With a steadily increasing older adult market and the growing options of exercise for all age groups, this is a course that will provide you with invaluable skills to fulfil the growing demands in this often overlooked sector. Providing you with up to date training and specialist knowledge, this qualification will help to broaden your clientele and enhance your career opportunities. It is now widely accepted that exercise is highly beneficial for independently active, older people. Age need not be a barrier to exercise.
The course consists of the following modules:
Considerations for safe and effective exercise for independently active, older people
Plan and adapt exercise programmes for independently active, older people
CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing or equivalent
Who is it for?
This qualification is ideal for fitness instructors and personal trainers who wish to expand their programming skills to a wider clientele. The course is also particularly relevant for instructors who already run sessions for older adults without a formal
qualification. The qualification will help you be able to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required in order to work with Independently Active, Older People in an unsupervised manner. There is a particular focus on the considerations for safe and effective exercise and how to plan and adapt exercise for this demographic group
Candidates will learn:
Internationally recognised and accredited certificate: Central YMCA Qualifications (CYQ) Level 3 Award In Adapting Exercise for Independently Active, Older People