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Frequently Asked Questions
How much is the five-day GP Exercise Referral Course?
The cost of the course is £595 (VAT Not Applicable).
How much are your Specialist Courses?
Three-day Courses such as Obesity & Diabetes, Mental Health and Chronic Lower Back Pain are at the special introductory price of £395 (VAT not Applicable).
The three-day Pulmonary Rehabilitation Course costs £395 (VAT not Applicable)
The five-day Cardiac Rehab Phase IV is £595 (VAT not Applicable).
The five-day Cancer Rehab course is £595 (VAT not Applicable).
I'm going on a course. When does it have to be paid?
The full cost of the course must be paid before the start date.
Can I pay in instalments?
Yes, as long as the full cost of the course is paid before the start date.
What methods can I use to pay the course?
You can pay by credit card (Mastercard or Visa), Switch or cheque.
What are the timings of the course each day?
On the first day of your course, we ask you to arrive at 8.45am for a 9am start, until 5pm. Thereafter, the hours are 9am-5pm.
Do I have to attend all five days of a GP Exercise Referral Course?
Yes, you must attend all five days of the course as important aspects are covered every day.
Is there any funding available?
You can apply for a Career Development Loan to help pay for the cost of the course. See www.lifelonglearning.co.uk
How much time will I need to spend on the pre-course reading list?
Pre-course reading is 15 hours.
Where can I buy the books on the pre-course reading list?
You can buy the books in any major bookstore, or online at www.amazon.co.uk You may also be able to borrow the books from friends or colleagues who have already completed the course.
How much time will I need to complete the Case Study?
Average time taken to properly complete the Case Study is 20 hours.
When will I receive the Training Modules?
You'll receive them on the first day of the course.
What do I need to wear?
Casual, comfortable clothes are fine for the five-day course. Please wear suitable "gym/exercise" clothing for the Practical Assessment on Day 5. For the Chronic Lower Back Pain and Cardiac Rehab Phase IV courses, there is some gym-work involved so trainers and clothes that don't restrict movement are recommended.
Are there any practical elements to the course?
There are group sessions in the five-day course, along with a practical - based assessment testing your ability to plan and carry out a programme of exercise for a referred client (role - playing task). Conducted on Day 5. In the Chronic Lower Back Pain and Cardiac Rehab Phase IV courses there are gym and group sessions.
What happens if I have a query about my Case Study and need to contact the lecturer?
You have to contact our offices by e-mail. Send your query, what course you were on and your name to firstname.lastname@example.org The relevant person will deal with your query as a priority.