CPD Endorsement Support Accreditation Support

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  1. Gym
  2. Group Ex
  3. Pilates
  4. Personal Trainer
  5. Special Populations
  6. Foundation
  7. Assessed
  8. Non-Assessed
  9. Informal
  10. Event

Certificate in Gym Instructing


Gain accreditation with PD:Approval to offer learners a prestigious qualification that is recognised by REPS India and welcomed by employers. Health clubs, fitness and sport centres are looking for skilled and professional instructors to perform a range of roles supporting and motivating clients to get active, stay active and healthy, they may also be required to manage gym inductions, produce a variety of programmes and fitness initiatives to ensure the members and clients are training in a safe and effective manner.

The Certificate in Gym Instructing qualification requires 150 guided learning hours (GLH) which must include 75 hours Face-to-face Tuition Hours (FTH), 24 hours of which must be practical.

REPS India is a member of the International Confederation of the Register of Exercise Professionals (ICREPs). PD:Approval offers accreditation to training providers so that learners can benefit from training mapped to REPS India standards which will allow learners who have passed your assessment to not only gain membership with REPS India, and also professional recognition in the other ICREPs member countries.

For an overview of the requirements of accreditation, click here

Units covered in the Gym Instructor Qualification

Private training providers can expect a robust approval process that is supportive and thorough. Your training will have either been developed by yourself and you own the intellectual property, or by PD:Approval who can provide the relevant qualification materials that have already been mapped, saving you time and supporting your accreditation. Alternatively, you may wish to utilise another source for the resources to deliver the qualification, but you MUST submit them all and gain approval to use these materials from the intellectual property owner. All resources MUST map 100% to the REPS India Standards to ensure an industry benchmark is met.

Accreditation with PD:Approval gives you the autonomy to add more contextualised content to the qualification making it bespoke to the needs of your learners – a huge benefit when developing your unique selling point to learners which makes you stand out in a competitive market. We believe the winning combination of industry recognised theory with the practical application promotes best practice and provides the necessary skills an employer will be looking for.

To show the industry that you have achieved accreditation, we will provide you with the REPS India and PD:Approval logos and a Certificate of Authentication showing the details of your approval. Following Interim Approval we will send out a qualified External Quality Assurer (EQA) to support you to continue to meet the highest standards and provide Full Approval status. PD:Approval has an accumulated 50 years experience in quality assurance, and uses industry expert evaluators, trainers and quality assurers to undertake reviews and observations.

PD:Approval will provide each successful learner with a secure Certificate of Achievement, that has a unique ID code and a hologram for anti fraud purposes. Only certificates issued in this manner will be accepted by REPS India for entry to the register and recognised by the other ICREPs member countries.

Centres seeking accreditation by PD:Approval to offer recognition by REPS India must commit to PD:Approval’s terms and conditions for accredited providers as part of the application process.

Comprehensive Services


Fees

Industry Award

Gym Instructor

£1200 - approximately INR 107,000
(Split into two payments: Accreditation Pack £500; Submission and evaluation £700)

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Certificate in Group Exercise (freestyle)


Gain accreditation with PD:Approval to offer learners a prestigious qualification that is recognised by REPS India and welcomed by employers. Group Exercise Instructor (freestyle) focuses on the delivery of exercises to a group. Music may or may not be involved in the session; where music is involved clients may not be expected to work to the beat and phrase of the music and original choreography is not a requirement of this qualification.

The Certificate in Group Exercise (freestyle) qualification requires 150 guided learning hours (GLH) which must include 75 hours Face-to-face Tuition Hours (FTH), 24 hours of which must be practical.

REPS India is a member of the International Confederation of the Register of Exercise Professionals (ICREPs). PD:Approval offers accreditation to training providers so that learners can benefit from training mapped to REPS India standards which will allow learners who have passed your assessment to not only gain membership with REPS India, and also professional recognition in the other ICREPs member countries.

For an overview of the requirements of accreditation, click here

Units covered in the Group Exercise Instructor Qualification

Private training providers can expect a robust approval process that is supportive and thorough. Your training will have either been developed by yourself and you own the intellectual property, or by PD:Approval who can provide the relevant qualification materials that have already been mapped, saving you time and supporting your accreditation. Alternatively, you may wish to utilise another source for the resources to deliver the qualification, but you MUST submit them all and gain approval to use these materials from the intellectual property owner. All resources MUST map 100% to the REPS India standards to ensure an industry benchmark is met.

