Level 2 Award in Step

What Qualifications do I get?

With this course you gain the following qualification:

  • Level 2 Award in Step

The Benefits

This qualification allows you to teach safe and effective step studio classes. Use your own chosen music while learning the skills to be creative with choreography. Learn the principles of warm up, the aerobic curve and cool down. A must for all studio instructors!

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Want to qualify as a Step Instructor?

Step Instructor

This qualification comprises of 2 mandatory units:

Unit 1- Group Teaching Skills

Unit 2- Instructing Step Exercise to Music

Successful achievement of both units must be achieved for the full qualification.

Are there any Prerequisites?

To enrol onto the Step Instructor course you need to hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (QCF) qualification.This qualification does not provide entry to REPs

How will I be assessed?

To achieve the qualification you must complete and pass the following:

  • Worksheets
  • Practical Observation and Evaluation

For the practical you are required to teach a class consisting of 6 – 12 participants. You are required to bring along class participants for your practical assessment if attending a face-to-face practical assessment. You may submit your practical assessment by DVD. Guidelines for this are given on request of DVD submission.

Is there a charge for re taking a part of my assessment?

There will be a £50.00 charge for all practical reassessments.

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Total Qualification Time

40 hours

This is an estimate of the total amount of time this qualification will take to achieve.

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Where is the course held?

The course is held in our new premises SMART Qualifications 99 Fengate, Peterborough, PE1 5BA

This course enables you to work with one of our tutors in a classroom environment. The course will be held over 2 days. 1 training day and 1 assessment day. The days are spaced to ensure enough time for your to study and prepare.

Your tutor will support you continually throughout your course.  You will be provided with all your course resources and revision aids.

This is a great way to learn as you are working to set dates in a set time frame. You will meet new friends and be able to share your experiences in a confidential environment.

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Classroom Learning

 Price £250.00

0% payment plans available on request.

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Choose from one of the training day dates:

Venue: The course is held in our new premises SMART Qualifications 99 Fengate, Peterborough, PE1 5BA

Saturday 2nd March 2019  – An agreed  assessment date will be arranged on the course 


Awarding Body / REPs CPD

SMART Qualifications is an approved training provider for YMCA Awards and Active IQ. On achieving the assessment process and the quality assurance process is completed your nationally recognised certificate will be processed. On certification you gain 16 Continual Development Points (CPD)




Step Instructor Course

This course is for those who hold a Fitness Instructor qualification and want to qualify as a studio Step instructor. This qualification allows you to teach studio based step classes whilst using your own chosen music and be creative with choreography.



Once qualified this qualification will allow you to move onto the Studio Resistance. This will allow you to give advice and design plans for your class participants.


0% Payment plans available

Spread the cost with 0% financing. Credit subject to application and status.

Interested In the Level 2 Award in Step Exercise to Music course?

Call us for a chat 0800 0433 600

Having recently qualified as an ETM instructor, I wanted to achieve further qualifications. I chose Smart Qualifications to do the Award in Step and Aqua Aerobics. Both courses were delivered professionally by fantastic instructors.  Within 4 weeks I had qualified in both. Smart Qualifications make learning fun which makes you at ease.  Help was always on hand if needed. I would highly recommend Smart Qualifications.

Paula - Lincolnshire

Level 2 Award in Step Exercise to Music

You will cover:

  • how to design and teach safe and effective step exercise to music sessions
  • the principles of warm up, the aerobic curve and cool down
  • working to music
  • motivating participants
  • a variety of group teaching skills
  • how to respond to health and safety issues

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