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Exams

While the Exercise Theory course is a prerequisite to the Specialty courses, Exercise Theory and Specialty exams may be written at the same exam sitting.

  • All written AFLCA exams have a minimum passing requirement of 80%.
  • Successful completion of both types of exams are required before Certification may be awarded.
  • Exam fees apply to all exams.

*There are NO refunds for exams, including exam sittings not attended.

*Please note any nutrition questions are based on the revised 2019 Canada’s Food Guide.

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Registration Information



1. Determine what type of exam you are writing:

a) Initial exam (post-course completion)
You’ve completed an AFLCA certification course and are registering for an initial exam

b) Supplemental exam (rewrite)
If you were unsuccessful on your previous exam attempt(s) and are registering for a supplemental exam.
You have up to two supplemental exam attempts (not applicable for Specialty challenge exams, details below). After the third attempt, you will be required to take the appropriate AFLCA course prior to writing again or can challenge the exam.

*If you are challenging the Specialty exam, you have two supplemental exam attempts. After the second attempt, you will be required to take the appropriate AFLCA course prior to writing again.

c) Deferred exam (rescheduling)
You are rescheduling an exam and are registering for a deferred exam.

d) Challenge exam (educational prerequisites required)
You have prior learning, education, or training and are registering to challenge an exam.
Challenging allows you to bypass one or more AFLCA certification courses and move directly to the exam.
Please review the qualification and requirements to challenge into the AFLCA.
* Supporting documentation must accompany your exam registration.

*Note: Course manuals and study guides are not included in the exam fee(s) but are available for purchase.



2. Decide where and when you would like to write the exam:

  • Please select a location from the 6 available options and a date exam locations and dates.
  • You will receive a confirmation email with details of the exam sitting 1 – 2 weeks before the scheduled date.
  • Note: If you are unable to attend one of the scheduled exam dates, you can register for an Independent
    exam

    * There is an administration fee of $75.00
    * 3 weeks noticed is required
    * You are responsible to locate an AFLCA Trainer or an Alberta Vocational College Proctor to assist with these arrangements (fees may apply for their services).


3. Register for the exam:

Click here to Register for your exam(s) through the online store
  • You may register for up to two exams in one sitting (does not apply to CFT Theory).
  • You must register a minimum of two weeks prior to the exam date.
  • Registration for exams will only be processed with a valid course reference number and course completion.


4. Receive your exam results:

  • Exam results will be confidentially e-mailed to you within 2 – 4 weeks following the exam sitting.
  • Marks will not be provided over the phone.
  • Results are final and cannot be discussed.
  • Keep record of your exam results to include with your documentation for certification


Preparing for your Exam



Additional Resources



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

Exam Fees:

Exercise Theory Exam: $85.00
- (includes Provisional Membership)
Specialty Exam: $50.00
- (includes Provisional Insurance)
Supplemental Exam: $25.00
Deferred Exam: $15.00
Challenge Exam: $125.00
- (includes Provisional Membership and/or Provisional Insurance)


Exam Locations

Exam Registration

Edmonton: University of Alberta
Calgary: Mount Royal University
Red Deer College
Lethbridge College
Medicine Hat College
Grande Prairie Regional College


Materials Available for Purchase:

Certification Exams Study Guide
Course Manuals