VTCT Level 2 Award in Delivering Seated Recreational Physical Activities

VTCT Level 2 Award in Delivering Seated Recreational Physical Activities course is for anyone with an interest in leading group ‘Seated, Fun and Fitness’ classes. You do not need any pre-existing fitness expertise as the course will teach you all you need to plan and deliver your own games-focussed exercise classes.

Course Content

  1. Introduction to the values and principles of adult social care
  2. Considerations for the safe delivery of seated recreational physical activities
  3. Plan and deliver seated recreational physical activities

You will not only learn how to engage older adults through skills, drills and games 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 recreational physical activity sessions which have a real impact on improving the quality of later life in older adults.

You will learn the differences between Chair-based Exercise Instructing and Seated Recreational Physical Activity Instructing and how to motivate and support individuals throughout activity and the potential challenges that may occur. You will be taught recreational physical activities which help develop neuromuscular coordination, fine motor control, reaction time and manual dexterity in older adults and how to adapt sessions to meet the needs of individuals.

Delivery Format

Online Course

You can complete your SRPA 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 Seated Recreational Physical Activity Instructor qualification through online learning resources and by attending one of our one-day face-to-face training sessions

Face-to-face training

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

Guided learning hours approximately 20-25 hours.


You will be required to complete an online quiz as part of your assessment, complete worksheets, a portfolio as well as submit a video of practical evidence.

Course Details

    On completion you will achieve VTCT L2 Award in Delivering Seated Recreational Physical Activities.

  • This QCF qualification is endorsed by Skills for Care which means it is recognised by the adult care sector
  • It is also approved by SkillsActive who regulate the fitness industry and is worth 16 REPs points


If you already hold a VTCT L2 Award in Delivering Chair-based Exercise or L3 Older Adult Instructor Qualification you may prefer to complete a CPD version of this qualification instead.

Amac’s Certificate in Seated Recreational Physical Activity Instructing can be completed in 6-10 hours, is worth 6 REPs points and assessment is via an online quiz.

  • Over 18
  • No pre-existing qualifications required but a basic understanding of the function of the body is encouraged

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