CSEP Certification Workshops & Exams

Once you have received your letter confirming your status as a CSEP Approved Candidate, you are eligible take a CSEP workshop and challenge exams. 

Theory Exams  

The CSEP-CPT and CSEP-CEP Theory Exams are hosted by Pearson VUE in Computer-Based testing centres. Pearson VUE has more than 100 test centre locations throughout Canada where approved CSEP candidates are able to complete their exam on-demand and year round. 

To register for the CSEP-CPT theory exam you will need to own the CSEP-PATH manual which comes with a registration code that is required when paying for your exam.   

Special exam accommodations: Prior to scheduling your exam, candidates with diagnosed disabilities requiring special accommodations need to contact memberships@csep.ca with your request or for more information.

CSEP-CPT Theory Exam Sitting Fees
  • First exam sitting: $155 +tax
  • Second (and subsequent) exam sitting: $100 +tax 

CSEP-CEP Theory Exam Sitting Fees
  • First exam sitting: $200 +tax
  • Second (and subsequent) exam sitting: $150 +tax   

Upcoming Workshops and Practical Exams 

To be notified of upcoming fall workshop and exam opportunities, make sure you have applied for approval - a monthly newsletter is sent out to all applicants with lists of upcoming exams.

To register for workshops candidates will need to use the registration code from your Letter of approval. If you are unsure what your registration code is contact memberships@csep.ca.   

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CSEP-CPT Candidates 

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Nova Scotia
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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18,  Edmonton, Alberta 

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CEP practical exam in Edmonton, Alberta. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. After your payment had been received (a check for who has paid will be done once a week), your contact information will be given to the examiner who will contact you about scheduling a practical exam date and time that works for both of you. We cannot guarantee that your exam will be able to be scheduled within a specific timeline.

Location: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta 

Practical Exam Cost: $675 + tax 

Contact: Alex Game

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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, Winnipeg, Manitoba

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CEP practical exam in Winnipeg, Manitoba. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. After your payment had been received (a check for who has paid will be done once a week), your contact information will be given to the CSEP Instructor Examiner (IE) who will contact you about scheduling a practical exam date and time that works for both of you. We cannot guarantee that your exam will be able to be scheduled within a specific timeline. 

Location: 
University of Manitoba
Faculty of Kinesiology
Winnipeg, MB

Exam Cost:
Exam Only: $500.00

Contact: Kyle Turcotte

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, Edmonton, Alberta 

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CPT practical exam in Edmonton, Alberta. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. After your payment had been received (a check for who has paid will be done once a week), your contact information will be given to the examiner who will contact you about scheduling a practical exam date and time that works for both of you. We cannot guarantee that your exam will be able to be scheduled within a specific timeline.

Location: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Practical Exam Cost: $140 + tax

Contact: Alex Game

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, Winnipeg, Manitoba

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CPT practical exam in Winnipeg, MB. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. After your payment had been received (a check for who has paid will be done once a week), your contact information will be given to the examiner who will contact you about scheduling a practical exam date and time that works for both of you. We cannot guarantee that your exam will be able to be scheduled within a specific timeline.

Location: The Wellness Centre (1075 Leila Ave., Winnipeg, MB) 

Practical Exam Cost: $278.00 +tax

Dates:
Exams will take place between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018 as scheduled with the CSEP Instructor-Examiner. 

Contact: Jennifer Onyskie 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

This CSEP-CPT exam opportunity is for approved CSEP-CPT candidates confident in the material required of them for the full CSEP-CPT practical exam. Candidates should have reviewed the CSEP-CPT Certification Guide and the CSEP-PATH manual to understand the full practical exam, as there is no workshop prior to this exam. Candidates can expect to hear from the Instructor 1-2 weeks after paying for the event as to what schedule will work for both candidate and examiner.

Location: 
University of Saskatchewan
Physical Activity Complex
87 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK

Cost:
Exam: $150.00

Dates:
Exams will take place between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018 as scheduled with the CSEP Instructor-Examiner.

