I: Personal Training online course
Fitness Alberta has partnered with the National Council on Strength and Fitness to offer an online personal training course. This in-depth course provides applied knowledge and skills in kinesiology, physiology, and exercise prescription. Once finished, you will be prepared to complete your qualifications for Fitness Alberta Personal Fitness Trainer certification.
Take the online Personal Fitness Trainer course
Candidates have a year to complete the requirements for certification. This course is recognized internationally, in Europe, US, Canada and Australia, and will teach you what you need to know to become a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer with Fitness Alberta®.
Online personal fitness trainer course faqs
Find answers to frequently asked questions about the online personal training course.
Once you have completed the online personal training course, you will need to write and pass the personal training written theory exam. The online course manuals, online quizzes and Fitness Alberta support will help you to prepare for your exam.
Skills development virtual mentorship
While not mandatory, the Skills Development Virtual Mentorship is highly recommended for individuals new to personal training. The mentorship refines the practical component of this certification and highlights the skills you are expected to exemplify during the practical exam. Mentors are highly qualified, with a minimum of a masters degree in kinesiology, and are also certified Fitness Alberta® CPFT examiners.
Calls will take place via phone, google meets or zoom at times that are convenient for both the CPFT student and mentor.
A practical assessment is required for CPFT certification in addition to the written theory exam. Learn what to expect and requirements for your practical assessment.
Pay fees and submit documents
Once you've passed your exams, you can send in all of your course completion information, current CPR and First Aid documentation. Fitness Alberta certification provides professional insurance, registration and other member benefits.