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A to Z Become a Personal Trainer

In light of the recent COVID-19 news, Douglas College has postpone/suspend the current and future A to Z Fitness Education Programs.  At this time, we are looking at potential future dates to start the next A to Z: Become a Personal Trainer Program and will communicate ALL updates once they are available.  If you have any questions please contact David Munro ( 


Save time and money and become a certified BCRPA personal trainer by taking all your courses with the Sports Institute! Our top quality instructors will lead you through the entire process from start to finish. You could be out in the community and earning money as a personal trainer before you know it. Tuition includes all textbooks, manual, exam and evaluation fees. Tuition does not include BCRPA Fitness Theory Exam, First Aid/CPR course and Fitness Registration with the BCRPA, and/or any exam re-write fees. (See bottom of page for past schedules).


  • Starts: TBD
  • Ends: TBD
  • For FULL SCHEDULE with dates/times and registration form: TBD
  • Program Fee - $1495.00 (payment plan option available - please see below)
  • Students must be available to attend all dates in the schedule

    Current Intakes

    *Please Note: Program schedules are subject to change - students will be informed by email of any schedule changes*

    Upcoming Intakes *TBD Schedules/Registration 

    • June 2020
    • July 2020
    • September 2020
    • October 2020

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

    • Fitness Theory Exam through the BCRPA (not included in program fees - students are responsible for payment for exam & any exam rewrites.  All payments are to be made directly to BCRPA)
    • Emergency First Aid and CPR A Certification. Douglas College does not offer CPR/First Aid courses so you must do this on your own. (not included in program fees - students are responsible for scheduling their own First Aid/CPR Courses)
    • Fitness Registration with the BCRPA - to be completed after passing the Fitness Theory Exam and First Aid/CPR certification. (not included in program fees - 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.**

    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 will be handled on a pro-rated individual basis after the start date. Textbooks already received are not refundable.

    COST $1,495 (3 part payment plan available)

    Student loans are unfortunately not available for this program as it is not University Transferable.

    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.

    For program information and/or to register , please contact: