Ante and Post Natal Exercise

Discover the difference you’ll make in people’s lives with our fitness course dedicated to helping with both ante and post natal clients.

Course Type: CPD


10 points




From £340

About this Ante and Post Natal Exercise course

Ante and post-natal clients are the mothers of your community, and they need your support to stay fit and healthy. This specialism will provide you with the expertise and confidence to deliver safe and effective exercise programmes for women who are pregnant or have recently had a baby. You can use these skills within mixed-ability classes, or you can create exclusive classes and 1 to 1 sessions for this client group, to maximise your employability and income. This course is designed to enable the fitness professional to achieve the skills, knowledge, and competence to cater for ante and post-natal clients, including programme design, how to manage the risks and support ante-natal and post-natal clients.

Flexible learning formats


2 days of face-to-face tuition.
In-person theory assessment.
Online written assignment submission.


4 sessions of live tutor-led classes, each lasting three hours
Interactive eLearning.
Online theory assessment.
Online written assignment submission.


  • Develop programme design for ante and post-natal clients.
  • Understand physiological and anatomical changes to the body throughout pregnancy, in relation to exercise.
  • Explore changes in nutritional requirements for ante and post-natal clients.
  • Understand contraindications to exercise for ante and post-natal clients.
  • Learn the role healthcare professionals play in supporting ante and post-natal clients.
  • Identify and manage risks in ante and post-natal exercise sessions.


  • Develop your teaching skills.
  • Qualifies you to teach exclusive classes and 1-to-1 sessions for this population group.

Career progression

  • Increases your earning potential and employability.
  • Broaden your client base and help boost your earnings.
  • Learn the skills and knowledge to build a longstanding career.


  • Taught by experienced and industry-qualified tutors who will provide guidance and support throughout the course.
  • Unparalleled support online, over the phone and in person.
Theory paper
Case study

YMCA Awards Level 3 Award in Adapting Exercise for Ante Natal and Post Natal Clients.
  • Anyone over 16.
  • You must have at least three months of teaching experience.
  • You will need Level 2 Exercise to Music, Level 2 Gym Instructor, Level 3 Personal Trainer, Level 3 Pilates Instructor, Level 3 Yoga Instructor or equivalent.

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