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Fitness & Health Promotion

Seneca College - King
Canada, Ontario, King City
Tuition fee CA$16,011 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,861), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

In this two-year diploma program, you will gain the skills and knowledge required for improving the health of clients and communities through physical fitness. As a student of this program, you will learn about the science and professional practices of implementing fitness and health programs for clients of all ages. You will receive advanced training and practical experience in coaching and fitness promotion related to the design and delivery of programs of physical activity and wellness. After this program, you will be well-prepared for the rapidly expanding professional opportunities in fitness, wellness and health promotion.

Graduates of this program with a GPA of 2.5 or higher are eligible for a block transfer of thirteen courses into Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation. This provides the opportunity for students to complete Seneca’s degree within 3 years.

This program also provides you with the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Science – Kinesiology & Health Sciences or Bachelor of Arts (Any Major) at York University.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Consultation skills for clients
  • Contemporary fitness techniques
  • Coaching and training techniques aligned with the CANFITPRO and CSEP standards
  • Holistic intervention approaches to physical coaching, including addressing exercise counselling and mental health first aid
  • Marketing and professional practice skills

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Instructor in health and fitness organizations
  • Instructor in senior centres
  • Coach in sports organizations
  • Work in municipal organizations involving recreation, fitness and leisure
  • Fitness and wellness consultant

You will be certified in coaching children and youth, enabling you to work with sports organizations interested in developing athletes’ physical abilities. Graduates can apply contemporary fitness techniques and work with adults and seniors who wish to meet their own personal health and fitness goals. In addition, with your highly marketable skills, you can consult with coaches, teachers, health care workers and others interested in building healthy communities.

Apply Now! September 2023
Application start
Oct 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2023
Application start
Oct 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States