Come join this fun profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & ABC NEWS.com states as the 4th 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 in two versions: over a 5- week period for those who want to complete the class in a shorter process with the National Exam being held on the 6th week OR over a 8-week period for better retention and skill competency followed by the National Exam, held on the 9th 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 available in CPCC bookstore.

WIT 7000 - 01
Levine Campus
CEUs: 3.60
Contact Hours: 36.0
Synonym: 44720
Tuition: $785.00
Term: Fall 2015 (9/29/2015 12/3/2015)
Format: Classroom/Lab
Meets:
Class - TTh 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM in Levine Campus 1317
Instructor: Delvecchio
Note: Class will not meet on 11/24 and 11/26. Students must be age 18 and over to be certified. Required Textbook: Fitness Professional's Hanbook-6th Edition. Authors: Edward Howley, Dixie Thompson, ISBN-13: 97814504111172.
WIT 7000 - 02
Central Campus
CEUs: 3.60
Contact Hours: 36.0
Synonym: 45154
Tuition: $785.00
Term: Fall 2015 (10/3/2015 12/5/2015)
Format: Classroom/Lab
Meets:
Class - Sa 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM in Worrell Building 1150
Instructor: Delvecchio
Note: 1 hour lunch. Class will not meet on 11/28. Students must be 18 years old to be certified. Required Textbook: Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition. Authors: Edward Howley, Dixie Thompson. ISBN-13:9781450411172