Program Overview

Personal Training Certificate


Personal Training Certificate

Biological and Health Sciences Division, Room B213, (847) 543-2042

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/hwp
Degree: Certificate
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The Personal Training certificate program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to seek out and maintain viable employment in the health and fitness industry. Curricula are aligned with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Program. Students will also be encouraged to take the ACSM-CPT examination upon successful completion of program coursework.


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

14 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course^

College Success Seminar

2

course

Theory and Practice of Fitness

2

course

Health and Wellness Practicum I

1

course

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

3

course

Biomechanics and Kinesiology

3

course

Exercise Physiology

3

Second Semester

13 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Exercise Testing and Prescription

3

course

Group Facilitation for Health and Wellness Professionals

1

course

Professional Essentials for Health and Wellness Practitioners

2

course

First Aid/CPR

3

course

Contemporary Health Issues

3

course

Health and Wellness Practicum II

1

Total Hours for Certificate

27

CLC 120 is an institutional requirement for graduation.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, please contact department chair Joana Pabedinskas at jpabedinskas@clcillinois.edu or (847) 543-2029 or the Biological and Health Sciences Division at (847) 543-2042.