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Challenge into the AFLCA

You may have the qualifications to challenge some of the requirements for AFLCA certification. Challenging allows you to bypass one or more AFLCA certification courses and move directly to writing the exam.

Exam Challenge Qualifications

If you are challenging with certifications or course work not listed below, please contact the office at 780–492-4435.

QUALIFICATION ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS – documentation must accompany Exam Registration Form
Current AFLCA Resistance Training Leader certification CFT Theory and Practical exam(s) copy of current RTL certificate
Expired AFLCA or NFLA certifications Exercise Theory and Specialty exam(s) copy of expired certificate
Current or Expired YMCA or YWCA certifications Exercise Theory and Specialty exam(s) copy of current or expired certificate
Current or Expired non-NFLA certifications Please contact the office for assistance
AFLCA Provisional Members with exams older than one year Exercise Theory and Specialty exam(s) copy of expired exam cover sheet
Diploma/Degree course work at recognized college/university Exercise Theory and Specialty exam(s) copy of transcripts = Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise Theory exam, contact office for Specialty exam requirements
Diploma/Degree course work at recognized college/university CFT Theory and Practical exam(s) copy of transcripts showing successful completion of all required course work.

– See CFT Prerequisite Course Listing

Note: all CFT candidates are required to pass the CFT Theory exam prior to advancing to the CFT Practical exam.

AFLCA Recognition of NFLA accredited professionals:

NFLA accreditations are recognized by the AFLCA, and currently certified NFLA exercise professionals can transfer into the AFLCA with NO exams required. Such recognition and transfer is available to current Group Exercise, Aquatic Exercise, Fitness for the Older Adult and Resistance Training leaders.

To complete a partner NFLA transfer:

OR

To transfer your NFLA Personal Training Certification, please follow this link for further information.

For more information on the exam challenge process, please contact us.