Healthy for Life - Seated/Standing Exercise Class- SUMMER

Course code: ZCAU111P

Subject area: Learning for Wellbeing

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

11:15am - 12:15pm


20th Apr 2023 - 13th Jul 2023

The Barn

Contact details

01235 555 585

An exercise class aimed primarily at the over 60s. An exercise to musicclass for those who wish to maintain/improve their mobility, strength, stamina, muscular strength, posture, coordination, balance, flexibility and work on falls prevention.

This exercise course is aimed primarily at the over 60s – others will be most welcome - to be active, sociable, to be safe and to have some fun.

The course will cover:
A range of exercises to work safely on stamina, mobility, muscular strength, posture, coordination, balance, flexibility, falls prevention.
Sessions start with a warm-up (seated or standing), then move on to exercises for different parts of the body: e.g. for mobility of the hands – improving grip and ability to open jars, strengthening leg muscles to help with falls prevention.
There will be some dance routines for fun and a cool down stretch, followed by a remobiliser to put a spring in one's step. You will need to wear suitable shoes/trainers or socks/stockinged feet for those sitting comfortable trousers or leggings

Course Outcomes

By participating in this course participants will have the opportunity to:
· exercise safely on stamina, mobility and muscular strength
· work on improving coordination and flexibility
· and improving posture and balance.

Please note there will be no teaching sessions on 04.05.23 and 01.06.23

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

Continue with the same class or possibly 'Exercise to Music'.
There are no entry requirements. All welcome.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2022 prior to starting the course.
Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £55.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £55.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £33.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £33.00

As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
The tutor will provide a demonstration followed by learner participation and experimentation. The tutor will offer one-to-one support throughout the course and provide feedback. As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be required to measure your progress by completing a RARPA form which represents the Recognition and Recording of your Progress and Achievement.