Let's Move Lincolnshire

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About us

Active Lincolnshire is committed to providing opportunities for everyone in Lincolnshire to be active every day. We work with partners to address inequalities and inactivity, responding to the needs of people and places.

What we do

As advocates for the positive power that physical activity has on everyone’s lives, we work in partnership to improve understanding, influence change, and tackle the challenge of inactivity.

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Our Knowledge Hub is the core of our website. Here you’ll find our guidance, advice, insight and support in all areas of physical activity and sport.

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Coaching

Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition

Available until 30 July

Various times
Online
Course

Staying active while pregnant has been shown to support a healthy pregnancy and postpartum recovery. As part of our pre and post-natal programme we're working with and supporting physical activity providers and fitness professionals to give them the confidence and awareness they need to deliver safe activity sessions for mums-to-be and new mums. As part of this programme we are delighted to be able to offer a number of funded places on this course for fitness professionals in Lincolnshire.

Course details

This qualification is suitable for fitness professionals who would like to offer exercise sessions and classes tailored specifically for pre and postnatal (ante and postnatal) women. It is essential that you gain the knowledge and understanding to develop safe and effective sessions for each stage of pregnancy and during the postnatal period. Gaining this knowledge will improve the diversity of the clients you can work with and give your clients the peace of mind that you are suitably qualified to understand their needs during this exciting and life changing time for them.

Prerequisites

Learners must hold a recognised Level 2 fitness qualification or higher i.e. Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing, ETM or Level 3 Personal Training Certificate.

Course Content

During this course you will cover:

• Anatomical, physiological and biomechanical changes in the prenatal and postnatal period

• The benefits of exercise and physical activity

• The barriers and concerns of physical activity and how to help clients overcome these

• The psychological impact of pregnancy and being a new mum

• The nutritional guidance you can provide

• The exercise guidelines for each trimester and the postnatal period

• How to design an individualised safe and effective exercise programme for a pre or postnatal client

Study Formats

This course is offered as distance online learning with the support of a mentor. You can study at a time and place that is suitable for you, making the course more accessible.

Studying will take place within an Online Learning Environment. The information is taught via a series of video presentations to replicate the classroom experience. Interactive activities and quizzes are used to check on your learning progress as you move through the units. The online learning environment is compatible with all modern devices.

You will have a personal mentor who will get in contact with you and they are there for support and guidance throughout the course.

Assessments

The assessments include:

• 1 worksheet

• Case study and programme design

To enrol, please download and complete the application form and email it to kumba.mambu@activelincolnshire.com

Apply for Free Training

To express and interest in this free course please download the application form below and return to Kumba Mambu via email.