Health and Fitness Certificate Program

Your career as a wellness professional is just 21 weeks away!

At Medix College, we’re dedicated to shaping the next generation of health and fitness professionals. Our Health & Fitness Certificate program covers essentials like nutrition, anatomy, exercise prescription, biomechanics, and fitness assessment, to earn your canfitpro certification – the standard for personal training and fitness education in Canada. It goes beyond, incorporating motivational techniques, business management, and more.

Our goal is clear – to prepare students as highly qualified, advanced-level Certified Personal Trainers and Health Coaches. Enriched with the latest research, online resources, and cutting-edge content, the Medix College Health and Fitness Certificate is your gateway to a rewarding wellness career.

Program Details

The 21-week Health and Fitness Certificate is a training program for people looking for a rewarding career working as a fitness and health practitioner.  Our certificate covers key components that will equip you to make a significant impact in the field:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the anatomy and physiology of all body systems, forming a solid foundation for informed health and fitness practice.
  • Acquire the art of designing personalized exercise programs tailored to individual needs, considering fitness levels, aspirations, and health considerations.
  •  Master advanced techniques for conducting comprehensive fitness assessments, utilizing diverse tools to precisely evaluate and measure clients’ fitness levels.
  • Develop a nuanced understanding of motivational strategies, empowering you to inspire and guide clients on a transformative fitness journey, fostering long-term commitment to a healthy lifestyle.
  • Gain practical skills in business management, preparing you for potential entrepreneurial ventures and enhancing your ability to thrive in the competitive health and fitness industry.
  • Understand the principles of biomechanics, applying knowledge of movement and mechanics to optimize exercise efficiency and minimize the risk of injuries.
  • Explore the critical role of nutrition in overall health and fitness, equipping you to provide clients with sound nutritional advice.

Health and Fitness Certificate Externship: Hands-On Learning

The 150-hour Health and Fitness Certificate externship offers you a valuable opportunity to collaborate with one of our partner gyms. Under the supervision of our experienced Medix Health and Fitness Instructor, this hands-on experience covers the practical components of the program. You’ll engage in onsite fitness assessments and explore exercise prescriptions, programs, and techniques. Through this immersive experience you’ll gain the confidence to positively impact the health and well-being of your future clients in a powerful way.

Plus, Programs to Help Navigate Life

At Medix, we believe in providing you with not only practical expertise but also the capabilities to foster personal and professional growth. That’s why our programs include a focus on mindset development and financial literacy skills.

Thought Patterns for High Performance®
Mindsetting for Success and Well-being in the Digital Age™ from The Pacific Institute

Through “mindsetting” techniques associated with high performance and creating a growth mindset, students gain valuable insights into the workings of their minds. You’ll learn structured process to overcome limiting habits, attitudes, beliefs, and expectations while fostering new ones that propel you toward your goals. With dedicated time for reflection, evaluation, and application of scientifically-proven principles, you can optimize your personal well-being, educational achievement, and drive toward professional success.

The Enriched Academy

A leading personal finance tool to teach you how to manage your money and build a solid financial future.

Admissions Requirements

For admissions to Medix College, domestic students must:

International Student Admissions

Are you an international student? Learn more about your admissions requirements.

Career Options

Medix College Health & Fitness Certificate students gain access to our job placement assistance services. Our dedicated team offers expert support, guiding you in crafting strategic resumes and cover letters, honing interview skills, and implementing effective job search strategies. Attend specialized workshops, including those in partnership with community partners, covering topics such as Customer Service Excellence and LinkedIn profile development. Our goal is to empower you with the tools and knowledge to secure jobs in the Toronto area and beyond. Your success is our priority at Medix College.

What career opportunities are available to graduates of the Health and Fitness Certificate program?

  • Fitness Instructor
  • Personal Training Specialist
  • Fitness Program Organizer
  • Nutrition Coach
  • Recreational Facility Coordinator

Our Graduates Have Been Hired At

  • Commercial fitness facilities
  • YMCA/YWCA
  • Recreational facilities
  • University and college recreational departments
  • Public health departments
  • and more!

Program Costs

Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. To find out what you’re eligible for, contact our amazing admissions team to review your options today! 

Total Program Fees

Admissions Registration Fee: $25 *
Tuition: $4,600
Lab Fees: $1,050.00
Books: $400.00
Uniform: $150.00

Total: $6,200.00

*Applied to tuition upon enrollment.

Salary

$18

AVERAGE WAGE/HR*

$30

HIGH WAGE/HR*

Source: Job Bank

*Wage data rounded down to the nearest dollar. Average wage represents the middle value between lowest to highest wages. Local income may vary.

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Begin your educational journey with Medix College by exploring our comprehensive Health and Fitness program.

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