Contact: Bart Arnold 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2016, Thunder Bay, Ontario

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CPT practical exam in Thunder Bay, Ontario. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. After payment has been received (there is a weekly check for candidates) your contact information will be given to the instructor examiner who will contact you about scheduling a practical exam date and time that works for both of you. We cannot guarantee that your exam will be able to be scheduled within a specific timetable.

Location:
Canada Games Complex
420 Winnipeg Avenue
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7B 6B7

Cost:
$225.00 + tax

Contact:Reija Karioja 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, Halifax, Nova Scotia

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CPT practical exam in Halifax, Nova Scotia. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. After payment has been received (there is a weekly check for candidates) your contact information will be given to the instructor examiner who will contact you about scheduling a practical exam date and time that works for both of you. We cannot guarantee that your exam will be able to be scheduled within a specific timetable.

Location:
Kinesic Sport Lab
3661 Lady Hammond Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 2S2

Cost:
$250.00

Contact: Jeff Zahavich 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, Calgary, Alberta

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CPT practical exam in Calgary, Alberta. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. After payment has been received (there is a weekly check for candidates) your contact information will be given to the instructor examiner who will contact you about scheduling a practical exam date and time that works for both of you. We cannot guarantee that your exam will be able to be scheduled within a specific timetable. 

Location:
Mount Royal University
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, AB, T3E 6K6

Cost:
$250.00

Contact: Heather Whelan 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, Wolfville, Nova Scotia

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CPT practical exam in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. Exams will be offered on a need be basis and will be scheduled at the mutual convenience of the CSEP-CPT Instructor-Examiner and the candidate.

Location:
Acadia University - School of Kinesiology
550 Main Street. Kinesiology Labs
Wolfville, NS, B4P 2R6

Costs:
Exam Only: $ 250.00

Contact: Janna Wentzell 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, St. John's, Newfoundland

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CPT practical exam in St. John's Newfoundland. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. Exams will be offered on a need be basis and will be scheduled at the mutual convenience of the CSEP-CPT Instructor-Examiner and the candidate.

Location:
Memorial University

Cost:
$200.00

Contact: Duane Button

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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, St. John's, Newfoundland

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CEP practical exam in St. John's Newfoundland. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. Exams will be offered on a need be basis and will be scheduled at the mutual convenience of the CSEP-CEP Instructor-Examiner and the candidate.

Location:
Memorial University

Cost:
$275.00

Contact: Duane Button

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, In/Out Curr (NAIT) Edmonton, Alberta 

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CPT practical exam in Edmonton, Alberta. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. After your payment had been received, your contact information will be given to the examiner who will contact you about scheduling a practical exam date and time that works for both of you. We cannot guarantee that your exam will be able to be scheduled within a specific timeline.

NAIT STUDENTS: To receive the NAIT Student price you must contact your Instructor directly to receive the special registration code before registering. 

Location: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Practical Exam Cost:
NAIT Students: $50 + tax
Out-of-Curriculum Candidates: $250 +tax

Contact: Kate Andrews

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, London, Ontario

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CPT practical exam in London, Ontario. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. After your payment had been received, your contact information will be given to the examiner who will contact you about scheduling a practical exam date and time that works for both of you. We cannot guarantee that your exam will be able to be scheduled within a specific timeline.

Location: Western University

1151 Richmond St,
London, ON N6A 3K7

Practical Exam Cost:
Exam: $175 +tax

Contact: Michael Herbert

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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam - Ongoing 2017/18, Welland, Ontario* Event Currently Closed

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CEP practical exam in Welland, Ontario. If you are interested in scheduling an exam you will first need to pay using the link below. After your payment had been received, your contact information will be given to the examiner who will contact you about scheduling a practical exam date and time that works for both of you. We cannot guarantee that your exam will be able to be scheduled within a specific timeline. 

