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.

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Our 7-week Personal Training Career Program includes the following:

Section 1:

Motivation System, Human Body Science & Movement System

Objectives:

  • Understand and practically apply human psychology and behavioural change strategies.
  • Learn human body systems and how they relate to exercise.
  • Understand and execute client assessments for physiology, posture and movement.

Section 2:

Programming System

Objectives:

  • Learn the 4 Goals, 3 Styles, 3 Levels and 3 Phases of Program Design.
  • Use the PTA Global program design template (100’s of pre-made programs) for weight loss, lean body mass, sports conditioning and wellness.
  • Customize client programs via assessments with Movement Prep techniques: foam rolling, multi-phasic stretching, core activation & RAQs drills.

Section 3A:

Nutrition & Special Populations

Objectives:

  • Define and describe basic nutritional concepts including energy balance management. Identify macronutrient food sources.
  • Apply behavioural 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.

Section 3B:

Business of PT

Objectives:

  • 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 business planning, marketing & advertising and keys to client retention. Leveraging social media as a personal trainer.

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 opt of of attending this day.