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Leading to Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Exercise to Music)

“This course is often the starting point for a wide range of careers as a health and fitness professional.”

If you’re motivated by studio and group based exercise, love music, have natural rhythm and a positive personality that can motivate a class, then the role of a Studio Instructor could be the perfect career opportunity for you.

The role of a Studio Instructor is great fun and can be very rewarding. You’ll be choreographing and leading your own fitness sessions, catering for a diverse range of people, with varying levels of fitness and ability.

The Exercise to Music Intructor qualification will provide you with a firm skills base which you can apply to other studio and group training sessions.


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Why should I do this course?

With more people now choosing to participate in group exercise, this qualification will give you the latest practical skills and knowledge, allowing you to teach, safely and effectively, a fun group fitness session to music. This course is for students who want to become an Exercise to Music Instructor or who already teach classes and require a nationally recognised qualification.

How is the course delivered?

Once you have booked your course we will send you your learning materials comprising manuals, workbooks, a DVD and your student guide. Your tutor will then contact you to help to plan your study, ensuring adequate preparation for your attendance days. Dates will be agreed for coursework to be sent and marked, and telephone appointments will be made to allow tutors to give you regular feedback on the work that you submit. Once you have completed your home study work, and are fully prepared for your assessment, you will attend the three practical course days. These fun and challenging days will allow you to practise your teaching skills using the latest moves and choreography, whilst receiving support and guidance from our tutors. Approximately six weeks later you will return, bringing two class participants for your one day practical assessment.

How will I be assessed?

  • Home study workbook
  • 2 x multiple choice theory examinations
  • Practical assessment – planning, teaching and evaluating a safe and effective exercise to music session
  • Please note that students are required to bring 2 class participants on their practical assessment date

What do I need?

  • Students must be aged 16 or over

What qualification will I receive?

  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Exercise to Music).
  • 20 REPS CPD points
  • Unit 1

    Anatomy and Physiology – Bones and joints, muscle and muscle actions, cardiorespiratory system, components of fitness, nutrition, and the nervous system

    Unit 2

    Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health – How the body adapts to regular physical activity and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle

    Unit 3

    Customer service – How to create a friendly environment to improve customer relations and adherence to a regular exercise regime. How to improve communication skills to build client rapport. The do’s and don’t’s of Customer Care

    Unit 4

    Health, Safety and Safeguarding – how to minimise the risks associated with a fitness environment, and ensure the well being of clients.

    Unit 5

    Exercise to Music Programming – Understand the principles of fitness programming for a variety of clients including pre natal, children aged over 14 years, healthy older adults, and clients with disabilities. Screening and risk factor identification. Learn how to plan body conditioning and aerobic style group sessions to accommodate a wide variety of clients.

    Unit 6

    Instructing exercise to music sessions – Learn how to teach free style, choreographed, progressive exercise sessions to group participants. Use resistance training equipment to add variety and intensity. Learn how to use music and teaching styles to motivate your group.

    Exercise to Music Instructor COURSES FROM ONLY £540

    Exercise to Music Instructor