Personal Fitness Trainer

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Program Information

Faculty:Health Sciences
Field of Study:Physical Fitness Technician
Description:A trend toward healthier lifestyles and personalized fitness solutions has created a growing demand for qualified personal fitness trainers. Many fitness and recreation facilities are hiring personal fitness trainers to enhance the service they offer to clients. There are also many entrepreneurial opportunities for personal fitness trainers to establish their own client base.

The Personal Fitness Trainer program teaches principles and methods of physical training and safe exercise, nutrition, health promotion and lifestyle counseling, and business management and marketing practices.

URL:Personal Fitness Trainer at NAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,766
International: $15,628

Cost per credit is $145 (for Domestic students) and $602 (for International students). Tuition cap per semester is $1,883 (Domestic) and $7,814 (International). Additional fees apply.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade11 Pure Mathematics  or  Grade11 Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have Grade 12 English, Pure Math 20 or Math 20-1 or 20-2 or Applied Math 20, Biology 30 OR successful completion of the following program courses via Open Studies: ANAT1120 Human Anatomy, PFTR1121 Foundations for Personal Trainers, and PFTR1122 Applied Movement Mechanics. NAIT's MTH20T Academic Upgrading course is recognized in lieu of Math 20-2.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 04, 2018

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