Become a Personal Trainer
ACE Personal Training Prep Course
If you are passionate about pursuing a career in health and fitness, a personal training certification is a great step towards meeting that goal. As a personal trainer, you serve as a coach, mentor, confidant and motivator, and have a significant impact on the lives of your clients.
Our ACE Personal Training Prep Course is an intensive 8-week course that will prepare you to become a nationally certified personal trainer. The course will provide extensive training on essential fitness subjects, including anatomy and exercise physiology, fitness assessment, program design, special populations, liability and risk management, and communication. This course also serves as a prerequisite for working as a personal trainer at Recreation & Wellness if you do not currently hold a national certification.
This course will be offered on Tuesdays 4-5:30PM & Fridays 3-4:30PM from January 31st to March 31st. Please register for this free course using the following link: Personal Training Course Application
Register by January 24th – Late applications will not be accepted. For questions email Traci Smith at email@example.com
Course Instruction is free; however, you are required to purchase ACE Personal Training Essentials and ACE Personal Training Manual 5th edition prior to the first day of class.
This course requires a substantial time commitment from all participants, equivalent to a three credit academic class. Participants are advised to be mindful of other commitments when registering for the course.
You must attend 90% of the class or more to be eligible for an exam discount and potential employment. This course is limited to 15 participants.
Personal Trainer Employment Requirements
- Attend and complete at least 90% of classes and assigned homework
- Attend required interviews
- Show proof of certification