COVID Confident - COVID-19 Recovery Course

Play your part in helping the nation to recover from the effects of COVID-19 with this fantastic CPD programme.

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COVID Confident - COVID-19 Recovery Course

A ground-breaking new programme written and presented by clinical experts, this course has been specifically designed to assist fitness instructors and personal trainers to better support their clients struggling with the effects of COVID-19.

  • Fully Online Course:

    No attendance required

  • Clinically Approved Content:

    Written, developed and presented by a live GP

  • Self-Paced:

    Achieve in less than a week, or longer if required

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Book your place for only £45

COVID Confident - COVID-19 Recovery Course

Give your clients and customers confidence that you're taking their safety serious by completing our leading COVID-19 Recovery Course. You'll also get a clinical insight into how best to help those recovering from long COVID to recover effectively, giving you a new service to offer to your clients.

Course Overview

Today’s exercise and fitness professionals will play a crucial role in helping the nation to recover following the COVID-19 pandemic. This COVID Confident – COVID-19 Recovery Course has been specifically designed by leading epidemiologists and is presented through a combination of eLearning and video lectures. The eLearning will walk you through all of the knowledge and understanding you will need to work effectively in the fitness industry once the sector reopens.

There are also a number of engaging and insightful video lectures presented by a GP and clinical exercise specialist, to explain how to structure and tailor an exercise programme to meet the needs of those clients affected physically, mentally, and emotionally by the effects of COVID-19.

The course also includes specific information about managing risks in the workplace, including the necessary steps you will need to take in order to reduce those risks, for yourself, your clients, and your colleagues.

We understand that currently, information on coronavirus and COVID-19 changes fast and the guidance from Government and other agencies is frequently updated. We have developed this course with this in mind and have ensured that this course content is evidence based. We will however continue to update this programme periodically, although it’s not possible to change content in line with every change in guidance.

  • Entry Requirements

    This course has been written for qualified exercise professionals across a variety of disciplines (gym, exercise to music, Pilates, Yoga).

    We therefore advise that you have, as a minimum, a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction to enrol on this course, although if you are interested in the content for your own learning, you are more than welcome to enrol.

  • Learning Materials

    This is an entirely digital online course that has been developed as a piece of CPD for qualified fitness professionals. The course content has been written by a multidisciplinary team, including a medical doctor, epidemiologist and a team of fitness educators to bring to you the highest quality COVID-19 training programme in the fitness industry.

    Online, there are a series of video presentations from our medical doctor, interactive eLearning and a series of knowledge checks to ensure you're making good progress with your studies.

  • Accreditation

    On completion of this COVID-19 recovery course you'll receive a digital certificate that is fully endorsed by CIMSPA.

Unlimited Support

You'll receive unlimited remote support from your designated support tutor. No question is too big or too small, and you can get the help you need from your tutor via:

  • Phone

  • Email

  • Video Call

  • Webinar

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What You'll Learn

This COVID Confident – COVID-19 Recovery Course is split into 5 separate units and comprises of eLearning activities, knowledge checks and online quizzes, to test your knowledge along the way.

  • An Introduction to COVID-19

    - What is COVID-19?
    - Prevalence and incidence of COVID-19
    - Transmission of COVID-19
    - Protecting yourself and others

  • Pathophysiology and Treatment of COVID-19

    - Viral stages and progression
    - Physiology of long COVID
    - Common signs and symptoms
    - Acute and chronic responses to the virus
    - Medical complications associated with COVID-19
    - Treatment strategies and medical interventions

  • Managing COVID-19 in the Workplace

    - Key roles and responsibilities
    - Managing risks in the workplace
    - The importance of ongoing professional development
    - Staying COVID secure and compliant
    - Infection prevention and management strategies
    - Guidance vs. legislation

  • Recovering from COVID-19

    - Physiological, psychological and emotional effects of COVID-19
    - Risk stratification approaches to clients affected by COVID-19
    - Lifestyle strategies to improve health and wellbeing outcomes post COVID-19
    - Exercise interventions to promote recovery and resilience
    - Exercise programming guidelines

  • Staying up to Date with COVID-19 Matters

    - Credible sources of further information
    - Recognising fake news and propaganda
    - References and further reading

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*Images and videos are for illustration purposes and may not depict specific course materials.

How You'll be Assessed

Our COVID-19 Recovery Course includes a series of informal style knowledge checks that allow you to ensure that you're understanding all the key subjects and making sufficient progress with the technical aspects of the course. Each of the assessments are seamlessly embedded into the course content to consolidate your learning and understanding. Also, when you get to the end of each unit, you’ll be required to take a short online quiz to assess your knowledge and understanding. You’ll be presented with 10 questions in each section and you will need to answer all of these correctly to pass the unit.

Once you get to the end of the course and you have completed all of the assessments, you’ll get instant access to your digital certificate.

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Online Quizzes:

  • Multiple choice
  • Embedded in course
  • Unlimited attempts
  • Instant feedback

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