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Personal Trainer Certification

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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.

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!!

Required Textbook (not included in course fees):
  • Fitness Professional’s Handbook (7th edition with web resources, ISBN-13: 9781492523376)
  • We recommend purchasing from Amazon Books due to no shipping cost. (The approximate hardcover cost is $57+Tax.  You may also rent a book for less).
  • It is recommended that you read the following chapters to better prepare yourself for the 1st day of class: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, & 26.
Other Information:
  • Live info session on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 10a.m. at SCF Bradenton (5840 26th St W, Building 18, Room 102)
  • Online orientations are given at the beginning of each month.  Click here to visit the W.I.T.S. website – on the first page is an orange bar where you can register for the orientation.
  • View Syllabus
W.I.T.S. is an approved CEU provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
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Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Sun

SCF Bradenton

John Bruno 



Please read: 

It is recommended that you read the following chapters to
better prepare yourself for the first day of class: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 26.



Registration Closes On
Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 03/04/2018)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/28/2018 - 3/11/2018 Weekly -Sun 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Bradenton, SCF Bradenton  Map, Room: 102, Building 18 John Bruno 

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