Professional Development and Level 4

  • advanced personal training

    Advanced Personal Training Certificate – Level 4

    Price: £695.00£3,295.00 Sku No. #APT
    REPs Accreditation Level 4       Upcoming Dates PT module dates are roll on roll off and can be taken in any order to suite your own timetable. To discuss your personal dates contact the office. Dates are available throughout the year in Edinburgh & Maidenhead. What Will I Study?
    • Client assessment & movement screening
    • Client analysis and health behaviours
    • Designing inspirational, outcome driven training programmes for one to one clients and small group
    • Advanced programme management and facilitation
    • Business research, planning & services blue printing
    • Digital marketing, social media & selling fitness
    • Postural analysis and corrective exercise
    • Client motivation and behaviour support techniques
    • Understanding of cognitive behaviour therapy and self efficacy
    • Using technology in your fitness business and with clients
    How Long Does The Course Last ? Who Is The Course Suitable For?
    • Level 3 personal trainers who want to stand out in their business
    • Those looking to work as an advanced personal trainer
    What Qualifications Are Needed?
    • Level 3 personal trainer or equivalent
    Green Policy? All course materials are provided as self downloads through an online portal. All materials may be downloaded and saved to your own computer to keep for life. You may request that we print the manuals for you for an additional £150 fee. This doesn't represent the cost of the printing.  How Is It Assessed?
    • Client case study management
    • Continuous assessment through two viva question and answer sessions
    • Presentation of client case study journey
    Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • No, all course materials will be provided as self download manuals & papers
    What Can The Qualification Lead To?
    • Work as a skilled and qualified personal trainer, self-employed or in a gym
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • advanced certificate in instructing mat pilates
      CIMSPA Endorsed Level 4     Reps Accreditation Level 4   CIMSPA Partner Logo Master LIVETYPE REPS CPD 20 LOGO 1         What Will I Study?
    • Biomechanics including levers, planes, axis, joint action analysis, spatial movement, length tension relationship and advanced anatomy & physiology
    • Analysis and communication of exercises by spatial, joint action, joint stabilisation & position, micro control, neural control, proprioception, motor control
    • Full exercise movement screening and analysis based on physiological, technical and fitness demands
    • Building a movement screening programme using the pilates method and exercises 
    • Forensic analysis of the classical mat 34 to communicate and verbalise the method using precision markers, breath, micro control and control of compensatory movements
    • Teaching and communicating the exercises using the forensic analysis method to be able to sequence the variations and adaptations of the classical mat method and exercises.
    • To be able to adapt and progress the classical mat exercises to meet the physiological and technical demands of the components of fitness and build programmes using the components of fitness
    • To adapt and progress the classical mat method into standing method and analyse the physical and technical demands
    • The use of small equipment to focus or challenge your clients including freeFORM, beamfit, pilates circles, therabands and balls and more
    • To choose one additional module from pre and post natal or exercise therapy
    How Long Does The Course Last?
    • Attendance on 8 module days in total and pre-reading & self study
    • Level 4 anatomy & physiology - 1 day
    • Level 4 advanced movement and biomechanics of pilates - 1 day
    • Level 4 advanced Pilates adaptation & progression  - 2 days
    • Small equipment and standing pilates - 1 day
    • One additional module from either pre and post natal - 2 days or exercise therapy - 2 days
    • Assessment day - 1 day
      Who Is The Course Suitable For?
    • Qualified pilates teachers with a minimum of 12 months teaching experience
    • Those wishing to pursue a career in teaching Pilates both to individuals and in group sessions at an advanced level
    • Pilates teachers who have an enquiring mind who want to seek that higher level of knowledge to be able to analyse and communicate exercises at a high level
    What Qualifications Are Needed?
    • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Mat Pilates or equivalent
    How Is It Assessed?
    • Case study and progressive programmes
    • Personal pilates practice
    • Worksheets
    • Direct observation of taught sessions
      Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • No, all course materials will be provided
    What Can The Qualification Lead To?
    • Achievement of the AIQ Level 4 Certificate in Instructung Pilates Matwork
    • The ability to teach Pilates both group and one to one with a high level of knowledge and skills, and with an internationally recognized qualification
    • The ability to teach Pilates as a specialist instructor at level 4
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • Back Pain

