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Senior Fitness Instructor Certificate of Advanced Qualification

Senior Fitness Instructor Certificate of Advanced Qualification

Overview

With SFA's Senior Fitness Instructor, Certificate of Advanced Qualification training package, you will earn the most widely recognized, senior specific, fitness credential available. The program includes all resources contained in Part One, Part Two, and Certificate of Completion.
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Course Description

With SFA's Senior Fitness Instructor, Certificate of Advanced Qualification training package, you will earn the most widely recognized, senior specific, fitness credential available.

SFA's "Senior Fitness Instructor" educational program is specially designed for those who plan to lead active older adults in safe, effective and fun group exercise programs in health clubs, recreation departments, YMCAs, JCCs, community wellness programs, etc.

The "Certificate of Advanced Qualification" training package is designed to meet or exceed the "International Curriculum Guidelines for Preparing Physical Activity Instructors of Older Adults" and the "Recommended National Standards for Preparing Senior Fitness Instructors."

Your Senior Fitness Instructor, Certificate of Advanced Qualification program includes all of the resources contained in Part One, Part Two, and Certificate of Completion:

Part One resources:
  • Quality of Life Fitness training manual ... 158 page, 8.5x11, comb bound
  • SFA-approved specialty exercise video ... 90 minute DVD
  • Complete instructions and continuing education package
  • Accepted for 9 hours credit (0.9 CEUs) by most fitness organizations

Part Two resources:
  • Senior Fitness Instructor training manual ... 114 page, 8.5x11, comb bound
  • Physiology manual ... 90 page, 8.5x11, comb bound
  • SFA Study Questions booklet ... 238 multiple-choice questions
  • SFA-approved specialty exercise video ... 60 minute DVD
  • Functional assessments training video ... 40 minute DVD
  • Complete instructions and continuing education package
  • Accepted for 16 hours credit (1.6 CEUs) by most fitness organizations

It also contains a complete information and instructions manual, your SFA examination fee, related processing fees, and professional membership in the American Senior Fitness Association.

Successful completion of the Senior Fitness Instructor, Certificate of Advanced Qualification program requires sitting for a closed book, proctored examination. You are also required to have current CPR and Basic First Aid certification.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn an internationally recognized professional credential as an American Senior Fitness Association recognized Senior Fitness Instructor.

Your SFA Certificate of Advanced Qualification is valid for two years and can be renewed by earning 20 hours (2.0 CEUs) of approved continuing education and maintaining valid CPR and Basic First Aid certification. A $35.00 renewal fee applies.

NOTE: Your professional certificate program contains a set of the resources to enable you to complete the Part One and Part Two open book tests. These tests can be completed whenever suits your schedule and are accepted by most fitness organizations for up to 25 hours (2.5 CEUs) continuing education credit.

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