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.   

CSEP-CEP Candidates

Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
Ontario
Saskatchewan 
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Newfoundland 

 

CSEP-CPT Candidates 

Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick
 
Newfoundland
Nova Scotia
Ontario

Prince Edward Island
Quebec

Saskatchewan

 




 

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, Calgary Alberta

Have you completed a CSEP-CPT workshop or in-curriculum course and now you need to take your CSEP-CPT practical exam to complete the certification process? Jessica can help. She is available during the week on Mondays and Wednesdays between 5-9pm and Saturdays and Sunday between 9am-1pm to oversee your practical exam. No need to bring a subject. Subjects will be provided. Candidates must be approved CSEP-CPT applicants.

Location: Mount Royal College 

Cost: $250.00 

Contact: Jessica Power Cyr 

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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, Toronto, Ontario *Temporarily on Hold

There is an ongoing opportunity for approved candidates to schedule a CSEP-CPT practical exam in Toronto, 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 (a check for who has paid will be done once a week), 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 timeline. 

Location: Humber College

Practical Exam Cost: $225.00

Contact: Joseph Gibbons 

 

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-CEP Practical Skills Review and Exam, June 05-09th, 2017, Kelowna, British Columbia

This CSEP-CEP course and practical exam is held over 5 days. The course will be run in CCS 252, 251 (Exercise Physiology Laboratory and classroom) from 9am to 4pm each day, on the UBC Okanagan campus. The course is limited to 10 candidates and runs from Monday though Thursday. It is recommend students prepare for the CSEP-CEP well in advanced, using the required and recommended readings (CSEP-CEP study guide, Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription - Hayward text). The course involves 4-days of practical and theoretical content (approximately 28 hours). The theory-based content will help prepare candidates for the theory exam - written separately, and hands-on practical experiences are designed to give candidates confidence for the practical exam on the fifth day (June 9).

Registration Deadline: May 26, 2017 

Location:
University of British Columbia Okanagan
CC 251 and 252
Exercise Physiology Laboratory
Kelowna, BC, V1V 1V7

Workshop Dates and Times
June 05th, 2017, 9:00am-4:00pm 
June 06th, 2017, 9:00am-4:00pm
June 07th, 2017, 9:00am-4:00pm
June 08th, 2017, 9:00am-4:00pm

Exam Dates and Times
June 09th, 2017, TBD

Costs:
Workshop Only: $971.00
Workshop and Exam: $1196.00

Contact: Gareth Jones 

Minimum Candidates: 6, Maximum Candidates: 10

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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-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, May 13-14, 2017, In-Curriculum, Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario

This workshop and exam is designed for approved Seneca College Fitness and Health Promotion candidates interested in obtaining the CSEP CERtified Trainer (CSEP-CPT) certification. The 6 hour workshop 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. This exam is for current Seneca students only. Once approved by CSEP to challenge the exams, please forward your letter of approval to Sandra Da Rocha for the special registration key for this exam.

Registration Deadline: May 09, 2017

Location:
Seneca College
1750 Finch Ave, East
Toronto, On, M2J 2X5

Workshop Date and Time:
May 13th, 2017, 11:00am-5:00pm

Exam Date and Time:
May 14th, 2017, TBD

Costs:
Workshop and Exam: $324.00

Contact: Sandra Da Rocha 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, June 03-11, 2017, Calgary, Alberta

A 2-day workshop on Saturday June 3 and Sunday June 4 from 9:00am-5:00pm at Mount Royal University. This workshop will prepare you for both the written and practical exams. The workshop will cover the CSEP-CPT manual and all the fitness assessments. It will include classroom/lecture time and plenty of hands on practical experience. The practical exam will be the following weekend on June 10 and 121, or a time that is better suited for the examiner and the student.

