Our nationally recognised, Level 2 Exercise to Music (ETM) qualification is ideal for anyone aspiring to become a group exercise instructor. You will gain the skills and knowledge required to safely plan and teach exciting group exercise classes to a variety of participants. ETM is the base qualification needed to go on to train in concepts such as Clubbercise®, LESMILLS™ and Spinning®.

Early bird price

Regular price

Course content

Our ETM qualification covers the following modules, through a combination of home and practical study:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health
  • Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health
  • Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment
  • Know How to Support your Clients Who Take Part in Physical Activity
  • Planning and Instructing Group Exercise to Music Sessions
  • Developing Employability Skills as a Self Employed Professional

Study arrangements

  • All of our training courses are flexible and adapt around your busy lifestyle.
  • Study at home and at your own pace with approx. four week’s online learning
  • Complete four practical course days with a professional trainer at one of our training venues.
  • You’ll be assessed via worksheets completed throughout the course, two multiple choice theory papers and a practical assessment.
  • You will need to complete/attend 100% of the course to pass

Career opportunities

This qualification enables you to teach your own choreographed fitness classes as well as giving you a stepping stone to undertake further training in a variety of different styles/concepts. You can also widen your repertoire and client base, by completing a range of modules including Gym Instructing, Water-based Exercise and Exercise & Physical Activity for Children.

Our support doesn’t stop after you qualify! We ensure our graduates get the best possible start to their new career by including a year’s free instructor support package in their training fees. The support package includes; insurance, job opportunities, great discounts on instructor essentials like PPL, practical and business resources.

Ready to teach dance fitness?

Check out our Level 2 Dance Fitness Qualification which includes the Level 2 Exercise to Music!

Your first step

Inspired to become an instructor? We have everything to help you #StandAtTheFront with confidence.

Not sure if the course is right for you? Why not attend one of our course assessment days to act as a participant for the practical exams? Not only will you get to attend free classes, but you’ll also get to speak to current students, and find out more about the course! E-mail training@emduk.org to find out upcoming dates near to you.