Sleep Recovery Specialist

Sleep Recovery Specialist

The Sleep Recovery Specialist (SRS) is an online, continuing professional development course that helps fitness professionals gain the knowledge and skills necessary to support and guide a client’s behaviours and actions to positively impact their sleep. This is a ground-breaking first for the European fitness industry - act now and study in this essential and much needed discipline.

Successful completion will also provide 10 hours of lifelong learning recommended by Europe Active for your ongoing professional development.





  • Why choose the Sleep Recovery Specialist course?

    • Become one of the first fitness professionals in the industry with this much needed skill
    • Be able to provide your client's or gym members with a unique and important sleep improvement service
    • Achieve the maximum 10 hours of annual professional development in accordance with Europe Active's Lifelong Learning Programme
    • Exceptional online learning that provides an engaging and enjoyable learning experience
    • Study around your existing lifestyle and commitments 
  • Key features

    • A flexible, innovative, online programme of the study that can fit in with your busy daily life
    • This course has been carefully developed to include all the necessary knowledge and skills to function effectively within the fitness industry as a qualified Sleep Recovery Specialist
    • The course has been approved by Europe Active's Lifelong Learning Programme and is recognised to provide the maximum  10 hours of professional development as determined by the industry´s European professional regulatory body
    • Taught by renowned teachers that have obtained university degrees and other professional fitness qualifications, and have decades of practical personal training, fitness education and client support experience
  • Course outline

    The SRS clearly defines the vast scale of sleep problems in Western society and justifies the need for a rapid increase in public education and support to reverse the negative impact of modern sleep loss. Qualified fitness professionals are already in place all around the world, supporting and helping individuals with the first 2 pillars of health, namely exercise and diet. The fitness profession is, therefore, perfectly positioned to support a wide spectrum of the public in addressing the vital 3rd pillar of health, namely sleep.

    The SRS covers important subjects and skills necessary to serve as a fully-trained advisor on non-medical sleep problems. It provides an in-depth knowledge base, the important sleep assessment tools, and a wide range of effective strategies for supporting clients to improve their sleep habits and behaviours. This 20 hour course of study is fully referenced with more than 65 citations from the current sleep science literature (2018). The SRS has also been supported by leading sleep coaches and sleep scientists who are featured within our e-learning via personal 1 to 1 video interviews on their respective specialist subjects.

    Improve your client’s sense of happiness and wellbeing, improve their health risk markers, reduce their risk of obesity and diabetes, improve their daily energy and alertness, reduce their appetite and sweet cravings, improve their recovery from physical training, increase their muscle building potential, and achieve all of this through learning how to improve their sleep. Stand out from the crowd and become a skilled and certified Sleep Recovery Specialist with Nordic Fitness Education.

  • Course components

    The Sleep Recovery Specialist is composed of 6 sections of study, with your knowledge and skills checked via a range of online assessments and a final case study. You are allowed up to a maximum of 8 weeks to complete the full course. 

    1. Modern sleep problems
    2. Sleep physiology
    3. Sleep for exercise performance and recovery
    4. Sleep analysis
    5. Sleep strategies
    6. Expert interviews
  • Final certification

    Sleep Recovery Specialist Certificate exampleOnce all content has been reviewed, learned and each of the assessment criteria have been achieved, learners will be awarded the Sleep Recovery Specialist Certificate. This certificate can be used as evidence to support ongoing professional development and receive 10 hours acknowledgement on the EREP's Lifelong Learning Programme. 

  • Approved by Europe Active

    The Sleep Recovery Specialist is an approved course by Europe Active under the EREPS Lifelong Learning Programme

    The EREPS Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) is designed to support EREPS members to meet their ongoing learning and professional career development needs. Committing to a programme of lifelong learning is a central principle for any professional wishing to progress and thrive within their sector of professional practice.

    EREPS recognition of courses and other learning under the LLP will be a reassurance to fitness professionals of the quality of their continuing education and will give training provides the external quality assurance they will need to effectively deliver and market their continuing education.

  • Entry requirements

    • Completed secondary level education
    • Already qualified at one of the following recognised *European levels:
      • Level 3 fitness instructor
      • Level 3 group fitness instructor
      • Level 4 personal trainer 

    * Qualifications levels refer to the European Sector Qualification Framework as defined by Europe Active

  • Price

    The Sleep Recovery Specialist offers exceptional value in comparison to the learning experience and the knowledge provided. It is priced at €249 and must be paid in full as part of the enrolment process. 

  • Course enrolment and payment

    Enrolment to the Sleep Recovery Specialist course will open during December 2018. Become one of the first fitness professionals in Europe to achieve this innovative, EREP's Approved certification. 

    We invite you to enrol on this cutting-edge professional development course by making a secure payment via PayPal, Debit or Credit Card.

    Enroll online here

    Please note: You must already be a qualified fitness professional at a minimum of European Level 3 fitness or group exercise instructor. Please confirm your qualification level below, along with your payment. We also require your name and best email address to enroll you on the course.