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General Circuit Training For Seniors

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 35 Conc £18 Full £45 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Monday 10:30 - 11:45 11 MAC 17/09/2018 03/12/2018 AW1050

What will the course cover?

The development of co-ordinated movement, understanding of how to self monitor the intensity of an exercise and change it to suit. Increase general cardiovascular fitness and strength. Develop a healthier lifestyle.

Who is the course for?

Progression from entry level or for participants who can cope with a higher intensity class. Also suitable for those without a heart condition who would like to participate in a circuit class.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

You should have completed the entry level class or be able to work at a reasonably high intensity. if you are unsure, please talk to your tutor

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

You should be able to self-monitor your level of exercise intensity and be able to change this to suit your needs.

How is the course organised?

warm up, circuit, cool down, stretch/relaxation.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

None, but most particiapnts will engage in more than one class per week or undertake a home exercise or walking programme.

How will my progress be assessed?

All learners will complete a health questionnaire or be assessed against a referal via Charing Cross Cardiac rehab team. Learners are expected to self assess through the use of a learning journal. Feedback from the tutor is also an integral assessment tool.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Progress within the same course, move into the level 2 class and/or enrol onto another Agewell class on the advice of your tutor

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

The usual Agewell enrolment fees apply. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and supportive soft shoes/trainers. You should provide water although tap water is available in the hall.

What support is available?

Help with literacy and numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the Esol programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Open learning is available at Macbeth. Details are available from the Adult Learning & Skills course guide and from teaching or reception staff.