The aim of this qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise classes in a group exercise environment.

All learners will start the basics of Group Training including:

  • Principles of anatomy, physiology and fitness 

  • Professionalism for group training 

  • Health and safety in a group training environment

  • Supporting behaviour change and healthy lifestyles

Learners will then follow their journey of interest by choosing between

Planning and instructing group training sessions


Planning and instructing group training sessions to music


How is my course delivered?

The Group Training course is delivered via virtual route. We have created our own platform, NETFIT, which will allow the delivery of the practical part of the course. This is backed up with 4 live mandatory webinars with your tutor. The anatomy and physiology part of the course is completed using Active IQ's own technology

Do we have to attend the webinars

Yes! They run for the first 4 weeks of your course and your tutor will give you two options to join the webinars. You will have a mid afternoon or a morning option.

How do you run the webinars?

We run all our webinars using Zoom. Each one lasts approx 90-120 mins

What do I wear for the webinars?

Webinars can feature both lecture content and movement content. Please be prepared that you may be asked to do some movement, therefore we recommend you wear appropriate wear for exercise.

What about all the other learning?

All other learning is done in your own time. this is an in-depth course and is the entry qualification in to the fitness industry. As a guide we advise 156 hours in total to complete the entire course including the assessments.

How do I take the assessments?

You will use the Active IQ assessment system.

The physical assessment needs to take in a class environment with a minimum of 4 participants. No physical assessments with take place until social distancing has been relaxed to allow for this type of environment. All practical assessments are to be live streamed using zoom with the video submitted to your assessor after. You will receive support on how to do this. 


Will I get hard copy of the manual?

No, we provide virtual access to the course content. you can purchase a manual at an additional cost of £40 inc p&p. This supports us keeping the costs lower for each learner.

What happens next?

Your course start date will be in your terms and conditions and on your invoice. You will be contacted no later than 7 working days before your course commences with the following information:

  • Details of your tutor

  • How to book your space on the webinars where required

  • How to gain access to your learning materials

  • How to gain access to any technology you may need to use

  • How to submit your work

  • Any additional information you may need to know including assessment information and receiving results

Group Training/Group Training to Music