A to Z Become a Personal Trainer


In light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, Douglas College in support of the Public Health Officer’s social distancing directive, and in recognition of students’ planning needs, has made the decision to move ALL classes/programs online until further notice. If you have any questions please contact David Munro (munrod@douglascollege.ca).

 

The A to Z: Become a Personal Trainer Program Registrations can be done through email at CEREG@douglascollege.ca and/or by phone at 604-527-5472 where we can process your registration and provide further information on how to make a payment. Payment options are Visa/MasterCard, Interac E-Transfer and/or if necessary Online Bill Payment. 

The A to Z: How to Become A Personal Trainer Program is now ONLINE!

All program/module schedules will be scheduled module by module and finalized as we move forward to allow enough time for students to complete certain BCRPA to be eligible to move forward.  Students are still required to complete certain requirements to be eligible to move forward with their Personal Trainer Program.

    NOVEMBER 2020 intake:

    THE ONLINE FITNESS THEORY MODULE:

    For more information please email the Sports Institute Office via email: sportsinstitute@douglascollege.ca 

    Module Costs

    The cost of the Online Fitness Theory Module is $515 and it includes:

    • Fitness Course (November 3 - 30, 2020)
    • Textbook *One textbook for the WHOLE course
    • Online Classes through Blackboard with a live instructor
    • Online Course materials
    • Online Fitness Theory Review Class (December 1, 2020) with a live instructor

    FULL ONLINE Fitness Theory Schedule - NOVEMBER 2020 INTAKE

    Registrants will be guided through the required items below but must complete on their own (NOT included in program fees):

    • BCRPA Fitness Theory Exam ($110 + taxes payable directly to the BCRPA) – 60 multiple choose exam that students are required to get 80% or better to pass.  Students who wish to be BCRPA Fitness Leader must complete and pass the BCRPA Fitness Theory Exam (80%+) separately on their own to receive credit with the BCRPA  - students are responsible for payment for exam & any exam rewrites.  All payments are to be made directly to BCRPA
    • First Aid/CPR certification required by all BCRPA Fitness Leaders -students are responsible for scheduling their own First Aid/CPR Courses
    • 1 year Fitness Student Registration with the BCRPA - $99  (cannot be purchased until the first 2 items on this list are completed) -students are responsible for registering and purchasing from BCRPA after completing the above items

       **All above items must be completed after the Fitness Theory Module by the student to be eligible to move forward into the Weight Training Module of the Personal Trainer Program.**

    To Register and Make a Payment, the following options are available

    1) By Phone: 604-527-5472 (view office hours)

    By Email:

    • Complete Registration form attached and submit it to CEREG@douglascollege.ca via EMAIL.  Students must register for ALL CRNs listed on the Registration FormPlease read instructions on Registration form
       
    • Once your COMPLETED Registration form is submitted to CEREG@douglascollege.ca via email, one of our Registration Officers will reply to your email in a timely manner and provide further instructions on payment options.  Please Note: Due to the number of email registrations being processed, there may be a delay in receiving an email from a Registration Officer.

    2) By Email:

    • Complete Registration form attached and submit it to CEREG@douglascollege.ca via EMAIL.  Students must register for ALL CRNs listed on the Registration FormPlease read instructions on Registration form
       
    • Once your COMPLETED Registration form is submitted to CEREG@douglascollege.ca via email, one of our Registration Officers will reply to your email in a timely manner and provide further instructions on payment options.  Please Note: Due to the number of email registrations being processed, there may be a delay in receiving an email from a Registration Officer.

    3) Once Registration is complete an email with instructions will be sent to you on how to make your payment.  Please follow the instructions in that email to make your payment for the Fitness Theory Module = $515Please Note: Students are required to make their payment within 24hrs to complete their registration once receiving their instructions email from one of our Registration Officers.

    **Student will ONLY receive a payment confirmation email receipt once payment is received. Registration is NOT complete until payment is received by Douglas College. 

    FULL ONLINE Fitness Theory Schedule - NOVEMBER 2020 INTAKE

    FULL PROGRAM INFORMATION

    • FULL PROGRAM COST $1,495 (3 part payment plan available)*Please Note: Due to COVID- 19 ALL Personal Trainer Programs are now being offered ONLINE - For more information on ONLINE course schedules Please email sportsinstitute@douglascollege.ca Program schedules are subject to change - ONLY Registered Students will be informed by email of any schedule changes.
    • Currently payments are being made in 3 installments and installments for the program are as follows:
    1. At time of registration for the Fitness Theory Module: $515
    2. Prior to starting the Weight Training Module: $445
    3. Prior to starting the Personal Training Module: $535
    • Student loans are unfortunately not available for this program as it is not University Transferable.
    • Full refund less a $15 processing fee per module is available within 72 hours (3 business days) of the program start date. All other refunds are issued in Cheque form and will be handled on a pro-rated individual basis after the start date. Textbooks already received are not refundable.
    •  Students (Fitness Leaders) must be 18+ years old to write the BCRPA Fitness Theory Exam
    • And best of all, you will get a tax deductible educational refund for the cost of the course, as part of tuition through the Douglas College Sports Institute

    Current Intakes: ONLINE COURSES ONLY

    • November 2020: Fitness Theory Module starting on November 3rd, 2020 – ONLINE THROUGH BLACKBOARD - REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL 4:00pm November 2nd
    • September 2020: Fitness Theory Module starting on September 10th, 2020 – ONLINE THROUGH BLACKBOARD - REGISTRATION CLOSED
    • July 2020: Weight Training Module starting on September 16th, 2020 – ONLINE THROUGH BLACKBOARD – Please contact the sportsinstitute@douglascollege.ca for registration
    • May 2020: Personal Training Module starting on September 24th, 2020 – ONLINE THROUGH BLACKBOARD – Please contact the sportsinstitute@douglascollege.ca for registration
    • ONLINE Personal Trainer Exam schedule on November 10th, 2020 ONLINE THROUGH BLACKBOARD, Please contact the sportsinstitute@douglascollege.ca for registration. Deadline to Register/Payment 4:00pm, October 31st, 2020

    Please email sportsinstitute@douglascollege.ca  for more information.

    Upcoming Intakes: ONLINE COURSES ONLY

    ALL Program/Module schedules will be scheduled module by module and finalized as we move forward to allow enough time for students to complete certain BCRPA to be eligible to move forward.

    Students will are still required to complete certain requirements to be eligible to move forward with their Person Trainer Program.

    More Information

    Registration Office: CEREG@douglascollege.ca

    Alba Fiorito, Program Assistant: sportsinstitute@douglascollege.ca

    David Munro, Program Manager: munrod@douglascollege.ca