Anti-Ageing (Understanding the ageing process)

Level: Professional Development

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge in Anti-Ageing to expand an existing practice, as a foundation qualification towards further studies, or for personal interest
  • Be awarded the BSY Professional Certificate of Merit
  • Be eligible to become a member of AHCP (Association of Complementary Practitioners)

This course is available on our unique online platform with access to accompanying videos and interactive media to support your theory work.

Course overview

There is no ‘Elixir of Life’ that can slow down or reverse the ageing process. To avoid premature ageing we need to appreciate and make improvements to all the factors that make up the ageing process.  This course considers how to make effective improvements in brain function, skin appearance and energy levels; how to avoid degenerative diseases and how to get the best from supplements.


  • Unit One – The Ageing Process
    • How the Body Ages
    • Prime Ageing Factors
    • Biological Ageing
  • Unit Two – Your Biological Age/ Health Issues
    • Biological Ageing – A Questionnaire
    • Analysing Your Results
    • Actual Versus Biological Age
    • Health Problems Commonly Associated with Ageing
  • Unit Three – The Importance of Good Nutrition
    • Finding a ‘Diet’ That Suits You
    • Toxins in Food
    • Alcohol
    • Weight Control
  • Unit Four – Approaches to Nutritional Support
    • Macro- and Micro-nutrients
    • Balancing Lipid Levels
    • Balancing Blood Sugar
    • Feeding Your Brain and Your Mind
  • Unit Five – Other Aspects of Good Health
    • Do You Need to Detoxify?
    • Hydration
    • Exercise
  • Unit Six – The Mind-Body Connection
    • A Holistic Approach to Ageing
    • Keeping Mentally Active
    • Creating Good Habits
    • Conclusion – It’s Never Too Late to Make Improvements!

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.