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Certificate in Teaching Mat Pilates

This qualification is particularly relevant for individuals who wish to pursue a career in teaching Mat Pilates. It is also relevant for those already running such sessions without a formal qualification.

Candidates will learn:

  • exercise and Fitness knowledge covering:
    -bones and joints
    -muscles and muscle actions
    -cardiovascular, respiratory and nervous/endocrine systems
    -components of fitness
    -principles of training
    -models of behaviour change
  • basic principles of Mat Pilates
  • how to plan, teach and evaluate a Mat Pilates session
  • how to progress a programme of Mat Pilates exercises
Structure
Mandatory units Hours
Advanced Exercise and Fitness Knowledge (EFK) 50
Principles and Fundamentals of Mat Pilates 50
Plan and Prepare to Instruct a Progressive Mat Pilates Session 20
Instruct, Manage, Adapt and Evaluate a Mat Pilates Session 30
Total GLH 150
Prerequisites
There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification, however it is expected that candidates have a basic level of knowledge and experience of practising Mat Pilates prior to entry.

It is recommended that centres offering this qualification should have access to an appropriate practical facility and that all courses leading to the certificate should be run with a practical bias.

Assessment
Internally assessed via: Externally assessed via:
  1. Hypothetical case study
  2. Theory paper (Pilates specific),
    set and marked by centre
  3. Worksheets
  4. Practical including planning,
    teaching and evaluating
  5. Live case study
  6. Progressive programme
  1. Theory paper

 

Fees and certification codes
 

CYQ code

Fee

Overarching certificate QC3TMAP01

£35

Unit certificates (optional)    
Principles and Fundamentals of Mat Pilates QU3PFMP01 £15
Plan and Prepare to Instruct a Progressive Mat Pilates Session QU3PPIP01 £15
Instruct, Manage, Adapt and Evaluate a Mat Pilates Session QU3IMAA01 £15
Advanced EFK QU3AEFK01 £22
Resources
Syllabus

£20

Syllabus (bound copy)

£26

QCA information
Qualification accreditation number

100/5863/1

Accreditation start date

1st January 2006

Accreditation end date

31st March 2012

Certification end date

31st March 2015

Mandatory units
Unit title

QCA code

Advanced Exercise and Fitness Knowledge D/500/7007
Principles and Fundamentals of Mat Pilates T/103/6004
Plan and Prepare to Instruct a Progressive Mat Pilates Session A/103/6005
Instruct, Manage, Adapt and Evaluate a Mat Pilates Session F/103/6006
REPs

Allows students entry to REPs at Level 3REPs 20 CPD point logo

Allows candidates to enter REPs at Level 3

Performance points (SCAAT)
105.00