Certificate in Group Training (Active IQ)

Certificate in Group Training (Active IQ)

Level: Level 2
Course price: 660.00

Next available course dates:

23rd/24th & 30th/31st October 2021

Assessment day Saturday 4th December 2021 (you will need to bring at least one participant with you on this day)

2022 Dates:

5th/6th & 12th/13th February

11th/12th & 25th/26th June

15th/16th & 22nd/23rd October

Course runs on weekends from 9:30am – 5:30pm.

Course overview:

You will learn the practical skills to plan and teach a safe and effective group exercise class to music. This will include aerobics, high intensity interval training, body conditioning or circuit training and relaxation and recovery.

A successful group exercise Instructor needs to have excellent communication skills, love people and have a passion for fitness and encouraging others that just shines. Life as a group exercise instructor is rewarding, and allows you to have fun, be creative and work in an exciting environment that suits you

For many people, exercising in a group situation is the best way to keep fit and healthy. Running the class is just as much fun as attending one. You can work as a freelance instructor in the community and a Health Club or Leisure Centre. Becoming a group training instructor is usually a stepping stone to other careers in the health and fitness industry. You can add other qualifications such as Aqua, Gym instructor, Pre Post natal instructor and much more.

You must be 16 years or older. You do not need any previous experience to be a Group Exercise Instructor, just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.

What you will learn:

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective group training sessions. During the qualification learners will cover:

    • Anatomy, physiology and nutrition, and how they relate to exercise and fitness.
    • Health and safety in the group training environment.
    • The skills to support exercise adherence and a healthy lifestyle.
    • The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective group training sessions.
    • Professionalism for group training.
    • Personal and professional development.
    • Delivering exceptional customer service.


      • An Invigilated multiply choice theory paper (Principles of Anatomy, Physiology and Fitness)
      • worksheets
      • Session Planning
      • Summative practical assessment

What to do now:

      • Complete an online application form, making your deposit or full payment
      • You will be assigned a tutor with regular contact via email or telephone
      • Your training resources will be sent to you in the post
      • You will attend your training days and then prepare for a practical assessment day also returning for your multiple choice theory paper assessments,

What you will achieve:

      • Active IQ Certificate in Group Training
      • CPD Points and Certificates

What next?

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October 23, 2021 to October 31, 2021
February 5, 2022 to February 13, 2022
June 11, 2022 to June 26, 2022
October 15, 2022 to October 23, 2022
Full payment£660.00
Deposit (Balance £495.00)£165.00

Should face-to-face training be delayed due to government guidelines then our training courses where possible will be taken online via Zoom or on a similar platform. Please see our Coronavirus Policy (on page 11 of our Terms and Conditions) for full details.