Personal Training Certification
Personal Training Certification from Infofit uses creative and innovative teaching techniques to accelerate your learning. Our classes are hands-on providing you with a fun and interactive learning environment. Read through a few student testimonials to get an idea of the value received from others who completed their training at our facility.
There are many fitness certifications to choose from. Infofit trains and prepares you to write any of the certifications that are right for you. These include ACE (American Council on Exercise), ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine), BCRPA (British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association) and NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association).
As a member of both the National Association of Career Colleges and the Private Training Institutions Branch, our courses all meet the highest of regulatory standards, ensuring you get the best possible education.
Which Certification is Right for Me?
All the organizations and certifications listed above are excellent choices. Most of our students choose the ACE certification because it is recognized worldwide and allows you to get you a job almost anywhere in the world. Infofit is an official ACE International Education Partner, as an Infofit student, you get a $100 discount on the ACE certification exam price.
The second most popular choice is a BCRPA certification. Infofit courses are fully accredited by the BCRPA with BCRPA certification offering an opportunity for more practical skills and it’s the most recognized certification in BC for most community and recreation centres.
Don’t worry! You don’t have to decide just yet. Most students get started with Infofit and then choose which Personal Training certification meets their long-term goals once enrolled in the program. The Infofit staff are here to help, contact us and let us help explain the various options and help you decide what’s perfect for your fitness career vision.
Personal Trainer Certification programs are offered in four different formats: weekends, weekdays, weeknights and personalized one-on-one instruction. Depending on your time and learning style, our personal training certification program is flexible to match your availability.
Full Time Diploma
Our most in depth program is a 5-course offering that takes 12-14 weeks to complete and includes 300 hours of instruction. In this program the student will learn about basic anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, exercise analysis, exercise safety, nutrition and the fundamental principles of cardiovascular conditioning as well as strength and flexibility training.
Fast Track Personalized
3 course program that includes 34 hours of one-on-one instruction with one of our master instructors. Perfect for those individuals whose schedules change weekly and need a program that can accommodate these changes. Personalized students are also welcome to attend any or all of the Fast Track Weekend courses for no extra cost.
Fast Track Weekend or Evening
3 course program taken over either 6-Saturdays and Sundays or 12 weeks on Monday and & Tuesday evenings with 84 hours of in class instruction. The classes are very hands-on, highly interactive and are taught in the gym and classroom. You will be engaged by our visual, auditory and experiential teaching methods.
Home Study Course
3 course program that the student completes at home. It includes four one hour Skype tutoring sessions to help guide the student through the learning process. Should a student feel they would benefit more from an in-class session, they may transfer to any in-class session within 12 months.
Tuition is Tax Deductible, Infofit is a Certified Educational Institution and RESP’s are accepted.
For any questions regarding course dates, please contact Admissions.
For Infofit’s Full Time Diploma:
- Students who have graduated from high school (or equivalent) or
- Who have reached the age of 19 years prior to the start of their program
- A passion for fitness
- The ability to speak and write English
For all other course options:
- 16 years of age or over (government ID required)
- The ability to speak and understand English
- A passion for fitness