Personal Trainer Certificate

 Introducing our Personal Trainer Certification!

Hurry! Limited space available! We are now accepting registrations for the Spring Semester!

 

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According to the latest fitness industry salary guide, Personal Trainers are earning on average of $30 an hour!  Employers like 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness and Gold’s Gyms are just a few of the thousands of club employers that seek out our graduates each semester.  Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer.  This challenging course is taught over an 8-week period for better retention and hands on skill competency.  The national exams are held on the 9th week.  The course is formatted as a 36-hour program and is comprised of 18 hours of lecture and 18 hours of hands on practical training.  The course prepares you for success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, and equipment usage and health assessment. Successful completion of this course, along with the National Exam will earn students a Level 1 Personal Trainer Certification.  CPR/AED and 30 hour internship is required to receive the Level 2 Personal Trainer certificate, but is not a prerequisite for enrolling in the course. You must complete your CPR/AED by the end of the course. For more information, please email wakce@uwc.edu or call 262-521-5460. 

Spring Semester: March 7th through April 20th

Lecture will be held on Tuesdays from 6:00pm-9:00pm

Practical lab will be held on Thursdays from 6:00pm-9:00pm

Free Information Session to be held on Tuesday, February 21 from 6:00pm-7:00pm at UW Waukesha.  

If you are unable to attend this information session, but would still like more information on the program, register to attend one of the Webinars listed below! 

March 1st 4pm EST  http://tinyurl.com/fitnessorientation317

 

Register now!

This course is a collaborative program with W.I.T.S.

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.