The Register of Exercise Professionals – launched in 2002 and under the ownership
of UK Coaching since 2016 – is the largest independent public register for the Health and Fitness Industry in the UK, recognizing the qualifications and expertise of health-enhancing exercise instructors across the four home nations.
REPs was developed to protect the public from trainers who do not hold appropriate qualifications and to provide assurance and confidence to the public and employers that all professionals on the register are appropriately qualified with the knowledge, competence and skills to perform their role effectively.
REPs provides a system of regulation for over 20,000 passionate health and fitness instructors and over 200 enthusiastic and innovative training providers, to ensure that they meet the industry’s agreed standards. REPs has a robust continuing professional development (CPD) structure in place to ensure members are kept up to date with current research and thinking, which is backed up by and linked to insurances. PD: Approval has been contracted as an independent quality assurance organization to drive up standards, offering the REPs kitemark of quality to the awarding organizations, universities, colleges and training providers that achieve them.
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