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Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults Courses

  • Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults

  • Level 3


This CIMPSA endorsed course aims to provide learners with the necessary knowledge and skills to design and adapt programmes to meet the needs of older adults.

Older populations has been proving to be a lucrative niche for both young as well as more mature personal trainers and by taking this Level 3 qualifications, students will be more informed on themes such as understanding the physiological and biomechanical changes associated with aging and their implications for physical activity, medical conditions commonly associated with old age and how they’re affecting physical activity, essential communication skills required to engage with older adults.

The main outcome will be understanding how to adapt exercise to meet the needs of older adults and Bing able to plan a programme for the older adult

Course duration: 1 day

Price: £300

Ex-student? Get 10% off this course (phone booking only)


  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym, ETM or Aqua) or Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training


  • Physical activity and health considerations for the older adult (3 credits)
  • Designing and adapting exercise programmes for the older adult (3 credits)


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