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YMCA Awards Level 3 Award in Adapting Exercise for Ante and Post Natal Clients

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Theory Exam venue Hamiltons Fitness Centre. Colchester, CO49QP. Theory exams are held aproximately 12 times per year. Book in when you are ready.
Cost 150.00

Course summary

The learner will be able to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required in order to work with ante and post natal clients in an unsupervised manner. There will be focus on the considerations for safe and effective exercise and how to plan and adapt exercise for these particular clients.

Learners will cover:

Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification

  • the physical changes which take place during the ante and post natal periods
  • the benefits of exercise/physical activity for ante and post natal women
  • how to support ante and post natal clients in exercise
  • the contra-indications to exercise for ante and post natal clients
  • how to manage risks in ante and post natal exercise sessions
  • the nutritional requirements for the ante and post natal period
  • the principles of collecting information to plan an exercise programme for ante and post natal clients
  • how to screen ante and post natal clients prior to planning an exercise programme
  • how to plan an exercise programme for ante and post natal clients


There are approximately 26 hours of learning guided by our tutor using learning manuals and workbooks that we supply, that you can complete at home around your normal home or work life and a multiple-choice theory exam, taken at our facility in Colchester, Essex and a case study submitted electronically.


Allows students to enter REPs at Level 3REPs 20 CPD point logo
  • Allows learners entry to REPs at Level 3
  • REPs CPD points: 20

Entry Requirement (any one of:)

  • YMCA Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing - Gym-Based Exercise (or equivalent)
  • YMCA Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Walking
  • YMCA Awards Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates
  • YMCA Awards Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga


  • Case Study Coursework
  • Multiple choice theory paper

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Whether you have just started thinking about a career in the fitness industry, or want to bring your qualifications up date then please feel free to email or telephone (07957844512) our course advisor, Stuart Hamilton, with any of your questions or concerns.
Stuart has been a personal trainer, fitness centre manager and course tutor for many years and can advise you from a number of different viewpoints.

Hamiltons Training Academy is registered with the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP) Registration number: UKPRN: 10026462.
Hamiltons Training Academy is part of of Hamiltons Health and Fitness Ltd, Hamiltons Health & Fitness Limited is a company registered in England with company number 02833581 and VAT registration number GB 584 0265 38