Course Description
MAPS Certificate 3 in Aerobics and Group Fitness Instructor program is designed for individuals who wish to plan and instruct group exercise to music programs in a variety of styles, as well as for individuals interested in developing their own understanding of aerobics and group fitness instruction.

Delivered in collaboration with fitness instructor specialists AZM Training and Consultancy, the course includes both classroom based theory sessions and gym-base practical sessions, and covers exercise science as well as specific content related to aerobics and group fitness instruction.

Styles covered include classes such as a muscle conditioning, dance, Hi/LO, step etc. Students will master suitable moves to music and proactive move combinations, cueing techniques and working with the beats and phrases of the music.

On completion of the qualification, students will also receive the FISAF International Group Exercise Instructor qualification, recognised internationally as a leading qualification across the fitness industry.

Awarding Body
Certificate for this course will be awarded by MAPS College.

MNQF Level
Level 3 Certificate (view Approval)

Academic Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum entry requirements:

  • Completion of Basic Education
  • Attainment of a Level 2 qualification
  • 18 years of age AND Ability to communicate in the language of instruction

Candidates without the above requirements shall be evaluated on an individual basis, utilizing individual interviews to judge candidates’ ability to follow this course.

Course Structure
Core Subjects:

  • EXS001 Exercise Science 1
  • EXS002 Exercise Science 2
  • EXP001 Exercise Programming 1
  • EXP002 Exercise Programming 2
  • GC001 General Components 1
  • FAP001 Fitness Affiliates Program 1

Specialized Subjects:

  • AGF001 Aerobics and Group Fitness Instructor Programming 1
  • AGF002 Aerobics and Group Fitness Instructor Programming 2
  • AGF003 Aerobics and Group Fitness Instructor Programming 3
  • EXP003 Exercise Programming for Aerobics and Group Fitness Instructor
  • FAP002 Fitness Affiliates Program 2

Duration: 15 weeks

Intakes: September and March

Mode of Study: Face to Face (Male’ Campus only)

Course Assessments
All subjects are assessed by time constrained examinations and practical exercises designed to support student learning.

Course Fee and Payment Plan
Please see Course Fees and Payment Plan for information.

How to Apply?
Candidates may apply online or download and complete application, which can be submitted to College Reception on the First Floor of H. Vaifilaa-age, Janavaree Magu. Applicants are requested to read the Terms and Conditions for Studying at MAPS College before applying.