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
  • CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, May 5-7, Victoria, British Columbia 
Manitoba
Ontario
Saskatchewan 
New Brunswick 
Newfoundland 

 

CSEP-CPT Candidates 

Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick 
Newfoundland
Nova Scotia
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Quebec

Saskatchewan

 




 

CSEP-CEP Practical Exam - Ongoing 2016,  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 2016, 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 2016, 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 Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 1-3pm (some Saturdays) 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 2016, 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 2016, Toronto, Ontario

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 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2016, 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

Contact: Jennifer Onyskie 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam - Ongoing 2016, 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

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:
$200.00 + tax

Contact:Reija Karioja 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam- Ongoing, 2016, - 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 Workshop and Practical Exam September 2016 - February 2017 Red Deer College Students ONLY

An introduction to the CSEP-CPT Scope of Practice and protocols of CSEP performance stands. Review of anatomy, physiology and movement mechanics and how each apply to the assessment and exercise prescription of an individual. Inclusion of all CSEP-CPT Core Competencies - pre-appraisal screening, assessment in anthropometry, musculoskeletal fitness, and aerobic fitness with scoring. Instruction in the evaluation and discussion of assessment results - using behaviour change models and motivational interviewing. Protocols in safety and emergency procedures will also be covered along with guidelines in professionalism and further certification. This event is open to current Red Deer College Students ONLY.


Registration Deadline: October 25th, 2016

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

Workshop Date and Times:
September 16, 2016, 9:30am - 11:00am
September 23, 2016, 9:30am - 11:00am
September 30, 2016, 9:30am - 11:00am
October 7, 2016, 9:30am - 11:00am
October 14, 2016, 9:30am - 11:00am
October 21, 2016, 9:30am - 11:00am
October 28, 2016, 9:30am - 11:00am
November 4, 2016, 9:30am - 11:00am
November 18, 2016, 9:30am - 11:00am
November 25, 2016, 9:30am - 11:00am
December 2, 2016, 9:30am - 11:00am
January 6, 2017, 9:30am - 11:00am
January 13, 2017, 9:30am - 11:00am
January 20, 2017, 9:30am - 11:00am
January 27, 2017, 9:30am - 11:00am

Exam Date and Time:
February 10, 2017

Costs:
Workshop and Exam: $238.00
Exam Only: $100.00
*You will need to get a code from your Course Instructor in order to register. To receive this code you will need to show proof of CSEP application with your CSEP Letter of Approval.

Contact: Crystal Horne
Alternative Contact:
Janis Makofka

Minimum Candidates: 8, Maximum Candidates: 15

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CSEP-CEP Workshop and Exam, Feb 04/05, March 04/05, April 22/23, Out- Curr,Calgary, Alberta

The two weekend workshops (32 hours total instruction) as designed to help prepare candidates for the CSEP-CEP practical exam.
Workshop #1
This workshop will cover pre-screening, body composition, sub-maximal and maximal testing for an apparently healthy population
Workshop #2
The focus on this workshop will be exercise and clinical populations (cardiovascular disease, diabetes) EKG's, and will include a strength component (back health).

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

Required Resources:
1. CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist Certfication Guide (3rd Edition). Available November 1st, 2016.
2. Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription (7th Edition) (Heyward 2014)
3. ACMS's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (GETP) (9th Edition)
4. ACMS's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities (3rd Edition)

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. Candidates who have not yet been approved to take the exams may take the workshop prior but must have an application submitted to CSEP. Please contact Cassandra Smith for further questions in this regards 

Workshop Registration Deadline: January 16th, 2017
Exam Registration Deadline: March 31st, 2017

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

Workshop Dates
February 04, 2017, 8:30am-5:00pm
February 05, 2017, 8:30am-5:00pm
March 04, 2017, 8:30 am-5:00pm
March 05, 2017, 8:30 am-5:00pm

Exam Dates
April 22, 2017, 8:00am-5:00pm
April 23, 2017, 8:00am-5:00pm

Costs:
Workshop:$950.00
Exam:$ 575.00

Contact: Maura Hooper and Rosie Neil - in regards to workshop and exams
Cassandra Smith - in regards to applications  

Minimum Candidates: 8, Maximum Candidates : 16

Workshop:

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CSEP-CEP Practical Skills Review and Exam, Out of Curriculum, March 25th-April 30th, 2017, Welland, Ontario

This CSEP-CEP practical skills in-depth review session will give the candidate an opportunity to learn and review key skills that will be critical to success in the CSEP-CEP practical exam. These will include, but not limited to: basic anthropometric measurements, VO2max assessment, ECG analysis, spirometry, musculoskeletal strength, and ROM assessment.

