canfitpro provides a variety of learning experiences including virtual or in-person courses with an expert PRO TRAINER.

Get started as soon as you purchase your certification package with the Personal Training Specialist (PTS) self-directed education.

There is money to be made as a Personal Trainer and the more you prepare for your certification, the faster you will find success. canfitpro will get you there.



PRO TRAINER Delivered Learning

Best option for learning and career success!
Course Manual (print & electronic), Online Course (self-directed), PRO TRAINER led interactive course, Theory Exam, and Practical Exam

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*Early Bird Rates apply to registrations received more than three (3) weeks prior to the scheduled start date of the event.
**The Non-Member Rates include a one-year canfitpro Professional membership.


Your certification package includes:

  • Review the material from the course manual via interactive activities to assess your knowledge in addition to chapter review questions and quizzes
  • Topics reviewed include:
    • Skeletal Anatomy
    • Muscular Anatomy
    • Bioenergetics
    • Cardiovascular
    • Flexibility
  • Multiple choice questions and case studies are used for the assessment
  • A minimum passing grade of 80%
  • 3-Hour time duration to complete
  • Exam feedback is provided at instructor’s discretion
  • Your PRO TRAINER will provide you a case study and you will create a periodized program and lead a client through a session
  • Bring someone to the Practical Exam to be your ‘client’ and walk them through the session
  • 45 - 60 minutes session
  • 80%+ required to pass
  • Feedback provided, by your PRO TRAINER, outlining both areas you did well and those to improve


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The canfitpro Personal Training Specialist course was a much needed step not only to improve my fitness career but to improve my personal life. I now make better choices daily mainly because this course has taught mes WHY they are good choices. I wish I had taken this course earlier! Thank you canfitpro team!

Luciana Peixoto

I had my Fitness Instructor Specialist certification for a while. I wanted to update my skill set with Personal Training but was afraid of the science, as I lack that background. My PRO TRAINER made it super fun and approachable! I am so glad I took the course! I am also impressed with the way he taught on ZOOM and used breakout rooms to keep our interest while learning! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

Karina M.

I originally took the course for personal knowledge and gains, but taking this canfitpro PTS course ignited the passion in me to become a trainer for others.

Morgan Westlin

The professionalism and delivery of the canfitpro Personal Training Specialist Training was second to none. Having just completed the course, I feel not only ready to launch into personal training as a career but also proud to be a member of this organization.

Sarah Shaw

The Pro Trainer was excellent and the canfitpro course has given me all the knowledge and tools to become a qualified Personal Fitness Trainer. I feel confident and I am excited to share my knowledge with others and help them in their fitness journey!

Ann L.

The canfitpro PTS course was a welcoming environment and encouraged us to explore our passion for fitness and health. Michelle, our trainer, delivered the material in a manner which was applicable and motivating.  I feel empowered and excited to begin my canfitpro journey.

 Aaron Mendonça

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Topics included in the Personal Training Specialist (PTS) program:

  • Fitness, wellness, and training principles
  • Nutrition and bioenergetics
  • Cardiorespiratory, skeletal, and muscular system anatomy and function
  • Flexibility, mobility, and fascia
  • Passive and dynamic assessments
  • Periodized program design and delivery
  • The business of personal training
  • Behaviour change and coaching principles
  • Motivational Interviewing and client relationship tools
  • Includes virtually and in-person concepts
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion components throughout to recognize, and create, a more inclusive training environment


We recommend you attempt the Theory Exam approximately 3 – 5 weeks after finishing the virtual or in-person course. This provides adequate time to prepare for the exam.

The Theory Exam:

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Written client case study

The Practical Exam:

  • An actual workout with a client, evaluated by your PRO TRAINER, either in-person or virtually
  • Assesses theoretical knowledge, rapport building, and practical application of fitness theory