Personal Trainer

Get certified as a personal trainer and work with clients one-on-one in gyms, spas, medical facilities, or work for yourself! Personal trainers in South Carolina earn a starting pay of around $15 an hour.  In this five-week program, you’ll learn about biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and nutrition. Prior to obtaining certification, you must become Adult CPR/AED certified (not included as part of this class) and pass the national exam given the last week of class. Practical sessions are held at a local fitness facility. Textbook required.

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Personal Trainer Certification

ID: CEPYT-600

This nationally accredited program covers both textbook knowledge and hands-on practical training, preparing you to work with clients one-on-one in fitness facilities. Students participate in lectures including biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and nutrition. Reading and studying outside of class is imperative for successful class completion and passing the exam. Prior to obtaining the Personal Trainer Certification students must pass the national exam given the last week of class. Students are also required to become Adult CPR/AED certified. The cost of this requirement is not included in course tuition. See the online materials list for important information. Textbook is required and is not included in course tuition. You may purchase book online or order through W.I.T.S. 888.330.9487 or http://www.witseducation.com

  • Total Hours: 36.00
  • CEUs: 3.60
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