Help others achieve their fitness goals
Florida Gulf Coast University has partnered with W.I.T.S. (World Instructor Training Schools) to offer Personal Fitness Certification Training along with a multitude of other related courses that allow interested individuals to become the best fitness trainer possible for their clients.
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 or ONLINE instruction with in-depth, hands-on practical labs to master the essential career skills and knowledge.
Semester Bonus Special
Register this month for the Certified Personal Trainer and get your choice of one of these bonus career extras FREE, with CECs included!
Bonus Option 1: Fitness Management Certificate Online Course
Bonus Option 2: Nutritional Concepts & Strategies to Build Sales Online Courses
Not sure Personal Fitness is the career for you?
Want to learn more about the Personal Trainer Certification Course? Come join our live webinar and talk with a veteran instructor all about the course and industry. Webinars are offered monthly so please register for any of the below. Can’t make the date and time? Register anyway and we will send you a recording once it is complete.
Business & Marketing Success Series
Earn 2 CECs with these programs offered by FGCU in partnership with W.I.T.S
Earn CEUs and CECs with these W.I.T.S. courses
Youth Fitness Practical Review (9 CECs)Toggle More Info
Youth Fitness Foundations (9 CECs)Toggle More Info
Sport & Exercise Nutrition: Special Considerations (2 CECs)Toggle More Info
Running WellToggle More Info
Pregnancy Fitness (6 CECs)Toggle More Info
Personal Trainer Practical Review (9 CECs)Toggle More Info
Personal Trainer Lecture Review Foundations (9 CECs)Toggle More Info
Older Adult Fitness Foundations (12 CECs)Toggle More Info
Nutritional Concepts (6 CECs)Toggle More Info
Group Exercise Instructor Practical Review (9 CECs)Toggle More Info
Group Exercise Instructor Foundations (9 CECs)Toggle More Info
Fundamentals of Sport & Exercise Nutrition (6 CECs)Toggle More Info
Exercise Program Design for Special Population (6 CECs)Toggle More Info
Digital Badge & Personal Trainer ToolkitToggle More Info
Building Blocks of Sport & Exercise Nutrition (2 CECs)Toggle More Info
Certifications offered in partnership with W.I.T.S.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching Certification
Group Exercise Certification
Develop the necessary skills to lead group exercises by using the online lecture videos, practical lab demonstrations and establish an interactive participation in a 4 day hands on practical lab.
Older Adult Specialist Certification
Online Learning ProgramsExplore all of the online learning opportunities Florida Gulf Coast University offers through partnerships.
Healthcare OpportunitiesIf the healthcare field is for you, learn more about our online course offerings!