Professional Development Courses

Continuing professional development (CPD) is a key part of being an instructor. Ensure your knowledge is current and relevant with our courses.

Our CPD courses are the perfect stepping stone for any instructor looking to upgrade their professional career.

Specialise in the Older Adult client group with the KFA Sit and Stay Fit Module

This Keep Fit Association Training Course for qualified Level 2/3 teachers will enable you to teach chair based classes.  Using a combination of distance learning and practical interactive learning, the focus will be on balance, flexibility, strength and co-ordination together with postural stability to help with falls prevention.

Group Training CPD

This is a practical workshop style training focuses on styles of classes such as HIIT, Bootcamp, Body Conditioning and classes that don’t ‘move to the beat’. Designed for personal trainers looking to teach small or large groups and existing instructors looking to upskill and add more class styles to their repertoire.

Level 2 Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health

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Our online Level 2 Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health course is an ideal opportunity for those looking to understand the workings of the body in relation to exercise. You’ll gain knowledge in areas such as the skeletal system, energy systems and muscular systems.

Level 2 Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health

Our online Level 2 Principles for Exercise, Fitness and Health course is an ideal course for those looking to gain an understanding of exercise in relation to health. You’ll gain knowledge in key areas, such as health benefits of physical activity, the effects of exercise on the body, and more.

Level 2 Anatomy and Principles Combo

Can’t decide between the two? Why not try the Level 2 Anatomy and Principles combo? Combine both courses for a discounted rate and twice the knowledge!

Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology Exercise and Health

Our online  Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology Exercise and Health course is ideal for those looking to expand their knowledge and understanding. The unit will build upon the Level 2 Anatomy and Physiology, allowing you to instruct to a wider audience.

Additional Training, Courses and CPDs

Member organisations of EMD UK offer a range of training opportunities and CPDs and have undergone a rigorous instructor training endorsement process with EMD UK.  This is a mark of quality, giving trainee instructors peace of mind that they’re attending a recognised course and class participants confidence that they’re attending a session taught by an appropriately certified instructor. You may also be eligible for an Open Bursary to help with your training costs.  Why not check out what’s on offer – you’ll be spoilt for choice on what to do next!

Level 2 and 3 Qualifications

EMD UK run a variety of nationally-recognised Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications. All our qualification are accredited by CIMSPA, and include a year’s instructor support and insurance once you qualify.

If you’re not sure which course is best for you or you have any questions about our qualifications, don’t sweat it. Our friendly, knowledgeable instructor training team are on hand to alleviate your worries and make your instructor career journey that little bit easier.

All of our qualifications are awarded by Active IQ, recognised by REPs and endorsed by both PD:Approval and CIMSPA. You can rest assured that our courses are delivered to the highest standard, meeting quality assurance standards.

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Let’s Get Started…

Group exercise is an exciting and diverse mix of styles and activities that caters to ‘someone like me’ and everyone should have the opportunity to take part. EMD UK is committed to driving positive change within the industry and we believe that through cooperation and collaboration with industry bodies, understanding and removing the barriers that prevent people from taking part and by supporting instructors to deliver excellence, we can achieve a healthier nation through exercise. See how you can get involved below…