Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology

Fitness and Health Promotion

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Program Information

School:Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Field of Study:Physical Fitness Technician
Description:There are a variety of challenges that fitness professionals like you can help people overcome. Becoming a certified fitness professional will allow you to work in both the public and private sectors with specialized groups of people like children, the elderly, or with professional sports organizations. You will learn about all kinds of fitness exercises including outdoor activities, yoga, resistance training, cardiovascular training, and how to modify activities for various limitations. As a student in this program, you will learn how to assess clients and build individual training programs to help them achieve their fitness goals. You will also learn how to build community health promotion programs and present them to others by honing your communication, networking and community relations skills. You will be ready for your fitness internship as you learn with us, graduating with the ability to create a business plan to start your exciting new venture. As part of your studies, you will complete the CSEP – CPT and Canfit Pro fitness certifications. This will help you to meet the demands of the market for fitness, wellness and health promotion service requirements.
URL:Fitness and Health Promotion at Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Science  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics 
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with Grade 12 English (C, U); Grade 12 (C or U) Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Exercise Science)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on March 14, 2023