Candidate Eligibility and Guidelines

The OEP course is appropriate for:

  • Physiotherapists and in particular physiotherapy assistants and technical assistants
  • Occupational therapists and in particular rehabilitation assistants
  • Qualified Chair-Based Exercise leaders
  • Qualified Exercise Instructors (Level 2 or above)
  • Postural Stability Instructors interested in updating their CPD or in a supervisory role with OEP Leaders

The following professions are eligible if they hold the Chair-Based Exercise Leaders certificate, or an equivalent Level 2 exercise qualification:

  • Nurses
  • Social care workers
  • Care Staff
  • Scheme Managers

Please be aware that if you wish to host an accelerated course (2 days) your candidates must all be physiotherapists or Tis, with at least one years experience teaching older adults.