Accredited Short Course

Older Adults Fitness Training (1 CEC)

SISFFIT314A Plan and deliver exercise to older adults with managed conditions

Course Overview

Students will learn the key factors in training clients from an older demographic. This includes information about common injuries and illness that affect older adults, as well as physiological and psychological changes, and how to use this knowledge to provide quality fitness advice.
Students will learn about nutritional requirements and fitness testing requirements of the older adult as well as correct methods of exercise selection and prescription.

Course Details:

This course covers the content of one unit of competency which relates to training older adults.
All theory is delivered and assessed online. Practical assessment must be filmed and submitted to Onfit.
The duration of this course is 6 months. A statement of attainment will be issued upon successful completion.

Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements for this course, however, we recommend having a good understanding of writing fitness programs