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Personal Trainer Certification Course - GOLD

Personal Trainer Certification Course - GOLD

Regular price $990.00 USD
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Registration - Online Video Format w/LIVE Review

Turn your passion for fitness into a rewarding career.

Program Overview: 

Are you looking for a way to stay in shape and help others reach their fitness goals as well?

The World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.), in collaboration with colleges and universities, offers a Personal Trainer Certification Program designed to help you start a successful career as a trainer. Self -taught, the fitness trainer program covers key topics including biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessment. National Exams are conducted during the final week of the program to become a Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer. Students who pass are eligible to begin an optional 30-hour internship and ultimately earn the bonus Level 2 CPT W.I.T.S. personal fitness trainer certification. Students meet in class or in the gym for the gym practical portion.

Who Should Enroll: 

  • Fitness enthusiasts, coaches, college students in the field, massage therapists or anyone seeking a new career in the health and fitness industry

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Understand and describe basic anatomy, kinesiology and exercise physiology
  • Assess an individual’s level of fitness using ACSM guidelines
  • Design and customize exercise programs
  • Demonstrate proper execution of resistance, cardio-respiratory and flexibility exercises
  • Identify and demonstrate at least one strength exercise for every major muscle group
  • Explain ACSM and AHA recommendations for cardiovascular exercise


  • Minimum 18 Years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED

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Additional Information:

Required textbook: Howley, Edward T. and Thompson, Dixie L. 2017. Fitness Professional’s Handbook. 7th Edition. Publisher: Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL. You may purchase a hardcover ($99 plus shipping) or ebook ($74) directly from the publisher.

Amazon also has a rent a book set up. Check out Amazon textbooks here and save.

Career Networking Event is Part of Your Tuition

Do you want an invitation to meet employers and or a fitness panel to get you started?  Join the event. Questions? E mail

To achieve the National Personal Fitness Trainer Certification:

  • Students must pass both a written and practical skills exam to be a Level 1 Certified Personal.
  • Attendance is not required unless you are getting college credits.  (This course has optional 3 college credits through the American Council on Education)
  • Adult CPR/AED is required for the certification to be issued after the exams.
  • Students have an option for a bonus Level 2 Certification by completing a 30-hour internship through W.I.T.S.  An employer list is provided to all students.
  • Course requirements must be completed within 12 months of the original course start date.
  • The 2-year renewal period is based on the original course completion date.

This certificate program is offered in collaboration with local colleges and universities in North America.

Join online or find a college near you for the in-person! Check out our locations page to find a college near you.


Self-taught 24/7 access to video lessons - 12 month access

Set for 5 weeks of course = 30 online hours)  Bonus - optional virtual lectures weekly during the year, review tools &, national test voucher/exams included)

Course Options: Online

No Refunds once Opened - see our refund policy.

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