Location: Niagara College
100 Niagara College Blvd.
Room A200B
Welland, On, L3C 7L3

Practical Exam Cost:
Exam: $400.00 + tax

CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, In-Curr, September 26-March 13, 2017/18, RDC, Red Deer, Alberta

A Comprehensive workshop covering the core competencies to prepare students for both practical and written exams for the CSEP-CPT Certification. The workshop will combine theoretical material with a large emphasis on practical components and rehearsal in the sport performance lab.

Registration Deadline: October 5th, 2017

Location: Red Deer College
100 College Blvd. Room B801
Red Deer, AB, T4N 5H5

Workshop Dates and Times:
September 26th, 10:00am-11:20am
October 03rd, 10:00am-11:20am
October 10th, 10:00am-11:20am
October 17th, 10:00am-11:20am
October 24th, 10:00am-11:20am
October 31st, 10:00am-11:20am
November 07th, 10:00am-11:20am
November 21st, 10:00am-11:20am
November 28th, 10:00am-11:20am
December 05th, 10:00am-11:20am
January 08th, 2:00pm-3:00pm
January 15th, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Exam Dates and Times:
March 12, 2018, 8:00am-6:00pm
March 13, 2018, 8:00am-6:00pm

Costs:
Workshop and Exams: $265.00

Minimum Candidates: 6 Maximum Candidates: 12

Contact: Crystal Horne 

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CSEP-CEP Practical Skills Review Session and Exam, November 25-26th, 2017, Welland, Ontario

This skills review is designed as a practical skills and theoretical review for the CSEP-CEP exam. the full day workshop will cover aerobic, anaerobic and body composition assessments and exercise prescriptions as well as clinical assessment/analysis such as ECG's, spirometry and posture.

Registration Deadline: November 17th, 2017

Location: Niagara College
100 Niagara College Blvd
Room A200B
Welland, ON, L3C 7L3

Skills Review Date and Time:
November 25th, 2017, 8:00am-6:00pm

Exam Date and Time:
November 26th, 2017, 8:00-6:00pm - as scheduled with instructor

Costs:
Skills Review and Exam: $ 590.00 + tax

Contact: Adam Upshaw 

Minimum Candidates: 5, Maximum Candidates: 20

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam Only, November 18th, 2017, Moncton, New Brunswick

This is an exam only, no review session prior. There will be both French and English CSEP-CPT IE's on site for the exam and candidates will be able to be challenged in their preferred language.

Registration Deadline: November 10, 2017

Location:
Université de Moncton,
18 Antonine-Maillet Ave,
Moncton, NB 

Exam Date:
November 18th, 2017, 8:00am-4:00pm

Costs:
Exam $225.00 + tax

Contact: Memberships@csep.ca 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, January 05-07, Kelowna, British Columbia

This is a two-day workshop and one-day exam. Candidates will be receive a combination of lecture and practical experience geared towards challenging the practical CSEP-CPT examination. This is open to UBCO students who are currently taking or have taken HMKN 311 and/or those who meet the educational requirements established by CSEP. Non-UCBO candidates are welcome to join: however, this is only a 12 hour prepatory review session to give candidates an opportunity for focused learning and experience prior to challenging the practical examination.

Registration Deadline: December 15th, 2017

Location: 
UBC Okanagan
Mountain Weather Office Rm 109
Discovery Ave
Kelowna, BC, V1C 2Z2

Skills Session Dates and Times:
January 05, 2018, 12:00pm-4:00pm
January 06, 2018, 9:00am-4:00pm 

Exam Date and Times:
January 07, 2018, 9:00am on depending on numbers

Costs:
Workshop and Exam: $530.00 + tax

Maximum Candidates:14 Minimum Candidates: 8

Contact: Gareth Jones 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, Nov 17-Dec 16, 2017, Winnipeg, Manitoba

This practical skills review will provide each candidates an opportunity receive specific feedback on each aspect of the practical exam. Each of the 7 stations of the practical exam will be covered.

