|Sector: Sports, Active Health and Fitness||Category: Specialist Exercise Instructor|
|VTCT Product Code: AF30456||GLH: 34||Age Restriction: 16|
|Qualification Number: 600/6738/X||Units: 2||Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2024|
|Level: 3||Minimum Credits: 6|
Documentation for this qualification last amended 1 September 2020
The VTCT Level 3 Award in Designing Physical Activity Programmes for Older Adults is a specialist vocational qualification focused on developing the knowledge, understanding and skills needed for working with this specialist population.
Throughout this qualification you will develop an in-depth understanding of the physical, physiological and biomechanical changes that occur with ageing and the impact these factors can have on individuals. You will explore the benefits of, and barriers to physical activity and the importance of nutrition, hydration and fluid replacement. You will develop your communication and screening skills and those required to design and adapt programmes to meet the specific needs of older adults. You will also develop the ability to provide relevant and appropriate support and advice.
This qualification is recognised as Continued Professional Development (CPD) by the Register of Exercise Professionals. It also satisfies the requirements for the REPís additional category of older adults.
This qualification is fully endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).
Mandatory Group - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 2 components and earn a minimum of 6 credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Ref||Unit Title||Level||Credits||GLH|
|UV31477||Y/504/3343||Designing physical activity for older adults||3||3||18|
|UV31478||D/504/3344||Principles of physical activity for older adults||3||3||16|
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|Future Fit Training Ltd||01329 823400||Visit website||Hampshire|
|Extend Exercise Training Ltd||01582 832760||Visit website||Hertfordshire|
|Kent Sports Academy Limited||01233 641000||Visit website||Kent|
|Maltings Training Ltd.||+353 (0)578621216||Visit website||Ireland|