Professional Development

  • Pre-Post Natal Fitness Instructor Training Course

    Online Pre-Post Natal Fitness Instructor Training Course

    Price: £250.00£295.00 Sku No. #Ante/Post Natal Instructor Training Course AIQ
      REPs Accreditation Level 3 This accredited qualification is accredited AIQ &  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 >
  • Outdoor Fitness Instructor Award

    L3 Award in Instructing Outdoor Fitness

    Price: £265.00£295.00 Sku No. #Outdoor Fitness Award new
    Level 3 This accredited qualification is recognised by REPs & CIMSPA and will be awarded 16 REPS CPD points and 10 CIMSPA Endorsed Points for each award What Is Outdoor Fitness Module About?
    • All forms of bootcamps
    • Equipment free outdoor circuits
    • Military fitness outdoor circuits
    • Outdoor circuits using small equipment including ViPR, Twist Trainers, Tethers, Thera-band loops, Human Trainer, TRX and much more
    • Playground circuits using the natural environment as equipment to create a workout
    • Health Safety & Risk Assessment
    What Is The Suspension Module About?
    • Latest scientific research in suspended movement training
    • Technical teaching of a broad range of basic and advanced suspended movement exercises
    • Application of suspension training to a varied range of client groups
    • Mechanical and physiological responses to suspension training
    • Low level suspension training equipment and how to use it effectively such as TRX and Human Trainer
    • 5 functional movement patterns, tri planar and the suspension equipment
    • Functional exercises suspended through all kinematic angles using the suspension equipment
    • Progressive and regressive exercise techniques
    How Long Does It Last?
    • Full Online Study Programme
    • One day assessment
    Who Is The Course Suitable For?
    • Individuals who are 16 years and over
    • Fitness instructors, personal trainers
    • Those wishing to go beyond the boundaries of the conventional gym and studio
    What Qualifications Are Needed?
    • Level 2 Certificate In Fitness Instructing – Gym-Based Exercise or Exercise To Music (other similar qualifications may be recognised)
    How Is The Outdoor Fitness Award Assessed?
    • Direct observation of teaching a practical session outside of the gym
    • Programme card
    • Risk Assessment
    • Worksheet
    How Is The Suspension Training Award Assessed?
    • Summative assessment of a range of suspended movement exercises
    • Post course submission of a session plan for suspended movement training
    • Post course submission of learner achievement portfolio worksheets
    Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • Suitable clothing for training outdoors
    • Small backpack or bum-bag containing a water bottle; energy bar; light waterproof jacket, trousers, hat, gloves; and sun cream
    • Spare shoes and clothing
    • For health and safety considerations, smooth-soled shoes or sandals of any description should not be used
    What Can The Qualification Lead To?
    • The ability to teach a variety of outdoor and or suspension fitness sessions indoors or outdoors
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • myofascial release with advanced stretch and mobility
    Level 3       Upcoming Dates We have dates available in both our Maidenhead and Edinburgh centres. If you can’t see dates that suit your diary please do email us directly to discuss future dates. What Is The Workshop About?
    • Latest scientific stretch research in proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretch techniques including stretch-relax, contract-relax and agonist-contract relax techniques
    • Practical stretch releases for major muscle groups
    • Differential of the stretch techniques on range of motion and athletic or exercise performance
    • Primal mobility movements to free up the kinetic chain and prevent movement dysfunction
    • Practical movement sequences that can be used for each joint complex to activate the surrounding muscles and connective tissue
    • Mechanical and physiological responses to stretch and mobility techniques
    How Long Does It Last?
    • One day  CPD module
    Who Is The Course Suitable For?
    • Individuals 16 years and over
    • Those wishing to have a greater knowledge of anatomy and advanced stretching techniques
    What Qualifications Are Needed?
    • Level 2 Fitness Instructor or equivalent
    How Is It Assessed?
    • Worksheets
    Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • No, all course materials will be provided
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • Kettlebell Instructor Training

    Kettlebell Instructor Training

    Price: £95.00£145.00 Sku No. #KB
      Level 2 This accredited qualification is recognised by REPs & CIMSPA and will be awarded 16 REPS CPD points and 10 CIMSPA Endorsed Points   Upcoming Dates We have dates available in both our Maidenhead and Edinburgh centres. If you can’t see dates that suit your diary please do email us directly to discuss future dates. What Is The Workshop About?
    • Latest scientific research in kettlebell training
    • Application of safe, effective, functional and challenging kettlebell training
    • Understanding of functional tri-planar movement
    • Technical teaching of a broad range of basic and advanced kettlebell exercises
    • Application of kettlebell training to a varied range of client groups
    • Mechanical and physiological responses to kettlebell training
    How Long Does It Last?
    • Online training course studied at home
    • 1 day practical assessment or video submission
    Who Is The Course Suitable For?
    • Individuals 16 years and over
    • Those wishing to expand their training techniques & knowledge of exercises
    What Qualifications Are Needed? How Is It Assessed?
    • Formative assessment of a range of kettlebell exercises
    • Post course submission of a session plan for kettlebell training
    • Post course submission of learner achievement portfolio worksheets
    Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • No, all course materials will be provided (If you have your own preferred weight of kettlebell it is useful to bring it along)
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • Pre-Post Natal Fitness Instructor Training Course

