Scope of practice


Your scope of practice ensures that the services you deliver match your training. 

Group Exercise Leader Scope of Practice

The AFLCA Group Exercise Leader is certified to:

  1. Lead a safe land exercise group* by providing effective and appropriate exercises in order to meet the needs of participants.
  2. Lead exercise groups that are based on AFLCA standards and NFLA guidelines.
  3. Incorporate the use of appropriate portable equipment based on identified or implied needs of the participants.
  4. Use the Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating, Canada’s Physical Activity Guide to Healthy Active Living, and Par-Q+.
  5. Lead participants that are apparently healthy. 

* A group is defined as a leader-facilitated exercise session.

AFLCA - Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association

NFLA - National Fitness Leadership Association

Par-Q+ - Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire

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