Course Accreditation, Endorsement & Recognition
PD Approval has been licensed to run endorsement on behalf of REPs. They offer a fully independent robust quality assurance process from beginning to end and their core role is to ensure quality assured training is available to REPs members, recognisable to learners and employers through a quality kitemark.
Register of Exercise Professionals ‘REPs’
REPs is an independent register which recognises the qualifications of health-enhancing exercise instructors. REPs provides a system of regulation for trainers to ensure that they meet the health and fitness National Occupational Standards.
REPSSA is the South African Public Register for the Fitness Professional, recognised by international bodies ensuring constant up-skilling. REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals) is an independent public register which recognises qualifications and expertise. It provides a system of regulation which ensures that exercise professionals meet the health and fitness industry standards. These standards set an international benchmark. REPS provides assurance and confidence that exercise professionals are appropriately qualified. Members are bound by a Code of Ethical Practise and must hold appropriate insurance. To remain on the Register, members must continue to meet their Continual Professional Development (CPD) quota annually.
REPS runs across the whole of Europe, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, U.A.E, Canada and USA.
American Council on Exercise
ACE’s mission is to ensure that people have access to well-qualified fitness professionals in America. ACE approved courses ensure a safe, effective and evidence-based approach to physical activity.
Pole Dance Community
The Pole Dance Community (PDC) is an advisory and awarding body for the pole dancing industry. The PDC was established in 2009 to help self-regulate the ever growing pole fitness industry.
Pole Safe Federation #polesafe
A collective of industry respected instructors have created the #trainsafe #polesafe #teachsafe campaign. The entire industry needs to work hard to keep itself safe and keep the risk of injuries to students and instructors to the minimum.
South African Pole Sports Federation
The South African Pole Sports Federation was set up specifically to maintain and develop the standards within the Pole Fitness industry in SA. Pole Fitness classes are a reputable form of exercise that can be participated in by all. The SAPSF endeavours to preserve the integrity and professionalism within all of South Africa’s Pole Fitness studios.