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Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients With Exercise and Nutrition


Flexible online study

Optional face-to-face workshops


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£1038.70 £750


Designed for Level 2 or 3 fitness professionals, this qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills needed for programming exercises for both pre and postnatal clients. It considers the physiological and biomechanical changes associated with pregnancy whilst maintaining health and safety.

Our graduates are working in some of the biggest gyms globally


Internationally recognised, CIMSPA & Active IQ endorsed, written and presented by fitness educators for 26 years, unlimited tutor support and employment opportunities; this is the go-to qualification for training pre and postnatal clients.

Entry Requirements

As this is a level 3 course, all entrants must display a sound understanding of personal training and fitness. You should also hold one of the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
  • Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing
  • Level 2 Certificate in Group Training
  • Level 3 Diploma in Yoga
  • Level 3 Diploma In Instructing Pilates Matwork

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The Fitness Circle have 26 years’ experience in qualifying Personal Trainers and fitness professionals. Enrolling onto our CIMSPA endorsed course means you’ll be working with a serviced-focused, experienced provider that continue to keep up with the latest sports science research.

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What Will I Learn?

This course is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of supporting pre and postnatal clients with exercise and nutritional considerations. Pregnant clients need more support with exercise programmes, and even after birth, postnatal clients should understand how to exercise safely. The modules you’ll complete include: Physical activity and health considerations for pre and postnatal clients Nutritional requirements for pre and postnatal clients Programming safe and effective exercise sessions for pre and postnatal clients Identify and manage specific risks to the pre or postnatal client when participating in physical activity

  • Upon completion of the course, you'll be able to:

    Upon completion of the course, you’ll be able to:

    • Have a clear understanding of the barriers facing pre and postnatal clients, including physical and mental health conditions.
    • Evaluate the potential risks and key considerations involved when designing exercise programmes.
    • Support clients with their exercise and nutrition, including delivering a meal plan that suits both mother and baby.
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  • Assessment


    Assessment will be in the form of theoretical knowledge exercises and practical demonstrations of you applying the skills you learn in this course. Our courses are delivered online but still offer the same in-depth lessons and support as a fitness course in a physical location. After passing Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients With Exercise and Nutrition, our students move onto a range of other specialist instructor qualifications, including:

    • Level 3 Award In Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults.
    • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.
    • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.
    • Level 4 Certificate In Physical Activity and Weight Management for Obese and Diabetic Clients.
    • Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Disabled Clients.
    • Level 4 Certificate In Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain.
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  • Is This Course Right For Me?

    Is This Course Right For Me?

    • It's no secret that a pre or postnatal client will require more support with their exercise and nutrition, so if you want to help people feel great, then the award for supporting pre and postnatal clients with activity is the perfect choice for you.
    • Upon completing this course, you'll understand the key health worries of expectant and new mothers. It equips you with the skills to identify and reduce potential risks and safety considerations.
    • People can lose their confidence after about, and some clients might be suffering from postnatal depression. It's one of the most common mental health disorders, but helping your clients to enjoy a healthy diet, de-stress through exercise and regain their confidence is an enriching career.
    • If you enjoy working with others, creating fitness and diet plans, teaching yoga and taking a more proactive and holistic approach to fitness, this course will be perfect.
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The Fitness Circle support team & materials

With a personal tutor on hand to help you learn with us, we ensure that you are not alone during your studies.

Tutors with industry experience

Our tutors are dedicated, knowledgeable and best of all,
have personal training experience.

Industry-leading learning materials

  • Online video lectures and practical training videos
  • Premium learner manuals
  • Dedicated support tutor
  • Simplified study guide that is easy to follow
  • Customisable templates for case studies
  • Mock paper practice
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Experience Class

  • Way 2 Fitness Work

    ”The support and the knowledge given allowed me to start working in the industry straight way. I have and will continue to recommend their services to anyone looking to get qualified.”

    Way 2 Work 

    Basketball Coach & PT

  • Nuna’s Nutritionist

    “I chose the The Fitness Circle because I could study the whole course online, in my own timeframe, which worked well with my schedule. It was a great experience.”

    Nuna’s Nutrition


  • Helle Hammonds Celebrity Personal Trainer

    “I qualified as a PT with The Fitness Circle over 10 years ago and will still recommend them to this day.”

    Helle Hammonds

    Celebrity Personal Trainer

  • Tom ‘Kong’ Watson Personal Trainer

    “The Fitness Circle will teach you everything you need to know to get you started in a career in Personal Training”

    Tom ‘Kong’ Watson

    Former MMA Champion



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Why Exercise Professionals Choose to Study With The Fitness Circle


The fitness industry is brimming with opportunities, and motivated individuals passionate about fitness and exercise can take advantage of a rewarding fitness career with excellent progression opportunities.

At The Fitness Circle, we support students from all backgrounds with their studies. Founded in the mid-1990s, our initial purpose was to help unemployed people find purpose in the fitness industry, and while we now operate online, our passion for personal development hasn’t changed.

When you study with us, you can benefit from our commitment to excellence and a genuine belief that anyone can enjoy a gratifying career where no day is the same.

Our Tutors Are Experienced Fitness Instructors

We are experts in training fitness professionals with over 25 years of experience. We have the knowledge you need to succeed and will be there every step if needed! Our tutors offer bespoke support to each student.

Better still, each tutor has proven experience in the fitness industry and can support you with the more complex course areas, such as understanding physiological and biomechanical changes in pre and postnatal clients.

Flexible Payment Plans

Development doesn’t have to cost the earth, so we offer a range of flexible payment plans. You can choose from paying in full or spreading it over 6 months or 12 months (subject to credit check), giving you total control and peace of mind knowing that you can get a full refund within 14 days of ordering the course.

Should you decide to pay in full, we’ll give you a 5% discount!

Are You Ready to Book Your Course?


Want more from life? Online learning with The Fitness Circle can give you the flexibility to learn when it works for your lifestyle. Our courses will help achieve any goal and have fantastic prospects with a career in the fitness industry.

Please feel free to contact our friendly customer service team if you’d like to discuss our pre and postnatal fitness and nutrition course. We’re available to answer any questions and advise you on entry-level courses if you’re new to personal training.

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