Become a Back Pain Management and Recovery Specialist

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Level 4 Lower Back Pain Management Qualification

Lower back pain can be a horribly debilitating experience for people, especially those trying to get back on track after an injury or those who have a deteriorating condition. As a qualified Level 4 Lower Back Pain specialist, you will play a crucial role in your clients’ pain management and recovery by enabling them to get back to their best through a series of fun and rewarding programmes.  

Understanding how to assess individual client needs such as posture, movement range, muscle imbalance and more, you’ll empower your clients to overcome their lower back pain through safe and effective exercises. You’ll also enhance your own employability with the prestigious REPS Level 4 status that will set you apart from other personal trainers.

Entry Requirements:

Level 3 Personal Trainer or equivalent

Course Type:


Course Length:

10 Weeks



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The prevalence of back pain conditions has grown as we live longer and are less active. In fact, around 80% of adults experience some form of back pain during the course of their lives.

Unfortunately, in the goal to minimise pain, sufferers end-up becoming more inactive, leading to further conditions such as obesity, making the Level 4 Lower Back Pain qualification an essential for modern fitness professionals. 

Course Length: Students can begin learning online straight away with the course taking around 10 weeks to complete
Entry Requirements: Level 3 Personal Trainer or Level 3 Exercise Referral. Students must be aged 18+ to enrol.
Accreditations: The course is accredited by both REPS and CIMSPA.
Cost: £649 with no hidden fees for certifications or exams, and unlimited free examination re-sits.
Offer & Payment Options: Spread the cost with 0% interest on all study methods.
What You’ll Qualify With: On successful completion of this course, you will qualify with:

  • Level 4 Certificate in Exercise for Managing Lower Back Pain
  • 20 REPS points and entry to REPS Level 4 Status
  • 10 CIMSPA points

What You’ll learn

Throughout this advanced Level 4 Lower Back Pain Management course, you will improve your skills, knowledge and experience in helping those struggling with back problems to manage the effects through physical activity.

Identifying Types of Lower Back Pain

You will learn about the various classifications of lower back pain, their prevalence in the general population and how to identify which type of pain clients are suffering from using lower back pain exercise guidelines. 

How Lower Back Pain Develops

You’ll discover how back problems are aggravated by poor lifestyle habits and exercise form, and the different anatomical and neurological factors that can contribute to the development of lower back pain, including the signs and symptoms of structural injury. 

Planning Exercise for Clients with LBP

Back problems can make regular exercise very difficult for people; as part of this course, you will learn to tailor smart workout and training plans to improve the health and wellbeing of your clients, whatever back problems they may be struggling with.  

Delivering Exercise for Clients with LBP

You’ll learn the practical elements of delivering exercise programmes to LBP clients, taking posture, movement and weight-bearing sensitivity into consideration, as well as understanding the impact back problems can have on your client’s wellbeing to enable you to offer motivation and support throughout their recovery.

How You’ll Be Assessed

To achieve your Level 4 Lower Back Pain Management certificate, you’ll be required to complete a series of assessments, with the course culminating in a practical assessment at one of our 12 training centres around the UK.

The following assessments must be completed to complete the course:

  • Online course work, assignments and quizzes at the end of each module - pass required
  • Practical assessment on delivering a programme for a client with LBP - pass required 

You will receive continuous support and assistance from our experienced and friendly personal tutors to ensure your assessments are stress-free, give you the best chance of passing the first time, and ultimately enjoying your learning experience.

Study Options

The OriGym Level 4 Lower Back Pain course is studied entirely via online learning and is predominantly built around case studies and worksheets. These can be completed in your own time, which makes this course with OriGym perfect to fit into your schedule alongside your job or existing personal training schedule.

As online learning is self-paced, students can take as little or a long as they wish to complete the programme. As an OriGym student, you can take advantage of a massive library of e-learning resources, online videos and lectures as well as dedicated 7-day support from our experienced tutors, all of whom will specialise in your area of study.

Careers & Progression

On completion of your Lower Back Pain course, you’ll be prepared to begin to offer lower back pain specialist services as well as increasing client retention rate from being able to treat individuals that incur lower back issues and are referred to a physiotherapist or chiropractor. Additionally, many gym brands are now seeking to employ personal trainers qualified to work with clients suffering from LBP, opening up a lucrative new career path. 

Careers Support

OriGym’s world-class careers team provide ongoing support on your path to achieving your career goals, even after your course has finished. Between helping out with mock interviews, providing CV reviews and offering careers advice, they’re dedicated to helping you succeed. 

Likewise, if you feel the entrepreneurial itch and decide to follow the self-employed path, our team are also available to provide startup support, business advice and guidance on everything from software to marketing, to accountancy and website development.

Progression Routes

If you want to progress even further after completing your course, you may wish to consider studying an additional Level 4 qualification to further enhance your employability as a highly specialised personal trainer. OriGym currently offer the Level 4 Obesity & Diabetes and Level 4 Advanced Nutrition awards.

