Learn How to Adapt Exercise for Older Adults.

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Life expectancy is increasing in the UK, with the NHS predicting we will reach our late 80s by 2030. As the population ages, there is a much greater emphasis on maintaining health and fitness levels in people aged 50 and over.

Our Level 3 course Adapting Exercise for Independently Active, Older People is designed to give you the necessary skills to have a real impact on older client’s lives. If you are already a personal trainer, you can add this specialist course to your skills set and broaden your potential client base, help more people and improve general quality of life.

This course is distance study. Once enrolled you can access the course material and learn at your own pace through our App, online via desktop, phone or tablet. Once you are ready you will complete your exam and hand in your portfolio

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Exercise for Older Adults Course Breakdown

What you’ll learn

Level 3 Exercise for Older Adults

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The course content includes:

  • Understanding the aging process
  • The effects of aging
  • How to support older adults in exercise
  • Planning exercise for older adults
  • How to plan and adapt exercise, and adapt session instruction, for independently active older people

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Frequently asked questions

Is the Exercise for Older Adults course recognised?

Yes: By REPs and YMCA Awards.

Also, the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status is met by this course.

What do I need to attend?

The course is Distance Study. You’ll study the online course material at home and once you’ve completed, you’ll come in and attend your theory exam.

You can also do all of this on the move via the Mobile Student Desktop using the TRAINFITNESS app*.

What are the prerequisites?

A basic level of English and Math is necessary to understand the content.

You must hold a Level 2 gym, Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training qualification or a Yoga or Pilates Instructor certificate.

What support is available during the Obesity & Diabetes Management course?

Learner Support – You’ll have access to our Learner Support team, ready to assist you with study questions and queries. The team is available via phone, email or through the Help Desk Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm; and Saturday and Sunday 11am to 4pm GMT, excluding bank holidays and office closures.