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
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.
Start an exciting fitness career and become a Certified Personal Trainer. Our personal trainer course is a great way to become a successful Certified Personal Trainer with an option to complete an employer internship that can walk you into jobs! This challenging course is for candidates wanting LIVE instruction with in-depth, hands-on practical labs to master the essential career skills and knowledge.
WITS Personal Fitness Trainer Certification Course is taught in 5 weeks for great retention and skill competency. The National Exam is held on the 6th week. The course consists of:
You can work right after passing the exams with proof of CPR/AED which awards you Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer credential.
Upon completion of all course requirements, and documentation of the necessary CPR/AED first aid training, you will become a WITS Certified Personal Trainer.
*Minimum age requirement is 18 years of age.
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 (7th edition book required.) cost including tax/shipping/handling = $106.97. 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 888-330-9487 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.