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Personal Fitness Trainer

Personal Trainer Certification

Class Registration Details:
Location: Main Campus, Fort Pierce, Y-203 and Student Weight Room
Dates:September 29, 2018 - November 10, 2018
Times:9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $699.00
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Course Description:

The W.I.T.S. Certified Personal Trainer is NCCA Accredited.

Get all the important information needed to start an exciting successful fitness career & become a Certified Personal Trainer. Our personal trainer course is a great way to prepare and become a successful in the field you love.  W.I.T.S. has an option to complete an employer internship that can walk you into jobs! This challenging course is for candidates wanting LIVE instruction with in-depth, hands-on practical labs to master the career skills & knowledge. The course consists of 15 hours of lecture on key topics like biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessments to game plan a solid program for your client.  The best part is the 15 hours of hands-on practical training labs with role playing drills on assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercises, presentation skills and more.  This CPT course has a Hybrid CPT option to register for at the same tuition.  The Hybrid version is where the lectures are online and the labs are still offered LIVE so you can master the skills.   If there are low numbers the course may only be run as Hybrid CPT.  Please ask us for details. 

Included in this course is a complete 200 page color student workbook, access to online student study tools and FREEtest vouchers to take the Certified Personal Trainer exams.  You can work right after passing the exams with proof of CPR/AED to obtain your Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer. As a special bonus, you can take advantage of our 30 hour employer internship to get our advanced Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer credential at no additional cost!!

Required Textbook:

7th edition of the Fitness Professional’s Handbook with web resources (ISBN-13: 9781492523376) available in e book too.

Requirements to Obtain Certification:

  • Complete all classroom & practical lab training sessions
  • Successful completion of written and practical exams
  • Obtain CPR/AED Training within 12 months after training
  • Complete a 30-hour internship (Students will receive a list of approved internship locations)

Course Prerequisites: High School Diploma/GED

 After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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 and flexibility exercises.
  • Demonstrate at least one strength exercise for every major muscle group.
  • Explain ACSM and AHA recommendations for cardiovascular exercise.

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W.I.T.S. is approved and recognized by many higher learning institutions out of Washington, DC.  Some of the organizations include the American Council of Education (ACE,) the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET,) the Board of Certification (BOC) for Athletic Trainers, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA,) the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB,) and the Veterans Education and Training Administration (VA.)


We may cancel it because we didn’t know you planned to take it!
Sometimes excellent courses with outstanding instructors are canceled when too many people wait until the last minute to register. Our courses have to be cost-recoverable and we need a minimum of students enrolled before a class will run. We have to cancel courses with low enrollment ahead of time so sign up today to reserve your seat.

Target Audience:
Anyone interested in obtaining a Personal Fitness Trainer certification.

Course Details:
  • Course Type: Continuing Education Institute, Licensing & Certifications
  • Prerequisite(s): High School Diploma/GED
  • Length: Minimum of 32.00 hours
  • Format: Hands on Training
  • SIGN UP TODAY! Limited Seating! For more information Call Toll FREE 1.888.283.1177
  • For group registration or info on customized programs call us at 1-888-283-1177 or email cctiinfo@irsc.edu
  • Classes presented by the CCTI@IRSC are for personal enrichment, professional certification and licensing or continuing education purposes only. They do not qualify for college credit and therefore are not eligible for discounts, Florida pre-paid, State tuition waiver programs or funding for college level classes.

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