Personal Enrichment

Introducing our new Personal Trainer Certification!

Classes held at UW-Waukesha.

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According to the latest fitness industry salary guide, Personal Trainers are earning on average of $30 an hour!  Employers like 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness and Gold’s Gyms are just a few of the thousands of club employers that seek out our graduates each semester.  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 over an 8-week period for better retention and hands on skill competency.  The national exams are held on the 9th week.  The course is formatted as a 66-hour program and is comprised of 18 hours of lecture, 18 hours of hands on practical training and a 30-hour internship that walks 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 and 30 hour internship is required to receive the certificate, but is not a prerequisite for enrolling in the course. You must complete your CPR/AED by the end of the course. For more information, please email or call 262-521-5460.

Certification training will be held on the UW-Waukesha campus from October 4 - November 10, 2016.

Lecture will be held on Tuesdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Practical lab will be held on Thursdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Watch for Spring Dates to come soon!

This course is a collaborative program with W.I.T.S.

W.I.T.S. is an approved CEU provider for the following organizations; the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and the certification test for the GI Bill.