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Level 4 Strength and Conditioning Coach

Level 4 Strength and Conditioning Coach

£2,349.00
£2,757.60
Tax included.
SKU: 100/1002/2
Transform your passion for weight training into a fulfilling career with our Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning. Our full Level 2 and Level 3 PT Diploma, plus our Level 4 Strength & Conditioning course, gives you the opportunity to help athletes reach their peak performance. Surround yourself with driven people and enjoy the satisfaction of seeing them reach their goals while earning a secure salary with great potential to rise. Dare to make a meaningful difference today!


Become a Strength and Conditioning Specialist



You’ll develop all the skills you need to plan, prepare and deliver strength training programs that help athletes reach the very top of their game.


Our team will take you through a proven curriculum built around improving speed, strength, agility and power, so you have what it takes to forge a long career as a strength and conditioning coach.


For personal trainers, it’s a golden opportunity to expand your client base or widen your earning potential by building a core understanding of strength and conditioning training principles that work every time.


With your L4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning, you'll have 24/7 access to the Digital workbook and on-demand webinars to keep your education journey firmly on track.



Already PT Qualified?



If you already hold a Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training, visit our Level 4 Strength & Conditioning Coach course to enrol on this course.

Course Curriculum: Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning

You’ll develop all the skills you need to plan, prepare and deliver strength training programs that help athletes reach the very top of their game.  

Our team will take you through a proven curriculum built around improving speed, strength, agility and power, so you have what it takes to forge a long career as a strength and conditioning coach.  

For personal trainers, it’s a golden opportunity to expand your client base or widen your earning potential by building a core understanding of strength training principles that work every time.

The role and skills of an S&C coach   

Build an understanding of what’s expected of you as a strength and conditioning coach and learn the fundamental principles to ensure your clients perform at the highest level, both physically and mentally.  

Clientele overview  

Learn how to identify different clients’ needs and the approach you need to take to ensure they make measurable performance improvements week after week.   

The professional network of an S&C coach 

Differentiate between credible and non-credible sources of information and evaluate a range of sources that can be used to keep up to date with current scientific strength and conditioning research. 

Career progression  

Progress your career and see what qualities you need as a strength and conditioning coach to build a loyal client base who trust your ways of working.  

The importance of understanding human movement science  

Learn how to bridge the gap between cutting-edge science and theory, so you can apply everything you’ve learnt with all your clients on the gym floor no matter their age, experience or goal.  

Foundational movement skills overview 

Develop a clear understanding of how the human movement system functions and build a solid base of knowledge in kinesiology and biomechanics. 

Energy systems  

Explore the fascinating science behind aerobic and anaerobic metabolic pathways to understand how you can help athletes noticeably improve their endurance. 

We’ll teach you how to extend the onset of fatigue in all your clients, so they can train and compete at their best for longer durations.  

The physiology of developing strength  

Discover how to tailor training and nutrition plans to enhance the performance of any athlete, regardless of their fitness or goals. 

After all, today's athletes are bigger, stronger and more powerful than ever before, often requiring fitness professionals to think outside the box of traditional strength and conditioning techniques.  

Understanding research credibility 

Study the science of assessment selections using credible and current information sources to ensure your coaching techniques are backed by research.  

Conducting a sports/athlete needs analysis 

Explore the different methods of carrying out performance-related needs analysis, measurements and assessments for every client that comes to you.  

Evaluating assessment results to create goals 

Discover what you should look out for after an assessment when creating short, medium and long-term performance-related goals. 

Warm-up and stretching guidelines  

Find out how to facilitate a safe, effective and specific warm-up that fully prepares your athlete for any session, no matter the intensity.  

Periodisation within multiple sports 

Learn how to create, modify and adjust your programs to ensure your athletes make long-term progress in their sport of choice.  

Preparing a safe environment for exercise  

Develop a clear understanding of how to prepare an environment that adheres to legal and organisational health and safety procedures. Plus, learn how you can confidently assess your athlete’s physical and psychological readiness to participate in a session. 

Monitoring exercise intensity  

Learn how to accurately monitor your athletes’ performance and intensity on the gym floor to avoid injury and ensure every movement is perfect.   

The importance of injury awareness  

Discover the proven concepts and techniques to reduce the risk of injury, recondition athletes' bodies after an injury, and keep your clients performing at their best. 

Whether it’s an ankle sprain or an ACL tear, injuries can derail even the most accomplished athletes' ability to participate in the sports they love. So, it’s important to reduce the risk where you can.  

Nutrition  

Grow your understanding of nutrition and see what it takes to fuel all your clients with foods that are guaranteed to supercharge their performance.  

Consuming the right foods and liquids, at the right times, can greatly enhance an athlete's ability to improve their strength and overall performance.  

Supplementation 

Learn how to keep your athletes at the top of their game with supplementation while remaining healthy and in compliance with World Anti-Doping Agency regulations. 

To pass your Level 4 Strength & Conditioning course, you will be asked to complete the following assignments: 

  • A Strength and Conditioning based Case Study. 
  • A Strength and Conditioning based Proposal.
  • Demonstrate coaching and technical performance through practical video assessments, uploaded directly to your learner platform.