Personal Training Course

The Personal Training Certification Course is the third and final step in becoming a certified Personal Trainer.  This course is held at the YWCA Health & Fitness Centre in downtown Vancouver.

In this couse students will learn more advanced theory in a classroom setting and put that into practice in the weight room.  Topics include business and marketing, health screening, fitness assessment, training principles, risk management, program design for health and skill development, counseling, motivating and ethics.  It is scheduled over several weeks to allow students plenty of time for reading and absorbing the material.

Cost: $549.00 plus Manuals ($105.00 plus tax)

BCRPA - Registration with BCRPA in Weight Training and 20 logged practice programs.  These programs can be completed in the Weight Training Practicum.
CFES - Certification with CFES in Weight Training and 20 logged practice programs.  These programs can be completed in the Weight Training Practicum.

Location: YWCA Health & Fitness Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver - Map

Dates & Times (choose ONE of the following courses and attend all dates listed):

Course Option 1: March 6 to 27 

  • Friday, March 6 - 6:00pm-10:00pm
  • Sunday, March 8 - 10:00am-5:30pm
  • Friday, March 13 - 6:00pm-10:00pm
  • Sunday, March 15 - 10:00am-5:30pm
  • Friday, March 20 - 6:00pm-10:00pm
  • Sunday, March 22 - 10:00am-5:30pm
  • Friday, March 27 - 6:00pm-10:00pm

We will schedule more dates in the near future so please check back often!

Contact us


YWCA Health & Fitness Centre
535 Hornby Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2E8




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