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At a Glance

In our Personal Fitness Trainer certificate workforce training program, you will learn to work with clients on improving their posture, movement, flexibility, balance, strength and more. Course instruction occurs both in the classroom and in our fitness center/gym.

Approx. Number of Hours/Months:

60 hours/4 months

Program Cost:**

$574

Est. Hourly Wage:*

$17-18 per hour

Min. Occupational Requirements:

18 years old or older; high school diploma or equivalent; current CPR/AED certification with live skills check

Personal Fitness Trainer Job Overview

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Personal fitness trainers facilitate rapport, adherence, self-efficacy and behavior change in clients as well as design programs that help clients to improve posture, movement, flexibility, balance, core function, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular endurance and strength, and sports performance. 

Financial Assistance

There’s more than $150,000 in funding available to help pay for short-term job training. Up to 90% of costs may be covered to complete this training program.

Licensure/certification earned

Students are prepared to take the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Exam.  

Curriculum

View all current course offerings. Not all courses are offered within every term schedule. 

VOC617 ACE Certification for Personal Fitness Trainer 

Additional Information & Program Requirements

This course presents the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model as a comprehensive system for designing individualized programs based on each client’s unique health, fitness and goals.  

 AHE-303 Heartsaver CPR AED: Adult, Infant, Child 

Interested in enrolling?

Contact our Continuing Education Office (Room A115) if you have any questions or concerns.

410-386-8100 | cet@carrollcc.edu

*Wages are based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only. 

**Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks and related materials, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees or prerequisite courses.