Certification Preparation: CSEP-CPT Candidate Preparation Study Course

Certification Preparation: CSEP-CPT Candidate Preparation Study Course
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Looking for help studying for your Theory Exam or Practical Exam? This online prep course is designed to help those pursuing CSEP-CPT certification prepare for their certification exams. The seven part series focuses on refreshing and strengthening your skills and knowledge on the client-centred CSEP-PATH® process. Each section covers a range of topics, concepts, and demonstrations over one or more videos with presenters who are experts in the field. 

Sections in the Course:

  • Becoming a CSEP-CPT (Duration: 30 minutes) 
    Learn about becoming a CSEP Certified Personal Trainer®(CSEP-CPT) and a CSEP-CPT's scope of practice.

  • CSEP-PATH® for CSEP-CPT Candidates (Duration: 30 minutes) 
    The CSEP-PATH Resource Manual® is the required resource for all CSEP-CPT Candidates. This module provides an overview of how to successfully navigate the Manual, and an introduction to the CSEP-PATH® Process; CSEPs client-centered process is designed to help individuals adopt and maintain a physically active life.
  • The 6-A's Step 1: ASK (Duration: 40 minutes)
    Establishing a rapport with a client is important in laying the foundation in a client-focused relationship. Learn about pre-meeting and first-meeting objectives and about the tools available to help CSEP-CPTs start this relationship on the right foot.

  • The 6-A's Step 2: ASSESS (Duration: 100 minutes) 
    Learn about the assessment tools available in the CSEP-PATH manual, a review of the Health Benefit rating and CESP-CPT best practices. Presenters will review Anthropometry, Body Composition, Aerobic and MSK assessment protocols and how they relate to the health of an individual.  

  • The 6-A's Step 3: ADVISE (Duration: 40 minutes) 
    This module reviews the tools available to help you discuss the assessment results with your client to help them make changes.

  • The 6-A's Step 4: AGREE (Duration: 150 minutes) 
    To help clients maintain an active lifestyle it is important to develop a plan of action with programming that addresses the needs and goals of your client. Learn about the tools to help build a plan and review examples of exercises you a CSEP-CPT include in a program in this module. Presenters will go over Resistance, Aerobic, Balance, Flexibility and Weight management programming.

  • The 6-A's Step 5: ASSIST (Duration: 40 minutes)
    Learn the Behaviour Change theories and models that will help you guide your client into adopting and maintaining healthy lifestyle changes. The second part of the module will focus on how to establish follow-up sessions and provide continued support to clients. Continuing your support will help clients follow their program and meet healthy lifestyle goals..

  • The 6-A's Step 6: ARRANGE & Professionalism (Duration: 50 minutes)
    In this section, candidates will begin to focus on how to establish follow-up sessions and provide continuing support to clients. This section will also cover professional standards, documentation, and record keeping. Legal considerations will also be covered to ensure you support clients within your CSEP-CPT Scope of Practice.


Enrollment length: twelve months

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