Curriculum & Courses

Curriculum & Courses

 

For full course descriptions, use the online Academic Calendar.

All Personal Fitness Trainer diploma program students must complete the following 22 courses as part of their program requirements.

Note: Occupational Programs are non-credit Continuing Education programs that do not meet General Admission Requirements. Therefore, the courses taken within these programs cannot be used towards an undergraduate degree, diploma or certificate program nor do students have access to undergraduate courses in degree, diploma or certificate programs. There is no limit to the number of non-credit academic upgrading courses you may complete. 

Year One

  • XPFT 20001 - Human Anatomy
  • XPFT 20002 - Human Physiology
  • XPFT 20104 - Effective Communication
  • XPFT 20200 - Exercise Physiology
  • XPFT 20201 - Applied Movement Mechanics
  • XPFT 20401 - Fitness Program Design
  • XPFT 21001 - Health and Wellness
  • XPFT 21002 - Health Promotion & Training
  • XPFT 21003 - Strength Training I
  • XPFT 21004 - Introductory Nutrition
  • XPFT 21005 - Practicum I

Year Two

  • XPFT 20300 - Principles & Methods of Training
  • XPFT 20400 - Fitness Appraisal & Lifestyle Counseling
  • XPFT 20402 - Leadership Development
  • XPFT 20600 - Business Management & Marketing
  • XPFT 22001 - Growth & Motor Development
  • XPFT 22002 - Injury Prevention & Care
  • XPFT 22003 - Strength Training II
  • XPFT 22004 - Special Populations - General
  • XPFT 22005 - Special Populations - Older Adults
  • XPFT 22006 - Practicum II
  • XPFT 22007 - Psychology of Exercise

Note: Courses may not necessarily be offered in the sequence shown. Students are responsible to ensure that all prerequisite requirements are met prior to registering in a course.