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AFLCA Certification

There are currently two options for certifying with the AFLCA:

1. Specialty Exercise Leadership

—> acquire a Specialty Leader certification, mostly for Group exercise settings

or

2. Personal Training

—> acquire a Certified Fitness Trainer certification



1. Specialty Exercise Leadership Certifications

To begin, choose one of:

a) Group Exercise Specialty Leader with a Designation:
* Choose from: Choreography, Portable Equipment, Step, Cycle, Mind Body
b) Aquatic Exercise Specialty Leader
c) Resistance Training Specialty Leader
d) Fitness for the Older Adult Specialty Leader

To become a Specialty Leader, review the Steps to Certification

  • To submit final documents: Please refer to “step 6” in the link above.




2. Personal Training – Certified Fitness Trainer

The Certified Fitness Trainer accreditation provides individuals with the education and knowledge to design safe, effective programs for personal training with your clients.



To become a Personal Trainer, review the Steps to become a Certified Fitness Trainer















Become an AFLCA Training Agency

Learn about the benefits and offer AFLCA Certification courses

Training Agency information

Recertification requirements

AFLCA certified exercise professionals are required to keep their knowledge and credentials current by completing continuing education credits and maintaining CPR. The Provincial Fitness Unit and the AFLCA host conferences, courses and workshops to help you remain certified.

AFLCA Recertification Information

The Provincial Fitness Unit currently supports over 2,000 AFLCA certified exercise professionals across Alberta.