Personal Training Certification Full Time Diploma Program

Personal Training Certification Full Time Diploma

A career in the fitness industry as an advanced personal trainer

This personal training certification full time diploma program is designed for individuals wanting to pursue a career in the fitness industry as an advanced personal trainer or fitness instructor. This fitness program is recognized by the British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) and the American Council on Exercise (ACE).

Program Details

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:

  • Must be 16-years of age
  • The ability to speak and write English
  • A passion for fitness
  • 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).

Quizzes:

Personal Training Certification Students will need to complete a quiz at the end of each chapter of their course workbooks. There will be no grade given, the only requirement is that they complete the quiz by an established timeline; students receive in-class feedback regarding their answers.

Assignments:

Most chapters/sections in their workbooks will have assignments to complete by an established timeline; students will receive in-class feedback regarding their work.

Practical Skill Quizzes & Client Evaluation:

Most chapters/sections in their workbooks will have students complete a short quiz at the end of each phase of each practical skills course and receive an evaluation from a volunteer client. Each quiz requires a passing mark of 80%. There is no mark for the volunteer evaluation.

Final Exams:

There will be four final exams:

  • A one hour, 60-question multiple choice exam after the Fitness Theory course – passing grade 70%
  • A practical skills evaluation after the Personal Trainer Basics Course – passing grade 75%
  • A one-hour multiple choice exam after the Personal Trainer Comprehensive course – passing grade 70%
  • A practical skills evaluation after the Personal Trainer Comprehensive course – passing grade 75%

Attendance Expectations:

  • Students are expected to attend 100% of the course instructional hours. Those that miss a section of the
    course will be required to make this time up with a tutor.

Dress Expectations:

  • Students are asked to wear black gym wear and running shoes.

Program Outline:


Financial assistance available, if qualified. Contact us for details

Personal Training Certification Tuition is Tax Deductible, Infofit is a Certified Educational Institution and RESP’s are accepted.

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Calendar

Course DateDays & TimesLocation
June 5th- August 25 2017M - F / 10:30 – 3:30Vancouver
September 11th -December 1st 2017M - F / 10:30 – 3:30Vancouver

Personal Training Certification Payment includes registration, books, supplies and lab fee.

Registration

Domestic Students

International Students

What’s Included:

  • Infofit’s Comprehensive Practical Training (ATP 1 and ATP 2)
  • ACE Personal Trainer Certification exam
  • CPR and First Aid, level C
  • Complimentary attendance to exam prep workshops during enrollment
  • Infofit’s Pro-Membership for one year

Refund Policy

Materials:

  • Workbook for each level of training (3 steps)
  • ACE Manual Set with Master the Manual
  • Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals Resource
  • Strength Training Anatomy Book
  • The Great Anatomy Coloring Book
  • The Great Home Gym Handbook
  • Getting Started Forms
  • RPE Chart
  • Myotape
  • Infofit tote bag
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