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.





Key features: Why choose the Sleep Recovery Specialist course?

  • Be a leading fitness professionals in the industry with this important lifestyle skill
  • Be able to provide your client’s or gym members with a unique and important sleep improvement service
  • 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 reviewed and approved by Europe Active’s Lifelong Learning Programme and is recognised to provide the maximum  10 hours of ongoing education as determined by the industry´s European professional regulatory body
  • Benefit from exceptional online content that provides an engaging and enjoyable learning experience
  • Study around your existing lifestyle and commitments

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 adviser 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 19 hour course of study is fully referenced with more than 65 citations from the current sleep science literature (2018). The SRS is 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. Knowledge and skills are checked via a range of 5 online assessments and a final online case study exam. A maximum of 8 weeks is allowed 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

CertificationSRS Cert example

Learners will be awarded the Sleep Recovery Specialist Certificate once all content has been learned and each of the assessment criteria have been achieved. Certification can be used as evidence to support ongoing professional development and to receive 10 hours acknowledgement on the EREP’s Lifelong Learning Programme.

Approved education

The Sleep Recovery Specialist is an approved course by Europe Active under the EREPS Lifelong Learning Programme. EREPS Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) will support EREPS members to meet their ongoing learning and professional 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


The Sleep Recovery Specialist offers exceptional value in comparison to the learning experience and the knowledge provided.

Price: €295 paid in full as part of the enrolment process below.

15-percentSpecial Offer: Benefit from a 15% discount until the end of January 2019. Act now to get this unique course at the great value price of only €250.

Enrol and course 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.

Please allow 1-2 working days following payment for our team to complete the relevant administration and grant you access to our online learning platform and the Sleep Recovery Specialist Certificate.

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

Please note: You must already be a qualified fitness professional at a minimum of European Level 3 fitness 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.

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