Fitness & Movement Enhancement Specialist

Under development 
Tuition Per Course
Duration 8-12 months (part-time)
Program Start January 2015
Campus Abbotsford & Chilliwack Canada Education Park
Days & Times Evenings and Saturdays

Get the advantage with Continuing Education Fitness and Movement Enhancement Specialist program. Unlike a basic personal training designation we offer additional courses to set you apart from the competition. Discover how to develop your home base business and assist clients with conditioning. This program is great for students looking to work with athletes, clients with injuries, and general population fitness enthusiasts.

Program Information

Our Fitness & Movement Enhancement Specialist certificate offers you flexibility to study the specific courses you need. All of the courses in this program may be taken individually or applied to the Fitness & Movement Enhancement Specialist certificate.

This certificate program is delivered through UFV’s Continuing Education department and consists of nine courses, excluding Standard First Aid which must be completed prior to completing this program.

Courses

If you plan to earn your Fitness & Movement Enhancement Specialist certificate, courses may be taken in this order: 

  • Fitness Knowledge
  • Weight-Training
  • Personal Training
  • Health and Wellness Industry Professionals: Building a Home-Based Business
  • Essentials of Fitness and Movement Assessment
  • Essentials of Shoulder and Upper Extremity Conditioning
  • Essentials of Core Conditioning
  • Essentials of Hip and Lower Extremity Conditioning
  • Functional Training 101

Course descriptions follow at the end of this page.

Additional fitness-related courses that are not part of the Fitness & Movement Enhancement Specialist certificate can be found here: Fitness and Wellness

Contact

604-851-6324
continuingeducation@ufv.ca

In addition to a selection of Continuing Education courses and certificate programs, UFV offers master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degree programs as well as diplomas, trades certification, and other specialty certificate programs. For more information about programs at UFV please visit our homepage at ufv.ca. You may then be interested in contacting Student Services at 1-888-504-7441 to arrange a tour, attend a Becoming a Student info session, connect with an educational advisor, or arrange for career counseling.

Current Course Offerings

Fitness Knowledge
Get the fitness knowledge needed as prerequisite to other personal training instructor courses, including comprehensive information about keeping yourself and others safely fit and well.

ABBOTSFORD
campus
(20242 HLTH KPE01 A3A) 11 sessions, Tue, Thu, 7–10 pm; Sat, 10 am–1 pm, $450
Starts Jan 6


Weight Training
Prerequisite: Fitness Knowledge (HLTH KPE01) or transfer credit completed within the last two years. Industry professionals with current designation may also be considered.
Learn how to enhance quality of life through active living. Explore the basic principles of strength and conditioning under professional guidance and get the foundational knowledge required to progress in the study of lifetime fitness.

ABBOTSFORD campus
(20243 HLTH KPE02 A3A) 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 7–10 pm; Sat, 10 am–1 pm; Practicum: 2 sessions, Sat, 10 am–3 pm. $550
Starts Feb 3


Personal Training Certification
Pre-requisite: Fitness Knowledge (HLTH KPE01) and Weight Training (HLTH KPE02) or transfer credit completed within the last two years.
Industry professionals with current designation may also be considered. This course is designed to help you meet national certification requirements for personal trainers. Upon completion, you are
eligible to take the personal trainer skills assessment and exam.

ABBOTSFORD campus

(20244 HLTH KPE03 A3A) 18 sessions, Tue, Thu, 7–10 pm; Sat, 10 am–1 pm; Practicum: 4 sessions, Sat, 10 am–3 pm. $975
Starts Mar 10


Essentials of Fitness & Movement Assessment
Develop your assessment skills through several protocols to measure cardiovascular, muscular, and core fitness. Learn to use health parameters such as body composition and balance to evaluate fitness level.

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(40210 HLTH KPE06 C3A) 2 sessions, Tue, 6–10 pm; Sat, 9 am–1 pm $115
Starts May 26


Foundations of Shoulder & Upper Extremity Conditioning
Join Brian Justin to explore how to assess and train the shoulder for optimal functioning. Cover the full spectrum of shoulder conditioning, from post-rehab of common impairments seen in a recreation environment to occupational and sport performance.

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(40191 HLTH KPE07 C3A) 2 sessions, Tue, 6–9 pm; Sat, 10 am–1 pm, $90
Starts Jun 2


Fundamentals of Core Conditioning
This course discusses the function of the core as it relates to weight training and prevention of lower back pain.

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(40195 HLTH KPE08 C3A) 2 sessions, Tue, 6–9 pm; Sat, 9 am–1 pm, $105
Starts Jun 9


Fundamentals of Hip & Lower Extremity Conditioning
This course discusses the hip and knee and how they relate to weight training and prevention of lower back and knee pain.

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(40197 HLTH KPE09 C3A) 2 sessions, Tue, 6–9 pm; Sat, 9 am–1 pm, $105.
Starts Jun 16


Functional Training 101
Explore all the training aspects that relate to optimum athletic performance.

ABBOTSFORD campus
(40198 HLTH KPE21 A3A) 2 sessions, Tue, 6–10 pm; Sat, 9 am–1 pm, $115
Starts Jun 23


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General Information:
604-851-6324
continuingeducation@ufv.ca

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