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Functional Aging Specialist

CPDs : 5

The FAI Functional Aging Specialist is the complete certification programme for the serious fitness professional who is ready to become an expert in functional aging and the training of older adults. You will receive in-depth training on functional training strategies and movements; how to conduct meaningful assessments of function; how to create and develop effective exercise programmes and critical skills to be an effective professional with this client base.

You need to be at least Level 2 qualified to complete this course. This specialist certification will prepare you to be the local go-to expert on training mature clients; there is no other certification in the fitness industry that utilises the Functional Aging Training Model (FATM) for how to approach training for the mature population. This will be the credential of choice for years to come for those specialising in the 50+ market.

Suggested Pre-requisite:

  • CIMSPA: L3 Ex Referral


The Functional Aging Specialist programme – built on the Functional Aging Training Model – is designed to educate and train health and fitness professionals to empower active agers to live healthy, active and happy lives.

On completion of this course, students will be able to:

Work as a Functional Aging Specialist to help your clients maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life.

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