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Exercise Instructor for the Older Adult Course (3 days)

*Please note that this page is for group bookings only. If you wish to enquire or book exercise delivery training courses as an individual please click here.

This workshop is suitable for Nurses, Activity Co-Ordinators, Healthcare Assistants or home carers with an enthusiasm to deliver group exercise therapy. We educate you or a team member on the key principles of exercise programming, using taught programmes and equipment. You will learn how to set up a class and what systems are needed to ensure its safety and continuation.


You/your team member will leave this course with the knowledge and confidence to run an effective exercise class and if they choose to progress into different areas, we have other courses to suit that training choice. 


  • Introduction to physical activity and exercise guidelines for older adults.

  • Benefits of exercise and exercise guidelines for older adults.

  • Individual components – group type, session structure, basic anatomy.

  • Safety considerations.

  • Exercise and Dementia.

  • Practical Exercise Delivery.


Duration: 3 day course. Certified 24 CPD points.

Venue: The workshop will be completed in-house at your Nursing Home or Care Centre or at our Training Centre and Clinic In Sandyford or at designated regional locations.



  • You or your team member can deliver a Fit For Life quality group session, which has been developed over years of experience.

  • Your team get to learn from experienced therapists who have expert knowledge on effective exercise delivery.

  • You have continued support from Fit For Life if your team need a refresher or upskill session on exercise delivery.

  • Once completed you can register for additional one day training courses. 

For more information on bespoke training packages please click on the button below or call us on 01-2137915 to speak to one of our senior management team.

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