Funding opportunities

Are you ready to start your Clubbercise instructor journey? Let’s make things a bit more affordable...

If you're based in England you could be eligible for the CIMSPA Retrain to Retain scheme and/or the EMD UK Open Bursary, both provided by Sport England.

Instructors who are eligible for both will receive £125 of the course fee back.


Applying for the ReTrain to ReTain scheme is simple and quick, watch this video and read these FAQs to learn how. 

Then, apply for your £50 voucher here.

Once you receive your voucher via email (please allow up to 7 working days for this), simply follow the details in the email to redeem £50 against the Clubbercise training course.

You can also redeem your £50 ReTrain to ReTain voucher and apply for the EMD UK Bursary (see below) on one form here, just make sure you tick the last box: 'I wish to use apply for EMD UK Open Bursary funding and use my Retrain to Retain funding towards an endorsed CPD course'.


You'll be eligible for the £75 bursary if you plan to teach Clubbercise in England and hold at least one of the following qualifications:

  • 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

How to apply for the EMD UK Bursary

Step 1. Secure your space on your preferred Clubbercise instructor training course via our website by booking and paying now.

Step 2.  Apply for the funding on the EMD UK website, please have proof of payment ready as this must be
uploaded at this point

Step 3. Once you have completed our course and received your certificate, send it to EMD UK at

Step 4. EMD UK will reimburse you the funding amount

If you have any questions about the Open Bursary, please contact EMD UK on or visit the EMD website open bursary page.

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Please make sure you read all of the terms and conditions and that you fulfill the criteria before applying.