Alumni Benefits

OriGym alumni also benefit from a huge number of exclusive deals and discounts of gym-wear, supplements, equipment and software, all essential for fitness professionals. We’re continuously adding new benefits to our list, so make sure to check back regularly.

OriGym is proud to qualify over 9,000 fitness professionals each year, more than any other company. We also successfully place over 80% of students in job roles right after qualifying; that is the highest rate in the industry.

We are also ISO9001 certified and are one of only a handful of providers to hold this worldwide certificate of excellence.

We are official partners with the Ministry of Defence, we run courses for QMU University, and also run the Academy for Sports Direct & JD Gyms, and are proud partners of over 200 fitness brands worldwide.

We were nominated by the Active Training Awards, the biggest awards ceremony in the UK, for ‘most innovative training provider of the year’ and ‘training provider of the year’ for two years running.

If you are still not convinced, check out our reviews on Trustpilot, where we have hundreds of reviews from very satisfied customers.

OriGym believes courses and education should be obtainable for anyone who wants to start a career within the fitness sector. We own a vast majority of training venues through our sister company, thus massively reducing overheads which other companies cover with higher fees. We also do not apply unnecessary admin fees, certification charges or exam fees that many of our competitors apply.

Absolutely! We have centres that accommodate for the physically impaired, which are fully equipped with lifts, ramps and disabled toilets. We have had dozens of physically impaired individuals complete our course and go on to be very successful personal trainers within the industry.

Submit us an enquiry detailing your disability and we can assess your suitability to undergoing this form of training. 

OriGym does offer a few funding streams for students. 

We are proud partners of the MOD (Ministry of Defence) who provide funding for current and former military personnel for qualifications that are Level 3 and above.

OriGym is also partner with the PFA (Players Football Association), who help current and former professional footballers with funding towards their qualifications.

Additionally, we partner with the PCA (Professional Cricketers’ Association), who help current and former professional cricketers with funding towards their qualifications. 

Discounts for current and former rugby professionals through the RPA (Rugby Players Association) can also be obtained on enrolment.

Evidence of affiliation with these organisations is obtained prior to enrolment and is subject to check from each respective organisation.

In addition to guaranteeing interviews post course, OriGym offers free business consultations post course, CV analysis to get it looking just right, CV distribution in your local area, and interview preparation to give you the best chance of getting the role you want.

Additionally, we have lots of free business resources, videos and guides on our e-learning platform that all students can access after their course. 

OriGym is proud to have the largest student alumni system, meaning you get discounts on some of the world’s largest fitness brands, services and products for life; this means you never have to pay full retail price. With over 250 brands available to our graduates, you know you can’t go wrong.

OriGym students are provided access to a wide range of learning and support resources during their course and beyond. This includes access to a 7 days per week tutor and staff support, available by phone, chat box and email. Whether you have a query pertaining to a question you're stuck with, have an issue with your logins or just need some general motivation, we're here to help!

Students are also given access to OriGym’s multi-award nominated e-learning platform, where you’ll access online lectures, videos, exercise library, interactive learning modules, quizzes and assignments. For part-time and online learning students, this is how you will complete the majority of your qualifications. 

After you qualify you will also have access to our free business and marketing course, our hub of resources that you can use, and our post course support team, who can help you find work.

Students must hold a Level 3 Personal Trainer or Level 3 Exercise Referral qualification or equivalent, and must be aged 18 years or older.

Our Level 4 Certificate in Lower Back Pain Management is endorsed and accredited by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Activity (CIMSPA).

The Level 4 Certificate in Lower Back Pain Management covers the fundamental knowledge required to assess, treat and deliver training programmes to individuals suffering from various forms of lower back pain. During the course, you’ll cover the different types of lower back pain, understanding how back pain develops both physically and neurologically, how to plan and deliver exercise programmes for clients suffering with lower back pain issues, and how to keep clients with back pain motivated to continue their recovery programme.

Achieving your Level 4 Lower Back Pain award opens numerous career opportunities. With specialist knowledge in managing back pain you’ll be able to demand higher rates for your personal training services, retain higher value and longer-term clients who require LBP management services, or pursue a new career path taking referral clients from GPs, physiotherapists, massage therapists or chiropractors.


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Available Packages

Advanced Trainer: Lower Back Pain Specialist

  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (GP Referral)
  • Level 4 Certificate in Lower Back Pain Management
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  • Kettlebells CPD
  • Boxing & Pad Work CPD
  • Circuits CPD
  • Group Training CPD
  • Strength & Conditioning CPD
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Deluxe Personal Trainer Package

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Level 4 Lower Back Pain Management
  • Level 4 Nutrition in Weight Management & Athletic Performance
0% Interest Payment Plans
  • Suspension Training CPD
  • Kettlebells CPD
  • Boxing & Pad Work CPD
  • Circuits CPD
  • Group Training CPD
  • Strength & Conditioning CPD
0% Interest Payment Plans


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