Online Exams

You can choose to write the online Foundations exam at home or at a testing centre, at a time that works for you.  


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Information about online exams

Below are the requirements to register and write your exam. 

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    Eligibility requirements

    To write the the theory exam you must have:

    • Completed the related course OR
    • Have a letter of approval to skip the course and write the exam

    Purchase your exam

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    What to expect for your at-home online exam

    The video linked below describes in detail what to expect during your exam. Watch the video well before your exam day, so that you are prepared and able to focus on writing your exam without any technical difficulty. 

    If you have any questions please contact us at 

    Online exams: what to expect video

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    At-home exam system requirements

    It's important to test your home computer system to make sure it meets the ProctorU requirements for online exams. DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP. 

    • Use the link below to check the system requirements for online exams 

    • We recommend you do not use your workplace computer as you may not be allowed to download the exam software. 

    System and equipment requirements

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    Register and schedule your at-home online exam

    You'll need to submit your course reference number or approval letter to purchase and register for the exam. 

    All registrations are verified by our office. Once your reference number or qualifications are verified you’ll receive an email from ProctorU to schedule the date and time of your exam.

    • Exam bookings are displayed in MILITARY (24 HOUR) TIME. Please ensure you are booking for the correct time slot (i.e. 2:00pm is 14:00 MST rather than 02:00 MST). If you miss your exam, a fee will be required to rewrite.

    Once you have booked your exam please TEST YOUR SYSTEM before your scheduled exam time. This is extremely important. DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP.  

    Purchase your exam

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    Register and schedule your In-person testing centre exam

    You can choose to write your online exam at a testing centre. There is an extra fee to cover testing centre costs. 

    • Select the in-person testing centre option when you purchase your exam and pay the required fee.
    • Approval will be granted by the Fitness Alberta office and an email invitation will be sent to you from Fitness Alberta/ProctorU, with steps for booking your online testing centre exam date and time.
    • Select your testing centre location and provide 3 dates and times that you are available to write your exam. 
      • Exam testing centres are located in: 

        • Calgary 
        • Campbell River
        • Camrose
        • Drayton Valley
        • Edmonton 
        • Fort McMurray
        • Grande Prairie 
        • Lac La Biche
        • Lacombe
        • Lethbridge
        • Lloydminster
        • Medicine Hat 
        • Olds
        • Peace River
        • Red Deer 
        • Slave Lake
        • Stettler 
    • You will receive an email from the testing centre confirming one of your 3 chosen dates and times to sit your online testing centre exam.
    • Please note this process takes a minimum of 7-10 days to complete, from the time of exam purchase to finalizing your exam writing date. 

    *If the testing centre cannot accommodate your 3 selected choices, you will receive an email from ProctorU asking you to log in to your exam account to select new dates and times. 

    Purchase your exam

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    Exam cancellation and rescheduling

    Cancellations and rescheduling:

    • Cancellations for at-home online exams require 48-hour notice, otherwise it’s a forfeit of the scheduled exam, booking and exam fees.
    • Cancellations for in-person testing centre exams require 5 business days notice, otherwise it's a forfeit of the scheduled exam, booking and exam fees.

    To cancel, log into your candidate profile on Meazure, view Exam Lists and select the option "Withdrawal."

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    Time frame policy

    Group exercise certification candidates:

    • You have one year to complete your Fitness Alberta certification requirements from the last day of your Foundations course (or final day of your FEO course timeline if taking the online Foundations course).

    Certified Personal Fitness Trainer candidates: 

    • You have one year to complete (and pass) the theory and practical assessment exam 
    • Candidates who have taken the online personal training course have one year to complete certification requirements from the time of purchase of the online course 

    If you have questions contact us at