National & International Certification
NSFA Certified Fitness Leaders & Trainers are nationally certified and internationally transferable.
The NSFA is a founding member of Fitness Leadership Canada (FLC).
As a member of the FLC we are also members of ICREPs. FLC is the only fitness certification organization in Canada that is an ICREPs Member.
Fitness Leadership Canada's main focus is the development and stewardship of national standards and exercise leadership registration across Canada. We are an advocate for exercise leadership at the National level.
As a national board we:
- Set the national exams & hold the performance standards for exercise leadership registration in Canada.
FLC members are committed to a common vision, open communication, sharing and enhancing resources and working together towards an effective, national network. We are the Canadian member of the International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals.
Our work with ICREPs furthers our goals by:
For more information, please visit the FLC home page.
Our Canadian Partners are:
Alberta/North West Territories – Fitness Alberta
British Columbia/Yukon –British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association
Saskatchewan – Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association
Manitoba – Manitoba Fitness Council
Ontario – Ontario Fitness Council
New Brunswick/PEI – Fitness New Brunswick
Personal trainers, aerobics instructors, yoga leaders and other exercise educators in Newfoundland & Labrador who wish to be FLC registered and insured can join through us in Nova Scotia (NSFA).
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for an assessment of your credentials.
The International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals is an international partnership between registration bodies around the world.
For full details please visit the ICREPS home page.
Our fellow members of ICREPS are:
New potential member countries are applying to join ICREPs every year. Only those who meet the standards will be chosen. Please contact us at email@example.com if you are considering transferring to another ICREPs member country.
The NSFA is also a member of the following non-fitness organizations:
- Sport Nova Scotia
- The Q Creative Network
The Nova Scotia Fitness Association is a non-profit organization.