Step Essentials



Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing - ETM or Gym

This course has been awarded an endorsed 'Professional Recognition' from Active IQ

Suitable for

  • Current ETM Instructors who would like to expand their skills and technical knowledge to teach safe, effective and multi-levelled ETM based Step classes.


  • Current Gym instructors or Personal Trainers who would like to deliver group exercise classes or 1-1 drills incorporating the step platform safely and effectively.


  • Those already running such sessions without any formal training.


bpm active have created 4 exciting Step programmes of which are delivered and presented during the course:


VIT - Variable Intensity Training





These provide excellent suggested guidelines and structure of which help towards successful teaching formats for sustainable and multi-level classes.


There is no license fee and no monthly costs, we provide ongoing support and networking, plus use of logos and advertising materials and sharing of choreography ideas.


Course content

  • How to design a range of safe and effective Step Exercise to Music classes
  • Essential Step teaching skills
  • Structure and guidelines for class formats
  • Step Essentials - base moves

  • Step overload principles
  • Step orientation and terminology

  • Technique and teaching of safe Stepping

  • Routine breakdown, learning curves and layering

  • Techniques for multi-level teaching


1 day plus pre-course study and tasks


There is no practical assessment


Register of Exercise Professionals


4 REP credits




2017 Course Dates and Times


Frome, Somerset

Sunday 30th July
Gloucester, Gloucestershire to be confirmed
Barnstaple, North Devon Saturday 29th July
Banff, Aberdeen to be confirmed
Swindon, Wiltshire Sunday 16th July


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Price includes 12 months membership for the Step Essentials programmes; RISE, ELEVATE and PULSE. Access to choreography, use of logos and advertising artwork, plus entry to the dedicated support network group.


Optional continued annual membership price: £25


No monthly license fees


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