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Fitness and Health Promotion

Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Conduct assessments of fitness, well-being and lifestyle, and provide feedback to both client and care-giver (in the case of a minor).
  • Prescribe appropriate physical activity, fitness, active living, and lifestyle programs to enhance health, fitness and well-being of clients across various age ranges.
  • Utilize appropriate interviewing and counselling skills to promote or enhance health, fitness, active living, and well-being of clients including children and their parents or care-givers.
  • Collaborate with individuals across various age ranges in the selection and adoption of strategies that will enable them to take control of and improve their health, fitness and well-being.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate programs and events appropriate for all ages and stages of development which respond to identified needs and interests of clients and maximize the benefits of health, fitness, and well-being.
  • Apply principles of physical conditioning to train individuals and instruct groups of all ages in physical activity, including sport participation.
  • Contribute to community health promotion strategies through consultation and participation with Municipal Recreation Departments, Private Health and Fitness Facilities, Schools and Sport Clubs and Organizations.
  • Assist in the development of business plans for health and fitness programs, activities, and facilities.
  • Implement strategies and plans for ongoing personal and professional growth and development.
  • Develop and implement risk management strategies for health and fitness programs, activities, and facilities.
  • Interact effectively with clients, staff and volunteers in health and fitness programs, activities, and facilities.
  • Implement physical literacy strategies for child and youth participants according to the Canadian Sport for Life concept.