PFS Step Aerobics Instructor® December 2020

PFS Step Aerobics Instructor®
December 2020

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Step up, to the best way to get your clients fit! Did you know Step Aerobics is one of the most popular types of exercise on the planet? Therefore if you wish to get people stepping to your own choreography, this course is definitely for you.

The course also incorporates high intensity exercise  class  called functional step containing press-ups, squats and planks into a step routine and working your whole body in a new and challenging way.

Perhaps you are bored with lonely gym sessions... You can train a group of enthusiastic individuals who love toning their body to good music. How about spicing up your classes with the assistance of dumbbells and barbells. Sounds difficult? Let us show you how it's done.

Make every class different and have people love you for it!


After this course, you will be able to:

Qualification outcome

  • Identify rhythm and tempo, find a master beat

  • Teach basic steps and exercises on the step

  • Teach choreography on one (front) side of the step

  • Create warm up using basic steps

  • Use active stretching after warm-up

  • Use basic steps and progress them into a simple choreography

  • Apply cueing in step classes

  • Use sides of the step in choreography

  • Use the step for strength & conditioning exercises

  • Teach exercises during a class that are safe to use with step

  • Maintain a constant heart rate (aerobic zone) for the group doing the class

  • Use proper commands for the group to follow you

  • Lower the heart rate of the group in a cool down at the end of the class

  • Apply static stretching at the end of the class

  • Teach two different step classes: Step Strength & Conditioning and Step Choreography & Dance

  • Work full-time or part-time within a fitness studio or health club

  • Deliver a number of classes per week in various locations as a freelancer


This course requires a recognised, valid and current Fitness Instructor or Gym Instructor qualification + ETM which is accredited and mapped at EQF Level 3 | NQF level 4* such as the PFS GROUP FITNESS CLASSES INSTRUCTOR. If you didn't qualify with us, a scanned copy of your certificate will be required in response to your registration confirmation email.


Who should attend?

This course is open to everyone who wants to improve their teaching skills and general knowledge in the field, walking the path of development and reach excellence.

Please inform us during the registration process if you have any learning difficulties or disabilities so we can accommodate you appropriately. 


What you need to bring with you:

  •  Bottle of water
  •  A change of clothes
  •  Sports/gym gear
  •  Towel
  •  Lunch and snacks
  •  Notepad

Course hours that require 100% attendance: 6.5 hours held on one weekend day 

Additional self-study hours: 5 - 8 hours* the time burden can vary depending on individual ability and dedication.


Students will be assessed by the teacher on the day and if their performance is satisfactory, the certificate will be awarded. Should the teacher decide otherwise, a separate exam day will follow.


The PFS Step Aerobics Instructor assessment consists of:

Practical: You will need to present a short 15 minute class, which should include:


  • Present conditioning exercises using the step equipment.
  • Correct use of at least one of the methods to teach step choreography.
  • Demonstrate proper stretching techniques.




Participants must have 100% attendance to receive the PFS STEP AEROBICS INSTRUCTOR certification.


The final Certification is given in printed form and enables the participant to teach classes and get insured.





All our courses are accredited by REPs Ireland and recognised worldwide through ICREPs.

All PFS qualifications meet industry standards that have been developed and published by the European Health & Fitness Association (EHFA).

REPs Ireland ensures that all standards used are mapped to and meet all appropriate International standards where possible, to ensure all REPs Ireland members benefit from recognition of their status from other National REPs.

Payment rules 

  • We operate on a first come, first serve basis with no exceptions.
  • To secure your place on the course the payment should be made upon registration.
  • We allow 5 calendar days to receive payment before your place is given to another person that has paid.
  • After 5 calendar days have passed, and we haven't received any payment, you will need to register again if places are still available.
  • There is no way to prolong the 5 calendar days. Registrations are not accepted if you have already registered and the initial 5 days have not elapsed.
  • If we have received a late Early Bird payment (i.e. you registered for Early Bird but we haven't received payment within 5 calendar days) you will be liable for the Normal Price as outlined in our Terms & Conditions. No exceptions will be made.
  • If you have signed up at the Normal Price or Early Bird price and we haven't received the full amount from you before the start of the course, then you will be subject to Instalment payments.


Payment options 

Early Bird

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Normal Price

Payment must be made in full and received by us before the course starts. Please take into account that bank transfers may take time and we operate on a first come first serve basis with no exceptions as outlined in PAYMENT RULES.


Payment methods

Once you register, you will be guided through the payment process.

  • Bank transfer
  • Paypal


If you encounter any issues with payment and you have read our FAQ page, please reach out via the Contact section.

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