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Living Longer Better

As the proportion of adults over 65 continues to grow, more of your clients will fall into this category. This unique qualification is designed in partnership with Muir Grey to develop your understanding and awareness of how to live longer, better.


Future Fit Training and Optimal Ageing Programme Certificate in Living Longer Better

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Future Fit Training and Optimal Ageing Programmer Certificate

Course Overview

This course aims to develop students’ theoretical knowledge, understanding and awareness of how to live longer, better. Some people may refer to this as healthy ageing, increasing life expectancy or increasing healthy life years.

You will be taught through e-learning, meaning you can gain this qualification from home and at your own pace.

This qualification is unique to Future Fit Training and designed in collaboration with Oxford University professor, physician, and expert in public health screening, Sir Muir Gray.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course

Awarding bodies

Future Fit Training and Optimal Ageing Programme Certificate

Included Qualifications

  • Future Fit Training and Optimal Ageing Programme Certificate in Living Longer Better

Included Training

The course is written generally to cover all health-related working environments. Therefore, you can develop transferable skills to assist the wider health workforce (i.e., you don’t have to be working in the fitness industry).

This course has an e-learning component lasting 4 weeks, assessment questions run throughout to ensure a high level of understanding.

What you'll learn

How physical activity can assist in the healthy ageing process

This course is designed to increase your knowledge and awareness so that you can support older adults in a variety of environments.

The impact of disease on ageing and how this can be managed

Managing disease through physical activity - the benefits and impacts on the life-course.

The impact of ageing on the brain

A look at how ageing affects the capacity for retaining cognitive function

How positive behaviours and planning can impact ageing

This course covers how a positive mindset often increases a person`s resiliance and ability to funciton better in later life

Enhance Your Career

This course is designed to aid those within the fitness/sporting/wellness environments to better understand the importance of ageing well for the older population. You will enhance your career by increasing your knowledge and awareness to support older adults in various environments.

This course will help you broaden your client base and where you can work. The skills gained here will give you and your clients confidence that you can efficiently and safely train older clients, setting yourself apart from competitors with this unique course.

Living Longer Better Course Exercises

What our Ambassadors say...

Patricia Carswell -

"There are several reasons why I chose to study with Future Fit. What first drew me in was how thorough their training was, and I loved the fact that for the Level 2 qualification there was an in-person element to the training - it wasn't just done online. I felt that this was a really important element of the qualification."

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I work for the NHS with this Living Longer, Better course?

The purpose of the course is to raise awareness of how to engage with older adults across various work settings and could be suitable for staff working in health care (private or NHS), community services (e.g. local authority) and active lifestyle services (fitness facilities, sporting environments, exercise referral schemes).

How do I know you’re the best training provider for my course?
  • We have over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry
  • We were winners of the ukactive's Training Provider of the Year in 2016 & 2017
  • We are ISO 9001:2015 registered by the British Standards Institute
  • We offer you affordable and flexible payment options
  • Our flexible training format allows you to train at your own pace and in your own time
  • You will receive unlimited support throughout your training
  • Our team of experienced and highly qualified tutors make your training rewarding and fun
Who is the Living Longer, Better course for?

This course is for anyone who wishes to become educated in aspect of ageing that can be intrinsically controlled or influenced. This is for both fitness professionals and corporate clients.