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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, 9/21–11/18, 6:30 –8:30 pm, 9 wks
$734.00
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Join this growing profession and get all the information and hands-on training needed to become a nationally Certified Personal Trainer. This intensive, 62-hour program includes 16 classroom and 16 lab hours with a 30-hour internship. National exams will be held on the last classes. Whether for a career move or for your own personal knowledge, learn anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment. CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate. Textbook is required and not included in course fees.

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.

W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. Textbook is required and not included in course fees. Books may be purchased from W.I.T.S. website.

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