The Nova Scotia Fitness Association is a non-profit organization.

Excelerated ET: Exercise Theory (ZM F23)

  • 08 Jun 2024
  • 9:00 AM
  • 15 Jun 2024
  • 3:00 PM
  • Online via Zoom


  • This course includes the 3 Zoom sessions, and the session recordings to review and exam prep. This option does not include a manual. Exam day included.
  • This option includes everything in the ET course plus an ET manual. The cut-off for this option is May 28th to allow time for the manual to be shipped. You must provide your mailing address with this option in order to receive the manual.

Registration is closed

Exercise Theory (ET)

Learn the technical knowledge required for all NSFA/FLC teaching certificates.

This is the pre-requisite module in the Nova Scotia Fitness Association’s (NSFA) Certification Program. This course covers the Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Bio-mechanics, Nutrition, Safety and Legal Liability required to successfully complete the course work, and to work in the exercise industry with one of our specialization certificates.


 Zoom Saturday, June 8 2024 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
 Zoom Sunday,  June 9  2024 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
 Zoom Saturday, June 15 2024 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Exam Day Saturday, June 22 2024

Fee: $199.00
Fee includes:  Materials, exams, and NSFA  Associate Membership for 1 year.

Add a Fitness Theory Textbook: Fee:$299 ***Please fill in your full mailing address if you're outside of the Halifax area so we can mail your manuals to you.

Payment: Payment must be received before the course begins.

Course Conductor(s):  Heather Creamer

Exams:  Exam Day will be June 22, 2024.   If you cannot attend the exam day, a 1-on-1 session with an exam proctor can be booked after your course is finished.

If a proctor is not available in your area, their are online exam options through other provincial organizations (an exam fee may apply). NSFA will have an online exam option coming in the fall. 

Please note:

- For the option including a manual, registration closes 10 days before the course begins to allow time for shipping text books

- This course is 3 days, live via ZOOM (these are recorded so they can be watched later). 

- The exam day will be held in the HRM area and is optional. Other arrangements for writing the exam can be made via proctor if required. 

- This course is required for the completion of all fitness teaching certificates. It is not a certificate to teach by itself.

Note: We require a minimum of 5 registrants to run the course. Registrants will be notified in the event we do not have enough people registered  to run the course, and your money will be refunded.

We acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people.  

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