Weight Training Courses


Body Blueprint offers In-class, Online, and Private, Weight Training courses.

The Weight Trainer Instructor course gives you the skills to safely and confidently guide people through their workouts in the weight room. The Weight Training course is the second of the 3 courses needed to become certified as a Personal Trainer. Please note that if you wish to be BCRPA-certified as a Personal Trainer, you must first register with BCRPA as a Fitness Leader (complete the Fitness Theory course, BCRPA exam, First Aid and CPR, and BCRPA registration), and THEN take the Weight Training course, before moving on to next steps and the Personal Training course. This course covers:

  • Anatomy and physiology review
  • Designing basic programs
  • Methodologies of Weight Programs
  • Periodization
  • Using weight machines, free weights, barbells, etc
  • Core exercises
  • Effective Stretching
  • Nutrition
  • and much more


We run several in-class courses throughout the year

If you are pressed for time or can’t commit to a full in-class course, we also offer a combo on-line Weight Training course to suit your schedule. You can do the theory part of the coursework by yourself, then have an instructor in the gym all to yourself or with a friend or two. Chose the “Combo” option below. There is also a video option available if you aren’t in on Vancouver Island. We make it easy for you to succeed.

Prerequisites: In order to become a BCRPA-certified Weight Training Instructor, students should have taken the Fitness Theory course,  written & passed the BCRPA Theory exam and have a current First Aid & CPR.

The Weight Trainer Instructor Course is an enjoyable and thorough course that  covers every aspect of weight room instructing. If you want to be a certified Weight Trainer or Personal Trainer in Canada, then this is the course you will need. The Weight Trainer Instructor course is worth 20 CECs for your registration renewal.


Body Blueprint is proud to offer courses that can be tailored to suit you! If you want the course delivered privately with an instructor all to yourself, are pressed for time or are unable to commit to an in-class session we can teach you how to be a Weight Trainer at YOUR convenience. Email us to find out more.