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Course details

The exercise referral course is a blend of online and classroom study, designed to fit around your lifestyle and commitments. Alongside the online learning the exercise referral course includes 5 consecutive classroom assessment days.

You could complete the exercise referral course quicker than 6-8 months if personal circumstances and course dates allow.


Online learning will be completed through the MyLifetime online learning community, where you can access your workbooks and online resources. MyLifetime also provides instant access to expert tutors and allows you to interact with other learners. To support your journey, there are a range of materials available, including; videos, webinars, podcasts and other dynamic learning resources. 

Online Support

Online support will be provided via our MyLifetime online learning community. Here you will have access to your assessment workbooks, can ask expert tutors questions and interact with other learners. There is also a range of engaging learning materials that have been designed to support your learning journey, with fresh content uploaded regularly. 


Classroom sessions are taught and assessed by our expert tutors at our local training centres across the UK. Sessions are designed so you can: learn as a group, ask questions directly, meet other learners, and gain feedback on your work.

Once you have applied for your chosen course you can book your classroom attendance dates through our online booking system. It is an easy process and there are plenty of sessions to choose from. If you have any questions about the booking process please contact one of our course advisors.

We advise that classroom sessions are booked 2-6 weeks in advance of enrolment, and you can complete online learning prior to practical attendance days.

Course content

Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral

Course contents Course type

Exercise Referral

  • Planning exercise referral programmes with patients
  • Understanding Medical Conditions for Exercise Referral
  • Professional Practice for Exercise Referral Instructors
  • Instructing exercise with referred patients
Online & Classroom

Course Dates

Currently available dates at (w/e indicates sessions held on weekends)

Exercise Referral



Start Date


Birmingham - Nuffield Health 19 Oct 2020 - 23 Oct 2020 (5 days) 2020-10-19T08:00:00 1703
Bristol - Hengrove Park Leisure Centre 28 Sep 2020 - 02 Oct 2020 (5 days) 2020-09-28T08:00:00 1704
Leeds - The Village Hotel South 26 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020 (5 days) 2020-10-26T09:00:00 1707
London Battersea 24 Aug 2020 - 28 Aug 2020 (5 days) 2020-08-24T08:00:00 1708

Lifetime's approach to training...

Succeeding in your course is our top priority, so at Lifetime Training we ensure we have the key pillars in place to make that happen, first and foremost our quality training from expert trainers and tutors.

We deliver accredited courses that you can trust with unique online and offline resources to suit every learning style, with easy access to support on hand when you need it.

You will also have access to a learning portal, so you know where you are in your course, which doubles up as an online community, where you can connect with other learners. We also ask for feedback surveys – so we know how to improve.

Once you achieve your qualification there are plenty of opportunities to progress with us and we work with a wide range of well known employers, so we can support you in starting your career in a place where you can develop and grow. So start your training with Lifetime Training today!

What is REPs?

REPs is an independent, public register which recognises fitness and health qualifications in the UK. REPs provides a system of regulation for instructors and trainers to ensure that they meet agreed National Occupational Standards.

REPs provides assurance and confidence to the public and employers that all professionals on the Register are appropriately qualified and have the knowledge, competence and skills to perform their role effectively.

Through REPs your qualifications and skills are recognised as those of an exercise professional.

Who we work with

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  • Pure Gym logo
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