Exercise to Music instructor course

Exercise to Music (ETM) is the ideal starting point for those wishing to teach and instruct group fitness classes.

Whether you are looking for a career change or wish to add to your curriculum vitae this course is for you.

Successful completion of this course is mandatory in the fitness industry if you wish to go on and specialise in other areas such as step, combat style, dance based, strength based exercise classes or work with special populations such as older adults or exercise referral.

Our Group Fitness Instructor - ETM course, run in collaboration with Fitness Scotland, is validated by Central YMCA Qualification and is highly sought after by employers as it is created around the industry standards set by Skills Active.

Course content

  • How to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments;
  • How to program safe and effective exercise for a range of clients;
  • How to communicate with and motivate clients;
  • How to plan a group exercise session;
  • How to effectively deliver a group exercise session.

Format and assessment

This course is tutor-led and delivered in a five-day format.

You will be practically assessed for this course delivering a 45 minute group exercise session. In addition all applicants must successfully complete two 45 minute multiple choice theory papers so following registration you will receive the theory manual to be used as distance learning material.

Registration and payment

You can register and pay for the Exercise to Music course at the Centre for Sport and Exercise reception.

You may pay by cash or card.

Course detail
Date(s)Assessment dateCourse fee
29, 30, 31 May 1, 2 June 2013September 2013 (TBC)£300.00

Further information

For further information please contact June Adamson.

  • June Adamson
  • Centre for Sport and Exercise
  • 46 Pleasance
  • Edinburgh
  • EH8 9TJ
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