• YMCA Level 2 Award in Delivering Chair-Based Exercise (600/5924/2)

    This qualification recognises the skills, knowledge and competence required of an individual in order to work in an unsupervised capacity, including the values and principles of adult social care and the ability to plan and deliver chair–based exercise to either disabled adults or frailer older adults.

    Price

    £25

    GLH

    37 hours

    TQT

    60 hours

    Endorsed by

    YMCA Level 2 Award in Delivering Chair-Based Exercise

    Qualifications Type

    Technical Specialism

    Qualification Number (QN)

    600/5924/2

    Pathways

    • Frailer older adult
    • Adult with disabilities

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1 July 2012

    Operational end date – 31 July 2023

    Certification end date – 31 July 2024

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    • An understanding of body systems (e.g. Level 2 Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Fitness Instructors or similar). Alternatively this can be covered on-programme in addition to the qualification.

    Assessments

    • Worksheets:
    • Summative observation of practical skills

    Endorsement

    Overview

    The aim of this qualification is to equip the learner with the skills and knowledge needed to plan and adapt a safe and effective exercise programme for a disabled client.

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • The values and principles of adult social care
    • Knowledge and understanding of chair-based exercise and its value with adults in care and community settings, including frailer older adults and disabled adults
    • The difference between chair-based exercise and physical activity
    • The impact of body systems changes associated with ageing, disability and inactivity
    • The structure and content of a chair-based exercise session
    • Planning safe and effective chair-based exercise session for frailer older adults or adults with disabilities
    • Delivering safe and effective chair-based exercise session for frailer older adults or adult with disabilities
    • Reflecting upon safe and effective chair-based exercise sessions for frailer older adults or adult with disabilities

    There are 4 assessments across 3 units:

    • Worksheets:
    • Introduction to the Values and Principles of Adult Social Care
    • Understand the value of chair-based exercise with frailer older adults and disabled adults
    • Plan and deliver chair-based exercise for either:
      • frailer older adults
      • adults with disabilities
    • Summative observation of practical skills (plan, deliver and evaluate)

    You can find further information on these assessments in the qualification syllabus and/or learner assessment record, which are available for centres to download from Y-Connect.

    This qualification can lead to employment as a ‘Chair-based exercise instructor’ in the Health/social care/active leisure sector

    This qualification can also lead to further training at the same and/or higher levels in a range of qualifications. For example:

    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Supporting Participation in Physical Activity: Older adults (600/5879/1)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Supporting Participation in Physical Activity: Disability and Impairment (610/1559/3)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Supporting Participation in Physical Activity: Perinatal (610/0829/1)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (603/1902/1)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (603/1903/3)
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (603/3103/3).
    UNUnit titleeLearningManual
    D/502/9590Introduction to the Values and Principles of Adult Social Care✔️
    T/504/0806Understand the value of chair-based exercise with frailer adults and disabled adults
    M/504/0951  Plan and deliver chair-based exercise for frailer older adults 
    K/504/0950Plan and deliver chair-based exercise for disabled adults 

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