• YMCA Level 3 Award In  Adapting Exercise for Independently Active, Older People (600/5879/1)

    The aim of this qualification is for the learner to be able to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence needed to work with independently active, older people in an unsupervised manner.

    Price

    £30

    GLH

    26 hours

    TQT

    40 hours

    Endorsed by

    YMCA Level 3 Award in Adapting Exercise for Independently Active, Older People

    Qualifications Type

    Population Specialism

    Qualification Number (QN)

    600/5879/1

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1 July 2012

    Operational end date – 30 April 2024

    Certification end date – 30 April 2025

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    • An occupational qualification

    Assessments

    • Multiple choice theory paper
    • Worksheet
    • Case study/progressive programme

    Endorsement

    Overview

    This qualification provides learners with the skills, knowledge and competence required to work unsupervised with Independently Active, Older People.

    The qualification focuses on the considerations for safe and effective exercise, and how to plan and adapt exercise for this demographic group.

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • who ‘independently active, older people’ are in the population
    • ageing process and demographics
    • the effects of ageing and inactivity on body systems, cognitive function/performance, psychological/emotional/social function and wellbeing
    • special considerations that must be taken into account when programming and delivering exercise for independently active, older people and the benefits of physical activity and exercise to them
    • how to support and motivate the independently active, older adult in exercise and promote exercise for this section of the population
    • the impact of ageing on the planning and delivery of safe exercise for independently active, older people
    • the components of a pre-exercise consultation with independently active, older people
    • how to plan and adapt exercise, and adapt session instruction, for independently active older people.

    There are 3 assessments across the 2 units:

    • Multiple choice theory paper
    • Worksheet
    • Case study/progressive programme

    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 further training at the same and/or higher levels in a range of qualifications. For example:

    • YMCA Level 2 Award in Delivering Chair-Based Exercise (600/5924/2)
    • 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
    K/504/0995Considerations for safe and effective exercise for independently active, older people✔️
    M/504/0996Plan and adapt exercise programmes for independently active, older people

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