Office of Continuing Education &
8695 College Parkway
Ft. Myers, FL 33919
Phone #s: all area codes are 239
Continuing Education: 425-3270
Institute of Government: 425-3271
Renaissance Academy: 425-3272
Personal Fitness Trainer Certification Course
FGCU and W.I.T.S. (World Instructor Training Schools)
Come join this fun profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & ABCNEWS.com states as the 4th hottest job in the U.S. at a national average of $34/hr. 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 Fitness Trainer.
The course prepares you for success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, and equipment usage and health assessment. W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components (WITSeducation.com).
Upon completion of all course requirements, and documentation of the necessary CPR/AED first aid training, you will become a WITS Certified Personal Trainer.
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), the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Textbook (6th edition book required.) cost including tax/shipping/handling = $93.97. Students may order through W.I.T.S. at (888) 330-9487 or order online here.
For questions regarding the Personal Fitness Trainer course, call 239-425-3270 or email email@example.com.