Registration Deadline: November 13th, 2017

Location:
Wellness Institute
1075 Leila Ave
Winnipeg, MB. R2P 2W7

Skills Session Dates and Times:
November 17, 2017, 5:00pm-9:00pm
November 18, 2017, 8:00am-4:30pm

Exam Dates and Exams (2 spots per time):
November 27, 2017, 5:00pm-7:30pm, 7:30pm-10:00pm
December 01, 2017, 5:00pm-7:30pm
December 11, 2017, 5:00pm-7:30pm, 7:30pm-10:00pm
December 16, 2017, 12:00pm-2:30pm, 2:30pm-5:00pm

Costs:
Skills Review: $311.00 + tax
Exam: $300.00 + tax
Skills Review and Exam: $611.00 + tax

Maximum Candidates Skill Session: 8, Minimum Candidates: 4

Contact: Jennifer Onyskie 

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 CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, January 20th-21, 2018, Montreal, Quebec

This 1 day practical skills review is designed to help you prepare to challenge for both the written and practical examinations. The workshop will combine theory but will focus primarily on hands-on skills.

Registration Deadline: December 20th, 2017

Location:
Concordia University- Perform Center
7200 Sherbrooke St W,
Montreal, QC
H4B 1R6

Skills Review Date and Time:
January 20th, 2018, 9:00am-5:00pm

Exam Date and Time:
January 21, 2018, 8:00am-6:00pm as scheduled by IE

Costs:
Skills Review and Exam: $580 + tax

Minimum Candidates: 8, Maximum Candidates: 12

Contact: Adam Upshaw 

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Cancelled CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, December 02-03, 2017, Toronto, Ontario

This Practical Skills Review and Exam is designed for candidates interested in obtaining their CSEP Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP-CPT) certification. The 6 hour review is designed to review all of the components required from the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. It will help prepare you to challenge for both the written and practical examinations - a study guide with relevant material will be provided to participants. The workshop will combine theory and hands-on skills.

Registration Deadline: November 30th, 2017

Location: 
Humber College
205 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, On, M9W 5L7

Skills Review Date and Time:
December 02, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm

Exam Date and Time:
December 03, 2017 as scheduled by IE

Costs:
Skills Review: $149.00 + tax
Exam: $ 250.00 + tax
Skills review and exam: $ 399.00 + tax

Minimum Candidates: 8, Maximum Candidates: 12

Contact: Joseph Gibbons 

 
CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, January 13-14 2018, Regina, Saskatchewan

This skills review will include a review of the theory and practical components to complete the CSEP-CPT practical skills review. It will be a hands-on and all candidates will be given an opportunity to self-assess their skills. Instructors will be available to answer all questions and provide direction to complete all aspects of the practical exam.

Registration Deadline:
January 10th, 2018

Location:
University of Regina
3737 Wascana Parkway
Centre for Kinesiology
Regina, SK, S4S 0A2

Skills Review Date and Time:
January 13, 2018, 8:00am-5:00pm

Exam Date and Time:
January 14th, 2018, 8:00am-10:00am, 10:00am-12:00pm, 12:00pm-2:00pm, 2:00pm-4:00pm 

Costs:
Workshop and Exam: $400.00 +tax

Minimum Candidate: 6 Maximum Candidates : 20

Contact: Patrick Neary 

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CSEP-CEP Practical Skills Review and Exam, January 13-14 2018, Regina, Saskatchewan

This practical skills review will include review of theory and practical components to complete the CSEP-CEP exam. It will be hands-on and all candidates will be given an opportunity to self-asses their skills. Instructors will be available to answer all questions and provide direction to complete all aspects of the practical exam.

