Put your qualifications to work

Your qualifications may be used towards Fitness Alberta Personal Fitness Trainer Certification. These qualifications include:

  • other certifications or
  • Canadian and international post-secondary education

Just complete the qualifications review form and upload your certificate or proof of post-secondary education (e.g., transcript).

Apply your qualifications

More about required course work

To qualify for review your completed post-secondary courses must be: 

  • from a two or four year program at an accredited University or College
  • earned in a related faculty such as Physical Education, Kinesiology, or Personal Fitness Training

You will need to submit proof of coursework in the following competencies:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology 
  • Movement Mechanics 
  • Physical health assessment
  • Health related benefits of physical activity
  • Exercise prescription and program design
  • Human behaviour 

Submit your credentials

For more information about the knowledge and competencies we require for certification, please review the Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Performance Standards.