Accreditation with PD:Approval gives you the autonomy to add more contextualised content to the qualification making it bespoke to the needs of your learners – a huge benefit when developing your unique selling point to learners which makes you stand out in a competitive market. We believe the winning combination of industry recognised theory with the practical application promotes best practice and provides the necessary skills an employer will be looking for.

To show the industry that you have achieved accreditation, we will provide you with the REPS India logo and a Certificate of Authentication showing the details of your approval. Following Interim Approval we will send out a qualified External Quality Assurer (EQA) to support you to continue to meet the highest standards and provide Full Approval status. PD:Approval has an accumulated 50 years experience in quality assurance, and uses industry expert evaluators, trainers and quality assurers to undertake reviews and observations.

PD:Approval will provide each successful learner with a secure Certificate of Achievement, that has a unique ID code and a hologram for anti fraud purposes. Only certificates issued in this manner will be accepted by REPS India for entry to the register, and recognised in the UK.

Centres seeking accreditation by PD:Approval to offer recognition by REPS India must commit to PD:Approval’s terms and conditions for accredited providers as part of the application process.

Comprehensive Services


Fees

Industry Award

Group Exercise Instructor

£1200 - approximately INR 107,000
(Split into two payments: Accreditation Pack £500; Submission and evaluation £700)

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Certificate in Mat-Based Pilates


Gain accreditation with PD:Approval to offer learners a prestigious qualification that is recognised by REPS India and welcomed by employers. Qualified Mat-Based Pilates Instructors possess the knowledge and skills necessary to support and motivate clients in achieving their goals, and have more impact on a client’s performance and achievements, tailoring programmes and workouts to need their specific needs.

The Certificate in Mat-based Pilates qualification requires 275 hours guided learning hours (GLH) which must include 150 hours Face-to-face Tuition Hours (FTH), 75 hours of which must be practical.

REPS India is a member of the International Confederation of the Register of Exercise Professionals (ICREPs). PD:Approval offers accreditation to training providers so that learners can benefit from training mapped to REPS India standards which will allow learners who have passed your assessment to not only gain membership with REPS India, and also professional recognition in the other ICREPs member countries.

For an overview of the requirements of accreditation, click here

Units covered in the Mat-based Pilates Qualification

Private training providers can expect a robust approval process that is supportive and thorough. Your training will have either been developed by yourself and you own the intellectual property, or by PD:Approval who can provide the relevant qualification materials that have already been mapped, saving you time and supporting your accreditation. Alternatively, you may wish to utilise another source for the resources to deliver the qualification, but you MUST submit them all and gain approval to use these materials from the intellectual property owner. All resources MUST map 100% to the REPS India standards to ensure an industry benchmark is met.

Accreditation with PD:Approval gives you the autonomy to add more contextualised content to the qualification making it bespoke to the needs of your learners – a huge benefit when developing your unique selling point to learners which makes you stand out in a competitive market. We believe the winning combination of industry recognised theory with the practical application promotes best practice and provides the necessary skills an employer will be looking for.

To show the industry that you have achieved accreditation, we will provide you with the REPS India logo and a Certificate of Authentication showing the details of your approval. Following Interim Approval we will send out a qualified External Quality Assurer (EQA) to support you to continue to meet the highest standards and provide Full Approval status. PD:Approval has an accumulated 50 years experience in quality assurance, and uses industry expert evaluators, trainers and quality assurers to undertake reviews and observations.

PD:Approval will provide each successful learner with a secure Certificate of Achievement, that has a unique ID code and a hologram for anti fraud purposes. Only certificates issued in this manner will be accepted by REPS India for entry to the register, and recognised in the UK.

Centres seeking accreditation by PD:Approval to offer recognition by REPS India must commit to PD:Approval’s terms and conditions for accredited providers as part of the application process.

Comprehensive Services


Fees

Industry Award

Mat-based Pilates Instructor

£1200 - approximately INR 107,000
(Split into two payments: Accreditation Pack £500; Submission and evaluation £700)

More information
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Certificate and Diploma in Personal Training


Gain accreditation with PD:Approval to offer learners a prestigious qualification that is recognised by REPS India and welcomed by employers. Qualified personal trainers possess the knowledge and skills necessary to support and motivate clients in achieving their goals, and have more impact on a client’s performance and achievements, tailoring programmes and workouts to need their specific needs.

The Certificate in Personal Training qualification requires 200 hours guided learning hours (GLH) which must include 102 hours Face-to-face Tuition Hours (FTH), 50 hours of which must be practical.

The Diploma in Personal Training qualification incorporates additional units for Gym Instructor and requires 275 hours GLH, which must also include 150 FTH, 75 hours of which must be practical.

REPS India is a member of the International Confederation of the Register of Exercise Professionals (ICREPs). PD:Approval offers accreditation to training providers so that learners can benefit from training mapped to REPS India standards which will allow learners who have passed your assessment to not only gain membership with REPS India, and also professional recognition in the other ICREPs member countries.

For an overview of the requirements of accreditation, click here

Units covered in the Personal Trainer Qualification

Private training providers can expect a robust approval process that is supportive and thorough. Your training will have either been developed by yourself and you own the intellectual property, or by PD:Approval who can provide the relevant qualification materials that have already been mapped, saving you time and supporting your accreditation. Alternatively, you may wish to utilise another source for the resources to deliver the qualification, but you MUST submit them all and gain approval to use these materials from the intellectual property owner. All resources MUST map 100% to the REPS India standards to ensure an industry benchmark is met.

Accreditation with PD:Approval gives you the autonomy to add more contextualised content to the qualification making it bespoke to the needs of your learners – a huge benefit when developing your unique selling point to learners which makes you stand out in a competitive market. We believe the winning combination of industry recognised theory with the practical application promotes best practice and provides the necessary skills an employer will be looking for.

To show the industry that you have achieved accreditation, we will provide you with the REPS India logo and a Certificate of Authentication showing the details of your approval. Following Interim Approval we will send out a qualified External Quality Assurer (EQA) to support you to continue to meet the highest standards and provide Full Approval status. PD:Approval has an accumulated 50 years experience in quality assurance, and uses industry expert evaluators, trainers and quality assurers to undertake reviews and observations.

PD:Approval will provide each successful learner with a secure Certificate of Achievement, that has a unique ID code and a hologram for anti fraud purposes. Only certificates issued in this manner will be accepted by REPS India for entry to the register, and recognised in the UK.

Centres seeking accreditation by PD:Approval to offer recognition by REPS India must commit to PD:Approval’s terms and conditions for accredited providers as part of the application process.

Comprehensive Services


Fees

Industry Award

Personal Trainer


£1200 - approximately INR 107,000
(Split into two payments: Accreditation Pack £500; submission and evaluation £700)

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Industry Award

Diploma in Personal Training


£1200 - approximately INR 107,000
(Split into two payments: Accreditation Pack £500; submission and evaluation £700)

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Diploma in Special Populations

20 CPD points

Gain accreditation with PD:Approval for this diploma in order to offer learners a qualification that is recognised by REPS India and welcomed by employers. Health clubs, fitness and sport centres are looking for skilled and professional instructors to perform a range of roles supporting and motivating clients who fall into the following Special Population categories to get active in a safe and effective manner:

  • Pre and Postnatal
  • Older Adult
  • Disability
  • Youth

The Diploma in Special Populations qualification requires 300 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) which must include 225 hours Face-to-face Tuition Hours (FTH), 120 hours of which must be practical. The Diploma must map 100% to the REPS India standards for each discipline.

Please note, the Diploma in Special Populations does not give entry to REPS India but provides a qualification that is recognised by REPS India and provides CDP points for its members. The Diploma in Special Populations is the mandatory prerequisite for members who wish to undertake other approved training in the Special Populations disciplines.

REPS India is a member of the International Confederation of the Register of Exercise Professionals (ICREPs). PD:Approval offers accreditation to training providers so that learners can benefit from training mapped to REPS India standards which will allow learners who have passed your assessment to add it to their existing membership of REPS India.

For an overview of the requirements of accreditation for this qualification, click here

Units covered in the Diploma in Special Populations

Private training providers can expect a robust approval process that is supportive and thorough. Your training will have been developed by yourself and you own the intellectual property. Alternatively, you may wish to utilise another source for the resources to deliver the qualification, but you MUST submit them all and gain approval to use these materials from the intellectual property owner. All resources MUST map 100% to the REPS India Standards for each of the four Special Population disciplines to ensure an industry benchmark is met.

Accreditation with PD:Approval gives you the autonomy to add more contextualised content to the qualification making it bespoke to the needs of your learners – a huge benefit when developing your unique selling point to learners which makes you stand out in a competitive market. We believe the winning combination of industry recognised theory with the practical application promotes best practice and provides the necessary skills an employer will be looking for.

To show the industry that you have achieved accreditation, we will provide you with the REPS India and PD:Approval logos and a Certificate of Authentication showing the details of your approval. Following Interim Approval we will send out a qualified External Quality Assurer (EQA) to support you to continue to meet the highest standards and provide Full Approval status. PD:Approval has an accumulated 50 years experience in quality assurance, and uses industry expert evaluators, trainers and quality assurers to undertake reviews and observations.

PD:Approval will provide each successful learner with a secure Certificate of Achievement, that has a unique ID code and a hologram for anti fraud purposes. Only certificates issued in this manner will be accepted by REPS India and recognised by the other ICREPs member countries.

Centres seeking accreditation by PD:Approval to offer recognition by REPS India must commit to PD:Approval’s terms and conditions for accredited providers as part of the application process.

Comprehensive Services


Fees

Industry Award

Diploma in Special Populations

£700 - approximately INR 107,000

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Foundation Training (CPD)

16 CPD points

Foundation Training is the mandatory prerequisite to further endorsed CPD in the same discipline (see below) and can be developed by an employer in-house or by a private training provider. Foundation Training must map 100% to REPS India standards to ensure an industry benchmark is met, but you have the autonomy to add more contextualised content to the course and assessment – a huge benefit when developing your universal selling point to learners.

You have the choice of endorsing your Foundation Training individually, as a Foundation Training Pay as You Go (PAYG) endorsement, or through Foundation Training Unlimited endorsement which, once you are approved, would enable you to gain endorsement for all your other CPD (Assessed, Non-Assessed, Informal, Event as well as additional Foundation Training) without incurring further submission fees. Both options will provide you with continuing support from a dedicated External Quality Assurer.

Foundation Training endorsement is available as the following Special Populations foundation awards:

  • Foundation Award in Pre and Postnatal Exercise Instructing (PD:Approval learner manual available, see the Important Information section below)
  • Foundation Award in Older Adult Exercise Instructing
  • Foundation Award in Disability Exercise Instructing
  • Foundation Award in Youth Exercise Instructing

An overview of the evidence required for a Foundation Training submission is available here, however please download the Foundation Training Endorsement Guide for full information on how to submit your Foundation Training for approval.

Foundation Training is also available as an accredited Diploma in Special Populations, incorporating all four disciplines - select the Special Populations tab above for more information.

Prices are per annum (plus certification costs, and manual if applicable).

Special Populations

Pay as you go

PAYG: £500 - approximately INR 47,500

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Special Populations

Unlimited

£2200 - approximately INR 209,000

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Assessed Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

8-16 CPD points

An assessed training programme must have a mandatory assessment (formative or summative) linked to the programme learning aims and outcomes. Guided Learning Hours (GLH) must be a minimum of 8 hours and may incorporate the assessment, pre-course study and break times. All training must be underpinned by current, valid research and be evidence based.

An overview of the evidence required for your submission is available here.

Prices are per annum.

Pay as you go

Pay as you go

£420 - approximately INR 37,600
Renewal: £300 - approximately INR 26,800

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Unlimited

Unlimited

£1800 - approximately INR 161,300
Renewal: £1800

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Non-Assessed Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

4-7 CPD points

A non-assessed programme must have formative learning checks (for example, quizzes, scenarios, questions, group work) that are linked to the learning aims and outcomes. Non-assessed training programmes that are of a practical nature may be delivered online, however face to face delivery is encouraged. Guided Learning Hours (GLH) must be a minimum of 4 hours. All training content must be underpinned by current valid research and be evidenced based.

An overview of the evidence required for your submission is available here.

Prices are per annum.

Pay as you go

Pay as you go

£300 - approximately INR 26,800
Renewal: £225 - approximately INR 20,100

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Unlimited

Unlimited

£1100 - approximately INR 98,500
Renewal: £1100

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Informal Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

1-3 CPD points

Informal training does not require formal learning checks as it is predominantly research, practical training or self-directed learning e.g. short workshops, master classes, pod casts, book reviews. However, all training in this category must be underpinned by current, valid research and be evidence based. Endorsement is for informal training that is at least one hour long.

An overview of the evidence required for your submission is available here.

Prices are per annum.

Pay as you go

Pay as you go

£250 - approximately INR 22,400
Renewal £180 - approximately INR 16,200

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Unlimited

Unlimited

£900 - approximately INR 80,600
Renewal £900

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Event Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

1-2 CPD points

Event endorsement is for organised shared learning opportunities, including online e.g. conferences, seminars, forums, webinars and practical demonstrations. Endorsement is for ONE event and will last for the period of the event, after which all logos must be removed.

An overview of the evidence required for your submission is available here.

Prices are per per event, for the period of the event.

Pay as you go

Pay as you go

£200 - approximately INR 18,000
Renewal £150 - approximately INR 13,400

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