    Level 4 Low Back Pain Instructor Course AIQ

    Price: £695.00£1,395.00 Sku No. #Level 4 Low Back Pain Instructor Course AIQ
    REPs Accreditation Level 4 What Is The Course About? (Level 3 Units) This 4-day module is designed to cover the multi-modal nature of low back pains, its management and how to prescribe and deliver exercise programmes for this client group.
    • Low back pain prevalence and epidemiology
    • Assessment of modifiable risk factors
    • Co-morbidities and Contra-indications to exercise
    • Exercise referral
    • Functional anatomy and biomechanics of the spine and lower back pain
    • static and dynamic posture
    • integrated resistance exercises
    • multi-plane movement patterns
    • medication, psychological and sociological factors
    • common postural and kinetic chain dysfunctions
    • corrective exercise protocols
    • appropriate training approaches
    How Long Does It Last?
    • pre-reading
    • 3 day module plus 1 day for assessment
    How Much Does It Cost? £695 as a stand alone or £995 with Therapy Exercise or £1395 with Exercise Referral and Therapy Exercise If booking with Level 3 Exercise Referral a part funding voucher is available (eligibility criteria applies). Who Is The Course Suitable For? Level 3 advanced instructors and individuals who are working as personal trainers and wishing to train to become a level 4 specialist instructor What Qualifications Are Needed? Level 3 Exercise Referral How Is It Assessed? Case study development of an exercise programme and observed assessment of a teaching session Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That The Student Needs To Purchase All course materials will be provided. What Can The Qualification Lead To?
    • working with occupational health
    • a greater choice in working locations
    • enhanced services as an exercise specialist trainer
    Please call the office on 0871 22 194 22 or email us for further Information Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • Pilates Reformer Instructor Training

    Level 4 Pilates Reformer Therapy Course

    Price: £695.00£1,995.00
    Level 4 Reps Accreditation  What Is The Course About?
    • The advanced detailed anatomical structure of the ankle, knee, hip, spine and shoulder
    • Detailed anatomy of the neural, fascia, ligament and tendon structures of each joint complex
    • Common injuries and restrictions of each joint complex
    • Restrictions and dysfunctional movement patterns of the body linked to the common injuries and restrictions
    • Foam rolling techniques related to each joint complex
    • Mobility sequences to release and improve movement patters for each joint complex
    • 6 week strengthening programmes for each joint complex using, release techniques, mobility sequences and pilates reformer method therapy exercises for building strength
    How Long Does The Course Last? Who Is The Course Suitable For?
    • Individuals 18 years and over
    • Advanced Pilates reformer teachers wishing to work with rehabilitative exercise programmes
    • Those seeking to enhance their qualifications
    • Individuals already working with clients who have injuries or movement restrictions in an exercise environment
    • Those wishing to work in the allied health professions
    • Those who believe in the genius of the method
    What Qualifications Are Needed?
    • Level 3 or 4 Diploma In Teaching Mat Pilates, 
    • Leve 1 & 2 Pilates reformer certification or equivalent
    • If you don't hold any of the stated qualifications do contact the office as you may be credited for gaining varied qualifications.
    How Is It Assessed?
    • 6 week case study
    • Direct observation of teaching a practical session
    • lesson plans
    Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • No, all course materials will be provided
    What Can The Qualification Lead To?
    • Employment as a Pilates therapy practitioner or exercise referral specialist working with common injuries or movement dysfunction.
    • Progression onto level 4 Advanced Instructing Mat Pilates
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Postural Assessment Corrective Exercise

