BCRPA Supervisor of Fitness Leaders (SFL)

BCRPA Supervisor of Fitness Leaders (SFL)

bcrpa-logo1Want to take your Personal Training certification to the next level? Get your SFL designation from the BCRPA.  The process is not simple, but an exciting opportunity.

SFL Course, Langley by Aaron Tews (April 8 2015):  http://kinesiologists.ca/wp/bcrpa-weight-personal-training-ice-workshop/

SFLs are generally fitness professionals who have responsibility for overseeing a team of fitness leaders. They are often Fitness Programmers or Managers at fitness facilities and are in a position to hire fitness leaders for their facilities.

SFLs are able to:

  • Perform ICE evaluations to verify the practical competence of new fitness leaders
  • Present workshops in their area(s) of expertise and grant BCRPA CECs (continuing education credits)


  • Current BCRPA registration (out of province registration will be reviewed and assessed on an individual basis)
  • Current First Aid (current within 2 years of issue date) and CPR (current within 1 year of issue date)
  • Resume of practical experience detailing 30 hours of recent supervisory experience as well as 70 hours of on-floor instruction in specialty module
  • Recognized Supervisors course from an established university, college or business school (i.e. Justice Institute, Community College)
  • Instructional Competency Evaluation (ICE) Workshop. Contact the BCRPA office for registration procedures.  
  • Shadow ICE (the shadow ICE will be explained during the ICE workshop)
    • Note: For a shadow ICE you will need to contact a current ICE evaluator. If you are already an SFL or TFL in another practical module (i.e. weight training) you won’t need to shadow but you will have to perform a mock ICE which will be explained during the ICE workshop.
  • Two reference letters (current within 1 year) from a Supervisor or Manager/Owner of a fitness facility indicating competencies

SFL Application Forms

To see the requirements to become a registered SFL, please see the application form associated with the specific specialty area:

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