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Swim England Level 3 Aquatic Activity for Health – Luton Sports Village

This course builds on the Level 3 GP Exercise Referral qualification, developing your knowledge, skills and confidence to set and deliver water-based exercises for health referral customers.

Who is the course designed for?

Any Level 3 Health Referral Instructor who wants the knowledge, skills and confidence to set and deliver water-based exercises to people who come through health referral and physical activity pathways.

Course content

The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom activities and practical poolside learning. It goes through the properties of exercising in water including physiological effects, benefits and exercises for a range of mild to moderate health conditions.

You will learn about:

  • Key aquatic skills
  • Principles and use of water-based referral exercises
  • Supporting behaviour change
  • Instructing water based referral exercises
  • Exercises that may be detrimental to the health and well-being of the participant
How to Enrol:
  • Click book on course or use the contact details below.
  • Learners must be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the course

They must also hold one of the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Gym referral qualification
  • Level 3 Exercise referral qualification
  • ATACP Foundation programme in Aquatic Physiotherapy and be a Member of the Health Care and Professionals Council (HCPC) or have a Chartered Society of Physiotherapy number



Institute of Swimming

01509 640640


Luton Sports Village
Butterfield Green Road