Sports: Certificate in Strength and Conditioning Level 4 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will commence 18 June 2019. It will take four weeks to complete.

Entry requirements

Learners must hold:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (or equivalent)
  • Level 3 Coaching qualification (or equivalent)
  • Or a Level 3 Strength and conditioning qualification (or equivalent)
  • Learners may also hold relevant higher education or further education qualifications that are equivalent or higher than those listed above (e.g. physiotherapy, sports therapy)
  • There is an element of communication learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 3
You will achieve

Active IQ Certificate in Strength and Conditioning Level 4

Last updated: 30th November 2018

Course overview

This qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills to plan, prepare, deliver and review strength and conditioning programmes to help athletes to achieve their performance goals. It is ideal for trainers and sports coaches.

Course content

The course consists of two mandatory units and covers the following:

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

How will I be assessed?

Case study
Practical assessment

What equipment will I need?

All resources are provided. You will be required to bring writing materials.

Where will I study?

Honeywell Sports Campus
Honeywell Lane
S75 1BP

What can I do next?

Higher education (e.g. college or university) to study strength and conditioning at a higher level, a range of specialist strength and conditioning qualifications and other level 4 and 5 qualifications in related sectors.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees:
£850 Full Fee Payable.

Extra information

Full Fee Payable

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.


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Sports: Certificate in Strength and Conditioning Level 4 Part-time