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Group Exercise Instructor: Aerobics Step And Tone

Have you got rhythm and style? You can enhance this by signing up for this short course, designed to equip you with in-depth knowledge about various training methods. This course will give you the skills to adapt teaching methods and styles to suit the individual or group. You will learn to use music as an effective instructional and motivational tool during aerobic sessions or classes, by interpreting the structure, timing, rhythm, tempo and style of the music used.


3 months (Online)


Online Learning


15 credits

Applications Close

30 June 2024


Programme Timeline

Additional Information

This qualification is registered on the NQF at level 4 and is 15 credits. It is quality assured by CATHSSETA as mandated by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO). The programme is delivered through mixed-mode which combines contact workshops and seminars with self-study. The duration of this learning programme is approximately six weeks. Students can also study through eta Distance Learning.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology to exercise training
• Instruct Aerobics classes

This course will give you the knowledge and skills to work as a Group Exercise Instructor in a range of fitness or leisure facilities. The course provides you with up to date and well-researched principles of exercise science along with practical learning that will provide you the knowledge and skills to take up work as Group Exercise Instructor immediately.

Module 1: Anatomy and physiology for Exercise Instructors (ANIN). Unit Standard: Apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

Module 2: Exercise to Music: Aerobics, Step and Tone (EXCY). Unit Standard: Lead and instruct exercise programmes for individuals and groups to music.

There are no admission criteria to the programme but it is assumed that an applicant is able to: collect and use written information; communicate clearly with colleagues, clients or members of a facility; compile and write work-related reports.

Distance Learning / Online
Aerobics Instructor
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