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Blending pioneering concepts with a modern approach, we deliver the industry's most accessible and highly respected Pilates qualifications.
Your direct route to Pilates success. Expertly-delivered courses, cutting-edge content, interest-free payment plans and hands-on training at a nationwide venue.
Master the core principles, techniques and concepts of Pilates with this Level 3 diploma.
Become a specialist instructor and break down barriers by combining the Level 3 Mat Pilates course with an in-depth PPN workshop.
All the courses, all the content and all the hands-on training you need to become a leading Pilates instructor.
Enhance your Pilates career with on-going guidance from our support team, graduate discounts and tangible job opportunities.
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Students are entitled to discounted membership to The Register of Exercise Professionals and easy access to exclusive offers and discounts, insurance, and much more.
The course is over but support continues, we're here to offer 12 months ongoing career advice if you need it.
Join our Pilates instructor graduates working with some of the world's leading gyms and health clubs.
From course content to career progression, we've answered the most frequently asked questions about our Pilates instructor courses.
Ideally, you will already hold a recognised Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification, however this isn’t mandatory and there are no formal prerequisites.
It would also be beneficial if you had experience of performing Pilates exercises or attending regular classes. If you don’t have any experience, it’s not a problem – you’ll just need to ensure that you give yourself more time to complete the home-study activities before attending your course.
Qualified Pilates instructors are highly sought after in the fitness industry and there are a wide-range of opportunities open to them.
While this list is far from exhaustive, instructors can work in private health clubs, dance studios, holiday resorts, local authority leisure centres and even work on a one-to-one basis with clients from the comfort of their own home. It’s also quite common for Pilates teachers to work in the rehab sector alongside physiotherapists and massage therapists.
In order to get the most out of our students, we use a blended learning model for our courses. This simply means that you'll engage in a period fully supported home study, complemented by face-to-face practical workshops. The number of days that you’ll be required to attend will depend on the specific package that you select. Throughout your course, you’ll have full access to a team of industry-leading support tutors and award-winning learning materials and resources.
Generally speaking, this course will teach you everything you need to know to be a competent teacher. You’ll learn about anatomy, physiology, the history of Pilates, the principles of the method, how to programme a Pilates session and the best ways to teach the exercises.
For a more detailed look at the various units, please visit the Pilates course page.
Our Level 3 Diploma in Mat Pilates is certificated by YMCA Awards, the industry's original awarding body. We're also accredited by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and endorsed by CIMSPA.
Many of our graduates choose to further their studies and increase their opportunities once they have completed their course. Yoga is especially common because it has many parallels to Pilates.
Personal trainers and sports massage therapists will also find this Pilates instructor qualification as a useful add on to their services.
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