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Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults

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Course Overview

The Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults is an online based qualification with Diverse Trainers aiming to develop an understanding of exercise design for older adults and the considerations based on health and adapting exercises for their specific needs. 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.

This course is a fantastic opportunity to expand your knowledge and build your professional development. 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.

Our Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults one of the most competitively priced in the UK at just £299.


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Why Choose Diverse

Why Choose Diverse

Diverse Trainers will ensure you have a high level of knowledge surrounding the subject area, including exercise programming, exercise variations, help develop your professional experience. Our tutors have over 20 years’ experience in the health and fitness industry. Our support tutor’s aim is to ensure all our students enter their role in the health and fitness industry as confident, efficient trainers. The course is ideal for those that want to take their career in the fitness industry to the next level and increase their client base.

Our online course is dedicated to helping improve our learner’s professional practice and gain new knowledge that can help progress them in the fitness industry.

Course Options

Course Options

The Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults course is a distance learning course supported by our highly experienced tutors. Once you sign up for the course you will receive the required resources that you will be able to read and complete the coursework from. The course is based via online e-learning which is interactive and will assist in the learning of this qualification.

How do I pay for the course?
There are a number of payment options that can be tailored to suit you. Completion of payment online through the buy now option on the website: to either pay the course in full or pay a deposit. Calling the diverse trainers team you can speak to one of our trained advisers to take your course payment. You can pay a deposit online and then pay the reminding fee over the phone with one of our advisers. Or alternatively you can speak to our advisers and arrange a payment plan. Payment plans will include a small percentage increase to the overall course price.
When will the course actually start?
The course will begin as soon as you enrol, this is when you will be assigned your personal tutor, receive your course action plans / resources and get registered with Active IQ the awarding body. Please don’t hesitate to give us a call on 01772 910 930 / 020 3841 8309, if you have any questions regarding course start dates.
What support do I receive if I signed up to Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults course with Diverse Trainers?
As a Diverse Trainers student you will be assigned a personal tutor from day 1, who for the course duration will guide and support you through the course from answering questions, designing action plans, target setting and giving ongoing feedback. You will be given full access to Active IQs state of the art E-learning platform which is an outstanding learning resource. Other learning materials from Diverse Trainers will be given to help reinforce key points, develop your skills and give you the advanced knowledge required in this field of training. You will receive ongoing career advice and guidance, giving you the knowledge / tools required to support your future progress.
How long does it take to complete the Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults course?
You can complete your Level 3 course in just 4 weeks via the online study option. We aim to set up the learning to meet your needs so you can complete work sooner or allow you longer depending on your other commitments, which can be agreed with your personal support tutor.
How is the Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults course delivered with Diverse Trainers?
The course is delivered through online distance learning, which is based around home study supported by one of our highly trained personal support tutors. You are not on your own with Diverse Trainers your Personal Tutor will be with you every step of the way from the minute you sign up, to ensure you understand the process and receive personalised support.

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