Instructor Certification
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Instructor Certification

FITNESS LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Fitness Theory Assisted Home Study Course

This is a prerequisite to become a certified instructor but can be a general interest course for anyone wanting to learn more about fitness. This is an assisted home study course so individuals are able to work through the course at their own pace and only need to meet with the Course Instructor seven times throughout the course. Meetings are scheduled according to the participant’s availability. 100% completion of all coursework and a passing mark of 80% on the open book exam is required for those pursuing an instructor certification. The Fitness Theory course must be successfully completed prior to the start date of the instructor specialty course.
Participants will learn basic anatomy and exercise physiology, exercise safety and training principles, basic nutrition guidelines and teaching approaches for adult learners. 

The fee includes the cost of the manual and workbook. Cost of manuals is non-refundable.
CFMWS Staff  Rate $70   PSP Plan $150 / Non PSP Plan $180

Register ONLINE
 

Group Fitness Instructor Course

The Group Fitness Instructor course teaches the skills needed to instruct a variety of exercise class formats.  Topics include how to modify classes for all fitness levels, cueing and working with music, choreography and portable equipment class formats. Please note spinning and yoga will not be covered in this course.

There is a closed book exam at the end of the course and a minimum 12 hour practicum module.

27 March to 26 April 2020 | Recreation Complex
PSP Plan $180   NON PSP Plan $210

 
Must register in person at the Rec Plex and show proof of successful completion of Fitness Theory or equivalent.
 
 

Weight Training Instructor Course
This course will teach the skills to teach weight training programs and proper exercise techniques. Learn how to create weight training programs for healthy individuals, how to modify exercises, different weight room machines and equipment and their proper use, teaching proper exercise form and correcting common errors.

Fridays and Sundays | 29 May -  21 June 2020 | Rec Plex, DDH & AFC
PSP Plan $180  Non PSP Plan $210
Must register in person at the Rec Plex and show proof of successful completion of Fitness Theory or equivalent.

The Recreation department is always looking for interested persons that we can assist on their jouney to becoming an aerobics instructor. 
 
Questions?  Contact us at RecPlex@forces.gc.ca, or at 613-687-0526