Registration Deadline: March 13th, 2017

Location:
Niagara College
100 Niagara College Blvd.
Welland, Ontario

Workshop Dates and Times:
March 25th, 2017, 8:00am-5:00pm
March 26th, 2017, 9:00am-4:00pm

Exam Date and Times:
April 30th, 2017. to be scheduled from 8:00am on

Costs:
Workshop : $ 581
Exam: $375.00
Workshop and Exam: $956.00

Contact: Adam Upshaw

Minimum Candidates: 5, Maximum Candidates : 15

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CSEP-CEP Practical Skills Review and Exam, Out of Curriculum, April 29/30th, 2017, Welland, Ontario

This CSEP-CEP practical skills review session will give the candidate an opportunity to learn and review key skills that will be critical to success in the CSEP-CEP practical exam. These will include, but not limited to: basic anthropometric measurements, VO2max assessment, ECG analysis, spirometry, musculoskeletal strength, and ROM assessment.Candidates should be familiar with these assessments and be looking to consolidate them to the CSEP-CEP standards for the practical exams.

Registration Deadline: April 15th, 2017

Location:
Niagara College
100 Niagara College Blvd.
Welland, Ontario

Workshop Dates and Times:
April 29th, 2017, 8:00am-5:00pm

Exam Date and Times:
April 30th, 2017 to be scheduled from 8:00am on

Costs:
Workshop : $ 330
Exam: $375.00
Workshop and Exam: $705.00

Contact: Adam Upshaw

Minimum Candidates: 5, Maximum Candidates : 15

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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, In-Curriculum, April 26-28, 2017, Welland, Ontario

This CSEP-CEP Practical Exam is for Niagara College students 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: April 1, 2017

Location:
Niagara College
100 Niagara College Blvd.
Athletic Centre - A200B
Welland, Ontario

Exam Date and Times:
April 26th, 2017 3:00pm - 9:00pm
April 27th, 2017 8:00am - 8:00pm
April 28th, 2017 8:00am - 8:00pm

Costs:
Exam: $375.00

Contact: Jennifer Wilkins

Minimum Candidates: 10, Maximum Candidates : 22

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, In-Curriculum, May 2017, Welland, Ontario

This CSEP-CPT Practical Exam is for Niagara College students ONLY. Specific dates and times during the month of May will be scheduled directly with registered Niagara College Students. Students must get the registration code from their CSEP Instructor.

Registration Deadline: April 1, 2017

Location:
Niagara College
100 Niagara College Blvd.
Welland, Ontario

Exam Date and Times:
May 1-30, 2017
Specific dates and times during the month of May will be scheduled directly with registered Niagara College Students.

Costs:
Exam: $250.00

Contact: Carrie Schachtschneider or Michael Hart

Minimum Candidates: 1, Maximum Candidates : 40

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, In-Curriculum, April 08-09, Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario

This CSEP-CPT Practical Exam is for Georgian College Students registered in FITN2011 who have been approved by CSEP to challenge the CSEP-CPT exams. If you have not yet applied for approval, please apply though :http://www.csep.ca/view.asp?ccid=533. Once approved candidates should forward their approval letters to their CSEP instructor to receive the registration code that is for this event only.

Registration Deadline: April 03, 2017

Location:
Georgian College
1 Georgian College
Barrie, ON, L4M 3X9

Exam Date and Times:
April 08, 2017, 3:00pm-8:00pm
April 09, 2017, 8:00am-8:00pm

Costs:
Exam: $185.00

Contact: Maria Edwards and Veronica Lewis

Minimum Candidates: 1 Maximum Candidates: 40

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, March 11-12th, 2017, London, Ontario

The practical skills review session will take place prior to the practical exam. The topics covered in the review session include:
Scope of Practice
PAR-Q+
Pre-Screening and Assessments (resting heart rate and blood pressure)
Body Composition Assessments
Aerobic Fitness Assessments
Musculoskeletal Fitness Assessments
Strength and Flexibility Exercise Demonstrations
Client Counselling

Registration Deadline:
March 03, 2017

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

Workshop Date and Times:
March 11th, 2017, 8:30am-6:00pm

Exam Dates and Times:
March 12th, 2017, 9:00am-11:00am, 11:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Costs:
Workshop Only: $174.00
Exam Only:$190.00
Workshop and Exam:$364.00 

Contact: Michael Herbert

Minimum Candidates: 2 Maximum Candidates: 8

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, March 4th, 2017, Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Opportunity for current students and others looking to complete the CSEP-CPT practical exam only. Exam will be offered at Acadia University on Saturday March 4th. Current Acadia students will receive a discount by providing a letter of approval to the examiner.

