Conestoga College

Fitness and Health Promotion

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Doon Campus
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Health and Physical Education, General
Description:This program is designed to train and prepare individuals as qualified fitness and health promotion practitioners working within the fitness, health promotion and lifestyle industry. Graduates are equipped with the skills to accurately assess and monitor health and fitness levels to prepare safe and effective programs that meet clients' goals. As fitness and health promotion practitioners, graduates will provide services and programs to a variety of diverse populations such as healthy individuals, youth, seniors and those medically compromised. The program offers instruction in the areas of anatomy and physiology, fitness assessment and exercise prescription, health promotion, lifestyle coaching and behaviour modification, nutrition, therapeutic exercise, program planning, marketing, leadership and entrepreneurship, motivation and interpersonal skills. Courses will be offered using online components, as well as theory and hands-on application. Students gain valuable field experience during their on-campus internship and field practicum. Students will also have the opportunity to obtain internationally recognized fitness certifications such as Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer from the Ontario Fitness Council (OFC), Canadian Fitness Professionals (CanFitPro) and/or Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP).
URL:Fitness and Health Promotion at Conestoga College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,358
International: $14,597

Cost per year is for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Enrolment #:20

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •   Biology 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Health and Physical Education  or  Grade11 Physics  or  Grade11 Science 

Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older with mature student status , Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications (COMM1270), Grade 11 or 12 Biology, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Biology (SCIE1010), PLUS one of the following: Grade 11 or 12 Physics, C or U, or equivalent, Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry, C or U, or equivalent OR Conestoga College Preparatory Chemistry (SCIE1030), Grade 12 Health and Physical Education (PLF4C) OR Grade 12 Exercise Science (PSE4U) OR Grade 12 Kinesiology (PSK4U), or Grade 11 or 12 Science, SNC3M or SNC4M.

* 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 December 29, 2018