Registration Deadline:
January 10th, 2018

Location:
University of Regina
3737 Wascana Parkway
Centre for Kinesiology
Regina, SK, S4S 0A2

Skills Review Date and Time:
January 13, 2018, 8:00am-5:00pm

Exam Date and Time:
January 14th, 2018, 8:00am-10:00am, 10:00am-12:00pm, 12:00pm-2:00pm, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Costs:
Workshop and Exam: $700.00 + tax 

Minimum Candidate 4, Maximum Candidate: 10

Contact: Patrick Neary 

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CSEP-CEP Practical Skills Review, Feb 03-March 04th, 2018, Calgary, Alberta

This two part in-depth practical skills review  is designed to help prepare candidates for the CSEP-CEP (Certified Exercise Physiologist) practical exam. 
Session 1:
Covering pre-screening, body composition, sub-maximal and maximal testing for an apparently healthy population
Session 2:
Focus will be exercise and the clinical populations. (Cardiovascular disease, diabetes etc.) ECG's and will include a strength component.

It is recommended that you take the CSEP online clinical exercise webinars before this skill review before the workshop for background theory. The skills review will focus on practical skills and scenarios.

Required Resources:

  1. CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist Certification Guide (3rd Edition)
  2. Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription (7th edition) (Heyward, 2014)
  3. ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (GETP) (9th edition)
  4. ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities 
You are also responsible for knowing the material covered in the CSEP-PATH Physical Activity Training for Health manual if you are not a certified CSEP-CPT (Certified Personal Trainer)

 

Registration Deadline:
January 15th, 2018

Location:
Canadian Sport Institute Calgary
Markin MacPhail Centre
Canada Olympic Park
Calgary, AB, T3B 5R5

Skills Review Dates and Times:
February 03, 2018, 8:30am-5:00pm
February 04, 2018, 8:30am-5:00pm
March 03, 2018, 8:30am-5:00pm
March 04, 2018, 8:30am-5:00pm

Costs:
Practical Skills Review: $950.00

Contact: (for Skills Review Session Questions) Maura Hooper 

Contact: (for questions about applications and exam process) : Cassandra Smith 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Fredericton, New Brunswick, December 01,2017

CSEP-CPT practical exam for approved candidates.

Registration Deadline: November 24th, 2017 

Location:
University of New Brunswick,
LBG Exercise Physiology Lab and Studio
Fredericton,NB

Date and Time of Exams:
December 01, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm

Costs:
Exam: $250.00 + tax

Contact: Danielle Bouchard 

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 CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, London, Ontario, January 19-21, 2018

An open opportunity for Western University students who have completed KIN3337 to challenge the CSEP-CPT practical examination. This event includes a practical skills review session prior to the exams. Topics covered in the review session include:

  • Scope of Practice
  • Informed Consent
  • Client Screens and interpretation of results 
  • Pre-Screen assessments (resting heart rate and blood pressure)
  • Body composition assessments
  • Aerobic fitness assessments
  • Musculoskeletal fitness assessments
  • Strength and flexibility exercise demonstrations
  • Client counselling
Western University students should contact Michael Herbert for the registration key that provides alternate pricing. Candidates should provide letter of approval for key.
Registration Deadline: January 15th, 2018

 

Location:
Western University
Thames Hall, Room 2108
1151 Richmond Street
London, ON, N6A 3K7

Skills Review Date and Time:
January 19th, 2018, 5:00pm-10:00pm

Exam Dates and Times:
January 20th, 2018, 8:30am-10:00am, 10:00am-11:30am, 12:00pm-1:30pm, 1:30pm-3:00pm, 3:00pm-4:30pm, 4:30pm-6:00pm, 6:00pm-7:30pm
January 21st, 2018, 8:30am-10:00am, 10:00am-11:30am, 12:00pm-1:30pm, 1:30pm-3:00pm, 3:00pm-4:30pm, 4:30pm-6:00pm, 6:00pm-7:30pm 

Costs:
Skills Review and Exam Western University Students: $ 250.00
Skills Review and Exam Non-Western University Candidates : $300.00

Contact: Michael Herbert

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Should no workshop be offered in your area at this time, please contact memberships@csep.ca; exams and workshops are scheduled on an on-demand basis, and we will do our best to find you an event as soon as possible.

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