    Level 4 Postural Assessment Corrective Exercise

    Price: £695.00£795.00 Sku No. #Postural Analysis & Movement Correction
      REPs  & CIMSPA Accreditation Level 4         What Is The Module About?
    • Principles, practical application and development of core stabilisation, postural assessment and flexibility
    • Diagnostic assessments
    • Corrective exercise programming
    • Analysis of movement
    • Addressing the needs of individuals with low risk medical conditions
    • Advanced knowledge of anatomy, physiology & biomechanics
    How Long Does It Last?
    • Pre-reading
    • Two days attendance for theory and practical for postural assessment and corrective exercise
    • One day attendance for advanced anatomy & physiology 
    • One day attendance for advanced biomechanics of movement
    • One day assessment
    Who Is The Module Suitable For?
    • Individuals 16 years and over
    • Those working as fitness instructors or wishing to train to become a Pilates instructor or personal trainer
    • Advanced instructors in Pilates, exercise referral and personal training
    What Qualifications Are Needed?
    • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training, Pilates or Yoga or equivalent
    • Yoga must include the national level 3 anatomy & physiology theory paper
    What Will Be Studied?
    • Advanced anatomy & physiology
    • Advanced biomechanics
    • Static and dynamic posture
    • Integrated movement diagnostic assessment
    • Multi-plane movement patterns
    • Dynamic and three-dimensional flexibility
    • Common postural and kinetic chain dysfunctions
    • Corrective exercise protocols
    • Development of corrective exercise programmes
    • Biomechanics of movement
    How Is It Assessed?
    • Continuous assessment throughout the module
    • Direct observation of conducting each assessment protocol
    • Development of a corrective exercise programme
    • Online anatomy & physiology theory test (can be sat at home facility - open book)
    • Online postural assessment theory test (can be sat at home facility - open book)
    • Worksheets
    Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • All course materials will be provided
    • Access to a computer for online tests. If you don't have access to a computer you can take the tests in one of our facilities
    What Can The Qualification Lead To?
    • Working with occupational health
    • Enhanced services as a personal trainer
    • Enhanced services offering postural assessment and corrective exercise
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • pre-post natal fitness instructor training course

    Online Pre-Post Natal Fitness Instructor Training Course

    Price: £295.00 Sku No. #Ante/Post Natal Instructor Training Course AIQ
      REPs Accreditation Level 3 This accredited qualification is recognised by REPs & CIMSPA and will be awarded 16 REPS CPD points and 10 CIMSPA Endorsed Points What Is The Course About?
    • How to identify the physiological and anatomical changes of pregnancy in the body
    • How these changes relate to the studio and gym environments
    • How to identify cases when exercise and activity are not recommended
    How Long Does It Last?
    • Online programme
    • Assessment
    Who Is The Course Suitable For?
    • Individuals 16 years or over
    • Personal trainers and advanced instructors
    • Those wishing to work with pregnant or post-natal women
    What Qualifications Are Needed?
    • Level 2 Certificate In Fitness Instructing – or equivalent or higher, (other similar qualifications may be recognised)
    What Will Be Studied?
    • Antenatal and postnatal anatomy and physiology
    • Baby development through each Tri-mester
    • Core stability and pelvic floor
    • Kegel exercises
    • The do's and don'ts of exercise for each trimester and the post natal period
    • Safety implications to training and reasons for referrals
    • Development of training programmes suitable for all trimesters of pregnancy
    • Childbirth and the postnatal period
    • Postnatal exercise programme development
    • Relevant teaching skills
    How Is It Assessed?
    • Case study
    • Worksheet
    • Session planning and risk assessment
    • Nutritional advice leaflet
    Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • No, all course materials will be provided on the online course
    What Can The Qualification Lead To?
    • Working as a specialist in exercise prescription for pre- and post-natal women within gyms, classes or one to one
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • Pilates Reformer Instructor Training
    Level 4 Reps Accreditation  What Is The Course About?
    • History and research on neutral spine, spine rehabilitation, posture, movement and the studio reformer
    • Detailed anatomy of neutral spine
    • Stabilisation training
    • Equipment & client set up
    • Micro control and the anatomy of local stabilising core
    • Pilates principles on the studio reformer
    • Full studio reformer repertoire from foundation (stage 01) to standard (stage 02)
    • One to one & group reformer movement assessments
    • One to one reformer programming
    • Small group reformer programming
    How Long Does The Course Last?
    • Three days of foundation certificate repertoire
    • 40 hours personal and client practice
    • One day anatomy & physiology at level 3 (optional)
    • One day of mat refresher (optional) 
    • One day assessment
    Who Is The Course Suitable For?
    • Individuals 18 years and over
    • Pilates teachers wishing to work with the studio reformer
    • Those seeking to enhance their qualifications and progressive to comprehensive pilates teaching
    • Individuals already working with pilates clients on a one to one or small group
    • Those who believe in the genius of the method
    What Qualifications Are Needed?
    • Level 3 or 4 Diploma In Teaching Mat Pilates
    • If you don't hold any of the stated qualifications do contact the office as you may be credited for gaining varied qualifications in allied fields.
    How Is It Assessed?
    • Personal practice, video submission, evaluation
    • Direct observation of teaching a practical session
    • lesson plans and programmes
    Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • No, all course materials will be provided. On booking the course you will receive the MK Pilates Foundation certificate manual
    • On attending the training days you will also receive videos of the repertoire from which you can practice and continue learning.
    What Can The Qualification Lead To?
    • Employment as a Pilates Studio Reformer teacher
    • Progression onto level 4 Advanced Instructing Mat Pilates
    • Progression to comprehensive Pilates certification
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • Sports Massage Diploma

