Course Detail: NC-PRFIT - Personal Trainer Certification
Personal Trainer Certification Course - Hybrid (Virtual lectures + In-person practical skills labs)
Get all the information you need to start an exciting fitness career & become a Certified Personal Trainer. Turn your fitness passion into a profession with the ONLY IN-PERSON hands-on practical skill labs in the industry. Our NCCA Accredited program is even approved for 3 college credits towards a degree.
The scheduled virtual lectures are led by Carrie Lewis, MS, CPT, Fitness Business owner. Topics will cover 15 hours on anatomy, exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, nutrition, and more. The in-person practical skill labs allow you to role-play and review essential "hands-on skills" to master assessing clients, stretching, warm-ups/cool-downs, exercise analysis, and programming design.
The course includes the national test vouchers ($450 value) and extra access to our online video enhanced CPT course to review lectures and labs at no extra cost! W.I.T.S. 30-hour optional employer internship (Level 2 Certification) helps walk you into jobs that very much value our unique certification. We are all about your success and the tools we give you will help you reach that goal. Internships will be arranged for you after completing the 30 hours of lecture/practical training. The course is approved or accredited by the following groups:
- NCCA: National Commission for Certifying Agencies (written & practical skill competency exams)
- ACE: American Council on Education (3 college credits)
- NIRSA: National Intramural Recreation & Sports Association
*** We are offering the Online Health Coach Certification course as a no cost bonus for all students who register for upcoming session.
Required textbook (sold separately): Howley, Edward T. and Thompson, Dixie L. 2017. Fitness Professional's Handbook. 7th Edition. Publisher: Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL. E-book $74, hardcover version $99 (add $15.95 for shipping) and must be purchased by the student. Amazon also has a book rental option. eBook available in the W.I.T.S. online store.