Who can take the PPFS course?
Anyone who has a sincere interest in the subject matter is welcome. Although the focus is on fitness and yoga, a variety of health & wellness providers (registered massage therapists, physiotherapists, pilates instructors etc) attend the course for continuing education.
Who can be certified as a PPFS?
We require proof of a certification or degree in a field that permits you to teach fitness, aqua fitness, yoga or Pilates, or that allows you to do personal training. If you are note sure, ask your registering body for a copy of your scope of practice.
Can I take this course by distance education?
Yes! Click here for details.
Do I have to become a Fit 4 Two® Franchisee to take the PPFS course?
No. The PPFS course is open to all. Over the last 5 years, hundreds of people have taken the PPFS course. Our Franchise opportunities are for people who want to start a Fit 4 Two® Pre and Postnatal Fitness business in their community. Learn more about the Fit 4 Two® Franchise here.
If I take this course does that make me a Fit 4 Two® Franchisee?
No. The PPFS course and our franchise opportunities are two separate entities. Learn more about the Fit 4 Two® Franchise here.
After successfully completing the exam, what will my title be?
You will be a certified pre and postnatal fitness specialist. This is often shortened to PPFS.
What happens if I do not get 80% on the exam?
You can chose to re-write the alternate PPFS exam for a $50 re-write fee. You can write the exam at the next scheduled course or arrange for a proctor in your community.
After successfully completing the exam, can I use the registered trade name Fit 4 Two® in my title or to describe the classes I am teaching?
No. Only Fit 4 Two® Pre and Postnatal Fitness Inc and Fit 4 Two® franchisees may use our registered tradename for business purposes. The PPFS Course is for knowledge and CECs only. Your title will be, "Certified Pre and Postnatal Fitness Specialist."
Is Fit 4 Two® looking for instructors?
We are always on the lookout for amazing contract instructors. Please contact the Fit 4 Two franchisee nearest you to inquire about opportunities.
How do I renew my certification?
Your Pre and Postnatal Fitness Specialist Certification issued by Fit 4 Two® Pre and Postnatal Fitness is valid for 1 year. Fit 4 Two will send you a reminder and renewal form via email 6-8 weeks before your certification expires. It is your responsibility to complete this form and return it to Fit 4 Two on or before your expiration date. In addition, you will need to send in current copies of your Group Fitness/Personal Trainer Registration and proof of 2 CECs related to pre and postnatal fitness. The current renewal fee is $19.00. Find out more here.
Why do I have to renew my PPFS?
Rewewal ensures that all PPFS are continuing their education and therefore satisfies the requirements of most insurance policies.
What is your cancellation policy/
Registrants who give at least 2 weeks notice will be given the opportunity to take the course at the next posted date or by distance education. Refunds are not available.
"Thank you again for a truly fantastic and inspiring course! You are a true teacher, passionate and generous with your information!"
-Marianne G, PPFS Student