    Pregnancy Pilates Instructor Training

    Price: £195.00£495.00 Sku No. #Workshop 3
    Pilates For Pregnancy £185 as CPD or £495 with together with Full CYQ Award In Adapting Exercise For Ante & Post Natal Clients    
  • Education Training Award

    Online Nutrition for Exercise & Health AIQ

    Price: £295.00 Sku No. #Nutrition For Physical Activity & Health AIQ
    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? The principles of healthy eating and weight management in relation to exercise, sports and well-being
    • Biochemistry of the food groups
    • Fundamentals of good nutrition
    • Carbohydrate and lipid metabolism
    • Protein and metabolism
    • Water and fluid balance
    • Client assessment and treatment
    • Understanding behaviour change
    • Popular diets, myths and analysis
    • Energy balance and metabolism
    • Obesity, the scope and consequences
    • Food diaries and client analysis
    How Long Does It Last?
    • Online course
    • Assessment
    Who Is The module Suitable For?
    • Individuals 16 years and over
    • Those working as fitness instructors or wishing to train to become a personal trainer
    What Qualifications Are Needed?
    • Level 2 Certificate In Fitness Instructing – Gym-Based Exercise or Exercise To Music (other similar qualifications may be recognised)
    How Is It Assessed?
    • Multiple-choice theory exam
    • Case study with food diary and nutritional analysis
    • Educational activity/leaflet
    Are There Any Books Or Special Equipment That Need To Be Purchased?
    • No, all course materials will be provided online
    What Can The Qualification Lead To?
    • Enhanced services as an instructor and/or personal trainer
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • anatomy & physiology online

    Level 2, 3 or 4 Anatomy & Physiology Online Lessons.

    Price: £75.00£175.00 Sku No. #Level 3 Anatomy Study Day
            What Is The Module About?
    • Anatomical & physiological knowledge at each level to include the shoulder, hip, knee and  foot and ankle complex, the deep stabilising core muscles and the superficial mobilising core muscles, spine, lumbar pelvic hip complex and more
    • Skeletal and muscle physiology
    • Nervous system anatomy & physiology 
    • Cardio respiratory system 
    • Energy systems
    • Endocrine systems
    • Practical biomechanics, muscle movement applied anatomy 
    • Understanding functional multi-plane movement patterns (level 3 and 4)
    • The kinetic chain, its function and dysfunctions (level 3 and 4)
    • Advanced anatomical landmarks (level 3 and 4)
    • General anatomy & physiology revision to sit the level 2 or 3 mandatory unit theory paper
    How Long Does It Last?
    • Between 60 and 140 hours of online study depending on individuals
    Who Is The Module Suitable For?
    • Individuals 16 years and over
    • Those wishing to develop their anatomical knowledge and exercise library
    • Personal trainers and advanced instructors
    What Qualifications Are Needed?
    • No previous qualifications are needed to study the programme however we would recommend that you start with level 2 if you don't hold it and then build to level 4
    How Is It Assessed?
    • Learning checks are completed online throughout each programme. If using the modules as part of one our Fitness Instructor,  Personal Training, Pilates, Yoga or advanced Therapy programmes you can sit the formal exams within the programme.
    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?
    • Enhanced services as an advanced trainer in any level or discipline.
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • Therapy Exercise Course

    Level 4 Pilates/Therapy Exercise Course

    Price: £695.00£1,495.00 Sku No. #Pilates Therapy Exercise
    Level 4 Active IQ Professional Recognition                 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 method therapy exercises for building strength
    How Long Does The Course Last?
    • Mat Module Two day live streaming practical workshop
    • Additional module of level 4 anatomy & biomechanics optional
    • Additional module of level 4 Reformer therapy optional
    • One day assessment
    Who Is The Course Suitable For?
    • Individuals 18 years and over
    • Pilates teachers, advanced instructors and personal trainers 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
    What Qualifications Are Needed?
    • Level 3 Diploma/Certificate In Pilates, Personal Training or Exercise Referral
    How Is It Assessed?
    • 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 teacher, personal trainer or exercise referral specialist working with common injuries or movement dysfunction
    Terms and conditions apply to all Drummond Education programmes. Read more >
  • Small Equipment

    Standing and Small Equipment For Pilates

    Price: £155.00£185.00
    How long does it last?
    • 1 day
    Who is the course suitable for?
    • New or experienced, Pilates, Yoga or Personal Trainers
    • Fitness instructors 
    • Anyone who has a genuine desire to get it right
    What Qualifications are needed?
    • Minimum Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing or equivalent 
    What equipment will be used?
    • Magic Circles 
    • Posture Balls
    • Weighted Balls
    • Sveltus Band & Straps
    • Blocks, pads & rollers
    • Stability balls
    • FREEform & flyte boards
    • Beams
    • & much more
    How Is It Assessed?
    • Continuous technique assessment throughout the day
    Are there any books or special equipment that the student needs to purchase? All course materials and resources will be provided What can the qualification lead to?
    • enhanced services as an advanced trainer 
    • an ability to use small equipment for group exercise or one to one exercise across any discipline
    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 >
  • 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 >
  • 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 >