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Personal Fitness Trainer Certification (XPF)
Program Description

Certification Training (CT)

Come join this fun profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & ABC NEWS.com states as the 4th hottest job in the U.S. at a national average of $34 an hour. Employers like 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness and Gold's Gyms are just a few of the club groups that seek out our graduates. Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer. This challenging course is taught over a 8-week period for better retention and skill competency. The National Exam is held on the 9th week. This course is formatted as a 62-hour program and is comprised of 16 hours of lecture, 16 hours of hands on practical training and a 30-hour internship that networks many graduates right into a job. The course prepares you for success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, and equipment usage and health assessment. CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate. W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. Textbook is required and not included in course fees. * Call to order and start reading immediately 888-330-9487 {www.witseducation.com} Hands-on practical training occurs off-site and you must provide your own transportation. Prerequistite: Reading Comprehension and Mathematics assessment testing (at the College's Center for Alternative Testing) is required prior to registration.

For more information, contact us at (978) 236-1200 or chines@nrothshore.edu .


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