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Level 3 Older Adult Instructor

This course will enable you to recognise the skills & knowledge required in order to work with independently active,older people

Provider AMAC Training
Qualification: Level 3 Award in Adapting Exercise for Independently Active, Older People
Category: Specialist Courses
Duration: Flexible - 4 months maximum
Schedule: Part-time

Course Introduction

You will study to become certified as an Older Adult Instructor by distance learning. The course will enable you to understand and plan exercises for this demographic group.

Pre-requisities / Entry Requirements

Entry requirements: Over 16 and Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing QCF or equivalent

Course Content

  • Recognise who ‘independently active, older people’ are in the population
  • The ageing process and demographics
  • The effects of ageing and inactivity on body systems, cognitive function/performance, psychological/emotional/social function and wellbeing
  • The special considerations that must be taken into account when programming and delivering exercise for independently active, older people and the benefits of physical activity and exercise to them
  • How to support and motivate the independently active, older adult in exercise and promote exercise for this section of the population
  • The impact of ageing on the planning and delivery of safe exercise for independently active, older people
  • The components of a pre-exercise consultation with independently active, older people
  • How to plan and adapt exercise, and adapt session instruction, for independently active older people

What Qualification Will I Get?

Level 3 Award in Adapting Exercise for Independently Active, Older People

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