Certificate in Chair-based Exercise Instructing

become chair-based exercise instructor

This Skills for Care recognised and Register of Exercise Professionals endorsed (through PD Approval) Chair-based Instructor exercise (CBE) qualification equips you with the skills and understanding to lead your own seated exercise classes. You will not only learn how to plan and deliver chair-based exercise for frailer older adults but your training will incorporate the key principles and values of the adult social care sector. You will learn everything you need to run inclusive exercise sessions which have a real impact on improving the quality of later life in older adults.

You will learn the significant physical, mental and social health benefits of chair-based exercise for older adults as well as how to effectively engage with your participants. You will be taught appropriate exercises to improve aerobic fitness, muscular strength, mobility and flexibility in frailer older adults and how to adapt exercises to meet the needs of individuals.

Quick Overview

This Chair-based Exercise Instructor course can be completed online in approximately 6-10 hours. Alternatively, if you would prefer face-to-face training we can offer in-house training on request and discounts are available on group bookings.

Although there are no formal qualification prerequisites it is recommended that you understand the structure and function of body systems before undertaking this CBE course. If you have not studied this area before, or you need a refresher, you can browse the free resources on the Amac website.

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Course Content

  1. Introduction to the values and principles of adult social care
  2. Understand the value of chair-based exercise with frailer, older adults
  3. Plan and deliver chair-based exercise for frailer older adults

Delivery Format

Online Course

You can complete your CBE Instructor qualification online through AllActive’s interactive e-learning resources. You will find explanations, photographs and videos detailing how each component of your chair-based exercise session should be carried out, how each seated exercise should be performed and how to link all this knowledge together.

Blended Learning

You can complete your Chair-based Exercise Instructor qualification through online learning resources and by attending one of our one-day face-to-face training sessions

In-house training

If you are interested in a making group booking we can provide the CBE Instructor qualification as an in-house course and create bespoke training to meet your needs. We can offer discounts on group bookings.

Face-to-face Open Courses

Upcoming face-to-face open courses are running on the following dates 9.30am to 5.30pm:

Wednesday 8th November 2017 (09:30 – 17:30) – London South Bank University, London
Wednesday 17th January 2018 (09:30 – 17:30) at Amac, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 6HD
Wednesday 21st February 2018 (09:30 – 17:30) – London South Bank University, London
Wednesday 21st March 2018 (09:30 – 17:30) at Amac, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 6HD
Wednesday 16th May 2018 (09:30 – 17:30) – London South Bank University, London
Wednesday 13th June 2018 (09:30 – 17:30) at Amac, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 6HD
Wednesday 18 July 2018 (09:30 – 17:30) at Amac, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 6HD

There is information available that can be used to help your organisation make a business case for this AllActive’s course. See Training Business Case for Chair-based Exercise Instructor.

Course Details

On completion you will achieve Amac Certificate in Chair-based Exercise Instructing.

  • This CBE qualification is recognised by Skills for Care which means it is recognised by the adult care sector
  • It is also endorsed by PD Approval for the the Register of Exercise Professionals. (Members of the Register of Exercise Professionals with Level 3 Older Adult can use these points towards their annual CPD requirement)

Progression
If you are looking to do other chair-based fitness qualifications in the future, consider training to become a Seated, Fun and Fitness Instructor. This will enable you to meet the qualification pre-requisite for career progression.

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  • Over 18

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Online course £190+ VAT Book Now
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