Personal Trainer Courses

Summer 2014


Fall 2014


Business Success Fitness Pro

This is an online course for the personal trainer to earn continuing education credit toward their certification. Here's your chance to learn how to go from being a great personal trainer to a successful business person! This course will provide you with the knowledge and tools need to increase your customer base and make more money! Specific topics include: Developing your business strategy, establishing your line of products and services, setting prices, promoting and selling your business and developing and maintaining relationships that are key to your success. This class is approved for 6 CECs/0.6 CEUs. You must complete the course and pass the exam to receive your continuing education credits/units.

Fee: $50 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $249 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-892-B | 08/16/14-12/31/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Exercise Program Special Pop

This online course will provide guidance for designing exercise programs for special population. This class focuses on exercise programming for persons with hypertension, CAD, asthma, obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis, arthritis, and common musculoskeletal challenges. 6 CEC's or IACET 0.6 CEU's.

Fee: $50 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $148 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-893-B | 08/16/14-12/31/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Pregnancy Fitness

This online class combines hours of lecture and practical training examples designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to train pregnant women safely and effectively. The human body goes through many physiological and emotional changes throughout the 40 weeks of gestation. Trainers need to be aware of these changes and the effect they have in each phase of pregnancy in order to meet the needs of the client during this special time. The lectures will provide you with a foundation of knowledge about pregnancy and the importance of safe and effective exercise. During the practical demonstrations you will apply this knowledge and develop the skills and experience for safely and effectively training pregnant clients. 6 CECs or IACET 0.6 CEUs.

Fee: $50 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $109 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-894-B | 08/16/14-12/31/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Running Well

This new revised course combines classroom learning and practical training to teach you the most effective running techniques. You will learn to use the physiology of running to assess and achieve optimal running form. Topics include proper running technique, warm- up and cool down, stretching, foot type analysis and footwear, running surfaces, training program design, core stability, nutritional needs and injury prevention. You are expected to participate in the running portions of the course so please dress accordingly. Upon completion of the program you will earn 6 CEC's/ 0.6 CEU's for W.I.T.S. professionals. Students must complete the online course set with bonus practical footage and online exams to receive their CEC's/CEU's.

Fee: $50 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $109 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-895-B | 08/16/14-12/31/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Nutritional Concepts

As a fitness professional, you should have a foundational knowledge of nutrition and nutritional concepts. This new, updated online course introduces you to current nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. You will become familiar with the principles of diet planning, government standards, food labeling, and the biological functions and food sources of each nutrient. This course is offered online and is available 24/7 from any location. Online mentors are available to support your learning. Required Text: Selected Chapters from Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approach, Third Edition. 6 W.I.T.S. CECs or .6 IACET CEUS.

Fee: $50 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $145 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-896-B | 08/16/14-12/31/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Inside Secrets of Ads & Market

This online course will maximize your advertising dollars and ensure your business success by learning the essentials of scientific advertising. In this course you will learn the foundational concepts of advertising and how to apply them to your fitness business. Topics include: advertising basics, salesmanship, mail order and print advertising, creating headlines, developing an effective marketing strategy and making yourself and your business stand out above the rest. Hands-on exercises will help you apply the lessons learned to your own business and assist you in attracting clients and generating income. 6 CEC's/ 0.6 CEUs for W.I.T.S. professionals. Required book: Hopkins, C. and Avilez, T.B. (2005.) Scientific Advertising for the Fitness Professional. Staten Island, NY. Bookwork's Publications.

Fee: $50 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $249 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-897-B | 08/16/14-12/31/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Personal Trainer

Become a Certified Personal Trainer with W.I.T.S. who 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, the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Join us and become a nationally certified personal trainer. W.I.T.S. offers one of the hottest health occupations in the best environment possible, your area college. Take on a career that you can be proud of while earning a great living as a certified personal trainer. The US Labor Department & the fitness industry have big shortages in the personal trainer field (25% shortage is projected to continue until 2018). The course includes 15 hours of lectures covering anatomy, health screening, exercise physiology, nutrition, muscle and skeletal injuries, etc. Students must pass a written exam and a one-on-one practical skills exam. The National Exam is held on the 6th and final day of class. Students are required to complete a 30 hour internship within 12 months of passing the final exam. Students need to provide proof of CPR/AED Certification and internship hours prior to being awarded certificate. Students should order their books for an additional fee ASAP in order to begin studying prior to class. To order your books call 1-888-330-9487. Age Limit: 18 years and older. Classes are held at HCC and a local gym to be announced.

Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $614 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-940-D | 10/11/14-11/15/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register