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Introduction

Share your passion for Pilates and boost your business as a qualified Pilates instructor.

For 20+ years we’ve helped people just like you turn their love of Pilates into a fulfilling career.

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During our Pilates course you’ll learn how to programme and deliver your own safe and effective Pilates classes, and gain invaluable insight into the principles of fitness and health and how to support your clients through exercise and physical activity.

The content of our Pilates Instructor course includes:

  • Anatomy & physiology for exercise & health
  • Principles of exercise, fitness & health
  • Supporting clients in exercise & physical activity
  • Health, safety & welfare in a fitness environment
  • Programming a Pilates teaching session
  • Delivering a Pilates teaching session
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Study Options

We’ve two convenient study options for our Pilates Instructor course – Virtual or In-Person.

Select your study option and enrol, then enjoy immediate access to your course and Learner Support via our website or mobile app

Virtual

Home study plus a practical, tutor-led Pilates Instructor Virtual clinic that you participate in at home. This clinic is conducted in real-time and is not a pre-recorded video.

You will:

  • Book onto and participate in a scheduled Stage 1 Pilates training weekend and a scheduled Stage 2 Pilates training weekend, in that order. Together, these two training weekends make up the Pilates Instructor Virtual clinic. View dates.

  • Complete as home study the online course material, online theory assessments and portfolio.

  • Complete the 30-hour practicum requirement where you observe a qualified Pilates instructor in a professional fitness environment e.g. Pilates studio.

  • Submit via our Help Desk evidence of your completed practicum using the documents provided in the online course material.

  • Film the practical assessment in a professional fitness environment (for which you’ll need a minimum of six participants).

  • Submit via our Help Desk a video of your practical assessment and a copy of your completed portfolio.

    As an alternative to submitting a video of your practical assessment, for an additional fee you can either book onto and attend an In-Person assessment held on a scheduled Pilates Instructor assessment day (to which you’ll bring three participants and complete and hand in a copy of your portfolio – view dates), or you can book onto and perform a Virtual assessment at a bespoke time and date that you arrange with us (for which you’ll have six participants with you and submit in advance via our Help Desk a copy of your portfolio with just the final section outstanding).
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In-Person

Home study plus a practical, tutor-led Pilates Instructor In-Person clinic that you attend at our London centre.

You will:

  • Book onto and participate in a scheduled Stage 1 Pilates training weekend and a scheduled Stage 2 Pilates training weekend, in that order. Together, these two training weekends make up the Pilates Instructor In-Person clinic. View dates.

  • Complete as home study the online course material, online theory assessments and portfolio.

  • Complete the 30-hour practicum requirement where you observe a qualified Pilates instructor in a professional fitness environment e.g. Pilates studio.

  • Submit via our Help Desk evidence of your completed practicum using the documents provided in the online course material.

  • Film the practical assessment in a professional fitness environment (for which you’ll need a minimum of six participants).

  • Submit via our Help Desk a video of your practical assessment and a copy of your completed portfolio.

    As an alternative to submitting a video of your practical assessment, for an additional fee you can either book onto and attend an In-Person assessment held on a scheduled Pilates Instructor assessment day (to which you’ll bring three participants and complete and hand in a copy of your portfolio – view dates), or you can book onto and perform a Virtual assessment at a bespoke time and date that you arrange with us (for which you’ll have six participants with you and submit in advance via our Help Desk a copy of your portfolio with just the final section outstanding).
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Prices

Take your pick from our simple payment options: pay up front in full and pocket a prompt payment discount or pay the regular price via a payment plan.

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Course

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Regular Price: £1499 Special Offer £999

From £50 deposit & £24/month

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Regular Price: £1499 Special Offer £999

From £50 deposit & £24/month

Prompt Payment: £1199 Special Offer £899

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Find out more about our Pilates course. If you have any questions we’ve not answered, please call us.

Recognition

You will achieve the relevant Level 3 qualification upon successful completion of our Pilates Instructor course, the certificate for which will be issued by the awarding organisation.

This Pilates course is also recognised by PD:Approval and CIMSPA, and meets the criteria for official American College of Sports Medicine Approved Provider status◊.

Prerequisites

You’ll need a basic level of English and Maths to understand the Pilates course content.

There are no qualification prerequisites for our Pilates Instructor course, but if you already have a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing qualification you might be able to start at the Level 3 section of the course. Please call us for more information.

This Pilates instructor training requires physical exertion and individual participation is required, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary. Relevant personal experience of participating in Pilates classes will be helpful.

Resources

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Dates

View dates for the training weekends and practical assessments here.