LEVEL 3 IN DEVELOPING EXERCISE SESSIONS FOR OLDER ADULTS
The Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults is an online based qualification, aiming to develop an understanding of exercise design for older adults and the considerations based on health and adapting exercises for their specific needs.
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If you have an interest in training older adults as clients or just want to expand your knowledge then this course will help develop a clear understanding of the considerations based on the individual client. This course is a fantastic opportunity to expand your knowledge and build on your professional development.
There are no specific prerequisite courses required, although an understanding of numeracy and literacy is required.
The qualification is based around two online Units assessed via a case study portfolio, assignment and worksheets:
Unit 1 – Physical Activity and health considerations for the older adult
This unit will cover the effects of ageing on the UK population and the physiological and biomechanical changes of the body as we become older. You will gain knowledge of the considerations when participating in exercise at an older age and the effects on the bodies systems. Gain an understanding of the medical factors during older age and the implications of specific medicines on the body. Outline the contraindications of to exercise at an older age. Motivation and communicational skills required to work effectively with the older population. This Unit is assessed through a worksheet and assignment marked by your own personal support tutor during the course.
Unit 2 – Design and adapting exercise programmes for the older adult
This unit will cover screening activities, collecting client data, recording information and selecting appropriate activities based on specific considerations. You will cover applying the principles of training that are suitable for older adults. You will look through managing specific risks during physical activity. You will look at how to design a progressive and safe programme for a client. This will be assessed through a case study of a client and some worksheets.
Complete your Level 3 course in just 4 weeks via the online study option. The course is delivered through online distance learning, where Entire Training set up the learning to meet your needs, so you can complete work sooner or allow for longer depending on your other commitments, which can be agreed with your personal support tutor.
ONLINE DISTANCE LEARNING
- Induction hosted by a dedicated tutor
- Interactive E-learning Platform
- Course portfolio
- Access to our dedicated student support team
- Career Guidance & Support
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