Courses, Apprenticeships And Funding For Personal Trainers

ActiveIQ L2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Level 2 (Exercise to Music)


This qualification is aimed at the learner who wants to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor in the context of exercise to music.

Throughout the course candidates will learn:

  • anatomy and physiology including:
    • the heart and circulatory system
    • the respiratory system
    • structure and function of the skeleton
    • musculoskeletal system
    • postural and core stability
    • the nervous and energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • how to maintain health, safety and welfare in a variety of fitness environments, including the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
  • how to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients, the health benefits of physical activity and the importance of healthy eating
  • how to communicate with clients effectively, and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme
  • the skills and knowledge required to plan and prepare a group exercise to music session with apparently healthy adults – both individuals and groups. This may include young people in the 14-16 age range, provided they are part of a larger adult group. Client groups also covered are older adults, ante and postnatal clients and disabled clients provided the relevant contraindications and key safety guidelines are observed


REPs CPD Points: 20 points


  • Multiple choice theory paper
  • Practical examination
  • Worksheets

Entry Requirements


Progression Routes

Level 3 Certificate in Advanced Exercise to Music

Course Prices

ILA Funding is accepted on this course
Normal Rate – £495.00
Student Rate – £445.00

A £200 (non-refundable deposit) is required to secure a place on this course.

Course Dates

Applications must be made two weeks prior to the start of the advertised course dates.


Course Code ETM0030
1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th September 2018

Assessment Date 29th, 30th September 2018

Livingston, Near Edinburgh
Course Code ETM0031
6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 27th, 28th October 2018

Assessment Date 3rd, 4th November 2018

Course Code ETM0032
2nd, 3rd,9th, 10th, 16th, 17th February 2019

Assessment Date 2nd, 3rd March 2019

Cumbernauld (near Glasgow)
Course Code ETM0033
4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th May 2019

Assessment Date 1st, 2nd June 2019

Course Code ETM0034
7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd September 2019

Assessment Date 5th, 6th October 2019

Livingston (near Edinburgh)
Course Code ETM0035
2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th November 2019

Assessment Date 30th Nov, 1st December 2019

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