Course Information

Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning

Active iQ

Level 4


This 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 bespoke qualification within this discipline.


Duration: Session dependent
Hours per Week: Session dependent
Total Hours: Session dependent
Day(s): Session dependent
Start Time: Session dependent
End Time: Session dependent

Additional Information

There is an element of communication (discussing,presenting, reading and writing) involved and students should have basic skills in communication.

Terms & Conditions

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: and on the College VLE).
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.
  • The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
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    Course Content

    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.
  • Core Modules

    Students must complete the two mandatory units.

  • Performance analysis of the activity and athlete.
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate periodised performance- related strength and conditioning programmes
  • Assessment Method

    Coursework, portfolio of evidence and practical demonstration.

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    Entry Requirements

    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)."

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    Course Costs

    Total Fee Session dependent
    Reduced Fee Session dependent
    Fee Per Module Session dependent
    Other Fees Session dependent

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    Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

    Campus: Omagh
    Week Starting: 23 September 2019
    Time: 16:30–22:00
    Fee: £425.00
    Reduced Fee: £265.00
    Places Available: 25
    Non-Term Contact: The Admissions Office: 028 8225 0109
    Course Coordinator:
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