CSEP Certification Practical Skills Review & Exams 

To become CSEP certified, approved CSEP-CPT and CSEP-CEP candidates must successfully challenge the Theory Exam and Practical Exam. Practical Skills Review sessions offer candidates an opportunity to prepare to challenge the exams. 

To register for a skills review or challenge the exams you must apply and receive confirmation that you are an approved candidate. Haven't applied yet? Learn more and apply to become a CSEP-CPT or a CSEP-CEP.  

Theory Exams 

The CSEP-CPT and CSEP-CEP Theory Exams are hosted by Pearson VUE in computer-based testing centres. Person VUE has more than 100 test centre locations throughout Canada where approved CSEP candidates are able to complete their exam on-demand and year-round. Approved candidates will receive email communication with instructions and link to book their exams. 

To schedule a Theory Exam you need to:

  • Apply to be a CSEP-CPT or CSEP-CEP candidate 
  • Purchase a Theory Exam attempt by following the directions in your application approval email
  • Special Exam Accommodations: Prior to scheduling your exam, candidates with diagnosed disabilities requiring special accommodations can contact memberships@csep.ca for more information. 
  • CSEP-CPT Candidates: You need to own the CSEP-PATH Manual and use the unique registration code from the manual when purchasing your exam attempt. 

Theory Exam Sitting Fees

To successfully complete the Theory Exam candidates need to attain 70% or higher.  

CSEP-CPT Theory Exam CSEP-CEP Theory Exam
First exam sitting: $155 + tax First exam sitting: $200 + tax 
Second (and subsequent) exam sitting: $100 +tax  Second (and subsequent) exam sitting: $150 +tax 

 

Upcoming Practical Skills Review & Practical Exams

You need to apply and be an approved candidate to register for a Practical Exam or Practical Skills Review session. As an approved candidate, you will receive the monthly Candidate Newsletter featuring tips and upcoming certification event information. 

Practical exams are run in various cities across Canada by CSEP Instructor-Examiners (IE)s and scheduled in part based on candidate demand. While practical skills review sessions are not a required step to becoming certified some practical exam events include a Skills Review session in their price. 

CSEP-CPT Candidates: To register for an event please use the unique registration code in your letter of approval.  

 

CSEP-CPT Candidate Events

Alberta  

CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing 2018/19, Edmonton
University of Alberta
Exam Cost: $140 +tax
Contact: Alex Game

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing 2018/19, Calgary
Mount Royal University
Exam Cost: $250 +tax
Contact: Heather Whelan 

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing 2018/19, Calgary
Mount Royal University
Exam Cost: $250 +tax
Contact: Jessica Power Cyr 

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing 2018/19, Edmonton 

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Exam Cost for NAIT Students: $50 +tax (Contact your instructor for special code) 
Exam Cost: $250 +tax
Contact: Kate Andrews

 

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British Columbia
There are currently no events scheduled in British Columbia; check back again soon or choose another area.

 


 
Manitoba 
CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing 2018/19, Winnipeg
The Wellness Centre
Exam Cost: $278 +tax
Contact: Jennifer Onyskie

 

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New Brunswick  
There are currently no events scheduled in New Brunswick; check back again soon or choose another area.

 


 
Newfoundland 
CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2018/19, St. John's
Memorial University
Exam Cost: $200 +tax
Contact: Duane Button

 

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Nova Scotia

CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2018/19, Halifax
Kinesic Sport Lab
Exam Cost: $250 +tax
Contact: Jeff Zahavich

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2018/19, Wolfville
Acadia University
Exam Cost: $250 +tax
Contact: Janna Wentzell

 

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Ontario 
CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2018/19, Thunder Bay
Canada Games Complex
Exam Cost: $250 +tax
Contact: Reija Karioja

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2018/19, London
Western University
Exam Cost: $215 +tax
Contact: Michael Herbert

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2018/19, Sault Ste Marie
Sault College
Exam Cost: $150 +tax
Contact: Lisa Maidra

 

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CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2018/19, Welland
Niagara College
Exam Cost: $350 +tax
Contact: Carrie Schachtschneider

 

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Prince Edward Island  
CSEP-CPT Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2018/19, Charlottetown
Holland College Charlottetown Centre
Exam Cost: $100 +tax
Contact: Wyatt Inman

 

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Quebec 
There are currently no events scheduled in Quebec; check back again soon or choose another area.

 


 
Saskatchewan 

CSEP-CPT Ongoing 2018/19, Saskatoon Exam
University of Saskatchewan
Exam Cost: $150 +tax
Contact: Bart Arnold

 

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CSEP-CEP Candidate Events

Alberta 

CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing 2018/19, Edmonton
University of Alberta
Exam Cost: $675 +tax
Contact: Alex Game

 

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CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing 2018/19, Calgary
Canadian Sport Institute
Exam Cost: $475 +tax
Contact: Maura Hooper   Rosemary Neil

 

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British Columbia  
CSEP-CEP Practical Skills Review and Practical Exam, In-Curr, 2018, Chilliwack
University of the Fraser Valley
Practical Skills Review dates: August 20-24, 2018
Practical Exam dates: September 29 and October 6, 2018
Practical Skills Review and Practical Exam Cost: $1248.13 +tax
Registration Deadline: August 10, 2018

 

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Manitoba 
CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing 2018/19, Winnipeg
University of Manitoba, Faculty of Kinesiology
Exam Cost: $500 +tax
Contact: Kyle Turcotte

 

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New Brunswick
There are currently no events scheduled in New Brunswick; check back again soon or choose another area.

 


 
Newfoundland 
CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing, 2018/19, St. John's
Memorial University
Exam Cost: $275 +tax
Contact: Duane Button

 

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Nova Scotia

There are currently no events scheduled in Nova Scotia; check back again soon or choose another area.

 


 
Ontario  

CSEP-CEP Practical Exam, Ongoing 2018, Welland
Niagara College
Practical Exam date: July 3- August 31, 2018
Registration Cost: $375 +tax
Registration Deadline: July 31, 2018
Contact: Jennifer Wilkins

 

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CSEP-CEP Practical Skills Review, August 25th, 2018, Welland
Niagara College
Practical Skills Review: August 25th, 2018, 8:30am-4:30pm
Registration Cost: $330.00
Registration Deadline: August 17th, 2018
Contact: Jennifer Wilkins

 

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Prince Edward Island  
There are currently no events scheduled in Prince Edward Island; check back again soon or choose another area.

 


 
Quebec 

CSEP-CEP Practical Skills Review and Exam, Aug 24-26th, 2018,Montreal 
Perform Centre - Concordia University
Practical Skills Review: August 24-25th, 2018
Practical Skills Exam: August 26th, 2018
Cost: $662.00
Registration Deadline: August 20th, 2018 

Contact: Memberships@csep.ca 

 

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Saskatchewan 
There are currently no events scheduled in Saskatchewan; check back again soon or choose another area.

 


More Information

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