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Health, Wellness and Fitness Diploma - 268/468

Program overview:
START DATE: September, January
PROGRAM STATUS: Open for January 2015, Open for September 2015, Open for January 2016
SCHOOL: Community & Urban Studies
PROGRAM NUMBER: 268 (Non Co-op), 468 (Co-op)
PROGRAM LENGTH: 2 years
CAMPUS: Fennell Campus - Hamilton
CO-OP OPTION: Yes
ACCREDITATION: Ontario College Diploma
Campus January 2015 September 2015 January 2016
268 - Fennell Campus -Non Co-op Option OpenOpen
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468 - Fennell Campus - Co-op Option
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Implement exercise programs, nutritional plans and wellness strategies to varied fitness level clients

*Fast Track - allows students to complete a two-year Diploma program (non co-op) in 16 months. Students will start in January and be in school for four continuous semesters: Winter, Spring/Summer, Fall and Winter. Students will not be off during the summer.

Students will have the opportunity to challenge for the following certifications: Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology - Certified Personal Trainer, Optimum Health For Life - Sports Nutrition Specialist, TWIST - Sports Conditioning Certificate and PTA Global.

Program Highlights

  • Assess, design, prescribe and implement exercise programs, nutritional and wellness plans for individuals of varying fitness levels to meet their needs in regard to health, wellness and fitness
  • Work with specialists of specific populations such as emergency service personnel, children, older adults, pregnant women or those with increased medical risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, etc
  • Study athletic injury management, counselling, sport psychology and exercise physiology, anatomy, biomechanics to health management strategies
  • Apply skills and abilities in the Wellness Centre and Nutritional Kitchen, the Human Performance Lab, and new state-of-the-art fitness and training assessment labs
  • Train students registered in the Justice and Wellness Studies programs, athletes, varsity teams and the college community in a student led Core Fusion and Wellness Lifestyle Solutions ‘Living Lab'

Applied Learning

Wellness Expo – Biggest ever yet!
  • 3rd Annual, 52 booths, 102 HWF Students Hosting
  • 400 Guests attended (combo of community, other program staff and students and MC Faculty)
  • Feedback – students enjoyed the expo and want more like it – those who attended learned lots, positive feedback, very professional
Core Fusion Athlete Development and Conditioning
  • Providing services of group training, team training and one-on-one training in the Hamilton/Brantford area
  • Provides volunteer opportunities for all students to join practical experiences in the strength and conditioning industry
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  • Develop community and corporate partnerships for the mutual benefit of the Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville and Brantford areas
  • Provides opportunity for students to get hands-on experience with real clients in a variety of settings including health screening and assessments, counselling and health promo activities that encourage lifestyle change
Highlights
  • Coop grad employment rate = 67% for 2013

Co-op Education Advantage

  • Earn while you learn with paid work semesters mohawkcollege.ca/coop
  • Mohawk's Health, Wellness and Fitness Co-op program has the highest overall student satisfaction of any comparable program in Ontario

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