Become an Exercise to Music Instructor
Turn Your Passion Into a Successful Career
The online exercise to music course will teach you the knowledge and practical skills necessary to run adult group exercise to music classes.
You will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Exercise to Music (ETM).
Exercise to Music Course Qualification
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This course is very popular with students who are starting out and those already qualified Fitness Professionals. If you’re new to fitness choose the full course option. Alternatively, if you’re already hold a L2/L3/L4 qualification then choose our cool fast-track route.
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FAST TRACK OPTIONS
Portfolio evidenced Video practical
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Qualify from 4 weeks
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Why Choose Us?
With your qualification you’ll be ready to secure employment as an Exercise to Music Instructor.
Your online course offers flexibility to fit studies around your lifestyle.
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For the full exercise to music course you study six theory modules and a practical video. This develops your talents in planning and instructing safe, yet highly effective group based exercise to music classes. For qualified Fitness Professionals the fast-track route means completion of only two theory modules and the practical video.
With your course booked you’re off. When qualifying with us there’s the added peace of mind that course materials, tutor support, assessments and certification fees are all included – unlike some companies, there are no hidden extras to pay.
Teaching group exercise
It’s much easier to commit to an exercise routine and stick with it when you’re really enjoying yourself and get to workout with others. That’s why exercise to music classes are so popular, offering great variety and appealing to a wide range of participants.
Once you’ve gained your exercise to music certificate you’ll be ready to run your classes. Popular class options include; aerobics, strength endurance conditioning, flexibility, relaxation and well-being. Our exercise to music qualifications also enable you to progress to teach group fitness classes such as RockFitUK, Mum Dance, Clubbercise, Zumba and Les Mills.
Is this ETM course for me?
- Qualify to work in any gym across the UK and overseas.
- Build your client base and boost your earnings just like Laura!
- Have a longstanding career and leave a legacy.
The Starting Point
Love to teach exercise to music classes? (This is perfect for you)
This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to prepare, plan and instruct your exercise to music classes. Working with a diverse range of people generating tangible fitness results – Wow! How rewarding is that?
Exercise to Music Course - Awards and Recognition
Become a successful ETM instructor (We know a thing or two!)
Instructing exercise in a class is a great way to motivate and inspire others to become fitter, achieve great results and have fun from every session. Once you have gained your exercise to music certificate you’re work ready. Check out some of our industry accreditations below and rest assured you’ll be learning with experts.
Online Exercise to Music
Instructor Course Options
Full Course Fees
Pay in full
£395 use code ETM100
Pay over 3 months
£206.25 per month
Total course fees £618.75
Pay over 6 months
£103.13 per month
Total course fees £618.78
Fast Track Options
* If you have a level 2/level 3 fitness qualification our fast-track route is your selection.
** You will need to provide a copy of your level 2/level 3 certification as part of enrolment.
Pay in full
£275 use code ETM50
Pay over 3 months
£135.42 per month
Total course fees £406.26
Our ETM course is a fantastic option for Fitness Professionals seeking to run their own classes. If you already hold a level 2 fitness qualification or are a PT you can qualify by choosing our ever popular fast-track route.
Anatomy and physiology for exercise
Acquire the essential knowledge an Exercise to Music Instructor needs in anatomy and physiology to deliver outstanding and popular classes for adults.
How to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
Gain current on-going customer service skills to support the wide range of clients attending your exercise classes.
Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
Learn the knowledge Exercise to Music Instructors need to maintain health, safety and welfare.
Principles of exercise, fitness and health
Understand how to programme safe, effective exercise classes for your clients.
Planning group exercise to music sessions
Know how to prepare an excellent adult exercise to music class.
Instructing group exercise to music sessions
Be able to deliver exercise to music sessions that build a loyal client base.
Why choose our ETM course?
If you are planning to become an Exercise to Music Instructor this nationally and industry recognised course provides everything you need to practice.
If you are just starting out you can complete the full course or if you have already completed your Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer course you can gain your certification by completing Modules 5 and 6 together with the course practical video.
- Qualify as a recognised Exercise to Music Instructor
- Complete portfolio based learning, with no exams
- Achieve your Level 2 Exercise to Music certification
- Gain the regulated exercise to music qualification you need to start or advance your career
As you progress the course materials will help you develop your knowledge and confidence which you’ll be able to demonstrate in the portfolio assessment video.
Which ETM qualification will I achieve?
On completion of this course you will receive the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Exercise to Music, an Ofqual regulated qualification.
How is the ETM course assessed?
You’ll compile your own portfolio of evidence to gain this Exercise to Music qualification. In addition you will complete a course practical video where you will showcase your very own exercise to music class.
You can both study and complete your portfolio at a pace that’s right for you.
How is the ETM course video assessed?
The practical part of your ETM qualification gives you the opportunity to put your course theory into action. You will teach your own ETM class with at least four participants. At every stage you will follow our carefully laid out criteria recording either a series of mini video clips or the full class to showcase your skills.
Popular venues students use include halls and club huts, gym fitness studios, schools and space permitting your own home.
Do I need any existing skills or sports abilities?
No previous fitness or exercise qualifications are required. However, due to the nature of the exercise to music classes that you will ultimately be qualified to instruct it is advisable to be of sufficient fitness so that you are able to carry out the role.
How is the ETM distance learning course structured?
The level 2 exercise to music course is structured into two parts – theory and practical.
Both parts are completed by distance learning with the full support of your course tutor who is available as a direct point of contact throughout your studies.
Each theory module is assessed by a workbook submission which your tutor reviews. The practical video involves taking clips to evidence your skills which is also submitted to your tutor.
What previous education is required?
You don’t need any specific qualifications to complete this course. However, it is beneficial to have some experience of participating in exercise to music related classes.
For the level 2 etm fast-track qualification route you need to already have a industry recognised level 2/level3 fitness qualification or equivalent.
How old do I need to be?
The minimum age for this course is 16.
How long does the course take to finish?
Many of our students complete this course from 6 weeks, however there is no set time limit enabling you to study at your own pace with the peace of mind that you have a maximum of one year to become qualified.
Can I study the exercise to music course online from home?
Yes – this etm qualification is designed to offer you the maximum choice, support and freedom in terms of where, when and how you study. Once you have booked your course you will have access to our student portal. You simply complete your enrolment and watch the induction video. That’s it, you’re then ready to start your studies.
How long is the level 2 ETM qualification valid for?
Once qualified you will be recognised as having obtained the Level 2 Exercise to Music Certification and this does not have an expiry date.
This is also a great way of gaining additional continuing professional development (CPD), building your fitness knowledge.
What logos appear on the certificate?
You will receive an electronic certificate that shows you have achieved the Focus Awards level 2 certificate in instructing exercise to music. The certificate is embossed with both Ofqual and Focus Awards logos.
Do I need level 2 ETM insurance?
If you start work in an exercise to music instructor job check with your employer if you need your own insurance cover, or if you are covered on their company policy.
If you take the freelance route then you will need to arrange your own insurance cover for the classes you run.
Instructing Exercise to Music Classes – Getting Started
ETM instructors teach fun and engaging classes to help participants get active and improve fitness levels in a social setting. Most gyms offer a wide range of daily classes tailored to different ability levels and areas of interest. Or, you could set up your own classes from a village hall, school facility or similar.
You’ll be responsible for running safe, enjoyable and effective classes that prove to be popular. As your classes fill up there’s also the opportunity to expand and appeal to different customer groups. If this is the career for you, here’s some of your responsibilities.
Ensure you have robust processes and procedures in place for new members joining your exercise to music classes.
- Joining form
- PAR-Q and medical clearance
- Taking payments and managing attendance
- Exercise history, limitations, preferences and goals
the ETM class
Focus on the environment and class safety, choreography, coaching exercise technique and heaps of motivation, fun and encouragement.
- Warm up, main activity and cool down
- Helping new starters learn the routine
- Different ability levels
- Recognising limitations and not pushing too hard
Decide on set communication channels and use them to keep everyone up to date. Seek regular feedback from participants to help plan and adapt class formats.
- Social media group for class updates
- Post class Q&A
- Adapting formats to suit current trends