Algonquin College

Fitness and Health Promotion

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Health and Community Studies
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Health and Physical Education, General
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program prepares students to perform the roles and responsibilities of fitness and health consultants. Fitness and health consultants plan, promote and deliver a wide variety of services including activity and educational programs that can enhance the health, fitness and well-being of individuals and groups in diverse settings. In the final level, students have the opportunity to obtain nationally recognized certifications in Group Fitness and Personal Training.

Field placements provide on-the-job training and experience, contributing to the overall marketability and employability of graduates.
URL:Fitness and Health Promotion at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $6,090

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 
  •   Biology  or   Health and Physical Education  or   Chemistry 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* 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 June 26, 2018