Apply your post secondary credits

Use your college or university credits to earn Fitness Alberta personal training certification. 


Challenge the Theory and practical exams

Students currently enrolled in a two or four year program at a recognized University or College, participating in a faculty such as Physical Education, Kinesiology, Personal Fitness Training, or related program may be eligible to skip the online course and proceed directly to challenge the CPFT Theory and Practical exam. 

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How to apply your post secondary credits


  • 1

    Step 1

    submit your transcripts and required information in the Education review form  for pre-approval

  • 2

    Step 2

    Challenge the AFLCA Exercise Theory exam
    *You will need your transcripts to register for the exam 

  • 3

    Step 3

    Challenge the AFLCA Certified Fitness Trainer Theory exam

  • 4

    Step 4

    Contact a CPFT examiner to complete your CPFT Practical exam

  • 5

    Step 5

    Submit your information and documentation for certification including CPR and Standard First Aid

    Certified Personal Fitness Trainer certification