Health Science

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Group Fitness Trainer Certification
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Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Those seeking exam preparation for the ACE Group Fitness Certification.
Turn your love for fitness into a viable career as a skilled group trainer! This nationally-accredited course will prepare you for the Group Fitness Trainer Certification exam given by the American Council of Exercise (ACE). You’ll learn about ACE's integrated models for designing group fitness 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 Group Training.
  2. be able to safely prescribe group workout regimens for apparently healthy individuals.
  3. understand the psychological and physiological factors involving adopting a group 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 certified Group Fitness Trainer
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Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. This course prepares students to become a skilled group fitness trainer and prepares them for Group Fitness Instructor Exam (ACE). The course presents the ACE comprehensive systems for designing group programs based on unique health, fitness, and goals.
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
ACE Group Fitness Instructor Handbook
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 85% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Those seeking exam preparation for the ACE Group Fitness Certification.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Personal Trainer Certification - HEA-3010B3
Course Contact Information
Health Science Non-Degree Programs