Become a Certified Personal Trainer. This class prepares you to work with clients one-on-one. Lecture includes anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition, muscle and skeletal injuries, and health screening. The National Exam is held on the ninth week. You will then participate in a 30-hour internship program where you will have the opportunity to network with employers and get valuable experience applying your skills. You will receive your national certification after you have successfully completed the National Exam, your internship, and proof of CPR/AED certification. For more information and to order your textbook click here to view the course syllabus and ordering instructions It is recommended you order your textbook early as there are several chapters recommended to read prior to the start of the course. This is a challenging course for the novice. You must be 18 years or older.
W.I.T.S. is an approved CEU provider for the following organizations; the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and the certification test for the GI Bill. The American Council on Education (ACE) has also recommended 3 undergraduate academic credits for this course. W.I.T. S. is also accredited through the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
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