Personal trainer working with client

FREE Personal Trainer Orientation Programs – Online

Never leave your home to get the most comprehensive information on one of the hottest jobs.  Fortune magazine and ABC news have targeted this industry as one to thrive in. The pay for national fitness trainers averages $34 an hour.  Meet one of our veteran teachers on WebEX.  She can paint you a clear picture of what to expect in the course and what great rewards await you.  This online WebEX is a great way to enjoy the fact-finding mission while enjoying the comfort of your home.  Students can log on from the comfort of their homes or even on the go. They will be able to ask questions and participate in a live chat with our instructor.

Personal Trainer Certificate

Whether you are planning a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer.  In the current marketplace, there is high demand for personal trainers. If you are interested in pursuing a career in fitness, a personal-training education can be an excellent addition to your resume. This challenging course is taught over a 5-week period for better retention and skill competency. The National Exam is held on the 6th week. This 60-hour program includes 15 hours of lecture/presentations, 15 hours of hands-on practical training to prepare you to actually work with clients, and a 30-hour internship.  You will be required to complete a separate class in CPR/AED. (The 2½-hour “Heartsaver Adult/Child CPR Certification” course listed in this catalog fulfills this requirement.) A textbook is required for this course and can be purchased for approximately $100 through our college bookstore. Pick up your book now and get started reading before the first class!  Please bring the CRN and course title to the college bookstore when purchasing. For more information call WITS (World Instructor Training Schools) at 1-888-330-9487.  This program is eligible for WIA funding. – contact CT Works at 203-238-3688 early to inquire.

Summer 2017