Personal Trainer Certificate

Get Prepped for The Personal Trainer Certification

Personal Trainer

 NEW Spring 2019 course and format!

Have you always loved the world of fitness and helping people achieve their goals? Join the growing field of personal trainers! This course is designed to give students the knowledge and understanding necessary to prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam and to become effective personal trainers. Instructor Kristi Farmer will present the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model as a comprehensive system for designing individualized programs based on each client’s unique health, fitness, and performance goals. The information covered by this course and the ACE IFT Model will help students learn how to facilitate rapport, adherence, self-efficacy, and behavior change in clients, as well as design programs that help clients to improve posture, movement, flexibility, balance, core function, cardiorespiratory fitness, and muscular endurance and strength. Students will benefit from the face-to-face expertise instruction in both lecture and lab format.

This course is designed to prepare students for the CPT exam. The course does not include the exam. Students will need to complete CPR training on their own. Text materials required for the class.

Spring class session will meet every Friday, March 1-April 26, 9:00am-3:00pm


Come to our free information session!

Feb. 8th Noon- 1:00pm

Meet your instructor, Kristi Farmer and get all of your questions answered!

Some topics include:

  • How much time to devote to studying for the exam
  • How to register for the exam
  • Requirements for the exam – they need to be CPR certified, intern hours, etc
  • Job outlook

Presentation will include an overview of the program followed by Q&A.


Meet our Instructor, Kristi Farmer! 

Kristi Farmer

Kristi Farmer is a Fitness and Leadership Educator who is passionate about helping others live a healthy lifestyle, no matter where they are in their journey! She has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level and developed successful corporate fitness programs. She holds a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology, a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology from UW-Milwaukee, is a graduate of Leadership Waukesha County, and an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer. She has spoken at national conferences and workshops on fitness and relationship building topics. In 2017, Kristi was named the Midwest MANIA® Fitness Idol Winner. 

For more information, please email or call 262-521-5460.