Exams, PLARs, & Transfers
Every NSFA certification requires exams. Everyone certifying with us for the first time must write the Exercise Theory exam and also complete the written & practical exams for their chosen specialty.
Usually the NSFA holds 2 provincial exams days per year in which anyone can do any written exams they wish. This is currently on hold due to COVID-19 and we do not have an estimation of when this service will return. We are only doing exams one-on-one with in-person proctors or via Zoom until further notice.
To arrange for a proctor for a written exam, or for an evaluator for a practical exam please email our Exam Manager, Stacey at email@example.com with your location and dates & times you are available.
For anyone with a fitness certification outside of the NSFA, NFLA, or ICReps family, you are invited to submit your credentials and resume for a PLAR - Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition. The PLAR assessors will determine which of our credentials you qualify for and/or if you need to do any of our exams to meet our standards.
To apply for a PLAR please email your resume and proof of external credentials to Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NSFA accepts immediate transfers (no additional exams or assessments required) from our partner provinces and countries in the NFLA and ICReps. If you have a current credential and are a member in good standing please email your proof, or have your transfers representative from your association email it to Terri at email@example.com
The Nova Scotia Fitness Association is a non-profit organization.