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Fitness and Health Promotion (3040)

2 Years - 4 Semesters      Ontario College Diploma


A graduate of the Fitness and Health Promotion Program at Sault College will reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  1. conduct assessments of fitness, well-being, and lifestyle for clients and effectively communicate assessment results.
  2. prescribe appropriate physical activity, fitness, active living, and lifestyle programs to enhance health, fitness, and well-being of clients.
  3. utilize appropriate interviewing and counselling skills to promote or enhance health, fitness, active living, and well-being of clients.
  4. collaborate with individuals in the selection and adoption of strategies that will enable them to take control of and improve their health, fitness, and wellbeing.
  5. develop, implement, and evaluate activities, programs, and events which respond to identified needs and interests of clients and maximize the benefits of health, fitness, and well-being.
  6. train individuals and instruct groups in exercise and physical activities.
  7. contribute to community health promotion strategies.
  8. assist in the development of business plans for health and fitness programs, activities, and facilities.
  9. implement strategies and plans for ongoing personal and professional growth and development.
  10. develop and implement risk management strategies for health and fitness programs, activities, and facilities.
  11. interact effectively with clients, staff, and volunteers in health and fitness programs, activities, and facilities.


Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Fitness and Health Promotion Program Standards (MTCU 52209), August 2003

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