Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing - Group Exercise to Music

Entry requirements

Candidate must be 16 years old or over. There are no other entry requirements; however, it is strongly recommended that you have experience of group exercise classes, or attend a variety of classes before the course commences.

Suitable for

This course is suitable for those who wish to become an Exercise to Music (ETM) Instructor in a health club, leisure centre, or run their own private business in the community.

Course Content & Structure

Anatomy and Physiology

Principles of Exercise, Health and Fitness

Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment

Know How to Support Clients Who Take Part in Exercise and Physical Activity

Planning Group Exercise to Music Sessions

Instructing Group Exercise to Music


  • Warm ups for specific class styles
  • 32 Count Choreography
  • Creating Verse and Chorus, ETM Circuit Training and HIIT routines
  • How to structure MSE/Body Conditioning and Aerobic based exercise classes
  • Safe and effective use of free-weights and resistance bands
  • Music licensing laws and options to the fitness professional


4 day intensive
Home study and pre-course tasks required

Additional Information

  • Tutors have extensive experience and are actively working in the Health and Fitness industry. 
  • Students are encouraged to dedicate time to their learning, prior to and during their studies
  • For practical assessments students are required to bring at least one participant on their practical assessment date. 
  • Students will be provided with free music CD to use during the course
  • Small course numbers to ensure maximum individual support and guidance
  • Massive £50 saving for Level 2/3 Fitness Instructors
  • Exclusive access to the bpm academy Student Area for additional learning resources


  • Multiple choice theory paper
  • Practical examination
  • Worksheets

Register of Exercise Professionals



Progression Routes

Course Dates


More courses are currently being arranged across the country...

Contact bpm active for more details 0773 242 7882,

Dawlish, South Devon 21st, 22nd October, 4th, 5th November 2017
Frome, Somerset 24th, 25th February & 10th, 11th March 2018
Swindon, Wiltshire 21st, 22nd April & 5th, 6th May 2018


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Course times



Wiltshire, Somerset, South Devon, London



£545.00 for current Level 2 Fitness Instructors

Price includes registration, certification, assessments and manuals

Booking Information

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