Certificate Programs

National Personal Trainer

Prepare for the National Boards and join this exciting field. Be a part of what ABC NEWS.com states is the 4th hottest job in the U.S.

Overview

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 6-week period for better retention and skill competency. The National Exam is held on the 6thweek. Fifteen hours of “hands on” practical training prepares you to actually work with clients one on one. A 30-hour internship will prepare you to work successfully in the fitness field. This is a great opportunity to network with employers, while getting valuable experience. This is unlike any other certification program in the fitness industry.

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

* An active CPR CARD along with the completed forms for your 30 hour internship finalizes your requirements for national certification.

REFUND POLICY

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

Cost

$650

Refunds only after the first class, if all materials are returned to the instructor at the conclusion of the first class.

Schedule

Dates: July, 10 - August 16, 2014

Thursdays 6:00-9:00pm

Saturdays 10:30am-1:30pm

Location

Seattle Central College Campus

Instructors:

Taught by local personal trainers.