Registration Deadline: February 24th, 2017

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

Exam Dates and Time:
March 04,2017, 8:00am-4:00pm

Costs:
Exam Acadia Students: $ 175.00
Exam Non-Acadia Students: $ 250.00

Contact: Jonathon Fowles and Janna Wentzell 

Minimum Candidates: 4 Maximum Candidates: 20 

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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, In/Out Curriculum, April 15-16, 2017, St. John's, Newfoundland  

Registration Deadline: March 31, 2017

Location:
School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Memorial University
1 Westerland Drive
St. John's, NL A1Q 0B1

Exam Dates and Time: April 15, 2017 8:00 am - 6:00 PM 

Cost: $275.00

Contact: Duane Button  

Minimum Candidates: 6 Maximum Candidates: 24 

 

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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, May 5-7 2017, Victoria, British Columbia  

Registration Deadline: March 31, 2017

Location:
Camosun College
Liz Ashton Campus Centre
4461 Interurban Road
Victoria, BC V9E 2C1 

Exam Dates and Time:
May 5, 2017* -  6:00-8:00pm
May  6, 2017 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
May 7, 2017* - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm  

Candidates will be given a 2 hour exam block on one of the above dates. 
* these dates will be only used if necessary  

Cost: $385.00

Contact: Kirstin Lane 

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CSEP-CPT  Practical Skill Review and Exam, April 28th-30th, 2017, Peterborough, Ontario

This workshop will review the following areas

  • Scope of Practice for the CSEP-CPT
  • Pre-Appraisal paperwork (PAR-Q+ and Informed Consent)
  • Resting Heart Rate and Resting Blood Pressure protocols
  • Body Composition Protocols
  • Aerobic Assessment Protocols
  • Musculoskeletal Fitness Assessment Protocols
  • Motivational Interviewing and Counselling
  • Exercise Prescription and Exercise Demonstration/Coaching

 

Fleming College Students will receive a discount by providing their letter of approval to Nick Stone. 

Registration Deadline: April 21st, 2017

Location:
Fleming College
599 Brealey Drive
Peterborough, ON, K9J 7B1

Workshop Dates and Times:
April 28th, 2017, 6:00pm-10:00pm
April 29th, 2017, 9:00am-5:30pm

Exam Date and Times:
April 30th, 2017, 8:00am-10:00am, 10:00am-12:00pm, 12:30pm-2:30pm, 2:30pm-4:30pm, 4:30pm-6:30pm

Costs:
Workshop: $158.40 Fleming Students $132.00
Exam: $300.00 Fleming Students $250.00
Workshop/Exam: $458.40 Fleming Students $382.00

Contact:Nick Stone 

Minimum registrants: 10, Maximum Registrants: 20

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CSEP-CEP Practical Skill Review and Exam, April 29-30th 2017, Regina, Saskatchewan

This one day review will allow CSEP-CEP approved students who have previous studied CSEP materials to prepare for the CSEP-CEP exam taking place on April 30th at the University of Regina.

Registration Deadline:April 22nd, 2017

Location:
Kinesiology, CK 160
University of Regina
Regina, SK, S4S 0A2

Workshop Date and Time
April 29th, 2017, 8:00am-5:00pm

Exam Date and Time:
April 30th, 2017, 8:00am-10:00am,10:00am-12:00pm,12:00pm-2:00pm as scheduled by examiner

Costs:
Workshop and Exam: $700.00

Contact: Patrick Neary and Darren Candow  

Minimum Registrants: 4, Maximum Registrants: 12

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Exam, April 29th-30th, 2017, Regina Saskatchewan

A one day skills review workshop for approved CSEP-CPT candidates. Candidates should have previously studied the CSEP-PATH manual and be familiar with the assessment and prescription sections of the manual.

Registration Deadline: April 22nd, 2017

Location:
Kinesiology, CK 160
University of Regina
Regina, SK, S4S 0A2

Workshop Date and Time:
April 29th,2017, 8:00am-5:00pm 

Exam Date and Time:
April 30th, 2017 as scheduled be examiner

Costs:
Workshop and Exam: $400.00

Minimum Registrants: 10, Maximum Registrants: 20

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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.