To become an Accredited Exercise Physiologist you need to meet the following:
1) Exercise Science Standards
2) Accredited Exercise Physiologist Standards
3) 500 hours of practical experience
All three can be obtained through one of three study pathways outlined below:
A. Four Year Bachelor Degree Qualification
B. Three Year Bachelor Degree Qualification + Postgraduate Qualification
- Successful completion of an ESSA accredited exercise science (ES) course (three years equivalent), OR
NOTE: To enter an ESSA accredited post graduate course in exercise physiology, the course provider may ask you to confirm you have met the Exercise Science Standards and practicum by providing a Graduate Entry Assessment letter from ESSA. To apply for this click here.
C. Overseas Qualification
The International Accreditation pathway is open to those who have successfully completed overseas study in clinical exercise physiology. Applicants must have at least four years full-time equivalent (FTE) study in the field of exercise physiology. Click here for more details.