Delivering Chair-Based Exercise VTCT Level 2 Award | Dartford Adult Education Centre

Delivering Chair-Based Exercise VTCT Level 2 Award at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Delivering Chair-Based Exercise VTCT Level 2 Award at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Price: £400.00 Starts: 06/07/2018 Time: 10:00 - 14:30
Tutor: Ends: 13/07/2018 Location: Dartford Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 2 Day of Week: FRI Duration: 9 weeks

You need to attend an interview before enrolling.

About this course

Candidates will learn:
•The main physiological changes that occur to the body systems as a result of the ageing process
•Screening tests that can be used to determine readiness to exercise for older people
•The referral routes available for older people unable to exercise
•How to deliver a safe and effective prescribed programme of chair-based exercises to the frailer older person

Learning how to design and appropriately structure a chaired based exercise class for older adults or people who are unable to take part in a general exercise situation and need the modification of being able to do the majority of their exercise in a seated/supported position.

By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Discuss age related changes to anatomy and physiology
- Recognise how the above changes affect exercise prescription and ability
- Know the recommendations and guidelines for exercise for the older adult
- Use appropriate screening tests to determine readiness to exercise for older people
- Identify the referral routes available for older people unable to exercise
- Deliver a safe and effective prescribed programme of chair-based exercises to the frailer older person.

How will I be taught?

Teaching will also be through lecture, discussion, small group and pair work. Theory will be presented on PowerPoint and practical elements will be addressed and practised in practical sessions. You will be required to do homework and preparation outside class hours.

You will be asked to complete a health questionnaire before the start of the course which must be given to your tutor at your first session. Your tutor will be happy to discuss any concerns before or after each session.

We want you to enjoy learning with us. If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect coming to class or using any of our facilities, we would like to discuss this with you. Please talk to a member of staff about any access or support needs for a particular course.

All our classes are monitored for quality purposes and occasionally a visitor may attend your class to observe the teaching and learning taking place.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring a pen and a notebook.

What can I do next?

Specialist advice is available from your tutor to help identify the next suitable course for you.

What do I need to join the course

There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification, however it is expected that candidates will have experience of working with older people or have experience in the delivery of exercise programmes.
This qualification is available to individuals who wish to deliver chair-based exercise sessions to frailer older adults. It is also relevant for those already running such sessions without a formal qualification.

Getting there

Dartford Adult Education Centre
Summerhill Road
Dartford
Dartford
Kent
DA1 2LP


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code DAR/58966/F/FF.
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