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ESSA offers four accreditations for exercise professionals: Accredited Exercise Scientist (AES), Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP), Accredited Sports Scientist (ASpS) and Accredited High Performance Manager (AHPM). There are separate pathways to exercise physiology accreditation for domestic and international graduates.
Please select the relevant accreditation below for more information on pathways to accreditation, eligibility requirements and application processes.
Please note we are experiencing high volumes of applications currently and processing timelines are extended.
ESSA has introduced a new online program to capture all individual accreditation applications and supporting evidence. To access the new application form, select the accreditation type you wish to apply for and then select 'Apply Online.'