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Level 3 Diploma in Pilates Matwork


This course is ideal for those looking to pursue a career as a Pilates instructor and is taught through blended learning, this course is taught through blended learning which is a mixture of home study/e-learning for the theory aspect and face to face training covering the practical elements of the course. Once booked on to the course you will be given access to your e-manual and set up for your e-learning to support you through your study (with paper manuals available at an additional cost). You will then attend your 5l training days with your allocated tutor covering the practical elements of the course (you choose your dates from the dates listed), followed by one assessment day for your theory and practical assessments. The course content covers:

  • Level 3 anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Principles of Pilates matwork
  • Programming Pilates matwork
  • Instructing Pilates matwork


The course is assessed in the following way:

  • Multiple choice theory assessments
  • Worksheets
  • Session planning
  • Observed session and evaluation


None, although it is recommended that candidates have attended some Pilates sessions previously


On completion candidates will be awarded with an Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork which will allow them to enter the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)           


PL0622: 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th June 2022 (with optional face to face session)

Venue: FIFE
PL1122F: 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th November 2022

PL0822N: 27th, 28th August, 3rd, 4th September 2022

Price: 1650 payable on booking

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