    Sports Massage Diploma Course

    Price: £1,795.00£2,790.00 Sku No. #Sports Massage Diploma Course
    The level 3 massage short course option is delivered over 3 two day modules which require hands on case study practice between each module and a 4th module of anatomy & physiology. The level 3 sports massage short course option is delivered with exactly the same modules as the short course and with an additional 3 further modules, Postural Analysis and Movement Correction, Advanced Stretch & Mobility Techniques and Business and Marketing. You can also add level 4 sports massage to either the short course option or the long course option for an additional £695. If you cannot make one module in a course you can re-schedule the dates to suit your timetable.  Level 4 Certificate Units. The level 4 certificate is a development module from level 3. This module incorporates a deeper level of knowledge. At level 4 you can expand your knowledge into clinical procedures for assessment and treatment planning. It will also enable you to understand the purpose of neuromuscular and tissue mobilisation techniques and apply them, allowing you to prescribe corrective exercise to aid in the treatment of common injuries and soft tissue dysfunction. Level 3 is a pre-requisite or you can book both together as a development programme. If you hold a current level 3 you can progress to level 4 as a stand alone module. For more information email admin@drummondeducation.com What our learners say about us! “Can I just say how utterly impressed I was with both the course material and the instruction this weekend. Yes, my brain was fried by the end Sunday evening, but the tutor is a natural teacher. His enthusiasm, knowledge and patience kept us all going. I couldn’t have asked for a better start to the course!” (SY November 2017) What Will I Study? (Level 3 Units)
    • Functional anatomy applied to pre-hab and re-hab exercise
    • Clinical assessment and client management
    • Clinical applications of sports massage therapy including the role and legal obligations of a sports massage therapist
    • In depth knowledge of anatomy & physiology applied to the principles of sports massage techniques including all of the major body systems
    • Massage methods and treatment applications including palpation, Effleurage, Petrissage, Compression, Vibration, Tapotement and advanced specialised techniques
    • Active and passive range of movement and myofacial chain assessment
    • Soft tissue damage, injury and rehabilitation
    • Exercise prescription for sports massage including advanced stretching techniques
    What Is The Course About? (Level 4 Units)
    • Functional anatomy applied to pre-hab and re-hab exercise
    • Common injuries and soft tissue dysfunction effecting:  spine, pelvic-hip complex, shoulder, knee, ankle and foot, elbow, wrist and hand
    • Clinical procedures for client assessment and treatment planning
    • How to effectively conduct objective physical assessments for all of body
    • Clinical issues – safe treatment and contraindications to treatment
    • An understanding of neuromuscular and soft tissue mobilisation techniques – including soft tissue release techniques, connective tissue therapy, trigger points and positional release techniques
    • The effective application of the above neuromuscular and soft tissue mobilisation techniques
    • Principles of corrective exercise prescription
    • Prescribing and demonstrating corrective exercise to aid in the treatment of common injuries/soft tissue dysfunction
    • Adapting exercises with suitable progressions and regressions according to client needs
      Level 4 Sports Massage Certificate can be added to either the short course option or the long course option for an additional £695 How Long Does The Short Course Last?(Level 3 Units)
    • Self study online anatomy programme or manual if preferred
    • One days theory attendance on level 3 anatomy module (if not already level 3 qualified)
    • Six days attendance over 4 modules of applied clinical massage (each module can be taken in any order except the Specialist module)
    • One day assessment
    How Long Does the Long Course Last?

