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AFLCA Trainer / Assistant Trainer

Application deadline: January 31, 2019

Course Dates: April 3 – 6, 2019 _______________________________________________________________

How to Apply to become an AFLCA Trainer:

Submit a professional application to the AFLCA at: info@provincialfitnessunit.ca
Video uploads to YouTube

Please include the following in your application:

  1. Contact Information
  2. A one page letter of intent, identifying the benefits you bring to the AFLCA
  3. A copy of your AFLCA certificate and specializations (must have current AFLCA certification for a minimum of 2 years)
  4. Resume, indicating professional fitness leadership experience including: AFLCA training events, continuing education credits, workshops attended and specific areas of concentration, courses and workshops facilitated or undertaken
  5. University or College transcripts showing completion of degree or diploma and course work in:
    1. Anatomy
    2. Physiology
    3. Biomechanics
    4. Exercise Physiology
    5. Standard First Aid and/or Athletic Injuries Care and Prevention Course
  6. Letter of support (optional) from an AFLCA Trainer (current status) emphasizing exceptional leadership skills to become a Trainer. (The Trainer must have seen a minimum of one of your classes to comment on the candidate’s leadership skills and/or adult education facilitation skills)
  7. Video (25 minutes) of you leading an exercise class demonstrating your cuing, technical expertise and leadership abilities *Video Requirements
  8. Video demonstrating your leadership and facilitation skills in an adult education/facilitation (e.g. classroom) situation (maximum 15 minutes)
    Upload videos to YouTube
  9. Cost: $800 for attendance at the 4 day Trainer/Assistant Trainer course (payable after acceptance into the program)

All applications will be reviewed by a selection committee. Acceptance is not guaranteed. Incomplete packages will not be reviewed.

How to Apply to be an AFLCA Assistant Trainer

Submit a professional application to the AFLCA at: info@provincialfitnessunit.ca
Video uploads to YouTube

Include:

  1. Contact information
  2. A one page letter of intent identifying the benefits you bring to the AFLCA
  3. A copy of your AFLCA certificate (and specializations)
  4. Letter of support (optional) from an AFLCA Trainer (current status) verifying exceptional leadership skills to become an Assistant Trainer. (The Trainer must have seen a minimum of one of your classes to comment on the candidate’s leadership skills and/or adult education facilitation skills)
  5. Resume outlining relevant experience, e.g. adult education experience, courses or workshops facilitated, continuing education credits, AFLCA co-training events
  6. Video (25 minutes) of you leading an exercise class demonstrating your cuing, technical expertise and leadership abilities *Video Requirements
    Upload to YouTube
  7. Cost: $800 for attendance at the 4-day Trainer/Assistant Trainer course (payable after acceptance into the program)

All applications will be reviewed by a selection committee. Acceptance is not guaranteed. Incomplete packages will not be reviewed.

Questions? Contact the AFLCA Office at 780–492-4435.

Need an AFLCA Trainer, Assistant Trainer or CFT Examiner?

AFLCA Trainers are qualified to run AFLCA courses. Trainers and Assistant Trainers provide Practical Assessments and CFT Examiners administer Practical Exams.

Current List of AFLCA Trainers, Assistant Trainers & CFT Examiners

Trainer Scope of Practice

  • Facilitation of all AFLCA courses.
  • Conduct practical assessments for AFLCA leaders.
  • Act as ambassadors/representatives of the AFLCA adhering to the NFLA Performance Standards, AFLCA standards, and the AFLCA Code of Conduct.

Note: Trainers co-facilitating courses with Assistant Trainers are responsible for the course and must ensure that all course material is covered.

Assistant Trainer Scope of Practice

  • Assist AFLCA Trainers in the facilitation of AFLCA certification and recertification courses.
  • Conduct practical assessments for AFLCA leaders.
  • Facilitate Group Exercise designation courses if certified in Group Exercise
  • Act as ambassadors/representatives of the AFLCA adhering to the NFLA Performance Standards, AFLCA standards, and the AFLCA Code of Conduct.