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BASES Certified Exercise Practitioner

BASES Certified Exercise Practitioner (CEP) is a professional certification providing recognition for exercise professionals with a sport and exercise science degree. CEP establishes the credibility of practitioners who can demonstrate the necessary practical vocational knowledge and skills to work effectively in a clinical exercise environment, underpinned by an academic qualification to degree level.

Application criteria

To apply for BASES Certified Exercise Practitioner, you will need to meet the following criteria:

1. BASES membership (professional or graduate)

2. Bachelors and/or post graduate study in Sport/Exercise Science that is either;

  • BASES endorsed (BUES) or
  • Includes a suite of studies in physiology, psychology and movement analysis (biomechanics/motor behaviour) that meets BUES criteria.

3. Demonstrate practical vocational knowledge and skills by holding an advanced exercise instructorsí qualification in one of the following:

  • Register of Exercise Professionals Level 4 Recognised Qualification (Courses recognised as REPs level 4 
  • ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C)

4. Members are advised to attend an appropriate safeguarding children and vulnerable adults workshop if required by the nature of their work.

BASES Certified Exercise Practitioner accreditation lasts for 3 years, at which point members will be required to renew.

Apply now

Please email your application form to education@bases.org.uk 

Click here for an application form.

Click here for a renewal form (only for current holders of CEP).

To maintain certification this must be renewed every three years with a minimum of 36 CPD hours gained through attending for example BASES workshops, BASES conference or REPs recognised courses. Please provide a list of where your hours have been obtained.

Further information

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BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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