CSEP

CSEP Certification Practical Skills Review & Exams 

To become CSEP certified, approved CSEP-CPT and CSEP-CEP candidates must successfully challenge the Theory Exam and Practical Exam. Practical Skills Review sessions offer candidates an opportunity to prepare to challenge the exams. 

To register for a skills review or challenge the exams you must apply and receive confirmation that you are an approved candidate. Haven't applied yet? Learn more and apply to become a CSEP-CPT or a CSEP-CEP.  

Theory Exams 

The CSEP-CPT and CSEP-CEP Theory Exams are hosted by Pearson VUE. Approved candidates can take the computer-based exam at one of Pearson VUEs100 test centre locations throughout Canada or through Pearson VUE’s secure online proctoring platform.

Approved candidates will receive email communication with instructions and link to book their exams.

To schedule a Theory Exam you need to:

  • Apply to be a CSEP-CPT or CSEP-CEP candidate 
  • Purchase a Theory Exam attempt by following the directions in your application approval email
  • Special Exam Accommodations: Prior to scheduling your exam, candidates with diagnosed disabilities requiring special accommodations can contact memberships@csep.ca for more information. 
  • CSEP-CPT Candidates: You need to own the CSEP-PATH Manual and use the unique registration code from the manual when purchasing your exam attempt. 
Theory Exam Sitting Fees

To successfully complete the Theory Exam candidates need to attain 70% or higher.  

CSEP-CPT Theory Exam CSEP-CEP Theory Exam
First exam sitting: $160 + tax First exam sitting: $200 + tax 
Second (and subsequent) exam sitting: $100 +tax  Second (and subsequent) exam sitting: $150 +tax 

 

Upcoming Practical Skills Review & Practical Exams

You need to apply and be an approved candidate to register for a Practical Exam or Practical Skills Review session. As an approved candidate, you will receive the monthly Candidate Newsletter featuring tips and upcoming certification event information. 

Practical exams are run in various cities across Canada by CSEP Instructor-Examiners (IE)s and scheduled in part based on candidate demand. Depending on your location you may need to travel to complete the Practical Exam. While practical skills review sessions are not a required step to becoming certified some practical exam events include a Skills Review session in their price. 

CSEP-CPT Candidates: To register for an event please use the unique registration code in your letter of approval.  

 

CSEP-CPT Candidate Events

Alberta  

CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing 2019/20, Edmonton
University of Alberta
Exam Cost: $150 + tax
Contact: Alex Game  

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing 2019/20, Calgary
Mount Royal University
Exam Cost: $250 + tax
Contact: Heather Whelan 

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing 2019/20, Calgary 
Mount Royal University
Exam Cost: $250 + tax
Contact: Jessica Power Cyr 

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing 2019/20, Calgary 
University of Calgary
Exam Cost: $250 + tax
Contact: Hannah Connon 

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing 2019/20, Edmonton 
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Exam Cost for NAIT Students: $50 + tax (Contact your instructor for special code)
Exam Cost: $200 + tax
Contact: Kate Andrews, Ken Riess, Randy Dreger or Craig Wourms

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Practical Exam, April 30th to May 3rd, 2019, Lethbridge 
Lethbridge College
Exam Cost: $55.00 + tax (Practical Skills Review Session only), $200.00 + tax (Practical Exam only) or $255.00 + tax (Practical Skills Review and Practical Exam)
Registration Deadline: April 19th, 2019
Contact: Stacia Nelson or Jennifer Copeland

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Practical Exam, June 8th and June 15th, 2019, Calgary
University of Calgary
Exam Cost: $211.75 + tax (Practical Skills Review Session Only) $411.75 + tax (Practical Skills Review Session and Practical Exam)
Registration Deadline: June 1st, 2019
Contact: Hannah Connon

 

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British Columbia 

CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, April 1st, 2019 to May 31st, 2019, Kelowna
UBC Okanagan
Exam Cost: $150.00 + tax
Contact: Greg duManoir

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review Session and Practical Exam Session - May 3rd to May 5th, 2019, North Vancouver
Capilano University
Dates: May 3rd and May 4th, 2019 (CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review Session) and May 5th, 2019 (CSEP-CPT Practical Exam Session)
Exam Costs: $330.00 + Tax (Practical Skills Review Session only), $250.00 + tax (Practical Exam Session only) and $580.00 + tax (Practical Skills Review and Practical Exam)
Registration Deadline: April 15th, 2019
Contact: Donna Perry

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Manitoba 
CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing 2019/20, Winnipeg 
The Wellness Centre
Exam Cost: $300 + tax
Contact: Jennifer Onyskie

 

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New Brunswick  
CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2019/2020, Fredericton
University of New Brunswick
Exam Cost: $250 + tax
Contact: Danielle Bouchard


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Newfoundland 
CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2019/20, St. John's 
Memorial University
Exam Cost: $200 + tax
Contact: Duane Button

 

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Nova Scotia

CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2019/20, Halifax 
Kinesic Sport Lab
Exam Cost: $250 + tax
Contact: Jeff Zahavich

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2019/20, Wolfville 
Acadia University
Exam Cost: $250 + tax
Contact: Janna Wentzell

