Certified Personal Training Program
We are British Columbia’s most comprehensive Service, Science & Sales Personal Training Certification Program.
Our Certified Personal Training Program follows an NCCA Accredited CPT curriculum through a 3-section fitness education syllabus. All of our personal training program graduates earn a minimum of 15 hours of in club practical experience and mentorship, get guaranteed job placement with our fitness club partners, fitness CPR & AED Certification*, full access to exclusive online content, and an opportunity to develop further in our partners’ exclusive in house fitness & performance education platform upon successful completion.
Our 7-week Personal Training Career Program includes the following:
Human Sciences & Movement Assessments
Learn human body systems and how they relate to exercise.
Understand and execute client assessments for physiology, posture and movement.
Understand and practically apply human psychology and behavioral change strategies.
Programming & Functional Training
Define the levels and phases of the Systems, Sciences and Tools model.
Access and understand the use of the PTA Global program design template (100’s of pre-made functional programs) for weight loss, lean body mass, sports conditioning and wellness.
Understand the importance of and execute proper dynamic warmup, core, balance and flexibility training as it relates to individual client needs.
Recognize the general differences in sensorimotor, force, and power programming to achieve proper progression in client programs.
Explain basic training induced adaptations in energy production.
Understand and correctly apply cardiovascular training strategies for endurance, stamina and body composition management.
Introduction to alternative training methods (battle ropes, TRX, Kettlebells, Foam Rolling etc.)
Nutrition & Special Populations
Define and describe basic nutritional concepts including energy balance management.
Identify macronutrient food sources.
Apply behavioral change strategies to facilitate nutritional success.
Describe safe and effective use of exercise methods and effective program design for various populations including; older adult, youth, pregnancy and group training.
Learn effective client interaction and communication skills.
Practically apply the client intake assessment process.
Learn about opportunities in the industry, set personal goals and understand the importance of professional development to see success.
Understand the consultative sales process.
Learn the principles of organization to business planning.
Leveraging social media as a personal trainer
Business planning, marketing and advertising. Keys to client retention.
Special note to PTAG – CPT program Students
The CPR & AED course is mandatory in order to sit for your certification exam. If students have a current CPR & AED valid for a minimum of 1 calendar year, they are permitted to miss this day of class pending confirmation from the Program Coordinator.
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