Online Blended Learning


 Active IQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition Teacher Training Course
Qualification accreditation number: 603/3592/0
With HMB 

This course has been designed by:

  • Sarah Harris, 2nd Generation Master Pilates Teacher with a degree in teaching, also considered an official disciple of Lolita San Miguel. 

  • Philip Harris a Chartered Physiotherapist with a masters degree who works with professional athletes and runs a full-time physio clinic.

  • Active IQ guidelines in achieving the criteria required for the Award aspect of this qualification.

Start as soon as you like

Pre Requisites:

  •   Age 16 years +

  • Learners must hold one of the following, or equivalent:

    • Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing.

    • Level 2 Certificate in Group Training.

    • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.

    • Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork.

    • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga.

  • Appreciate that this is a blended online course:

    • You will study theory online.

    • You have to physically practice what you learn.

    • You have written work to complete - 2 units.

    • You will have lots of home study.

    • You will have online sessions with your HMB Tutor via Zoom.


Please note - you are encouraged to complete this course within a 6 months of purchase. You can work at your own pace, some will work through all this quicker than others - please keep in contact with your HMB Tutor who will support you through this course every step of the way. 


Within your booking form you will need to prove who you are with a driving license or passport with 10 second video.


Course Aim

For you to become a a Special Population Teacher 

allowing you to work with Pre and Post-Natal clients in your area of fitness and wellbeing.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to programme safe and effective exercise for both pre and postnatal clients, taking into account the physiological and biomechanical changes associated with pregnancy and the key health and safety considerations for pre and postnatal clients taking part in physical activity.

Course Assessment

Everything needed to complete this

L3 Award  

Complete your LAP - Learner Achievement Portfolio (2 units)

  1. Physical activity, health and nutritional considerations for pre and postnatal clients

    1. Worksheet​

  2. Programming safe and effective exercise sessions for pre and postnatal clients

    1. Case Study​

You can email or post us your work for marking

(email is more efficient).

Please note:

  • Even if all your work is done on your computer and emailed back and forth between you and your HMB Assessor - once all your work is complete and marked you will need to print it off and post it to HMB (in the purple card folder provided to you, bound with the two treasury clips also included) - with all your relevant work in order and the declaration sheet signed.

  • You can submit your work as a mixture of handwritten and typed work - just as long as it is all complete.

  • This is then double checked by your HMB Assessor, that everything is in order.

  • HMB Internal Verifier (IV) may ask to view a sample of your work.

  • Active IQ (AIQ) the awarding body External Verifier (EV) may also ask to view your work.

  • Then when your work as completed these steps, your certificate can be drawn down and posted to you.



What you get to support this course:

  • Access to the HMB student online lessons 

  • Zoom HMB Tutor sessions.

  • AIQ colour manual for units 1 and 2.

  • AIQ LAP (hard copy and a word doc version).

  • HMB student handbook.

  • AIQ & HMB e-learning package 

  • HMB class videos

  • Ongoing support.

  • Optional / Additional  

    • Face-to-face 4x hour workshop  = 50% discount off workshop fee

    • You can attend this face-to-face workshop during or after completing this accreditation to help cement your ideas.

  • Join the HMB family

How do you sign up?

Sign up today!


  • Click Start NOW - here you will be asked to pay £299 - the full amount for this course.

  • Once you have done this you will be granted access to the course.

  • From there you will be able to complete some initial forms and email them to us.

  • We will then sign you up to the course and post out all your resources.

  • We will also email you directly.

  • We will sign you up to the e-learning package  - you should get the link and specific password within a few working days direct from AIQ.

  • You will be able to see the content of lesson 1 immediately but you may prefer to wait for your resources to arrive.




Full payment for the award itself including access to all your online resources for 365 days, hard copy resources and your assessment and certification.


You also get a 50% discount off 1x Pre & Post Natal face-to-face four hour workshop.


 = Guide £50

(50%  discount off Pre & Post Natal face-to-face 4x hour workshop normally £100)

  • This can be paid as you wish/ as you book onto a workshop. 

  • This is to attend a 4x hour worksop with face-to-face support at HMB.

  • Here we will bring all the knowledge of this course together 

  • Qualified Physio's will run part of the workshop cementing your knowledge of working with Pre & Post Natal Clients.

  • Qualified Pilates Teachers will run part of the session showing you some practical ideas.

  • Finally we will look at how your you can integrate this within your business / teaching.

  • Workshops are advertised separately and held at various points in a year.

  • You can attend the workshop at any part of your course and/or after completing the award. 

  • When booking on this course it entitles you to a 50% discount off 1x face-to-face 4x hour workshop for Pre & Post Natal Clients at HMB.