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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, 3/6-5/3, 6:30-8:30 pm, 9 wks
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Whether for a career move or for personal knowledge, 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. Key topics include anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment. Hands-on practical training labs include role playing drills on exercises, presentation skills and more to professionally master the position. Click Here to see the full syllabus and reading assignment prior to first night of class.

CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate. 

Textbook is required and not included in course fees. It is titled Fitness Professional’s Handbook-7th Edition Hardback or E-book. Author Edward Howley, Dixie Thompson and may be obtained via the W.I.T.S. Store Front or Amazon!

Free orientation has been cancelled for Wednesday, 2/22. You can register to watch a similar presentation online here

Required textbook: Fitness Professional's Handbook-7th Edition with Web Resource ISBN-13: 9781492523376 is available for purchase online. An e-book is also available for purchase online: ISBN-13: 9781492535935. You can also order the book through W.I.T.S. by calling 1-888-330-9487. 

Level 1 - Nationally Certified Personal Trainer: Successfully complete the written and practical exams. CPR/AED required. 

Level 2 - Nationally Certified Personal Trainer: Successfully complete your Level 1 exams followed by a 30 hour internship that will help connect to local employers. 

Qualifies for 6 AOTA CEUs / 6.0 IACET CEUs.
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