Fitness Leadership Training (AFLCA)

The Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to developing, promoting and implementing national standards for the training and certification of group exercise leaders in Alberta. The AFLCA offers certification in the areas of group exercise leadership including resistance training and group exercise leader. The AFLCA qualifies you to deliver exercise leadership province-wide and is recognized across all of Canada.

We offer the following AFLCA certification courses:

  • Exercise Theory (Prerequisite for all other courses)
  • Group Exercise
  • Group Specialties: Portable Equipment , Mind and Body
  • Resistance Training
  • Fitness for the Older Adult
  • Recertification

Group Exercise FAQ's.

For more information about the AFLCA certification process, visit the Provincial Fitness Unit.

Dates and times for Red Deer College proctored AFLCA examinations.To register for an exam, contact the Provincial Fitness Unit.


This program qualifies for government funding. Enrol one or more employees in the training and pay only one-third of the cost with the Canada-Alberta Job Grant! Apply at least 30 days in advance.


Current course offerings will be posted below. Click on the link to register, or call 403.357.3663 and have your course number ready.

AFLCA Courses