Certificate Programs

National Personal Trainer

Prepare to become a nationally certified personal trainer. Seattle Central has partnered with W.I.T.S. to offer training in one of the hottest health occupations. Whether you are looking for a career move or to expand your own personal knowledge, this program will provide you with all of the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer.

Overview

This 62 hour certificate program is taught over a 6-week period and includes the following;

    • 16 hours of lecture
    • 16 hours of practical hands on training
    • A 30-hour internship in the field with experienced trainers as mentors
    • The National Exam is held on the 6th week
          NOTE: An active CPR CARD along with the completed forms for your 30 hour internship finalizes your requirements for national certification.

    Topics to be covered:

        • Fundamentals of Anatomy
        • Nutrition + Weight Control
        • Fitness Testing
        • Exercise + Pregnancy
        • Exercise Physiology
        • Biomechanics + Applied Kinesiology
        • HealthScreening
        • Adherence + Motivation
        • Musculoskeletal Injuries
        • Biomechanics of Exercise
        • Weight Training Techniques
        • Evaluating your Clients
        • EquipmentUsages

         
        To view syllabus go HERE

      Learn More

      Register HERE for a free online Webinar on Thursday, September 4th at 1pm PST. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the program and the industry. You will be able to ask questions and participate in a live chat with a veteran instructor.

      Cost

      $650

    Refund Policy

    REFUNDS ONLY AFTER THE FIRST CLASS, IF ALL MATERIALS ARE RETURNED TO INSTRUCTOR AT CONCLUSION OF FIRST CLASS.

    Schedule

    Dates: October 18 - November 22, 2014

    Saturdays 9:00am-4:00pm

    Location

    Seattle Central College Campus

    Instructors:

    Taught by local personal trainers.