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Personal Trainer Prep Course

Are you interested in becoming a personal trainer? Check out our Virtual Personal Trainer Prep Course starting Winter 2021.

This course is designed to further elevate your foundational knowledge to help you learn how to create and progress exercise programs, build rapport with clientele, and learn more about the personal training industry.  This course will further prepare you to sit for a nationally recognized Personal Trainer Certification exam (NASM, ACSM, ACE, NSCA).  Each class will be a combination of lecture, discussion, and practical application.

Focuses on the following themes:

  • Intake process including fitness assessments
  • Session design/programming
  • Exercise prescription for special populations
  • Program progression
  • Training business/rapport building

Who should register for the program?

  • If you are passionate about health and fitness
  • If you already have foundational knowledge surrounding exercise physiology and kinesiology
  • If you are comfortable with basic strength training
  • If you would like to become a personal trainer
  • If you are excited about helping others achieve their fitness goals
The Prep Course is 8-Weeks: Wednesday; January 20 - March 10
6:30 - 8 pm
Students: $99
Members: $149
Non-members: $249

Sign-up online here.

*a unique Campus Recreation (not your Campus Connect) log-in is needed to register online: online instructions