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Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning (blended delivery) NEW for Sept 23

Level 4
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This NEW Blended delivery course aims to provide students with the background knowledge and practical skills to be able to plan, deliver and review strength and conditioning programmes that work towards athletes achieving their performance goals. This course is suitable for those currently working in the fitness industry in roles such as personal trainers, sports coaches and strength and conditioning coaches.

This is a bespoke, industry relevant qualification which helps currently qualified fitness instructors to build upon their professional competence and to open up further employment opportunities. In order to possess and demonstrate a suitable level of occupational competence, instructors are now required to hold a bespoke qualification within this discipline. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self-employed students. Please ask for further details. Contact to find out more.


This course will be delivered over 15 weeks blended delivery NEW for Sept 23 online and offline

  • Monday - online delivery 4pm - 9pm
  • 4 practical days on Enniskillen campus 9:30am - 4:30pm during the 15 weeks (dates to be advised).
  • Students will be required to carry out an additional 5hrs per week independent study throughout the 15 weeks.

You will be taught online from the comfort of your own home by a sports tutor each Monday evening over the 15 weeks. The 4 full days will require you to attend our Enniskillen campus to use the fantastic sports facilities. Each student will be expected to work independently an additional 5hrs per week.

Year One

  • Performance analysis of the activity and athlete
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate periodized performance-related strength and conditioning programmes

Students must be 16+ must hold a Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (or equivalent), a Level 3 Coaching qualification (or equivalent) or a Level 3 Strength and conditioning qualification (or equivalent). Students may also hold relevant higher education or further education qualifications that are equivalent or higher than those listed above (e.g. physiotherapy, sports therapy). There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and students should have basic skills in communication.

Coursework, portfolio of evidence and practical demonstration.

This qualification provides progression on to: Higher education (e.g. college or university) to study strength and conditioning at a higher level. A range of specialist strength and conditioning qualifications. Other level 4 and 5 qualifications in related sectors.

During the qualification students will cover the following:

The role of a strength and conditioning coach as part of an athlete’s support team.

Methods of carrying out performance-related needs analysis, measurements and assessments.

Strategies to analyse and evaluate assessment findings in order to be able to develop and agree short, medium- and long-term performance goals.

Planning, delivering and evaluating periodised, performance-related strength and conditioning programmes.

1 Available Session

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.




Session Code

1 Year(s)


Higher Education

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Interview Required


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Total Annual Fee £518.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

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