Step Exercise to Music - Level 2 Award

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  • Pre-requisite
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  • Format & assessment
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Step exercise to music is an exciting variation to the traditional exercise to music session and this qualification is a useful addition to the professional portfolio for ETM instructors.

Additional fees:
  • Option to upgrade to CYQ Level 2 Award in Step Exercise to Music: 100 

REPs points: 16 for Fitness Wales CPD or 20 for CYQ Award

This course provides the opportunity to specialise and deliver step exercise to music sessions.

You will study:

  • Session structure theory and practice, to include: 
    - Warm up
    - Muscular strength and endurance
    - Cardiovascular training
    - Flexibility
    - Cool down
  • Basic moves and progressions 
  • Lesson planning 
  • Progressive programming 
  • Exercise regression, progression and adaptation
  • Choreography approaches and skills 
  • Teaching skills and evaluation

  • Learners will complete some home study and then attend one day practical skills training. 
  • During the practical day learners will be expected to complete a brief overview of a step session, which they will deliver during the course. 
  • Learners will be assessed formatively (during the course) for the Fitness Wales Certificate and achieve 16 REPs CPD points. 
  • Learners can CHOOSE to upgrade this qualification and submit full plans, a DVD of their delivery of a step session and an evaluation of that session to achieve the CYQ Award and 20 REPs points 

CYQ Assessment:
  • Planning and programming (lesson plans and session overview) for a:
    Group step ETM session 
  • Practical teaching skills and evaluation for a:
    Group step ETM session 
  • Evaluation of teaching skills for a:
    Group step ETM session 


  • Fitness Wales Award in Fitness Instructing Step Exercise to Music 
  • CYQ Award in Fitness Instructing Step Exercise to Music 
Level 2 Exercise to Music. Gym Instructors may also attend this course, but will need to complete the planning and instruction units of ETM before they can achieve the CYQ certificate.