Our Senior Fitness Certification courses are designed specifically for fitness professionals who are interested in learning more about the rapidly expanding field of training older adults.

On completion of these courses students will have the confidence and skills needed to design safe, fun and effective workout programs tailored for older adults.

Senior Fitness Certification Courses

  • Training Older Adults Level 1

    $125.00
  • Training Older Adults Level 2

    $125.00
  • Training Older Adults Package

    $175.00

HOW DO YOU COMPLETE THE CERTIFICATION ONLINE?

Once you register for your Senior Fitness course, you will be sent your log in details. You then work through the course at your own pace, watching the videos and reading the materials. At the end course there is a small assessment (multiple choice).

Once you submit your assessment, allow our team 3 business days to grade your assessment. Assuming your assessment is successful we will also send you over you completion certificate along with your CEUs / CECs. If unsuccessful, you are able to resubmit your assessment free of charge.

HOW MUCH DOES THE CERTIFICATION COURSE COST

Our Senior Fitness Certification courses range from $125-$175.

WHY FITNESS EDUCATION ONLINE HAS THE BEST SENIOR FITNESS CERTIFICATION COURSES FOR PERSONAL TRAINERS

Fitness Education Online is an internationally recognized CEU provider. Our courses are recognised by all the major registration bodies in the world including NASM, AFAA, ACE, Canfitpro, AUSactive, REPS New Zealand, REPS India, CIMSPA plus more. Our presenters are award winning international presenters.

WHY SHOULD A PERSONAL TRAINER COMPLETE AN EXERCISE FOR OLDER ADULTS CERTIFICATION COURSE?

A Personal Trainer should complete a Senior Fitness Certification course if

  • They are currently training older adults
  • They want to start training older adults
  • They have an interest in training older adults and physical fitness for older adults

Earning a senior fitness certification expands a trainer’s career opportunities and equips them with the skills to meet the unique needs of older adults. With industry-recognised senior fitness training, trainers can penetrate the targeted market focused on improving mobility and enhancing the quality of life for seniors. Moreover, this certification enables trainers to develop customised mobility programs tailored to address specific challenges older adults face, promoting safer and more active lifestyles. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to tap into this rapidly growing segment of the fitness market and make a meaningful impact on the lives of seniors.

Older Adults Completion

WHY SHOULD A FITNESS PROFESSIONAL COMPLETE A SENIOR FITNESS CERTIFICATION ONLINE?

There are numerous advantages to completing an exercise for older adults certification course online

  • You can take as long as you like to complete the course
  • You can watch the videos over and over again
  • Even after completing the course you log back in and review the course material

WHY SHOULD A FITNESS PROFESSIONAL COMPLETE A SENIOR FITNESS CERTIFICATION COURSE NASM RECOGNIZES?

NASM is considered to be a global leader in certifying fitness professionals and has been around for over 30 years. If a course is recognized by NASM – it has gone through a strict accreditation process.

WHAT MODULES ARE COVERED IN THE COURSE

Training Older Adults Level 1 Certification

Training Older Adults – Level 1

Module 1: Theory
  • Introduction
  • Unit 1: Scope Of Practice, Pre Screening and Intensity
  • Unit 2: Fall Prevention and the Role Fitness Professionals Play
  • Unit 3: Considerations for a Successful Older Adults Session
  • Unit 4: Top 10 Chronic Conditions for Older Adults & How to Train Them
  • Unit 5: Fun Training for Seniors: The Myofascial Perspective
Module 3: Real Life Case Studies
  • Unit 1: Growing your Fitness Business – Panel Discussion
  • Unit 2: Resistance Training for Women 50+ with Debra Atkinson
  • Unit 3: How Terry Became a Personal Trainer at 65 Years Old 
  • Unit 4: How Heath Runs a Gym for the Over 55s
  • Unit 5: How Meg Runs a Personal Training Business for the Over 50s
Module 5: Course Completion
  • Course Completion / Pre Assessment
  • Completion / Final Assessment
  • Completion / Post Assessment
  • Feedback
  • Updating your CEUs
  • References
Module 2: Practical
  • Introduction
  • Unit 1: Chair Aerobics Session for Older Adults
  • Unit 2: Balance Testing for Older Adults
  • Unit 3: Resistance Band Workouts for Older Adults
  • Unit 4: Workout Ideas for Older Adults
Module 4: Live Workouts with Older Adults
  • Circuit Workout with Peta Gilligan
  • Cognition Workout with Nancy Casy
  • Aerobics Workout with Karin Pearson

 Training Older Adults – Level 2

Module 1: Theory
  • Introduction
  • Unit 1: Scope Of Practice, Pre Screening and Intensity
  • Unit 2: Arthritis and Exercise
  • Unit 3: Exercise and Brain Health / Dementia
  • Unit 4: Exercise and Osteoporosis
  • Unit 5: Dispelling Myths When Working With Older Adults
Module 3: Course Completion
  • Course Completion / Pre Assessment
  • Completion / Final Assessment
  • Completion / Post Assessment
  • Updating your CEUs
  • References
Module 2: Practical
  • Introduction
  • Unit 1: Seated Dumbbell Workout for Older Adults
  • Unit 2: Standing Dumbbell Workout for Older Adults
  • Unit 3: Balloon Workout for Older Adults
  • Unit 4: Suspension Workout for Older Adults
  • Unit 5: Chair Yoga Workout for Older Adults
  • Unit 6: Workout Ideas for Older Adults
Module 4: Bonus Content
  • Training clients with cancer 
  • Training clients with Parkinson’s

WHAT ORGANIZATIONS IS THIS CERTIFICATION RECOGNIZED BY?

USA: NASM, AFAA, ACE

Canada: Canfitpro

Australia: AUSactive

New Zealand: REPs New Zealand

UK: CIMSPA

India: REPS India 

Older Adults Completion

HOW MANY CEUs / CECs WILL I RECEIVE ON COMPLETION

Training Older Adults Level 1

NASM: 1.7 CEU

ACE: 1.0 CECs

AFAA: 1.5 CEUs

Canfitpro: 4 CECs

Training Older Adults Level 2

NASM: 1.0 CEU

ACE: 1.0 CEC

AFAA: 10 CEUs

Canfitpro: 4 CECs

Training Older Adults Package

NASM: 2.7 CEUs

ACE: 1.0 CEC

AFAA: 25 CEUs

Canfitpro: 8 CECs

HOW LONG DOES THE COURSE TAKE TO COMPLETE

Training Older Adults Level 1:

Approx 15 hours

Training Older Adults Level 2:

Approx 10 hours

Training Older Adults Package:

Approx 25 hours

Upon successful completion of the assessments with a passing score, your certificate will be ready immediately.

What Our Students Have to Say

Don’t just take our word for it. Take a look at what our students (personal trainers just like you) are saying about us. Our wide range of courses, workouts, drills, and games have helped them develop exercise programs that are fun, safe, and effective.

Get Your Seniors Fitness Certification Today!

  • Training Older Adults Level 1

    $125.00
  • Training Older Adults Level 2

    $125.00
  • Training Older Adults Package

    $175.00