Training the Aging Population

Expand Your Clinical Exercise & Rehab Knowledge in Training the Aging Population

Presented by Andre Noel Potvin, M.Sc. Cardiac Rehabilitation, ACE, BCRPA-TFL, ACSM.

Recognized by the British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) and The American Council on Exercise (ACE) for providing Continuing Education Credits (CEC), the Clinical Exercise & Rehabilitation Workshop Series (CES) are a select group of courses specifically designed for the Fitness Trainer that has an interest in expanding their knowledge in clinical exercise and rehabilitation.

Students will learn foundation knowledge in exercise rehabilitation, training special population groups, and advanced knowledge in fitness testing and assessments.

The course will educate the fitness trainer on the following objectives:

  • Outline the anatomical and physiological changes that occur with age
    Explain the fitness professional’s scope of practice when working with this population
    Teach testing protocol for balance, flexibility, functional strength and aerobic capacity
  • Provide suggestions when working with visual, auditory, neurological challenges
    Provide suggestions working with those with Osteoporosis, Diabetes, Obesity and cardiovascular disease
  • Teach the do / don’t of training the aging client
  • Provide you with program design strategies for balance, flexibility, resistance training and aerobic exercise.
  • The attendee will leave this session with greater confidence in your ability to work with the aging client

Infofit’ s Clinical Exercise Specialist Programs do not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program.


The student will be provided with handouts that detail the specific course content.

Attendance Expectations

100% attendance is expected. Those that miss part of the course will be required to make time up with a tutor.

Progress & Assessment

Students will be assessed through instructor feedback and mentorship throughout the training session.

Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes are dependent on individual course content.

Dress Code

Students are asked to wear comfortable gym wear and running shoes.

Choose Your Preferred Format and Schedule

We understand that everyone has unique schedules and needs, which is why we offer flexible learning options to accommodate your lifestyle. Whether you prefer in-class instruction or personalized sessions, we have you covered.

In-Class Option: For those who thrive in a traditional classroom setting, we offer our program in-class once per year. Join a group of like-minded individuals and engage in a collaborative learning environment. Immerse yourself in face-to-face interactions, lively discussions, and hands-on activities led by our experienced instructors. This structured format is perfect for those who appreciate the camaraderie and shared experiences that come with learning alongside peers.

Personalized Instruction: We recognize that a fixed schedule may not work for everyone. That’s why we also provide personalized instruction, tailored to fit your individual needs and availability. Whether you have a busy schedule or prefer one-on-one attention, our program can be adapted to accommodate you. Choose a date and time that aligns with your commitments, and our dedicated instructors will work closely with you to ensure a personalized and effective learning experience.

Benefits of Personalized Instruction: Opting for personalized instruction offers several advantages. Firstly, you have the freedom to learn at your own pace, focusing on areas that require additional attention or moving quickly through material you find familiar. Our instructors will adapt their teaching style to match your learning preferences, making the session more engaging and effective. Additionally, the personalized approach allows for deeper exploration of topics and encourages meaningful discussions catered to your specific interests.

How to Get Started: Deciding which format suits you best. Once you have made your decision, simply select the desired option and register. Our Infofit admin team will be available to assist you throughout the process, answering any questions you may have and providing guidance as needed.


Course Dates:

For any questions regarding course dates, please contact Admissions.

Jul 23, 2023 - Jul 23, 2023
Infofit Vancouver



  • 18+ years of age (government ID required)
  • Fluent in English
  • A passion for fitness
  • Certified Personal Trainer or Equivalent

Student Information

Refund Policy

ACE: 0.7



Course Cost
Pricing: $288.75$519.75

Payment Plan Option(s)

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