Qualifications matter


Your scope of practice ensures that the services you provide as a resistance exercise leader match your training. 

AFLCA Resistance Exercise Leader Scope of Practice

The AFLCA certified Resistance Exercise Leader is able to:

  1. Lead a safe exercise session by providing effective and appropriate exercises in order to meet the needs of participants.
  2. Provide weight room monitoring and equipment orientation.
  3. Lead exercise groups that are based on AFLCA standards and NFLA guidelines.
  4. Lead introductory resistance exercise programs.
  5. Lead participants that are apparently healthy.
  6. Use the Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating, Canada’s Physical Activity Guide to Healthy Active Living, and Par-Q+.

AFLCA - Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association

NFLA - National Fitness Leadership Alliance

Par-Q+ - Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire

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