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EMD UK Open Bursary

Learn about the savings you could make before booking your CPD Training Course

Save £75.00 on Your Groovelates Training Costs!

EMD UK offers financial support in the form of an Open Bursary available to any teacher or instructor who wants to take one of our Groovelates Training Courses.

Do you live in England and have a Level 2 Qualification*?

If that's a YES then simply follow the easy, 3-step Application Process outlined below!

*You must have one of the following qualifications to be accepted for the open bursary criteria:

  • Level 2 Fitness Instructing e.g. Exercise to Music (ETM), Aqua, Gym, Children's Fitness

  • Level 2 Group Training to Music (formerly ETM)

  • Level 2 Group Training

  • Level 2 (DFQ) Exercise, Movement and Dance

  • Level 2 Gym Instructor

  • Level 3 Personal Trainer

  • Level 3 Yoga OR 300 hours certificate

  • Level 3 Pilates


Groovelates is proud to be a Partner Member with EMD UK (Exercise, Movement & Dance UK), the national governing body for group exercise.


Groovelates Training Courses are endorsed by EMDUK so we can offer our instructors CPD points.

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Application Process

Apply for the Open Bursary in 3 Simple Steps

Step 1

Apply for an open bursary place on the EMD UK website  providing evidence of your level 2 qualification.



If successful you will receive an email confirmation from EMDUK with your exclusive Open Bursary £75.00 Discount Code.

Send us the code and we will send you your discount voucher code.


Step 2

On the Groovelates website, go to Training Dates 

and choose your training.

Add your exclusive Open Bursary Discount Code received from GROOVELATES to access the saving.

You will then receive confirmation of your booking direct from us.


Step 3

Attend your training/complete your online training programme.

Start teaching GROOVELATES classes!


***Please review the Finer Details outlined below***

Finer Details

To clarify...

  1. Applications must be received by EMD UK at least FIVE WORKING DAYS before the course start date. This does not apply to our On-Demand Portal.
  2. Groovelates is allocated a total to 10 Open Bursaries per quarter.

  3. Funding is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

  4. The course being applied for MUST start within the same three months of the Bursary Funding Quarter.

  5. Please read the EMD UK Open Bursary Terms & Conditions in full.

  6. The applicant must pay back the Open Bursary Discount amount of £75.00 if they:

  • Do not attend the specified Training Course

  • Fail to certify within the agreed timeframe


Furthermore, the applicant will be liable for an additional administration charge of £25.00 to cover the support and resource time required to manage and facilitate the application process on their behalf.

The applicant must confirm compliance with these Groovelates Terms & Conditions in advance by signing the form by clicking the button below.

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