Fitness and Health Promotion

The Fitness and Health Promotion program prepares learners for a meaningful career that goes beyond the walls of a gym, with a focus on supporting a diverse range of populations, including clients of all ages and abilities. Students participate in hands-on learning experiences in state-of-the-art lab facilities learning wellness, behaviour change, and business practices before completing a community field placement.

Start Date

January 2023

Program Length

Two years, Full-time


Fort Frances, Kenora, Sioux Lookout


Ontario College Diploma
Durham College

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma, and ENG4C/ENG4U (minimum 60%), Grade 11/12 U/C/M Biology, equivalent, or mature student test.

If you require any of the above credits, contact SGEI’s Secondary School.


Tuition (Year 1)

Tuition (Year 2)
$2722 (estimated)

Approximately $600 per year


Taylor Noble (Fort Frances)
(807) 274-2796

Kim Elke (Kenora)
(807) 468-3096

Nicole Robertson (Sioux Lookout)
(807) 737-2897

Your Future Career

  • Wellness coach
  • Fitness facility supervisor
  • Fitness and wellness writer
  • Strength and conditioning coach
  • Physical fitness coordinator
  • Fitness class manager
  • Health and wellness programmer
  • Active ageing coordinator
  • Personal trainer
  • Youth activity programmer

Related Programs


BIOL 1100 Functional Anatomy
BIOL 1302 Exercise Physiology I
COMM 1338 Communications for FHP
HLTH 100 Fitness Assessment I
HLTH 1301 Introduction to Health and Wellness
GENED 0000 General Education
BIOL 2302 Exercise Physiology II
EDUC 1200 Professional Practices and Standards
HLTH 1200 Fitness Class Leadership
HLTH 1202 Exercise Prescription I
HLTH 1201 Fitness Assessment II
NUTR 1200 Nutrition
RSCH 1200 Research Technoloy and Application
BUSI 2100 Business Practices
FDPL 2101 Field Placement Preparation
FITS 2302 Injury Management
HLTH 1202 General Education
HLTH 2100 Fitness Assessment III
HLTH 1202 Exercise Prescription II
RSCH 1200 Health Promotion and Behavioural Change
BIOL 2201 Exercise Physiology III: Diverse Populations
FITP 2200 Field Placement (224 Hours)
HLTH 1202 General Education
HLTH 2200 Health Promotion and Community Development
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