REPSSA is the Registered Professional Body for the Fitness Industry which recognises qualifications and expertise.

We are a non-Profit register, recognised by International Bodies, ensuring constant upskilling for/of Exercise Professionals.

One of our key functions is to provide a system of regulation for instructors and trainers to ensure they meet the International health and fitness industry’s standards.

These standards set an international benchmark.


Chairman of REPSSA, Scott Schreuder, receives the Registered Professional Body certification from Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande

Membership of REPSSA provides:

  • Assurance and confidence to consumers, employers and Exercise Professionals that all registered Exercise Professionals are appropriately qualified and have the knowledge, competence and skills to perform specific roles.
  • REPSSA members are acknowledged for their professionalism, their adherence to the industry’s standards and their ongoing education.
  • REPSSA Members are bound by a Code of Ethical Conduct
  • REPSSA members uphold appropriate insurance & First Aid.

In order to remain on the Register, members must continue to meet the standards that are set for their profession through Continual Professional Development (CPD)

REPSSA is available in the following countries: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa, UAE, UK and USA

REPSSA is operated by a Board of governance.

The function of the Board is to ensure that strategic decisions are made, standards adhered to and all stakeholders from the industry have a voice.