Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer, I-BEST

LWTech Fitness Specialist I-BEST programCertificate Information and Schedule

  • Certificate Length: 4 Quarters
  • Credits: 61 
  • Start Dates: Fall Quarter (Daytime)

The I-BEST Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer Certificate prepares students for successful employment as group fitness instructors or personal trainers in entry-level to mid-management positions. Fitness professionals train and motivate others to improve and maintain their overall health, fitness, and wellness. Students in the I-BEST Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer certificate program prepares students to pass personal trainer certification exams offered by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Council on Exercise (ACE), and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). All students must complete a 208-hour industry-based internship or cooperative work experience to earn their certificate.

Learn more about LWTech's Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer program.

I-BEST Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer Course Sequence 

To read course descriptions, see the online College Catalog page for Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer, Certificate of Proficiency.

Employment and Wages

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