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OAL - Older Adult Leader (NSCC F19)

  • 23 Nov 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • 24 Nov 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • NSCC, Truro Campus
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  • This program focuses on components of fitness, class design, use of music, cueing, choreography and leadership skills. Emphasis is on exercise for the active, older adult who lives independently and may or may not use a gait aid.

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Older Adult Fitness Leader (OAL)

Learn to teach cardio, strength, & stretch classes to older adults of varying levels of fitness.

*please note change of date below*


Date: November 23, 24 2019

*this course was previously booked for September 2019*

Time:  9:00 - 5:00 each day

Course Conductor: Sheila Rafferty

Location: NSCC, Truro Campus

Room 229, Forrester Hall

Exams: A written and practical exam are required to complete this course.   Full certification also required completion of Exercise Theory and a 1st Aid & CPR certificate.   All NSFA written exams will be done at the end of January 2020 (date to be confirmed) in Halifax at Mount St. Vincent University.   If you cannot write at that time or location, a private exam proctor can be arranged for you.  Practicals will be arranged between the student and the course conductor.

We acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people.  

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