W.I.T.S. Personal Training
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Certified Personal Trainer Class
WITS is the only major certifying body in the U.S. providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. WITS is an approved CEU provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), Veterans Training and Education, the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
The American Council on Education has recommended college credits for this course. One in three employers will only hire a NCCA Accredited Personal Trainer.
Andover, KS (optional Online)
Certified Personal Trainer Course with Test Voucher Included
The W.I.T.S. Certified Personal Trainer is NCCA Accredited.
Get all the important information needed to start an exciting successful career as a Certified Personal Trainer. Employers of all sizes have partnered with W.I.T.S. to come and meet you during our classes. Our personal trainer course is a great way to prepare for the on campus national exam and live your dream of a successful personal trainer career in a field you love.
This challenging course is for candidates wanting LIVE instruction with in-depth, hands-on practical labs to master the career skills & knowledge. Our veteran teachers share all the do’s and don’ts in working with clients. The course consists of 15 hours of lecture on key topics like biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessments. The best part of the course is the 15 hours of hands-on practical training labs. You will role play with assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercises, presentation skills and more. Reading a book and testing does not get it done in the real world. Register today in one of the hottest growing professions in North America.
Hybrid/Blended Certified Personal Trainer is half online & half onsite at a Fitness Center. A great NEW addition to our offering at your school is the Hybrid CPT option. You can register for it at the same tuition!! The Hybrid version has all of the awesome lectures online with incredible veteran mentors/teachers working with you every step of the way. As a bonus the practical labs are still offered LIVE so you can master the skills. Do the lecture work online on your available schedule. Then join the LIVE class practical labs each week at their designated day and time. Special note: If there are low numbers the LIVE CPT course it may only be offered as Hybrid CPT. Please ask us for details.
You can work right after passing the CPT exams! You must be 18 years of age and have 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!!
7th edition of the Fitness Professional’s Handbook with web resources (ISBN-13: 9781492523376) * Save with the e book version.
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, cardiorespiratory and flexibility exercises.
- Identify and demonstrate at least one strength exercise for every major muscle group.
- Explain ACSM and AHA recommendations for cardiovascular exercise.