Anti-Ageing
Level 3

 
Title of learning programme Anti-Ageing Programme
Programme level 3
Duration of learning programme 11 weeks x 10 hours*
Total number of learning hours per programme 110**

* Unlike traditional schools, colleges or universities, there are no terms, semesters, or specified intake dates for our uniquely flexible distance education courses. Our system of continuous enrolment means that our students can enrol on any day and at any time of the year. This allows our students the freedom to plan their studies to fit in with their lifestyle or work commitments.

** Please note that this is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and also how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each module there is a question paper which needs to be completed and returned to your personal tutor.

Structure

 
Module Module Title
1

Anatomy and Physiology - Cells and Tissues

2

Anatomy and Physiology - Skin

3

Why do we Age?

4

Eating for Health, Youth and Energy

5

Vitamins and Minerals

6

Minerals

7   Amino acids, Essential Fatty Acids, Enzymes
8   Skin and Hair Rejuvenation
9   Say Goodbye to Stress
10   Herbs for Good Looks Inside and Out
 

Learning Outcomes

 

Module 1 Anatomy and Physiology - Cells and Tissues.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Introduce and define cells

LO2   Summarise the functions of a cell
LO3   Discuss the basic structure of tissue
LO4   Identify the main types of tissue in the body
 

Module 2 - Anatomy and Physiology - Skin.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Describe the main functions and structure of the skin

LO2   Analyse the two main layers of the skin
LO3   Summarise the three layers that are distinguished in the epidermis of the skin
LO4   Examine how the dermis is attached to the epidermis
 

Module 3 - Why do we Age?.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Summarise the characteristics of, and reasoning behind ageing

LO2   Analyse the cross-linking theory of ageing
LO3   Discuss the characteristics of Free Radicals
LO4   Identify what occurs as we get older to biologically hasten ageing
 

Module 4 - Eating for Health, Youth and Energy.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Introduce the importance of diet in the ageing process

LO2   Discuss what makes eating cooked food detrimental to staying young
LO3   Analyse the effects of large amounts of fruit and vegetables on our body
LO4   Judge how Garlic is beneficial to the body
 

Module 5 - Vitamins and Minerals.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1 Introduce and explain the benefits of vitamins to the body
LO2   Summarise how Vitamin C is important to the ageing process
LO3   Discuss the advantages of Vitamin B2
 

Module 6 - Minerals.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Examine the importance of minerals in everyday life

LO2   Discuss the importance of Minerals
LO3   Analyse how Sulphur is beneficial to the body
LO4   Summarise the advantages of Zinc
 
Module 7 - Amino acids, Essential Fatty Acids, Enzymes.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Analyse and discuss the characteristics of Amino Acids
LO2   Define the functions of Carnitine
LO3   List five uses of Glutathione
LO4   Summarise the main uses of omega 3 and 6 in the body
 
Module 8 - Skin and Hair Rejuvenation.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Discuss the benefits of the following:
  • B Complex
  • Selenium
  • Silica
  • Zinc
  • Vitamin C
 
Module 9 - Say Goodbye to Stress.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Discuss the mental and physical affects of exercise on the body
LO2   Analyse the advantages of doing exercises
LO3   Summarise physiological effects of exercise on the body
 
Module 10 - Herbs for Good Looks Inside and Out.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Identify and discuss the healing properties of herbs
LO2   List five benefits of Ginkgo
LO3   Discuss which herb keeps hair strong and prevents it going grey

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