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Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults

1 Day Course
Saturday 17th March
Cost £350
HMB Educator:
Philip Harris
Sarah Harris
Introduction
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.
Entry Requirements
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.
Qualification Structure
This qualifications comprises of 2 mandatory units (6 credits). 
Objectives
 
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 
Assessment
Coursework, Portfolio of Evidence (LAP - 2 units = 6 credits)
  1. Physical activity and health considerations for the older adult 
  2. 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.
Course Details
Saturday 17th March 2018
11am - 4pm
Half hour lunch - please bring your own lunch.
Please Bring
A copy of your Level 3 Qualification for our records.
A completed HMB Health Screening Form.
Paper
Pens
Lunch
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.