Personal Trainer Courses

Fall 2016

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. Six CECs or 0.6 IACET CEUs.

Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $160 Registration Fee: $8

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

Insider Secrets of Advertising and Marketing for the Successful Fitness Professional

This online course will maximize your advertising dollars and ensure your business success by teaching 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. Six CECs/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: $35 Materials Fee: $264 Registration Fee: $8

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

Personal Trainer - Six Weeks

Become a Certified Personal Trainer with W.I.T.S. ( Take on a career that you can be proud of while earning a great living as certified personal trainer. 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 sixth 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 by calling1-888-330-9487. Age Limit: 18 years and older. No refunds are given for this course

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

PLC-940-D | 10/08/16-11/12/16 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register

Winter 2017

Personal Trainer - 9 Weeks

Come join this fun profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & ABC states as the fourth hottest job in the U.S. at a national average of $34 an hour. Employers like 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness and Gold's Gyms are just a few of the club groups that seek out our graduates. Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer. This challenging course is taught over an eight week period for better retention and skill competency. The National Exam is held on the ninth week. This course is formatted as a 62-hour program and is comprised of 16 hours of lecture, 16 hours of hands on practical training, and a 30-hour internship that networks many graduates right into a job. The course prepares you for success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, and equipment usage and health assessment. CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate. W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. Textbook is required and not included in course fees. * Call to order and start reading immediately 888-330-9487 ( The information for the books are as follows: Fitness Professional?s Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource ISBN-13: 9781492523376 $106.97 WITS price ($97 for book plus $9.97 shipping)and eBook ISBN-13: 9781492535935 eBook $53.00. 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, the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $656 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-899-H | 02/28/17-04/27/17 | C. Staff | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register