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Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Developing Exercise Sessions for Older Adults (RQF) - Focus Awards
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Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Developing Exercise Sessions for Older Adults (RQF)

(QRN – 603/5493/8)



Qualification Overview

The aim of this qualification is to develop learners’ knowledge in understanding the older adult population, associated medical conditions, and physical activity considerations. Learners will develop their knowledge and ability in collecting client information to plan exercise for older adults, and adapt these exercises to meet their needs.


Qualification Structure

Learners must achieve 2 mandatory units totalling 6 credits.


Learner Entry Requirements

Learners must have completed a relevant Level 2 qualification.


Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Personal Training (RQF)
  • Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Delivering Physical Activity for Individuals with Mental Health Conditions (RQF)
  • Focus Award Level 4 Certificate in Developing Physical Activity and Weight Management Strategies for Diabetic Clients (RQF) 
  • Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (RQF)


Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years of age to undertake this qualification.


Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England.


Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.


Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credits
Mandatory units
Health Conditions in Older Adults D/617/9578 3 6 3
Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults H/617/9579 3 6 3

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