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Personal Fitness Trainer Certification

at El Camino College - Torrance

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$699 10 seats left
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Sat, Oct 26, 9:00am - Dec 07, 4:00pm (6 sessions)

Torrance, South Los Angeles
16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Btwn Manhattan & W Redondo Beach Blvd
Torrance, California 90506
No class on 11/30/2019
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this healthcare certificate class:

Come join this fun profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & ABC 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 over a 5-week period for better retention and skill competency The National Exam is held on the 6th week. This course is formatted as a 60-hour program and is comprised of: 
  • 15 hours of lecture (9am - 12pm) 
  • 15 hours of hands on practical training (1pm - 4pm) 
  • 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. The internships help walk you into jobs in many cases. 

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Textbook is required and not included in course fees. Contact Coursehorse for the details on how to purchase the textbook.

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Cancellation Policy

Requests for withdrawal from a class must be received at least three full business days before the first class meeting. Upon request you will receive a credit voucher in the amount of the class, less a $10 service fee per class. The credit voucher is applicable toward a future class and is valid for three years. Full refunds will be granted if a class is cancelled by El Camino College. Please allow four to six weeks for processing.

Requesting a transfer

To transfer to a different class date or course, requests must be received at least three full business days before the first class meeting. A $10 service fee per class will apply. Please call CourseHorse at 212.729.4088.


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How do you complete the internship hours? Can you choose who you want to work with. thx
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Please be informed that the program includes an internship at a local gym.

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