Course Contact Hours: 15 hours of online lecture and 15 hours of training labs Times: Saturdays, 1 to 4 pm, November 3 - December 8 (no classes November 10 and November 24) Location: Training labs at Northampton Athletic Club Exam: Saturday, December 15, 9 am to noon at Smith Vocational and 1-4 pm at Northampton Athletic Club
National Certification Information:
In this program, you will be introduced to theoretical foundations in the body systems as you gain hands-on skill competency. You will learn about biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessments. You will also explore the common ailments and physical conditions that affect older adults and how to design age-appropriate exercise programs. Training includes lecture and practical training, as well as an optional internship, and is provided through a partnership with World Instructor Training Schools.
Top 3 Reasons to Choose Our Course:
Conveniently scheduled classes that fit your schedule
You can complete this training in nine weeks or less
We help you prepare you for all required certification exams
Career Opportunities: With this training, you will be qualified for positions that include personal trainer and fitness coach, both independently or as part of a larger organization.