Pathway 1 (Approved Programs)

Pathway for those who have graduated from an approved program within Canada

Pathway 1 is for applicants who have graduated through one of the "Approved Degree Programs"

  1. Academic Education: Graduation from one of the Approved Degree Programs. Degree programs are added as they are approved, so please check the drop down menus in the application for the most up to date list.

  2. Have Official transcripts mailed by the Educational Institution directly to:
    BC Association of Kinesiologists
    PO Box 64777 Sunwood Square Post Office
    Coquitlam, BC V3B 6S0

    or sent by email to:

    or faxed to: (604) 229-8178

  3. Criminal Record Review 'Check' (CRC) clearance

  4. Completed your B.Sc in Kinesiology within two (2) years of applying for membership, or provide evidence of ongoing continuing education, in accordance with the BCAK's Continuing Education Standards Program (CESP). M.Sc of PhD Kinesiology degree graduates use the date of last degree completion.

  5. Agree to abide by the BCAK's:

Delayed Application (*applies to those applying more than 5 years after graduation)

  • Applicants who apply more than 5 years after graduating must also be prepared to submit:
    • a minimum of 100 credit/hours of continuing education having been completed within the immediate 5 year period related to the field in which they intend to practice.
  • A letter of intent detailing..
    • The reasons for seeking membership with BCAK and why it is important to them.
    • Evidence of relevant work and/or volunteer experience related to the field of kinesiology.
    • The area(s) (see: Areas of Practice) which you intend to practice, which may include explaining subjectively how you meet the scope of practice, including coursework and experience.
  • A maximum of two professional reference letters from an individual close to the applicant who has known the applicant for more than 1 year and can attest to the applicant's professional acumen, clinical knowledge and interpersonal skills.

* applicants may also be required to demonstrate their theoretical knowledge by passing a BCAK composite exam, covering the content of the core course materials if applying more than 10 years after graduation*

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