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Get AFLCA Certified

From deep water aerobics, to cycle classes, to one-on-one training, the AFLCA has a certification that will get you going in Alberta’s thriving fitness industry. Our certifications are based on research, tailored for Alberta’s fitness industry and marketplace, and offer affordable professional insurance to all of our current members.

One-on-One Fitness Training

The AFLCA offers the Certified Fitness Trainer accreditation for individuals who wish to design safe, effective programs in one-on-one consultation with their clients.

Click here for more information about the AFLCA Certified Fitness Trainer accreditation or, use the left-hand navigation bar.

Questions? Contact Michelle Berg, Provincial Fitness Unit Education Coordinator.
michelle.berg@ualberta.ca


Group Exercise Class Leadership

The AFLCA offers certification in the following areas of group exercise leadership:

  • Group Exercise Leader
  • Aquatic Exercise,
  • Resistance Training,
  • Fitness for the Older Adult,

Six Steps to Certification

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Note: If you are taking the group exercise route, Group Exercise Fundamentals and a designation course are required. Areas of Designations are: Portable Equipment, Choreography, Step, Cycle and Mind/body.

Group Exercise Leader FAQ‘S →

Already qualified?

If you have experience and education, you may challenge into the AFLCA

For agencies Running AFLCA Courses

For information on running courses visit

Need more information? Contact the AFLCA Office

Need an AFLCA Trainer or Assistant Trainer?

AFLCA Trainers are qualified to run AFLCA courses, and to give practical assessments to individuals seeking to fulfill requirements for their AFLCA certification. We have a contact list of AFLCA Trainers who can provide these services for you.

Current List of AFLCA Trainers & Assistant Trainers

AFLCA certifications are developed by highly qualified Alberta fitness professionals specifically for Alberta’s thriving health and wellness industry and marketplace. We are a not-for-profit organization and have been providing training and certification since 1984.

The AFLCA is a standard you can build a career on.

Already qualified?

You may challenge into the AFLCA for exemption from any or all of the above prerequisites.