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Personal Training Certification Full Time Diploma

Topics:

  • Basic anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, exercise analysis, exercise safety, nutrition and the principles of conditioning for cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training.
  • To perform a series of physical fitness assessments, a comprehensive health screening and heart disease risk profile assessment; develop a basic and advanced fitness programs for healthy individuals and those with special needs (e.g. diabetes).
  • A wide variety of exercises, stretches and instructional methods during two practical skill development courses (ATP1 & ATP2) that will help prepare them for work in the fitness industry. This 5-course program will take 12 weeks to completion.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the Personal Training Certification Full Time Program students will be able to:

  1. Assess clients’ heart disease risk profile and physical activity readiness
  2. Design and instruct a comprehensive, individualized, safe, effective and appropriate beginner to advanced exercise programs for apparently healthy individuals or special populations who have received medical clearance
  3. Ensure a safe exercise environment.
  4. Monitor participant progress and make regular adjustments to programs as needed.
  5. Design short and long-term programs based on BCRPA and ACE standards and guidelines.
  6. Refer to appropriate health care providers when dealing with clients who have conditions that the Personal Trainer is not specifically accredited to address

Program Duration:

The Personal Training Certification full-time program is offered during the week, Monday-Friday, with a total of 300 instructional hours.

Homework Hours:

Students can expect to perform 120 hours of homework over the course of the program (approximately 10 hours per week)

Admission Requirements:

  • Students who have graduated from high school (or equivalent) or
  • Who have reached the age of 19 years prior to the start of their program
  • The ability to speak and write English
  • A passion for fitness
  • INFOFIT Student Handbook 

Graduation Requirements:

  • Students of the Personal Training Certification course must pass all four exams in order to graduate from the program.

Progress & Assessment Methods:

Personal Training Certification Students will be assessed through periodic quizzes, homework assignments and final exams for each of the courses of the program (i.e. Fitness Theory, Personal Trainer Basics & Personal Trainer Comprehensive).

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