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Personal Trainer Certification
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
274734 Online 03/20/2023 05/14/2023 M. Johnson $125.00 0/25
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Those seeking to become certified Personal Trainers.
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
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
ACE-Aertified Personal Trainer
Website URL
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
Text and Supplies Needed
Required: ACE Personal Trainer Textbook - The Exercise Professionals Guide to Personal Training (6th edition)
Optional: ACE Personal Trainer Study Companion - The Exercise Professionals Guide to Personal Training Study Companion (6th edition)
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
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
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
Health Science Non-Degree Programs