Becoming/Remaining a FNB Course Conductor/Evaluator

Exercise Theory Course Conductor

  • A Fitness NB course conductor is someone who develops fitness leaders through sharing, teaching, and facilitating the designated course material as outlined by NFLA and Fitness NB.
  • Course conductor and trainer are used interchangeably.
  • To ensure quality leadership programs, Fitness NB must require that certified trainers meet and maintain a high level of knowledge and training so that the Fitness NB certifications remain credible in the fitness and active living community in New Brunswick and across the nation.

ET Course Conductor Pre-requisites

  • Apply to Fitness NB for acceptance to be recognized as a Fitness NB Exercise Theory Course Conductor
  • Hold a current Fitness NB certification.
  • Successful completion of University Degree (Phys. Ed., Kinesiology, BSc with Kinesiology etc.) with course work in the following areas:
    • Human anatomy
    • Biomechanics
    • Human physiology
    • Exercise physiology

(Individuals with similar course work from other areas (i.e. Colleges, massage therapy etc.) may apply to the Board of Directors for recognition of completion of the above course requirements.)

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the fitness field.
  • Fitness NB member in good standing.
  • Current CPR.

Certification

  • Facilitate portions of a course before facilitating an entire course prior to be listed as a Fitness NB full course conductor. This will apply to all course conductors (GFL, OAFL. etc.).

Full recognition as a Fitness NB Course Conductor will depend on a successful evaluation during the required co-facilitation.

Specialty Module Course Conductor/Evaluator

Pre-requisites

  • Apply to Fitness NB for acceptance to be recognized as a Fitness NB Specialty Module Course Conductor.
  • Hold a current Fitness NB certification in the desired designation module.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the fitness field specifically related to the specialty module (with supporting documentation).
  • Fitness NB member in good standing.
  • Current CPR.

Certification:

  • Facilitate portions of a course before facilitating an entire course prior to be listed as a Fitness NB full course conductor. This will apply to all course conductors (GFL, OAFL. etc.).

Full recognition as a Fitness NB Course Conductor will depend on a successful evaluation during the required co-facilitation.

** The Board of Directors may decide that an individual may be “grandfathered” in as an Exercise  Theory or specialty course conductor if the individual holds all of the above mentioned pre-requisites, and a diploma in a related field or successful completion of a trainer’s course from another recognized organization (ie. NFLA Provincial Partner or YMCA, YWCA).

Requirements for Exercise Theory and Specialty Module Course Conductors/Evaluators

  • Maintain Fitness NB membership and liability insurance on an annual basis.
  • Maintain your specialty certification(s).
  • Maintain current CPR/First Aid as applicable to your specialty on an annual basis.
  • Collect 30 CEC’s over a two year period.
  • Teach a minimum of 25% of your designated specialty(s) (including ET) at least once every two years