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Fitness Theory Course – Step 1

Fitness Theory - Step 1Offered In-Class or internationally by Home Study, this introductory fitness theory course is the first step towards obtaining certification as a Fitness Professional. This fitness theory course is designed for individuals with no formal schooling in anatomy or physiology. You will learn: basic anatomy, physiology, exercise analysis, and the fundamental principles of strength and flexibility training.

You can find the schedules for the weekend and evening options below.

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This course is ideal for anyone who wants to:

  • Become a Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Aqua Fit Instructor, Yoga or Pilates Instructor
  • Get registered with the BCRPA
  • Pass international exams (e.g. ACE, ACSM, NSCA)
  • Expand his/her personal knowledge in health and fitness.

Infofit’s Fitness Theory Course is approved by ACE and BCRPA.

Calendar – Weekend and Evening Schedules.

Fitness Theory Dates and Times
Dates TimesCostLocation
Jun 4 - 12 20222 Weekends
Sat & Sun:
9:00 - 5:00pm
$514Vancouver - Register
Jul 18 - Aug 15 20224 Weeks
Monday 6:00pm-9:30pm
Tuesday 6:00pm-9:30pm
$514Vancouver - Register
Jul 23 - Aug 7 20222 Weekends
Sat & Sun:
9:00 - 5:00pm
$514Vancouver - Register
Sep 17 - 25 20222 Weekends
Sat & Sun:
9:00 - 5:00pm
$514 Vancouver - Register
Nov 5 - 20 2022
(Remembrance Day Weekend)
2 Weekends
Sat & Sun:
9:00 - 5:00pm
$514Vancouver - Register
Oct 31 - Nov 22 20224 Weeks
Monday 6:00pm-9:30pm
Tuesday 6:00pm-9:30pm
$514Vancouver - Register
Nov 2 - 24 20224 Weeks
Wednesday 6:00pm-9:30pm
Thursday 6:00pm-9:30pm
$514Vancouver - Register


Infofit is a Certified Educational Institution and RESP’s are accepted.

Infofit’s Fitness Theory Course does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.  As such, the registrar did not review this program.

Online course is online access only, no hard copies of books are included.  Home Study includes hard copies of books as well as the option to attend in class sessions for no additional charge.

In Class

You can register via this button or by using the links in the schedule

Home Study

This option will include a worbook mailed to you and access to our online platform.


This includes 10 hours of one on one instruction.

On Line - Digital Access

This option includes a PDF version of the workbook and access to the online platform.

FAQ Fitness Theory

If you have a question that is not on this list, please email [email protected] we’re happy to help.

Infofit’s Fitness Theory Exam Challenge

Have you already taken the Fitness Theory Course? Do you have the education to challenge the BCRPA exam or by-pass Infofit’s Fast Track Fitness Theory Course?

Have you let your Registration with the BCRPA expire?

Here’s what you can do. Test your theory knowledge by taking our Fitness Theory practice exam on-line. If you pass, then you are ready to take the BCRPA Fitness Theory exam AND/OR by-pass the Fast Track Fitness Theory Course.

If you don’t pass, don’t worry, Infofit can provide you with tutoring, either via Skype or in-person. Our knowledgeable tutors will give you the necessary tools you need to challenge the BCRPA Fitness Theory Exam.

BCRPA Fitness Theory Exam booking Instructions:

Below you will find the instructions for completing the BCRPA Fitness Theory exam, if you are planning on completing your ACE exam you do not need to complete this step.

  1. Create an account on
  2. Once logged in purchase the Fitness Theory exam by going to manage registration and clicking the Fitness theory exam link.
  3. Check out and make payment via MasterCard or Visa.
  4. Once payment for your exam has been completed, you will receive an email confirming your purchase and a separate email with instructions on how to book your exam.

The exam can now be taken online at home via the online proctor service ProctorU , you can see the requirements for taking the test here.

If you need any further assistance to review Fitness Theory, we have various study aids available to students who are looking for extra resources to enhance their education. If you feel like you need some additional study aids, here are some fantastic options for you.

  • Anatomy and Exercise Science Flash Cards, $35
  • Subscription to Interactive Anatomy: Muscle & Motion, Infofit Students get 22% off all subscriptions. You can register for your subscription by clicking on this link.
  • Anatomy Coloring Book, $25
  • Fitness Theory Online Guide, $25 for 30-day access
  • Online Practice Exams
  • One on One Tutoring $55 per hour
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