Practitioner (exercise & fitness)

An individual who holds a level 3 endorsed technical qualification in fitness and works in the sector in a paid or voluntary capacity.

Entry requirements

Evidence of a CIMSPA recognised qualification.

Annual membership fee: £30 (inc VAT)

Membership benefits

  • CIMSPA membership offers recognition of your earned status and a statement of how your professionalism translates into employability.
  • CIMSPA Academy – access to FREE recognised CPD eLearning.
  • Individual entry on the CIMSPA Directory  – qualified professionals recognised by the sector's chartered institute and the only register you need to be on.
  • Personal member logo for use on business cards / online portfolios etc.
  • Digital “turning pages” access to S&PA Professional, the quarterly CIMSPA magazine, and access to the magazine archive.
  • Your entry in the CIMSPA exercise and fitness directory – a statement to employers and the public that your qualification level has been validated by the sector’s only chartered professional body.
  • Online record of professional development*, providing evidence of competence and an up-to-date skillset.
  • Access to the CIMSPA online library and policy guidance collection.
  • CIMSPA member bulletin – a carefully curated selection of sector reports, guidance, useful resources and news, sent fortnightly.
  • S&PA Extra – the monthly digital newsletter counterpart to the CIMSPA magazine.
  • Access to the latest sector job vacancy information.
  • Access to discounted insurance.

* Under development


CIMSPA is adopting a policy of requiring most membership categories to undertake CPD per membership year. Find out more HERE