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Level 2 /
Chair based exercise for the frail and the elderly

Who is this course for?

This course is for candidates who wish to lead chair based exercise sessions with the frail and the elderly. You can take this qualification into care homes, hospitals or simply work one to one with friends and relatives.

Course Content

  • How to plan and teach safe and effective sessions
  • Chair exercise teaching skills
  • Adapting exercise for various skill levels
  • Sample classes

Course Structure

The theory units are delivered through a variety of lecture and class discussions and are supported by PowerPoint presentation and a student handbook. The practical unit is delivered in the form of teaching workshops and practical experiences.


Theory - throughout the course you will complete open worksheets to evidence the care theory.

Practical - After planning a session within the course guidelines, you need to lead the other members of the class (min 8) through your planned session. A trained assessor will monitor your performance against set criteria that you will have become familiar with during the course. Following a short evaluation, you will receive your result.

Additional Information

Course costs include handbook, CYQ Certificate and all assessment materials. Home practice required. This qualification does not grant you full level 2 status on REP's, but can be used as CPD.

Chair based exercise for the frail and the elderly


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Certified by

CYQ – Central YMCA Qualifications


Entry Requirements


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