Code of Ethical Conduct

Code of Ethical Conduct

IBBFA upholds the highest Ethical standards of the Fitness Industry. All those participating or associated with IBBFA are required to abide by principles of professional conduct whether working with clients, the public or other health and fitness professionals. The Code of Ethics is founded on honesty, veracity, confidentiality, justice, respect and autonomy. This Code does not replace the principles and procedures adopted by employing bodies, relevant legislation nor do they deny other rights within society not specifically mentioned.

All those associated with IBBFA will:

  • Provide safe and effective instruction.
  • Provide equal and fair treatment to all clients.
  • Maintain clear and transparent records for the information of clients, legal purposes, and to record fitness services.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest health and fitness research and understand its practical application.
  • Comply with all applicable business, employment and intellectual property laws.
  • Uphold and enhance public appreciation and trust for the health and fitness industry.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all client information.
  • Refer clients to more qualified health or medical professionals when appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain clear professional boundaries.

A violation of IBBFA Code of Ethical Practice may result in probation, with more grieve violations, or repeated offenses, resulting in the loss of certification.