Launched in 2013, REPs is an independent, public register which recognises the qualifications and expertise of fitness professionals in the UAE. REPs provides a system of regulation for instructors and trainers to ensure that they meet the health and fitness industry’s agreed UAE Fitness Occupational Standards.
REPs serves to protect people who take part in exercise and physical activity and provides assurance and confidence to the public and employers that all professionals on the Register are appropriately qualified and have the knowledge, competence and skills to perform their role effectively.
REPs covers all the main disciplines in fitness including group fitness, personal training, Pilates and Yoga and works with a wide range of employers, training providers and public bodies who support it’s mission.
The register was initiated and established by Dubai Sports Council and is part of a global network of fitness registers now operating around the world. REPs UAE is a member of ICREPs the global confederation for fitness registers.
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REPs UAE will work collectively with the fitness industry in the United Arab Emirates to achieve a shared vision for the sector including:
Ensuring the qualifications and competence of the fitness instructors in the industry will protect the public and contribute to the safety and securitiy of the country's citizens - as well as promoting their health and well being.
REPs UAE has established a system of standards, qualifications and training that is truly world class and meets international standards from around the globe.
REPs UAE will increase the trust, confidence and credibility of the fitness industry and will ensure fitness services are offered in a high quality, healthy, safe and ethical environment.
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