    All of the above modules for the short course and in addition the following 3 modules:-

      Who Is The Course Suitable For?
    • Individuals 18 years and over
    • Individuals who wish to change career or add sports massage and soft tissue therapy to their services & business
    What Qualifications Are Needed For Level 3 Sports Massage?
    • There is no pre-requisite for this course as you will take the level 2 and 3 anatomy & phsyiology units as part of this course if you do not already hold them as qualifications. If you do already hold the level 2 and 3 fitness qualifications you can attend just the massage days above and miss the anatomy days if you prefer.
    Level 3 Assessment?
    • Internally assessed worksheets
    • Multiple choice theory papers
    • Internally assessed practical examinations
    • Demonstrations of anatomical landmarks, origins and insertions
    • Observation of client management and care
    Level 4 Assessment
    • Conducting an objective physical assessment
    • Applying neuromuscular and soft tissue mobilisation techniques
    • Prescribing corrective exercise to support the treatment of common injuries
    Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • No, all course materials are available to download from your online learning centre
    • You will receive a hard copy of the Mel Cash Sports Massage text as additional reading
    What Can The Qualification Lead To?
    • Work as a sports massage therapist
    • Enhance services as a personal trainer
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • Sports Massage Diploma

    Sports Massage Level 4 Course

    Price: £695.00£995.00 Sku No. #Sports Massage Diploma Course SEI
    Introduction This certificate will take your Sports Massage Therapy and Soft Tissue Therapy to a new level.  You will also be able to become a member of the Sports Therapy Organisation’s National Register at Level 3 or 4. The level 4 certificate is a development module from level 3. This module incorporates a deeper level of knowledge. At level 4 you can expand your knowledge into clinical procedures for assessment and treatment planning. It will also enable you to understand the purpose of neuromuscular and tissue mobilisation techniques and apply them, allowing you to prescribe corrective exercise to aid in the treatment of common injuries and soft tissue dysfunction. Level 3 is a pre-requisite or you can book both together as a development programme. If you hold a current level 3 you can progress to level 4 as a stand alone module. For more information email admin@drummondeducation.com What our learners say about us!
      “Can I just say how utterly impressed I was with both the course material and the instruction this weekend.  Yes, my brain was fried by the end Sunday evening, but the tutor is a natural teacher.  His enthusiasm, knowledge and patience kept us all going.  I couldn’t have asked for a better start to the course!” (SY November 2013)
      Level 4        To discuss your personal schedule and plan for level 4 dates please contact the office on 0871 22 194 22 or email admin@drummondeducation.com What Is The Course About? 
    • Functional anatomy applied to pre-hab and re-hab exercise
    • Common injuries and soft tissue dysfunction effecting:  spine, pelvic-hip complex, shoulder, knee, ankle and foot, elbow, wrist and hand
    • Clinical procedures for client assessment and treatment planning
    • How to effectively conduct objective physical assessments for all of body
    • Clinical issues – safe treatment and contraindications to treatment
    • An understanding of neuromuscular and soft tissue mobilisation techniques – including soft tissue release techniques, connective tissue therapy, trigger points and positional release techniques
    • The effective application of the above neuromuscular and soft tissue mobilisation techniques
    • Principles of corrective exercise prescription
    • Prescribing and demonstrating corrective exercise to aid in the treatment of common injuries/soft tissue dysfunction
    • Adapting exercises with suitable progressions and regressions according to client needs
    How Long Does it Last? 
    • Self study online anatomy programme or manual if preferred
    • One days  attendance on Physical Assessment module
    • Two days attendance on Neuromuscular & Soft Tissue Therapy Techniques
    • Two days attendance on Corrective Exercise Module
    • Each module can be certificated as individual units if preferred
    Who Is The Course Suitable For?
    • Individuals 18 years and over
    • Individuals who wish to change career or extend their sports massage and soft tissue therapy to level 4
    What Qualifications Are Needed For Level 4 Sports Massage?
    • Level 3 sports massage and a portfolio of massage practice is a pre-requisite for this course
    Level 4  Assessment
    • Conducting an objective physical assessment
    • Applying neuromuscular and soft tissue mobilisation techniques
    • Prescribing corrective exercise to support the treatment of common injuries
    • Worksheets, direct observations and case studies
    Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • No, all course materials will be provided
    • If you would like your own massage couch to own, you can do so for an additional £110.
    What Can The Qualification Lead To?
    • Work as a sports massage therapist
    • Enhance services as a personal trainer
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >