Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork

R & P Pilates

Rehabilitation and Performance…The modern approach to Pilates

We are super excited to team up with Cherry Baker Education to deliver a new module accessible for qualified L3 Pilates instructors.

This collaborative approach uses modern Pilates techniques for rehabilitation and performance goals, giving you the confidence to plan and teach effective classes in addition to solving postural considerations.

This YMCA awards accredited qualification is suitable for people wanting to get into the fitness industry as a Pilates instructor or for already qualified fitness professionals / personal trainers. The curriculum has been designed by YMCA with the practical ideals enhanced by Cherry Baker as she is the industry expert, published author and in our opinion is the number one modern Pilates guru.

This combined qualification will help you to run a successful business.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with the skill and knowledge to enable them to be professionally competent to design, plan and deliver safe and effective Pilates classes.
• To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to understand the principles of Pilates Matwork.
• To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to plan and programme Pilates Matwork classes.
• To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to instruct Pilates Matwork classes.

Entry Requirements:
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
• Some experience of Pilates classes is highly recommended
• The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary
• There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at
level 2

Connect Your Mind and Body with Pilates!

Qualification Structure
Learners must complete the seven mandatory units (37 credits)
Mandatory Unit

UnitsUnit accreditation numberLevelCredit
1. Providing a positive customer experience in the exercise environmentM/616/782425
2. Lifestyle management and health awarenessK/616/794922
3. Applied anatomy and physiologyA/616/474735
4. Principles of planning and delivering group exerciseR/617/139525
5. Principles and fundamentals of PilatesK/617/354238
6. Plan and deliver a Pilates sessionM/617/3543312
7. Optional Unit: Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness instructorsK/616/782326

• Coursework/Case Study
• Portfolio of Evidence
Externally set multiple choice exams x2
Practical Observed Session
The assessments will take place on 3rd March 2024

The Pilates Studio
56 Surrey St

cherry baker
cherry baker

About Cherry Baker

Cherry Baker is a lecturer, guest speaker, presenter, and teacher trainer, specializing in Pilates. She has been in the fitness industry for over 42 years. Cherry is one of the UK’s most popular and most sought-after teacher / trainer and is well known as one of the industry’s leading presenters. 

She has tutored and supported many teachers to become L3 Pilates exercise specialists, helping hundreds to build and develop successful Pilates businesses. Cherry is renowned in the industry for her sense of humor and user-friendly approach to health and exercise. We are lucky to have her as the lead Pilates tutor at Trained Academy LTD.

Enrollment Options

Free T-Shirt when you enrol.

Full payment

This course fee is for anyone who holds a pre-requisite certificate that shows you have completed L3 Anatomy and Physiology. Certificates must be supplied to the center for recognised prior approval, which should have been taken within 3 years from the start of the course. If you want to check you have the correct prerequisite certificate please email
[email protected]

6 Monthly Payments

Full payment

This course is suitable for those who have no pre requisite certificates and need to take the Anatomy and Physiology exam as part of the full Pilates Diploma (Practitioner)

6 Monthly Payments

Saturday 12th October 2024
Sunday 13th October 2024 
Saturday 16th November 2024
Sunday 17th November 2024
Saturday 30th November 2024
Sunday 1st December 2024
Saturday 11th January 2025
Sunday 12th January 2025
Saturday 25th January 2025
Sunday 26th January 2025

Saturday 1st March / Sunday 2nd March 2025
Assessments and Self Evaluation 

All days will be scheduled 9-5 pm

For Guidance and Qualifications

Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork
Rehabilitation and Performance…The modern approach to Pilates