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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 Exercise
*Fitness for the Older Adult

Steps to become a Group Exercise Leader

Personal Training – Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

The AFLCA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer accreditation gives you the industry recognition and skills you need to design safe, effective programs for personal training with your clients.

Learn how to become an AFLCA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

Advanced Accreditations

Strength & Conditioning Trainer

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 – CPFT, CFT or equivalent.

Add Strength & Conditioning Trainer to your personal training accreditation.

Pre & Postnatal Certification

This certification includes exercise considerations, contraindications, and foundational information to support you to safely lead pregnant and postnatal women in your classes.

Information and upcoming courses

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.