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Fitness and Health Promotion

Tuition fee CA$17,343 per year

The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$15,693), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

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Centennial College’s Fitness and Health Promotion program is comprised of hands-on practical learning in laboratory and placement settings and a comprehensive academic grounding that will prepare you for a career assisting individuals and groups to reach their highest potential for overall well-being.

Fitness and Health Promotion taught within the School of Community and Health Studies, is a two-year health diploma program that will include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Fitness assessment
  • Leadership skills
  • Injury management
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness marketing
  • Health promotion
  • Computer skills
  • Mental illness and mental wellness
  • Current functional-fitness training principles
  • Speed, agility, quickness and Olympic lifting principles
  • Older adult and special populations programming
  • Physical Literacy and Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD)

In addition to this combination of topics, you’ll have the opportunity to gain the skills necessary to, after graduation, become a certified personal trainer according to the CSEP-CPT and a group exercise leader according to the Ontario Fitness Council requirements. You’ll also learn course material related to the canfitpro Personal Training Specialist certification and have an opportunity to receive this certificate in the program. Lastly, in the fourth semester, you’ll be prepared to pursue the Twist Sport Conditioning Advanced Functional Training certification.

Educational Partners

If you would like the continue your studies once you graduate from the Fitness and Health Promotion program, you may do so through affiliations such as:

  • Ontario Tech University: You will be eligible for a block-credit transfer allowing Bachelor of Health Science Honours – Kinesiology degree completion in three years.
  • University of Guelph at Humber: You will be required to meet admission requirements including minimum GPA requirements for admission into this program. You would complete a summer bridge semester then enter Year 3 of this four-year program and complete two years of studies to receive an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science – Kinesiology.

Professional Associations

Upon graduation from the program, you may be eligible to earn nationally recognized certifications that will further enhance your employability:

  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology – Certified Personal Trainer
  • Canada Fitness Professionals – Personal Training Specialist (PTS) Certification
  • Ontario Fitness Council – Registered Health and Exercise Practitioner in Group Exercise, Resistance Trainer, Personal Trainer
  • Twist Sport Conditioning – Advanced Functional Training Coach

Career opportunities

  • Fitness instructor
  • Personal trainer
  • Sports conditioning coach
  • Fitness consultant
  • Wellness/fitness program developer
  • Health and wellness entrepreneur
  • Fitness entrepreneur
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States