Training Course + Home Study
Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults
1 Day Course
Saturday 17th March
The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to design and adapt programmes to meet the needs of older adults.
Learners must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing or one of the qualifications listed below:
Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.
Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.
Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga.
Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork.
This qualifications comprises of 2 mandatory units (6 credits).
To provide learners with the knowledge to:
understand the effects of ageing on the UK population
understand the physiological and biomechanical changes associated with ageing and their implications for physical activity
understand the medical conditions commonly associated with old age and their implications for physical activity
understand the key considerations for older adults participating in physical activity
understand the communication skills required to engage with older adults
understand the principles of collecting information to plan a physical activity programme for the older adult
understand how to identify goals with older adults
understand how to plan a physical activity programme for the older adult
understand the teaching and instructing skills required when working with older adults
be able to plan a physical activity programme for the older adult
understand how to adapt exercise to meet the needs of older adults
Coursework, Portfolio of Evidence (LAP - 2 units = 6 credits)
Physical activity and health considerations for the older adult
Designing and adapting exercise programmes for the older adult
Career Progression with HMB Training School
This qualification provides progression on to:
If you already hold a Level 3 Pilates Qualification ...then this "Older Adults' course also acts as credit towards your Level 4 Certificate in Instructing Pilates Matwork.
Saturday 17th March 2018
11am - 4pm
Half hour lunch - please bring your own lunch.
A copy of your Level 3 Qualification for our records.
A completed HMB Health Screening Form.
What to Wear
The day will consist of theory and practical elements. Please dress ready for movement but with layers for your comfort during the theory.