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W.I.T.S. Personal Trainer Certification

W.I.T.S. Personal Trainer Certification

Instructor: W.I.T.S. Instructor
Course time(s): WFD 151-8: M/W, 3/7–5/4, 6:30–8:30 pm, 9 wks
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Come join this growing profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & ABC News calls the 4th hottest job in the U.S. at a national average of $34 an hour. Employers like 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness and Gold’s Gyms are just a few of the club groups that seek out our graduates. Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer. 

This challenging course is taught over a 9-week period for better retention and skill competency with national exam held in the 9th week. This 62-hour program includes 16 classroom and 16 lab hours with a 30-hour internship. The course prepares you for success with key topics that include bio-mechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment. CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate. Qualifies for 6.0 BOC CEUs/ 6 AOTA CEUs / 6.0 IACET CEUs and internship components. Textbook is required and not included in course fees. Books may be purchased from W.I.T.S. website

Want to learn more about being a Certified Personal Trainer? Free orientation Wednesday, 2/24, 6:30-7:30pm. RSVP online below or by calling 413 775-1677.

W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training.

View a syllabus or watch the orientation video for more information!

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