604 Columbia Street #445, New Westminster, BC V3M 1A5

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Fitness Leadership Diploma Program

Personal Trainers Are In Demand!

$500 scholarship to all students enrolled in August/September 2018 Classes

Are you into health and fitness? Do you think you would enjoy sharing your knowledge about health and fitness with people and advising them how to get the most from their exercise routine? If this sounds like you, a career in personal training may be the ideal career for you.

With millions of people eager to lose weight and get in shape, personal training is one of the fastest growing careers in the health and fitness industry today. At one time, athletes were the only people using personal trainers to help them excel at their sport. Today people from all walks of life from celebrities to senior citizens are using personal trainers to help them learn how to exercise, lose weight and adopt a healthier lifestyle.

The demand for personal trainers and fitness specialists continues to grow rapidly each day. All gyms and personal training studios are in need of qualified and certified fitness professionals. Graduates of our Fitness Leadership Diploma program will be well prepared for employment in various locations including fitness centre/gyms, private training studios, community centres, outdoor/indoor boot camps, and worldwide resorts.

Orca Institute teaches a comprehensive 340-hour course designed to provide students with the knowledge in areas such as anatomy, physiology, nutrition, personal training, weight Training and much more. Our program exceeds ACE minimum requirements by providing students with 3 to 5 times the amount of classroom and practical hours. Upon successful graduation, students will be eligible to take the ACE exam and upon passing, students will become ACE-certified.

Our entire program has been seamlessly put together by a group of highly professional individuals, who are well recognized by the Fitness Industry. Orca Institute’s substantial contact with the fitness industry enables us to provide quality job placement assistance to our graduates.


  • Comprehensive 340 hours of instruction
  • ACE certification exam
  • Diverse and effective learning methods including in-class lectures, interactive discussions, outdoor fitness boot camp training, and hands-on learning in a fitness facility
  • Highly qualified instructors who have a Kinesiology degree and/or registration with ACE as a Trainer of Fitness Leaders
  • Small class size to only 15– 20 students to provide maximum learning opportunities
  • Best and most current textbooks and teaching materials

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Learn about job opportunities.

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