Register

In Professional Development, Preparatory Skills, Personal Enrichment, Kids College and more. Over 10,000 students enroll in our programs every year. Over 100 faculty teach in our programs. Explore our programs below.

Register

2015 Summer Catalog

2015 Summer Catalog

2015 Fall Catalog

CE Catalog


Registration Information

Register Online
Tuition & Fees
Directions
Funding Opportunities

Facebook - ContEd ContEd - Twitter ContEd - Pintrest

Mailing InfoPlease click here to receive our current catalog at your address.

 

Personal Trainer National Certification

World Instructor Training Schools

Orientation: Online Format
Register directly with WITS for below schedules:

September 2, 2015 4:00 pm EDT @ https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2177091658958741506
October 1, 2015 12:00 pm EDT @ https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2083115300621107714

Come join this fun profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & ABC NEWS.com states as the 4th hottest job in the U.S. at a national average of $34 an hour! Employers seeking our graduates include "24 Hour Fitness", "LA Fitness", and "Gold’s Gyms".

This challenging course is taught over an 8-week period for better retention and skill competency (16 hours of lecture + 16 hours of practical training). The National Certification Exam is held on the 9th week. Registrants who pass both exams are eligible for the 30-hour internship required for certification and will provide graduates the network into their first job in the fitness field.

Learning Outcomes After successfully completing this course, registrants will be able to:

  • Understand and describe basic anatomy, kinesiology and exercise physiology.
  • Assess an individual's level of fitness using ACSM guidelines.
  • Design and customize exercise programs.
  • Demonstrate proper execution of resistance, cardio-respiratory and flexibility exercises.
  • Identify and demonstrate at least one strength exercise for every major muscle group.
  • Explain ACSM and AHA recommendations for cardiovascular exercise.

The course prepares you for success with coverage of key topics including biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessment. World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. W.I.T.S. is an approved CEU provider for the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC), the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), Veterans Training and Education, and the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). The American Council on Education has recommended 3 undergraduate academic credits for this course. Veteran Administration partnership pending.

Pre- or Co-Requisite: CPR (AHX-100) - see page 10 to register before/during this program!

Required Textbook: Read the first 3 chapters before the class start date (October 17)
Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition by Edward Howley, Dixie Thompson. Order directly from W.I.T.S. at http://www.witseducation.com/store/Store.htm#Textbooks or call 1-888-330-9487.

PEX-258 6 sessions (36 hours) / $735 includes $20 (effective Fall,2015) registration fee payable directly to W.I.T.S.
Note: A 3-part payment plan available through Nelnet® @ WITS website.
NO REFUNDS ONCE COURSE STARTS
Students register below or @http://www.witseducation.com/fit/store-shop/personal-fitness-trainer-certification-at-queensborough-community-college/

Sat, 9am-4pm (with 1 hour lunch break), October 17 - November 21, 2015 

Practicum @ 9am-12noon + Lecture @ 1-4pm; Certification Exam Date: November 21.

Discounts not applicable for this program.

Register Here for Your Class
Price:
$735.00

Contact Phone:
Email Address: