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Course
Personal Trainer Certification
Name
HEA-3010B3
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 180 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
235290 Online 08/31/2020 11/01/2020 F. Fields $125.00 1/15
235353 Online 09/21/2020 11/22/2020 R. Lassiter $125.00 2/15
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Those seeking to become certified Personal Trainers.
Description
Turn a love for fitness into a viable career! This nationally-accredited course prepares you to take the Personal Trainer Certification exam given by the American Council of Exercise (ACE) – and to become a skilled personal trainer! You’ll learn about the ACE Integrated Fitness Training™ (ACE IFT™) Model for designing individualized programs based on clients’ health, fitness levels, and goals.
Course Objectives
  1. understand the basic components of Human Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Nutrition and applied sciences (behavioral, managerial, clerical) relative to Personal Training.
  2. be able to safely prescribe workout regimens for apparently healthy individuals.
  3. understand the psychological and physiological factors involving adopting a workout regimen.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Human Anatomy
  2. Exercise Physiology
  3. Nutrition
  4. Leadership and Implementation
  5. Program Design
Contact Hours
36
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
ACE-certified Personal Trainer
Website URL
acefitness.org
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. This course prepares students to become skilled personal trainers and prepares them for Personal Exercise (ACE). The course presents the ACE Integrated Fitness Training (ACE IFT) Model as a comprehensive system for designing individualized programs based on each client's unique health, fitness, and goals.
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Text and Supplies Needed
ACE Essentials of Exercise (5th Edition)
ACE Personal Trainer Manual (5th Edition)
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
N/a
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 85% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Receive over 70% Final Course Grade
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
N/A
Intended Audience
Those seeking to become certified Personal Trainers.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Certified Fitness Trainer
Related Courses
  • Group Fitness Trainer Certification - HEA-3010D3
Course Contact Information
Frank Fields
919-334-1523