Personal Training Certification Course (W.I.T.S.)

Interested in learning more about Fitness and do you want to kick-start a career in the Fitness Industry?

Become a Certified Personal Trainer with World Instructor Training School (W.I.T.S.) and Carleton Athletics.  Take on a career that you can be proud of!  This is a great opportunity to enter the Fitness Industry and begin earning income while pursuing your passion in fitness and health.  Enjoy the benefits of a flexible schedule and learn from industry experts through online modules and intensive hands-on practical training.  Finish your certification with a 30hour internship that will help you exceed the industry standard.

  • Course Includes:
    • 16hrs of online theory lectures and 16 hours of in-class “hands on” practical training labs
    • Written and practical exams. (Students are required to achieve a minimum of 72% on the written exam and a minimum of 80% on the practical exam.)

Fall Hybrid Certification Course (Online&In-Class)

Winter Hybrid Certification Course (Online&In-Class)

Course Fees: (does not include course textbook and liability insurance)

Course TypeStudent/Member

Fall 2017 & Winter 2018 Course Schedule

Course TypeCourse Start DateCourse End DateWritten Exam Date
Fall HybridMonday October 2nd 2017Saturday November 11th 2017 (2-day intensive practical November 11th and 12th)Saturday November 18th 2017
Winter HybridMonday February 19th 2018April 1st 2018 (2-day intensive practical March 31st and April 1st)Saturday April 7th 2018

Hybrid courses include 6-Weeks of online lectures and a 2-day intensive practical at the end of the 6-weeks.  Hands on intensive practical will be held in the High Performance Centre at Carleton Athletics.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity, register today!

Accreditation & Approval of W.I.T.S.:

  • W.I.T.S. certification course now accepted by CanFitPro clubs.
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • International Association of Continuing Education & Training (IACET)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association – accepted as 6 CEUs
  • National (American) Certification Board of Massage Therapy & Body Work – accepted as 15 CE hours

Additional Services:

  • Practical Exam reviews will be made available the week of November 13th, 2017 for a fee of $50.
  • If a participant fails to meet the minimum standards to pass either the written or practical portion of the exam an option to re-take the exam will be made available. A $20 Fee is required.


Refund Policy

Once the course is activated there are no refunds. Once started and you cannot commit to the course you do have 12-months to complete it.