How to Become a Personal Trainer
Become a Personal Trainer by contacting Infofit Educators in Vancouver. The personal training certification requires the successful completion of three knowledge based fitness education courses. This industry approved and accredited fitness foundation (BCRPA, ACE, NCSA) will allow you to successfully find a job, build your own fitness based business and launch a career that changes lives for the better and fulfils dreams.
The Certification Process
1 – Fitness Theory
This course focuses on foundational knowledge: basic anatomy, exercise physiology, exercise analysis and safety, as well as principles for cardiovascular conditioning, strength and flexibility. Students learn how to assess a person’s heart disease risk profile, use correct exercise terminology and apply scientific principles of conditioning to modify personal workouts.
2 – Weight Training
In this course students will learn how to perform an initial consultation, assess a client’s heart disease risk profile, develop a basic fitness program; teach safe and effective exercises and stretches and perform a post-workout consultation. This course is is a prerequisite for Step 3, Personal Trainer Comprehensive.
3 – Personal Training
Personal Training Comprehensive is the final required course. Students learn standard fitness legal terminology and documentation; health screening methods and risk stratification analysis; fitness testing and data interpretation; advanced exercise analysis and program design; dysfunctional exercise movement patterns and effective back care exercises.
4 – Optional Courses
Weight Training 101 and Infofit’s Apprenticeship I and Apprenticeship II training courses are optional courses that provide a stronger foundation on which to build your personal training career.