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AFLCA Certification

Certifying with the AFLCA:

Group Exercise Leadership Certification

AFLCA Group Exercise certification provides individuals with evidence-informed education, practical skills and knowledge to design safe, effective Group Exercise programs in the following specializations:

*Group Exercise with Designations: Choreography, Portable Equipment, Step, Cycle, Mind-Body
*Aquatic Exercise
*Resistance Training
*Fitness for the Older Adult


Steps to become a Group Exercise Leader





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.

Steps to become a Certified Fitness Trainer



Strength & Conditioning Trainer Advanced Accreditation

Expand your personal training scope of practice and insurance to include youth through adult strength & conditioning training for team or individual athletic settings. Prerequisite for this accreditation is AFLCA personal trainer – CFT or equivalent.

Add Strength & Conditioning Trainer to your personal training accreditation.





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.