Here you can find answers to some frequently asked questions about various aspects of REPS India, we'll be adding to the list as we go along.
REPS India is a public register which recognises the qualifications and expertise of exercise instructors in India.
REPS India is managed by the REPS India Foundation, a not-for-profit entity set up for the benefit of Indian fitness industry.
Membership signifies that an exercise professional;
- has met nationally and internationally agreed occupational standards
- holds recognised and approved qualifications
- is independently verified as being competent in the work place
- is committed to on going professional development
A: Personal Trainer
B: Gym Instructor
C: Group Fitness Instructor
The standards of REPS India are based on the Global Standards for fitness produced by the International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals (ICREPs) – so we can demonstrate the India meets best global practice.
Courses to give entry to REPS are approved through an independent third party appointed by REPS India. PD Approval applies a quality assurance system to training provider with no influence or involvement of REPS India.
In order to become a fitness professional and register with REPS India you must hold a recognised qualification from an approved training provider.
ICREPs is the International Confederation for Registers of Exercise Professionals, it is the global body for REPS registers around the world. There is now a REPS register and member of ICREPs in UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, UAE, Ireland, Canada, Poland and United States. ICREPs applies a strict criteria to new members, REPS India is a ICREPs applicant and looks forward to being confirmed as a full member.
It is important for exercise professionals to keep their skills and knowledge up to date. Continuing Professional Development – CPD – is about exercise professionals doing extra courses, attending workshops or conferences or taking part in other activities, which increase their skills base. REPS members are expected to do approximately 20 hours of CPD activities over a two year period and to log their CPD “points” where in most cases one point is equal to one hour of learning.
Yes we have a process to evaluate courses and give CPD points, contact the office for details.
It costs Rs. 7198 (GST incl.) per year to be a member of REPS India.
REPS India is a not-for-profit organisation. Being not-for-profit is a requirement of ICREPs membership. Membership fees are put back info to the running of the register.