Lake-Sumter Community College


Personal Fitness Trainer Certification

 

Personal Trainer Certification

LSSC and W.I.T.S. (World Instructor Training Schools)

Come join this fun profession and be part of what Fortune Magazine and ABCNEWS.com states is the 4th hottest job in the U.S. at a national average of $34/hr. Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer.

Start an exciting fitness career and become a Certified Personal Trainer. Our personal trainer course is a great way to become a successful Certified Personal Trainer with an option to complete an employer internship that can walk you into jobs! This challenging course is for candidates wanting in-depth and hands-on experience with a top veteran instructor to master the career skills & knowledge to be a successful trainer.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must obtain a CPR/AED certification to sit for exams.

ONLINE CLASSROOM/LIVE PRACTICAL (HYBRID) FORMAT

Convenient online mentored self-paced lessons with in-depth instruction and video labs to understand how it all comes together. The course consists of:

  • VIDEO lecture, video labs, discussion board, and quizzes on topics like biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, health assessment (Register any time)
  • 16 hours of LIVE FITNESS CENTER hands-on practical training labs with role playing drills on assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercises, presentation skills and more
  • Complete 200 page student workbook
  • PowerPoint presentations and student study guide with sample quiz questions
  • Test vouchers to take the Certified Personal Trainer exams
  • Certified Personal Fitness trainer course syllabus
  • Additional 2nd Certification option – complete the 30 hour internship and receive the advanced Level 2 certification.  

LIVE PRACTICAL

Lecture: ONLINE – 24 hours-a-day; register any time and receive instructions to start approximately 1 week before the Live sessions start.

Lab Dates September 15 – October 27, 2018 (No Class – October 20, 2018)

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: LSSC Leesburg campus – 9501 US Hwy 441, Leesburg, FL 34788

Room: Wellness Center – Health Sciences Center, Room 103

Fee: $650 includes: lectures, practical labs, exam and internship (textbook extra)

TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE

For questions regarding the Certified Personal Trainer course, contact 1-888-330-9487.

CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

  • Level 1 – Nationally Certified Personal Trainer for candidates who are prepared to sit for the written and practical exam only.
  • Level 2 – Nationally Certified Personal Trainer for candidates who successfully complete Level 1 and the 30 hour internship.

You can work right after passing the exams with proof of CPR/AED which awards you a Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer credential.

  • SPECIAL BONUS: take advantage of our 30-hour employer internship to get our advanced Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer credential at no additional cost!

To order textbook a textbook (Fitness Professional’s Handbook – 7th edition) or for course details, please contact W.I.T.S. at 1-888-330-9487 or visit www.witseducation.com.

Not sure if a Personal Trainer career is for you?

Want to learn more about the Certified Personal Trainer course? Come join our live webinar and talk with a veteran instructor all about the course and industry. Can’t make that date and time? No problem, once you register, we will send you a recording of the webinar.

FREE ONLINE INFORMATION SESSION

W.I.T.S. is an approved CEU provider for the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC), the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), and the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). The American Council on Education (ACE) has also recommended 3 undergraduate academic credits for this course. For more information on receiving ACE credit, please visit www.witseducation.com.