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2019/2020, Antigonish
St. Francis Xavier University - Exercise Science Centre
Exam Cost: $250 + tax
Contact: Jeff Vossen

 

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Ontario 
CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2019/20, Thunder Bay 
Canada Games Complex
Exam Cost: $250 + tax
Contact: Reija Karioja

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2019/20, London 
Western University
Exam Cost: $215 + tax
Contact: Michael Herbert

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2019/20, Sault Ste Marie 
Sault College
Exam Cost: $150 + tax
Contact: Lisa Maidra

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, April 20th to May 25th, 2019, Waterloo
Wilfrid Laurier University Athletic Centre
Exam Costs: $220.00 + tax
Registration Deadline: April 12th, 2019
Contact: Zach Weston

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review Session and Practical Exam, May 6th to May 10th, 2019, Hamilton
McMaster University
Exam Cost: $402.87 + tax
Registration Deadline: May 1st, 2019
Contact: Krista Howarth  or Lisa Cotie

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review Session and Practical Exam, May 10th and May 11th, 2019, Welland
Niagara College
Exam Costs: $547.50 + tax
Registration Deadline: April 18th, 2019
Contact: Carrie Schachtschneider & Michael Hart 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review Session, May 11th, Oshawa
Durham College Oshawa
Exam Costs: $198.00 + tax (In-Curriculum), $248.00 + tax (Out-of-Curriculum)
Registration Deadline: May 6th, 2019
Contact: Olga Labaj

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, May 25th and May 26th, 2019, Oshawa
Durham College Oshawa
Exam Costs: $197.00 + tax (In-Curriculum), $232.00 + tax (Out-of-Curriculum)
Registration Deadline: May 21st, 2019
Contact: Olga Labaj

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CSEP-CPT Practical Skills Review and Practical Exam, June 8th and June 9th, 2019, Ottawa
Algonquin College
Exam Costs: $176.00 + tax (Practical Skills Review Only) or $326.00 (Practical Skills Review and Practical Exam Session)
Registration Deadline: June 1st, 2019
Contact: Peter Breithaupt

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Prince Edward Island  
CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2019/20, Charlottetown 
Holland College Charlottetown Centre
Exam Cost: $100 + tax
Contact: Wyatt Inman

 

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Quebec 

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Saskatchewan 

CSEP-CPT Ongoing 2019/20, Saskatoon Exam 
University of Saskatchewan
Exam Cost: $150 + tax
Contact: Bart Arnold

 

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CSEP-CEP Candidate Events

Alberta 

CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing 2019/20, Edmonton 
University of Alberta
Exam Cost: $675 +tax
Contact: Alex Game

 

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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing 2019/20, Calgary 
Canadian Sport Institute
Exam Cost: $475 +tax
Contact: Maura Hooper   Rosemary Neil

 

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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing 2019/20, Calgary
University of Calgary
Exam Cost: $475 + tax
Contact: Kathryn Wytsma-Fisher

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CSEP-CEP Practical Skills Review Session and Practical Exam, July 13th and July 14th (Practical Skills Review Session Only), July 27th and July 28th, 2019 (Practical Exam Only), Calgary
University of Calgary
Exam Cost: $715 + tax (Practical Skills Review Session Only), $475 + tax (Practical Exam Only) or $1000 + tax (Practical Skills Review Session and Practical Exam)
Contact: Kathryn Wytsma-Fisher 

 

 

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British Columbia  
CSEP-CEP Practical Exams, May 11th and May 12th, 2019, Victoria (Camosun College)
Camosun College
Exam Cost: $385 + tax
Registration Deadline: April 12th, 2019
Contact: Kirstin Lane or Alyssa O'Connor 

 

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Manitoba 
CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing 2019/20, Winnipeg 
University of Manitoba, Frank Kennedy Centre
Exam Cost: $500 + tax
Contact: Kyle Turcotte

 

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New Brunswick
CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing 2019, Fredericton
University of New Brunswick
Exam Cost: $500 + tax
Contact: Danielle Bouchard

 

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Newfoundland 
CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2019/20, St. John's 
Memorial University
Exam Cost: $275 +tax
Contact: Duane Button

 

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Nova Scotia

CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2019/20, Wolfville, NS 
Acadia University
Exam Cost: $275 + tax
Contact: Jonathan Fowles

 

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Ontario  

CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, July/August 2019, Welland
Niagara College
Exam Cost: $400 + tax
Contact: Jennifer Roue 

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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, April 20th to May 25th, 2019, Waterloo
Wilfrid Laurier University Athletic Centre
Exam Costs: $500.00 + tax
Registration Deadline: April 12th, 2019
Contact: Zach Weston

   

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Prince Edward Island  
There are currently no events scheduled in Prince Edward Island; check back again soon or choose another area.

 


 
Quebec 
There are currently no events scheduled in Quebec; check back again soon or choose another area.

 
Saskatchewan 

There are currently no events scheduled in Saskatchewan; check back again soon or choose another area.


 


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 Can I get a refund on Practical Skills Reviews, Practical Exams, or Theory Exams that I register for?
There is a no refund policy for the application fee, Practical Skills Review Sessions, Practical Exams, and Theory Exams.

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