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Start a Career in One-on-One Fitness Training With the AFLCA

The AFLCA is very pleased to announce the development of a new certification: AFLCA Certified Fitness Trainer.

This new designation is for individuals who want the opportunity to design individual exercise programs and earn credible professional accreditation to begin a career in one-on-one fitness training.

By Albertans For Alberta’s Fitness Marketplace

The AFLCA CFT certification was designed and developed by highly qualified Alberta fitness professionals specifically for Alberta’s thriving fitness industry and marketplace. The AFLCA provides a wide range of professional certifications from aquatic to mind/body exercise. With the inclusion of one-on-one fitness training certification the AFLCA is truly a standard you can build a career on.

AFLCA Certified Fitness Trainer Highlights

  • Affordable professional Insurance – is a huge benefit of AFLCA membership.
  • Accessible – this designation (like all AFLCA certifications) is attainable and affordable for anyone interested in a career in fitness training.
  • Education and experience are recognized – Individuals who possess prior education and knowledge, such as AFLCA certified Resistance Training leaders and university students enrolled in related programs may challenge in to the CFT designation.

read more about how to earn the AFLCA CFT designation

AFLCA CFT announcement pdf

A standard you can trust

The AFLCA is Alberta’s longest standing not-for-profit fitness organization. Supported by the government of Alberta, Tourism Parks and Recreation, and the University of Alberta, we have been in the business of providing fitness and exercise training, standards and programming to Albertans since 1984. We have certified over 20,000 leaders, and provided thousands of active living and fitness programs to the community. Our standards are embedded in major Alberta post-secondary institutions, and we are an active member of Alberta’s leading active living stakeholder organizations. We are a founding member of the National Fitness Leadership Alliance, ensuring that our standards nationally and internationally recognized.

Our goal is to provide credible, safe evidence-based standards and certification, ensuring that Albertans have a qualified pool of professionals to call on for fitness consultation and practice. From aquatics, step and resistance training, to one-on-one consultation, our certifications are truly developed to a standard that your clients can have faith in and that you can build a career on.

For more information about the AFLCA CFT, contact our education coordinator, Michelle

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