National Qualification in Step Aerobics

Step up to a new level of fitness fun!

This programme equips certified fitness instructors with the expertise to safely and effectively incorporate a diverse range of step aerobics exercises in to their training sessions, to assist clients in meeting their unique fitness requirements and goals.

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About our Step Aerobics Qualification Course

  • Dublin | Cork
  • On Site Learning
  • Sunday
  • 1 Day

The National Qualification in Step Aerobics course is an all-encompassing programme designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the best practices and techniques for conducting safe and effective exercises.

Upon successful completion of this training course, qualified health fitness instructors and personal trainers will have the confidence and ability to prescribe the most appropriate step aerobics training methods suitable for group exercise training.

Our programme covers all essential areas including the latest scientific research, equipment handling and safety, choreography and music, and injury prevention. You will receive hands-on training from our experienced instructors and will have the opportunity to apply your skills in practical exercises.

With the skills acquired from this training, you will be equipped to lead dynamic and engaging group exercise classes, providing your clients with the ultimate step aerobics experience. You will have the knowledge and skills to create a range of safe and effective training exercises, tailored to your clients’ specific needs and goals.

So, join us and take the first step towards enhancing your knowledge and advancing your career as a fitness instructor or personal trainer.

What our gradutes say!

Some unsolicited testimonials from our graduates from over the years.
" Your professionalism and knowledge ... shines through at all times "

A very big thank you for a wonderful course. You are all very special people in different ways. Your professionalism and knowledge delivered with love fun and passion shines through at all times. I will miss you all very much. Be that body !!

Karen Reynolds
Personal Training Graduate
" The tutors are very knowledgeable, warm and welcoming "

The NTC is an excellent facility. The tutors are very knowledgeable, warm and welcoming and I always enjoy coming back here.

Orla Flynn
Personal Training Graduate
" I really am blown away by the standard of teaching on this course "

I really am blown away by the standard of teaching on this course, it is amazing… so organised.. so down to earth… so enthusiastic it is infectious. I am so lucky and so glad to be in a position to experience this. I just wanted to say and share… FANTASTIC! Thank you so much, Richelle

Richelle Daly
Personal Training Graduate
" We really had a great group and we’re all keeping in touch "

I really enjoyed my time at the NTC – we really had a great group and we’re all keeping in touch.

Toni Anderson
Personal Training Graduate
" Thanks to the motivational teachers for their enthusiasm and support "

I really did enjoy it … thanks to the motivational teachers for their enthusiasm and support … also Karen and Greg in admin … always very helpful and obliging.

Brian McConville
Personal Training Graduate
" The best learning experience I have come across "

Thanks very much to all the tutors at NTC for all your help. You all made this course very enjoyable and I’m sure the whole group had as much fun as I did. This course was the best learning experience I have come across and I thank you for that.

Iva Ramini
Personal Training Graduate
" I really found the course to be a very high standard "

Just to say thanks a lot for your excellent classes in both ETM and in particular Sports Nutrition. I really found the course to be a very high standard and the level of tuition very impressive.

John O’Carroll
Personal Training Graduate
" I learned a lot in the last few months "

Thanks for everything. I feel like I learned a lot in the last few months and would like to thank the tutors for their patience. I will be back to do extra courses soon.

Natasha Duff
Personal Training Graduate


This course is eligible for discount through the LHF Skillnet for members of REPs Ireland and Ireland Active.

Schedule and Locations

Good Availability
Dublin
National Training Centre, Dublin 7
Sunday Course
March 10, 2024

Full details for the National Qualification in Step Aerobics Course

Get all the information about our Step Aerobics Course. (Remember there's even more info in the FAQ section below).

Syllabus

Our Step Aerobics course is designed to provide comprehensive training in all key areas of step aerobics instruction, ensuring that you have the knowledge and skills to create effective and engaging step aerobics classes.

Throughout the programme, you will learn about a range of topics related to step aerobics, including the different approaches to using the step platform, the importance of platform height, and techniques for increasing or reducing intensity. You will also learn about muscle balancing, teaching and cuing skills, injury prevention, lever lengths, foot placement, and foot strike, all of which are essential for creating safe and effective step aerobics routines.

Our course also covers the importance of music tempo, step patterns, and choreography in creating engaging and varied step aerobics sessions. Whether you are working with beginner or advanced clients, you will have the skills to tailor your classes to their individual fitness levels and goals.

In addition, our course includes a section on suitability for pre-natal clients, ensuring that you have the knowledge and skills to create safe and effective step aerobics exercises for this special population.

By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to create dynamic and effective step aerobics routines for individuals and groups of all fitness levels, and provide your clients with a fun and challenging workout experience.

Eligibility

Welcome to our continuing professional development course for health fitness professionals! We’re delighted to have you here.

Before we begin, we would like to ensure that your primary fitness instructor qualification, which must include a group fitness module, meets the eligibility requirements approved by REPS Ireland. We kindly request that you double-check if your qualification is eligible for this course. If you’re unsure, please do not worry! Just send a scanned copy of your primary fitness qualification to [email protected] before the course start date, and we will confirm whether you are eligible to participate.

We also want to remind you that your professional indemnity insurance cover is only valid if you hold a valid, industry recognised primary qualification at minimum EQF Level 3 in fitness instruction which includes a group fitness module. This is to guarantee that you are fully covered and protected as you progress on your professional development journey.

If you submit a certificate to NTC that lacks specific mention of group fitness or if your qualification is not approved by REPs Ireland, you will receive a CPD Certificate of Attendance as proof of your course participation.

Thank you for your attention, and we are looking forward to seeing you in class!

Meet The Tutors

Only fully qualified tutors deliver the National Qualification in Step Aerobics, with each tutor having recognised industry and educational experience in their individual fields.

Frequently Asked Questions

The National Training Centre have been delivering respected educational programmes since 1985 and during that time we have had many questions asked by potential students before registration. Here you can find the answers to the questions we receive most often.

This course is a continuing professional development course for qualified health fitness professionals and it is the responsibility of each individual applying for the course to check whether their primary fitness instructor qualification meets the eligibility requirements and is approved by REPS Ireland.

A copy of your primary fitness qualification which must include group fitness / exercise to music must be scanned and emailed to [email protected] prior to the course starting date.

If you submit a certificate to NTC that lacks specific mention of group fitness or if your qualification is not approved by REPs Ireland, you will receive a CPD Certificate of Attendance as proof of your course participation.

Professional Indemnity Insurance cover is only valid if you hold a valid, industry recognised primary qualification at minimum EQF Level 3 in fitness instruction which includes group fitness.

Fitness ACP courses are generally delivered over a single day, 2 mornings, 2 evenings or weekends. Our planning is based on the numbers registered and the decision to proceed with a course is based on the registered number of participants.

If you can’t make it for the time you have booked you will forfeit any fees paid. It may be possible, although not guaranteed, to reschedule your participation for a later date.

If there is a medical reason for non-participation we will, subject to receipt of valid medical certification, reschedule your participation to a later date.

For more information or clarification please call us on 01 882 7777 or by email to [email protected]

In the unlikely event that a course does not proceed you will be offered whichever of the following suits you best:

  • Reschedule to a different date
  • Reschedule to an alternative location (where applicable)
  • A full refund of all fees paid

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