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Office of Continuing Education &
Off-Campus Programs

8695 College Parkway
Suite 1181
Ft. Myers, FL 33919

Phone #s: all area codes are 239
Continuing Education: 425-3270
Institute of Government: 425-3271
Renaissance Academy: 425-3272
Fax:  425-3260

Personal Fitness Trainer Certification


Personal Fitness Trainer Certification Course

FGCU and W.I.T.S. (World Instructor Training Schools) Partnership

Come join this fun profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & states as the 4th hottest job in the U.S. at a national average of $34/hr. Fitness clubs like 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness and Gold's Gyms are just a few of the employers that seek out personal training graduates. Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer.

  • Taught in 8 weeks for great retention and skill competency
  • National Exam is held on the 9th week
  • 16 hours of lecture, 16 hours of practical training at an area fitness club, plus a 30-hour internship
  • Course Syllabus

Upon completion of all course requirements, and documentation of the necessary CPR/AED first aid training, you will become a WITS Certified Personal Trainer.

Register Fort Myers Personal Fitness Trainer Course

Course Details:

Dates:   Saturdays  (no class scheduled at this time)
Time:   9:00-11:30 a.m. (Classroom), 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (Fitness Center)
Location:   Atrium Executive Center, 8695 College Pkwy, Suite 1181, Fort Myers 33919
Cost:   $749 includes: lectures, practical training at fitness center, exam, and internship, (textbook extra)

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 Fort Myers Personal Fitness Trainer course, call 239-425-3270 or email