EREPS Member Survey: key insights on employment, income and qualifications revealed

EREPS has recently completed a survey of its membership with the aims of offering better support and identifying any shifting trends in the employment status of fitness professionals. The survey was completed by 439 individual respondents and so gives an excellent sample of the current EREPS membership. The results from this and future surveys will be invaluable in shaping the future direction of EREPS and the on-going professionalisation of the European fitness and physical activity workforce.

New Fitness Qualification System approved in France


With the recent approval of the French Ministry of Sport a new Professional Qualification Certificate (CQP) for Fitness Instructor has been developed that will open new opportunities for the training and qualification of fitness professionals.

The design of the CQP is based on EuropeActive standards and has been proposed by a consortium including France Active, Planet Fitness and the sport employers’ organisation COSMOS. The CQP can be considered to be a sector-led initiative that should become an alternative to the current brevet d’état system.