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Personal Training Course

Learn all aspects of Personal Training with the ACE university program ( This course is designed to provide students with the education and practical experience needed to become a personal trainer. It will prepare students to take the American Council on Exercise National Personal Trainer Certification Exam.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Principles and Methods of Training
  • Communication Skills
  • Exercise Programming

Spring 2020 Registration: Nov. 22nd, 2019 – Jan. 28th, 2020

Program Dates: January 28th – April 9th (10 Weeks)
Days/Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays – 5:15pm-6:45pm
Location: Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness Meeting Room B
Student Fee: $75.00
Member Fee: $75.00
Non-member Fee: $75.00

Book rental is included in the course fee. At the end of the course, students have the choice to return the book or purchase the books in full. Sign-up at the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness Administrative Suite. Payment is due at the time of registration. Following completion of the course, you may be eligible for employment as a personal trainer for the Department of Recreation & Wellness.