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Fitness and Health Promotion

Ontario College Diploma
Program Code:
Health & Life Sciences and Community Services
Accelerated Delivery:
Academic Year:
2018 / 2019

About the Program

This program is designed to train and prepare individuals as qualified fitness and health consultants working within the fitness, health promotion and lifestyle industry. Graduates are equipped with the skills to accurately assess and monitor health and fitness levels to prepare safe and effective programs that meet client needs and interests. As fitness and health promotion professionals, graduates will provide services and programs to a variety of diverse populations such as healthy individuals, children, seniors and those medically compromised. The program offers instruction in the areas of physiology, fitness assessment and exercise prescription, as well as health promotion and lifestyle coaching and behaviour modification, nutrition, injury management, program planning, marketing, leadership, motivation and interpersonal skills. Courses will be offered using online components, as well as theory and hands-on application. Students gain valuable field experience during their on-campus internship and field placement. Students will also have the opportunity to obtain internationally recognized fitness certifications such as Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer from Ontario Fitness Council, Canadian Fitness Professionals and/or Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology.
Program Status
Start DateCampusStatus
SEP,  2017 Doon Closed
SEP,  2018 Doon Open
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