Registered Exercise Professional Benefits
Why do exercise professionals need to register?
If you’re a fitness instructor or personal trainer, you should be registered with Fitness Australia.
Here are 3 powerful reasons why:
Benefits by category of registration:
|Quality assurance||Registration is proof of your qualifications and competency to be a fitness instructor or personal trainer, and demonstrates your commitment to professional development. This is an important quality assurance measure for both consumers and employers.|
|Enhanced employability||Employers and consumers recognise and refer to Fitness Australia registration as a mark of professional competency and quality. Registration levels and categories define your professional’s expertise and scope of practice, and in doing so, enhance your employment opportunities.|
|Recognition and representation||Employers and consumers search for fitness instructors and personal trainers on the Fitness Australia websites www.fitness.org.au/exerciseprofessionaldirectory and
www.startexercising.com.au. Show you’re industry-fit with your exercise professional registration card, key card, certificate and apparel patch
Fitness Australia is the peak industry association representing fitness instructors and personal trainers and the health and fitness industry.
Our registered exercise professional receive many benefits – here are just a few:
|Affordable Insurance||While you’re taking care of your clients’ fitness needs, we’re taking care of your professional insurance needs. And we believe the best way we can do this is by referring you to Guild Insurance - the new insurance partner of Fitness Australia.|
|Professional Branding||Give your clients confidence in just one glance and brand yourself as a Registered Exercise Professional. You will receive a registration certificate, card/key ring and REPs lanyard to show your clients you have the right skills and knowledge for the job.|
|Registration Portability||Moving overseas - your Fitness Australia registration is recognised and transferable with REPS UK in the United Kingdom, REPS NZ in New Zealand and ICREPS throughout Europe.|
|Professional Development||Your registration level provides you with a graduated pathway for development. Continuing education programs are profiled through Fitness Australia’s CEC directory providing you with opportunities for ongoing professional development.|
|Industry Connection||You can connect with your industry through Fitness Australia’s reps magazine and eNews, join the discussion on the Fitness Industry Network and follow industry updates on Twitter and Facebook.|