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Certified Personal Trainer Course - Hybrid

Certified Personal Trainer Course - Hybrid

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Virtual Lectures | In-Person Labs

The Fitness Industry’s Only LIVE -Hands On Practical Skill Labs!

Learn the profession by doing.

Here Is What You Get In A Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer

  • NCCA Accredited program with optional 3 college credits towards a degree
  • 15 hours of VIRTUAL lectures by top national 5 star veteran teachers all online & recorded for use later! Subjects include but not limited to Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Nutrition and more
  • Get ALL 15 hours of LIVE in-person practical skill instruction from a veteran teacher/personal trainer on working with a client in a fitness center on campus or a nearby gym.

Unique To W.I.T.S. Students Only:

  • FREE online personal trainer course completes with study quizzes & more ($600 value)
  • Includes test vouchers ($450 savings)
  • Optional Bonus (30) hour local employer internship to earn the Level 2 CPT

To REGISTER AT A COLLEGE NEAR YOU, please select the link below to find your local college. If you have questions, please reach out to studentservices@witseducation.com.

Register online or find a college near you!

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

 

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

Prerequisites:

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

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 studentservices@witseducation.com

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.

To REGISTER AT A COLLEGE NEAR YOU, please select the link below to find your local college. If you have questions, please reach out to studentservices@witseducation.com.

Register online or find a college near you!

For withdrawal, transfer and refund information, see our refund policy.

Online Course Access Statement

All of our online courses have 12 month full 24/7 access to complete your online program. The experience is awesome, simple and very digestible for the novice fitness enthusiast.

Special Note: None of our educational programs are required to test for any national certification or certificate.
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