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Personal Training Course


Learn all aspects of Personal Training with the ACE university program (www.acefitness.org). 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.