Senior Fitness Instructor Training Program

WHAT YOU WILL GET

The Senior Fitness Instructor educational program is designed as a two part course of study.

 

Part One is introductory in nature and includes the following:

  • Quality of Life Fitness training manual ... 158 page, 8.5x11, comb bound.
  • SFA-approved specialty exercise video ... 60 minute, DVD.
  • Complete instructions and continuing education package.
  • $114.00 plus $10.00 S/H ($15.00 foreign )

Successful completion of Part One requires achieving an 80 percent score on the open book, multiple choice test included with your study materials. You will earn a validation certificate accepted for 9 hours (0.9 CEUs) by most fitness organizations.

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Part Two is more advanced in nature and includes the following:

  • 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 ... 90 minute VHS
  • Functional assessments training video ... 40 minute VHS
  • Complete instructions and continuing education package.
  • $159 plus $10 .00 S/H ( $15.00 foreign )

Successful completion of Part Two requires achieving an 80 percent score on the open book, multiple choice test included with your study materials. You will earn a validation certificate accepted for 16 hours (1.6 CEUs) by most fitness organizations.

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The Certificate of Completion training package is a complete educational experience that will earn you a respected fitness credential. The program includes the following:

  • All resources contained in Part 1 and Part 2.
  • $249 Plus $15.00 S/H . ($25.00 foreign )

Successful completion of the Senior Fitness Instructor, Certificate of Completion program requires achieving an 80 percent score on both of the open book, multiple choice tests included with your study materials.

You will earn two validation certificates that are accepted for a total of 25 hours (2.5 CEUs) by most fitness organizations.

You will also earn a Certificate of Completion document from the American Senior Fitness Association. Although a Certificate of Completion is not equal to professional certification, it is a respected credential that will serve as an entry level qualification and as an excellent compliment to an existing set of fitness credentials.

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Full (Professional) Certification 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." It includes the following:

  • All resources contained in Part 1, Part 2 and Certificate of Completion.
  • Complete information and instructions manual.
  • SFA certification examination fee and related processing fees.
  • Professional membership in the American Senior Fitness Association.
  • $349.00 plus $15.00 S/H US & Canada ($25.00 foreign )
Successful completion of the Senior Fitness Instructor, Certification program requires sitting for a closed book, proctored examination. You are also required to have current CPR and Basic 1st Aid certification.

You will earn an internationally recognized professional credential as an American Senior Fitness Association certified, Senior Fitness Instructor.

Your SFA certification 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 1st Aid certification. A $35.00 renewal fee applies.

NOTE: professional certification program participants can also complete the Part One and Part Two open book tests to earn up to 25 hours (2.5 CEUs) continuing education credits accepted by most fitness organizations.

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