Manitoba Fitness Council Winnipeg, Manitoba -  Winnipeg Personal Training Certification
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Renewal Requirements

Renewal Requirements

Woman Exercising - Manitoba Fitness Council - Winnipeg Fitness LeaderRenewal of accreditation takes place every three years.

In order to renew, an individual must meet the following requirements:

  • Acquire a minimum of 18 hours of MFC recognized continuing education credits (CECs) If you attended online CEC opportunities or other in person CEC workshops that were not MFC’s you’ll need to fill out the CEC Application Form a $20 fee is charged to review each application
  • Pass a practical evaluation, ONLY if this is your first 3 – year renewal process. All evaluations must be booked through the MFC office.
  • Possess a current CPR (renew every 12 months-highly recommended) and First Aid certification (renew every 3 years). The MFC only recognizes the following First Aid providers, Red Cross, St John’s Ambulance, Heart & Stroke Foundation and Lifesaving Society.
  • Pay a $105.00 MFC Membership fee (including insurance fee that is paid yearly). Membership payments are only valid for one year. Members are required to pay their membership fee on a yearly basis.
  • Submit a completed renewal application, accompanied by supporting documents and payment.

Late Renewals

  • Stage One: Renewal within 6 months of expiration
    Late fee of $20.00 Completion of above criteria
  • Stage Two: Renewal between 6 months and 1 year of expiration
    Late fee of $30.00 Completion of above criteria
  • Stage Three: Renewal 1 year or more after expiration date
    1 Challenge Fitness Theory Exam ($110.00) and achieve 80%. Challenge their specialty ($110.00) and achieve 80%. Be evaluated in their specialty ($60.00). Completion of above criteria. Late fee of $30.00.


  • The individual can enroll in one of the MFC recognized courses and begin the process of becoming an accredited leader over again. All other criteria to become an MFC accredited fitness leader must be met.

MFC Code of Conduct
MFC members are committed:
-to act with integrity
-to honour the rights and dignity of all individuals
-to recognize their responsibility to society, and
-to pursue excellence in fitness leadership activities.
Fitness Leaders, Course Conductors, and Evaluators will:
1. Represent themselves and their services honestly, accurately, and legally; conduct themselves in a manner that merits respect; assume responsibility for their actions and services; act fairly, in good faith, and without conflict of interest.
2. Recognize participants’ rights to be informed and respect participants’ rights to confidentiality.
3. Acknowledge personal and professional limitations; act within their scope of practice and experience; and use judgement without compromise where there is opportunity to profit.
4. Comply with all pertinent laws and regulations; support the MFC mission; and abide by MFC policies and this code of conduct.
5. Respect all participants, fitness leaders, course conductors, and evaluators and serve all participants regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, weight, social status or mental or physical disability.
6. Engage in continuing education for growth and development and assist in the further education of other leaders, trainers, assistant trainers, and apprentice leaders.
7. Improve the standards of service for the fitness leadership profession.
8. Act in the best interests of the safety of both themselves and their participants.