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HEALTH, WELLNESS AND RECREATION

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:61 Weeks
FIELD PLACEMENT:Available
CAMPUSES:Specific ( INQUIRE )
NOC Code:5254
PROGRAM OUTLINEHealth Wellness and Recreation Program Outline NBHealth Wellness and Recreation Program Outline NS

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Can you see yourself inspiring others to lead a healthy lifestyle? Studying Health, Wellness and Recreation at Eastern College will provide you with the tools needed to create and deliver programs to help clients tackle fitness and lifestyle challenges.

The opportunities for graduates are diverse, endless, and fun - you could lead aerobics classes on a cruise ship, assist in sports rehabilitation clinics, or spend one-on-one time as a personal trainer, among many other prospects.

STUDENTS RECEIVE

  • 8-week field placement (may vary by Province)
  • Preparation for the Certified Personal Trainer exam through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Physical training throughout the duration of the program

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Health, Wellness and Recreation Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions in the retail fitness and sport fields, fitness and health clubs, wellness and recreation programs, public and private fitness programs or recreation programs.

EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HIRED EASTERN GRADS

  • Moncton Chiropractic Clinic
  • Potash Corp Civic Centre
  • Sport Chek
  • 9Round
  • Royal Canadian Regiment
  • FitClub

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

• Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status.  Please call the campus for more details
• An applicant may be asked to participate in physical fitness testing and/or provide a physician’s statement in order to demonstrate that the applicant is evidently capable of taking the training and performing the functions which would normally be expected of a worker in this vocational field
• Each student is required to have proper gym footwear and clothing

RESOURCE ARTICLES: THE PERKS OF A HEALTH AND WELLNESS CAREER

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