If you are looking for a career in fitness, we encourage you to seek qualifications from an organization that supports a single national standard. In BC, you can attain this single standard through registration with the BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA).
The Registry® of Fitness Professionals accepts certifications from a variety of certifying bodies and organizations. Course content, delivery, and evaluation are unique to each certifying body and it is the Fitness Professional’s choice which body they wish to receive their certification from.
The Registry applies a consistent standard for all fitness professionals to adhere to. The standard is developed by the National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA) which is a partnership of fitness associations dedicated to developing, promoting and implementing a national standard for training and certification of fitness professionals. NFLA member organizations include: