Questions & Answers
Questions & Answers
How much does EREPS membership cost?
Registration is priced at €30.00 per year. Your membership starts the day payment is received.
Can you tell me what level I will be before registering with EREPS?
Unfortunately not, the validation of qualifications is often very complex and therefore this service is only available upon registration.
What happens if my qualifications are not accepted?
If your application doesn’t meet the standards, then a full refund of the registration fee is given.
What’s a ‘Status of Registration’?
EREPS is regulated through the EuropeActive educational standards. These standards have been referenced to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). The status of registration that EREPS grants to its members is based upon the occupations identified in the EuropeActive standards. For example, a Fitness Instructor is described as being EQF Level 3, and a Personal Trainer EQF Level 4.
How long does EREPS membership last?
Your membership is valid for one year, after which you are asked to renew for another year.
If you already have a certificate or are a member of a National Register:
Do you accept overseas qualifications?
If you are already a member of a recognised National Register we will accept your certificate for entry and based on comparable standards will award you with the relevant status of registration.
I am already a member of another register, will you accept their certificate for entry?
If you are already a member of a recognised National Register we will accept their certificate for entry and based on comparable standards will award a relevant status of registration.
Re-registering / renewing your membership:
Do I need to show any additional training when re-registering?
Yes. As a part of the re-registration process each member should complete 10 hours of Lifelong Learning or continued career development activity for each year of their membership.
How much does it cost to renew my membership?
The cost for renewal is € 30.00 for one additional year.
How do I renew my membership?
Start by logging in to your personal dashboard. Click on ‘renew your membership’ and follow the steps.
I am moving to Europe from a country that has a National Register but I am not a member, can I join EREPS?
If you are moving to Europe from a country that currently has a recognised National Register you must register with them first so they may validate your qualifications. After which you may use their certificate to join EREPS.
Insurance and liability:
Do I need insurance to join EREPS?
Yes, in order to practise as a registered fitness professional you must have either your own Liability Insurance or be covered by the insurance of your employer.
What level of insurance cover do I need?
We recommend cover at €5 million, however, we do recognise national validation and will accept whatever level is required in the country in which you currently practise, be it higher or lower.
Do EREPS sell insurance?
No, we do not sell insurance. Please make sure to source this locally before registering.