Do you have an interest in fitness and health, or helping others reach their fitness and health goals? If so, this program is for you!
Join our team to become a dynamic leader in the field of fitness and health promotion – an industry that is growing rapidly and offers a wide range of career opportunities.
This two-year curriculum includes courses in exercise science, fitness, health promotion, business management, and human relations as well as personal and professional development. Several of the courses will be delivered
in the Student Health & Athletic Centre on the Kingston Campus, which provides a state-of-the-art training facility. Students will have the opportunity to obtain four additional certifications including the nationally recognized Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certification from the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology.
Graduates will offer prospective employers 400 hours of practical experience in the workforce gained from two 5-week work placements as well as the option to be involved in voluntary service in the areas of health promotion, inclusive fitness, injury prevention and management, fitness assessment and/or personal training and occupational health and corporate wellness.
This program meets the standards of a Fitness and Health Promotion Program according to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
Meet our faculty
The faculty in the Fitness and Health Promotion at St. Lawrence College are knowledgeable and skilled in their field of study.
Study in Ireland: Graduates of this program can turn their advanced diploma into a degree.
Check out our flyer (pdf) to find out more information.
• Personal Trainer
• Group Fitness Instructor
• Strength & Conditioning Coach
• Corporate Wellness Consultant
• Health Promoter (Health Unit)
• Military Fitness Instructor
• Municipal or Community Recreation Staff
• Senior’s Fitness Programmer
• Health Club Manager or owner
• Cruise-Ship Fitness & Recreation Leader
• Physiotherapy Assistant
• Sports Coach
With this program you’ll be career ready. Discover your career options at https://stlawrence.emsicareercoach.ca