Personal Trainer

Personal Training Program

The Personal Trainer course is a preparatory level course that focuses on the application of exercise science, fitness assessment, nutrition, program design, exercise techniques and instruction, client relations, behavioral coaching, and professional development and responsibility. Content is presented through a combination of academic lessons, activities, and labs. Upon successful completion of the Personal Trainer course, all students will be provided the opportunity to earn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillator (AED), and first aid (FA) certification. Students age 18 or older will also have the opportunity to earn Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certification.

Settings
 • Fitness Centers/Gyms
 • Community Centers
 • Corporate Wellness
 • Athletic Performance
 • Class based gyms
 • Resorts and Cruise Ships
 • Athletic Performance Centers
 • Online or at home gyms

Skills Learned/Topics Covered
 • Fundamentals of Human Movement Science
 
• Nutrition and Supplementation
 
• Exercise Technique and Training Concepts
 
• Program Design
 
• Client Relations and Behavioral Coaching
 
• Professional Development and Responsibility
 
• Fitness Assessments