Registration Deadline:June 01, 2017

Location:
Mount Royal University, Recreation Building
4825 Mt. Royal Gate SW,
Calgary, AB, T3E 6K6

Workshop Dates and Times:
June 03, 2017, 9:00am-5:00pm
June 04, 2017, 9:00am-5:00pm

Exam Dates and Times:
June 10, 2017, 9:00am-10:30am, 10:30am-12:00pm, 12:30pm-2:00pm, 2:00pm-3:30pm, 3:30pm-5:00pm
June 11, 2017, 9:00am-10:30am, 10:30am-12:00pm, 12:30pm-2:00pm, 2:00pm-3:30pm, 3:30pm-5:00pm

Costs:
Workshop: $440.00
Exam: $250.00
Workshop and Exam: $690.00

Contact: Jessica Power Cyr 

Minimum Candidates:6 Maximum Candidates: 14

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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, May 31, 2017, Ottawa, Ontario

This CSEP-CEP Practical Exam ONLY. The CSEP-CEP Practical Exam will follow the format of three (3) scenarios covering the 19 required CSEP-CEP practical skills. Candidates are required to bring all worksheets, tools (minus lab equipment), etc that they may want to have for their exam.

Registration Deadline: May 23, 2017

Location:
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario

Exam Date and Times:
May 31, 2017
Your exam time will be confirmed after registration closes.

Costs:
Exam: $325.00

Contact: Bridget Lett

Maximum Candidates : 8

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam Only, June 6, 2017, Victoria, British Columbia

This is a CSEP-CPT practical exam only being offered at Camosun-Interurban for approved CSEP-CPT candidates. 

Registration Deadline: May 28th, 2017

Location:
Camosun College- Interurban Campus
Victoria, BC

Exam Date and Time:
June 6, 2017
Your exam time will be confirmed after registration closes.

Exam Costs:
Out-of-Curriculum Candidates: $225.00

Camosun College Students*: $100.00

Contact: Bridget Lett
*Camosun College students, please contact Kirstin Lane directly for the Registration Key needed to get the Camosun Student price.

Maximum Registrants: 6

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, In/Out Curriculum, June 22nd 2017, Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario

Opportunity to challenge the CSEP-CPT exam for approved candidates. Georgian College students will receive a discount, but must send their letter of approval to the instructor to receive the price difference.

Registration Deadline: June 14th, 2017

Location:
Georgian College
Room M-115, One Georgian Drive
Barrie, ON, L4M 3X9

Exam Date And Time:
June 22nd, 2017, 10:00am-12:00pm, 12:00pm-2:00pm, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Exam Costs:
Georgian College Students: $185.00
Out of Curriculum Students: $ 210.00

Contact: Veronica Lewis 

Minimum Registrants: 2 Maximum Registrants: 8

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, July 15-16th, 2017, Ottawa, Ontario

This practical skills review and practical exam opportunity is designed for approved candidates interested in obtaining their CSEP Certified Personal Trainer, (CSEP-CPT) certification. The 8 hour workshop is designed to review content for, and prepare students to challenge, both the written and practical examinations. However given the hands-on focus it will be much applicable to the practical examination. The practical exam opportunity will take place the following day - students will be assigned a time window within the day to challenge their CSEP-CPT practical exam.

Location:
Algonquin College Room A 140B
1385 Woodroffe Ave
Ottawa, Ontario

Workshop Date and Time:
July 15th, 2017, 8:30am-4:30pm

Exam Date and Time:
July 16th, 2017, 8:30am-10:00am, 10:00am-11:30am, 11:45am-13:15pm, 13:15pm-14:45pm

Costs:
Workshop and Exam: $290.00

Contact: Peter Breithaupt 

Minimum Registrants: 4 Maximum Registrants: 8

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, In-Curriculum, June 29th, 2017, Mount Royal University,  Calgary, Alberta

Full Day available for in-curriculum for MRU FALC Students Only. Students must contact Jessica Power Cyr with the CSEP-CPT letter of approval for the registration key required to register for this CSEP-CPT exam. 

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

Exam Date:
June 29th, 2017

Cost:
Exam:$100.00

Contact:Jessica Power Cyr 

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Stay tuned for more workshops. 


 

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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