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Health Fitness Trainer

Convert Your Healthy Lifestyle Into a Career

The benefits of living a healthy lifestyle are numerous, and leveraging your passion for exercise and staying in shape into a career is yet another reward. Bryan College’s Health Fitness Trainer (HFT) program will give you the right hands-on training and fitness certification preparation so you can start working in a fulfilling career.

Career Outlook

Employment Opportunities Abound

Health and fitness professionals have a range of opportunities for employment. From corporate settings to healthcare facilities to high-energy gyms and fitness centers, there’s a work environment for all personality types. Examples include:

  • Gyms and fitness facilities
  • Corporate fitness centers
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Self-employment

Attractive Career Opportunities

A diploma in Health Fitness Trainer from Bryan College can put you on the path to varied job opportunities in a rewarding field. As a fitness professional, each day provides the opportunity to enhance the health and well-being of others in careers such as:

  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Group Fitness Instructor/Group Exercise Instructor
  • Sports Performance Coach
  • Clinical Exercise Trainer
  • Fitness Supervisor
  • Fitness Consultant
  • Fitness Appraiser

At Bryan College, we give you a clear pathway to these exciting health and fitness training positions, so that you’re ready to make your next career move as soon as you graduate.

Program Overview

Online Classes Now Available – Stay Healthy and Learn at Home!

Bryan College is now offering courses 100% online so you can stay healthy and keep learning from your home. In addition to online courses, our programs may require hands-on, in-person practice. We recommend you take the online courses now, and the in-person courses will be scheduled on our campus later in the year. We encourage you to continue your education today by calling us or completing the Request Information form. Online classes start soon!

Create Your Path to a Health & Fitness Career

The Health Fitness Trainer (HFT) program at Bryan College offers a broad range of learning opportunities. In addition to receiving preparation for a national certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a Certified Personal Trainer, you’ll also received preparation for the Canfitpro – Personal Trainer Specialist certification. The curriculum also provides hands-on experience in world-class facilities, where you’ll work one-on-one with fitness experts and certified professionals. Our HFT diploma program was designed based on current competencies outlined by professional fitness organizations – so you can be assured of learning the skills employers demand.

Program Highlights

As a student at Bryan College, you’ll attend a top fitness school where you’ll gain extensive knowledge and experience with course curriculum including:

  • 160 hours of hands-on practical experience
  • Personal and group exercise training
  • National certification test preparation for NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) and Canfitpro
  • Core focus on anatomy, physiology and kinesiology
  • Nutrition and weight management instruction
  • Business, finance and marketing skills
  • Clinical training for medical considerations

When you receive a diploma in HFT from Bryan College, you’re immediately prepared for the job market. Our comprehensive course of study improves your marketability and potential.

World-Class Facilities

Bryan College and Wynn Fitness have partnered together to give you access to state-of-the-art facilities and ultramodern exercise equipment. You’ll complete 160 hours of hands-on fitness training experience while working one-on-one with top certified trainers to apply concepts and skills gained in class to real-world scenarios.

Credentialed Faculty and Individual Support

At Bryan College, we believe that success in the growing field of fitness and personal training demands a different approach to education. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing you a unique, hands-on fitness experience from qualified educators.  Your instructors will help coach and mentor you individually to ensure you are able to apply concepts and techniques learned in class to real-world scenarios.  Once you complete your program, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to confidently transition to the professional work environment.

State-of-the-Art, Beautifully-Designed Campus

The Bryan College campus offers contemporary architecture with stylish design and comfortable, inviting ambience. The campus is easily accessed by public transportation and is conveniently located in North York:

Bryan College Toronto
1200 Lawrence Avenue West
North York, ON M6A 1E3

An Education that Keeps on Giving

At Bryan College, we know that education is a lifelong pursuit. That’s why we give our graduates the opportunity to return and audit any previously completed course that is still being taught and has space availability. No tuition will be charged for taking a refresher course, because we believe in keeping our graduates educated for life.

Your career success is at the core of our mission. Our lifetime job placement assistance and accessible alumni network allow us to keep contributing to your success long after you’ve graduated. It’s another privilege of attending Bryan College—and we’re proud to offer it, anytime our graduates need it.

We invite you to experience Bryan College today by completing the Request Information Form and one of our friendly admissions advisors will contact you promptly.

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