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. Topics include anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition, health screening, and more. You will be required to complete a separate class in CPR/AED. A textbook is required for this course and can be purchased for approximately $80 through our college bookstore. 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.
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