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Setting the Standard for Health & Fitness in BC


Qualified Exercise Professionals (QEP)


Qualified exercise professionals currently play an important role in exercise testing and training of both healthy and clinical populations in a variety of settings. QEPs have advanced training, follow evidence-based best practices and work within their defined scope of practice when interacting with their clients.

Membership Pre-requisites

All applicants must hold a current certification with one or more of the following:

  • British Columbia Parks and Recreation Association (BCRPA-CPT)
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM-CPT, HFS, CES, RCEP)
  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP-CPT, CEP)
  • British Columbia Association of Kinesiology (BCAK Practicing Kinesiologist)
  • Health & Fitness Federation of Canada (HFFC-CPT, HFFC-CEP)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CSPS, TSAC)
  • ACE
  • CanFitPro
  • YMCA

Membership Fees

The HFSBC is dedicated to maintaining an affordable fee structure. The 2019-2020 fees for the Qualified Exercise Professional membership cost $35 + GST.

Membership Benefits

  • Access to our members only online community
  • Networking opportunities with other practitioners in the health and fitness field online and at local events
  • Advertisement of services in our publicly accessed online member directory
  • Access to posted employment opportunities
  • Discounted prices to all HFSBC professional development events

How to Apply

Register Online


Submit the following documents by mail to the HFSBC office: