Exercise Referral CPD: Diabetes & Exercise

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2 hours

Level 3

REPs Certified

Course Description

Seminar Overview

This seminar aims to refresh your knowledge and understanding of diabetes and exercise, enabling you to work effectively alongside individuals with diabetes mellitus.

The seminar aims to:

  • Explore the aetiology and pathophysiology of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Outline obesity and  metabolic syndrome
  • Understand the recent prevalence  statistics for obesity and diabetes in the UK
  • Highlight evidence supporting physical activity and exercise in the prevention and management of the condition
  • Identify the benefits of physical activity and exercise in the prevention and management of the condition
  • Identify an exercise prescription framework to ensure instructors work safely alongside their clients.

By the end of this seminar, you should feel confident and competent to continue planning, designing and leading exercise sessions for individuals with diabetes mellitus.

Who is it for?

This seminar is suitable for fitness professionals which work within exercise referral schemes or personal trainers with clients that are diagnosed with diabetes. The seminar requires a reasonable level of understanding prior to attendance.


Candidates must be qualified as L3 Exercise Referral instructors. Only L3 Exercise Referral instructors on the REPS register will be able to receive REPS CPD points for this seminar. If you are not an Exercise Referral Instructor but would like to use this seminar for knowledge development you must ensure you remain in line with professional industry standards and insurance policies and not practice information outside of your qualification boundaries. It is advisable to complete the appropriate pre-requisite.

What is involved in this training?

You are required to watch a video presentation whilst taking notes. There is some recommended reading suggested as part of the CPD training. You will then answer a multiple choice knowledge check to evaluate the learning process and check understanding.

Length of the Seminar

This training will take approximately 2 hours to complete.


There are no formal assessments for this seminar. However, you will be asked to complete a short multiple choice knowledge check to evaluate the learning process.

Is this seminar endorsed?

This seminar has been endorsed by PD:Approval and awards 2 REPs points for those that are on the REPs register and meet the required pre-requisite.

How Do I Get Started?

If you wish to pay via PayPal and gain immediate access to the seminar then follow these steps:

  • Click ‘register to take this course’ and create an online account
  • Once logged in, navigate back to this page and select ‘Take this course’ to be taken to the payment window.
  • Alternatively, send us an email with your interest in this seminar and we will send you an invoice for payment.



Course Progress

Course Materials

  • Computer
  • Internet
  • Speakers
  • Adobe Acrobat Software (not essential)

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