning at a small additional cost – the on-line learning platforms are second to none with full interactivity such as videos, quizzes and much more.