Admission is suspended for the Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate program. Please visit the Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma website for admission information to the two-year diploma program.
Part-Time: The part-time Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate program is completed through online media and takes a minimum of two years to complete. Courses are offered on a per-semester basis. Applications to the part-time certificate program have been suspended. Please refer to the Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma program for more information.
Prerequisite for part-time studies is Grade 12 or mature student status, plus Biology 30, English 30 and Math 20. A minimum grade of 65% for each course is required. First Aid and CPR is recommended prior to program commencement.
|Personal Training and Health Promotion|
Anatomy and Physiology I
|Anatomy and Physiology II|
Applied Movement Mechanics
|Principles and Methods of Training|
Strength and Resistance Training
|Fitness Program Design|
|Safety and Injury Prevention|
Practicum (over 2 semesters)
|Nutrition and Weight Management|
Business Management and Marketing
*Self-paced study completed per semester; hours listed are based on full-time study classroom hours.
Course Schedule Chart : Part-Time Studies
|Personal Training and Health Promotion||XPFT-20100||•|
|Anatomy and Physiology I||XPFT-20101||•||•|
|Anatomy and Physiology II||XPFT-20103||•||•|
|Applied Movement Mechanics||XPFT-20201||•||•|
|Principles and Methods of Training||XPFT-20300||•||•|
|Strength and Resistance Training||XPFT-20301||•||•|
|Fitness Program Design||XPFT-20401||•||•|
|Safety and Injury Prevention||XPFT-20500||•|
|Practicum (over 2 semesters)||XPFT-20503||•||•|
|Business Management and Marketing||XPFT-20600||•|
|Nutrition and Weight Management||XPFT-20601||•|
Note: Mount Royal University Continuing Education reserves the right to alter the schedules at anytime. Some courses are offered once a year; please schedule accordingly. Anatomy and Physiology I and II are prerequisites to all courses.