Why EuropeActive hosts the Training Provider Forum (TPF)

Feb 21st, 2019
Within EuropeActive, EREPS's parent organisation, there is a growing number of Accredited Training Providers: organisations that offer training and courses based on the EuropeActive Standards. These Standards have been agreed as the minimum requirements for an individual to be called an exercise professional, who are then able to apply for registration with the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS) and the National Registers... + continue reading

Why Lifelong Learning is still important in 2019

Feb 06th, 2019
By Anja Beverwijk, EREPS Communication Officer It’s my personal motto to learn something new every day. Lifelong learning may not be a fancy title, but in my opinion, it should be a weekly task for every professional that takes her or his work seriously. The constant expansion of skills and skill-sets, be it small or large, is necessary as life changes. As demands of costumers change, we need to both professionally and personally. An... + continue reading

Article of the Month - Circuit-type neuromuscular training

Oct 01st, 2018
A scientific research led by Alexis Batrakoulis, EuropeActive member of the Professional Standards Committee, about a clinical trial that integrates science and practical application in the health and fitness industry aiming to investigate a novel exercise training program for sedentary women with obesity. It researched the effects of a high intensity, circuit-type integrated neuromuscular training on energy balance and body mass and fat in... + continue reading

EREPS welcomes an accredited training provider from India

Oct 01st, 2018
EREPS is delighted to welcome Classic Fitness Academy as accredited training provider! The accredited courses offer an opportunity for even more people from India to become part of the EREPS community. EuropeActive Director of Standards, Julian Berriman, said: "EuropeActive has developed comprehensive systems for the accreditation of training providers over many years. It is pleasing to see that these are being used by training companies such... + continue reading

Presentation at the NCEF Tutor In-Service Conference

Sep 26th, 2018
Julian Berriman, the Director of the EuropeActive Professional Standards Committee recently presented at the National Council for Exercise and Fitness (NCEF) Tutor In-Service Conference. The NCEF is based at the University of Limerick and is a recognised training provider of EuropeActive offering University of Limerick accredited fitness qualifications from EQF levels 4-6 within their academic programme. The conference had a number of key goals... + continue reading

Trainer workshop video by HealthLab

Sep 17th, 2018
EuropeActive accredited training provider HealthLab created two trainer workshop videos. Health Lab is working on exchanging highly skilled Personal Trainers, with a sport science or physiotherapy background, combining academia and practice (like the individuals in the videos) in a more systematic fashion in the future - the overall objective being professional development and motivation for their best PTs. The HealthLab team are preparing to... + continue reading

Rasha Ghrear journey from Syrian refugee to certified PT in Sweden

Sep 13th, 2018
Today, Klas Tallvid of the Hälsingland Education Association presented a certificate to CFL Söderhamn student Rasha Ghrear, which now makes her an EREPS registered Personal Trainer. Rasha, who escaped the war in Syria, has passed the SFI education and is now following basic adult education. Prior to that she completed PT education in Dubai and has completed an internship at a London gym. Mr Tallvid, former principal and director for the... + continue reading

Free Cardio/HIIT workout and 30% off - Lorna Jane

Jun 28th, 2018
EREPS’ affiliate partner Lorna Jane is Australia’s no 1 selling activewear brand and they are on a mission to empower every woman to lead her best life through the Active Living philosophy and the daily practice of Move, Nourish and Believe. Free workout As a special service to you as an EREPS member, they offer this free Cardio and HIIT workout. Get active with us and tag your workout on Instagram or Facebook using @lornajaneeurope & @... + continue reading

Julian Berriman guest on the Fit to Succeed podcast

Jun 25th, 2018
The Nordic Fitness Education every week publishes the Fit to Succeed podcast. This week’s guest is Julian Berriman, the Director of the Professional Standards Committee for EuropeActive. In this episode we get to know Julian and his professional background and explore the following topics: the experience of working as a fitness tutor in the UK as an early adopter of functional fitness training, what inspired Julian to get involved... + continue reading

Skills forecast: New and better skills for the European Fitness sector

Jun 22nd, 2018
EuropeActive, EREPS's parent organisation, attended Cedefop's high-level event about Future of Jobs and Current Challenges on 8th June 2018 in Brussels. During the event Cedefop released the results of its new Skills Forecast. The forecast has been released with a specific focus on the skills needed in different types of jobs. A part of this Forecast was a study, supported by Eurofund, that covered 42 sectors and 41 occupations on three levels... + continue reading