Personal Trainer National Certification

ZFIT-001 Personal Trainer National Certification (36 hours)
Fee: $649 (Includes test voucher, does not include book)

Spring 2018
6 week Course with 1 study week prior to testing.
February 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10 (No Class March 17), 24 (No session, study week of March 31)
Online Lectures available 24 hours per day.
Practical Training at Springfield-area fitness center: 1pm to 4pm (dates above)
National Test Date: April 7, 2018 at STCC from 9 am to 1 pm. Building and Room Number: TBA
Weather Emergency Test Date if needed: TBA.

Required textbook:
It is recommended that you order a new book through W.I.T.S. by calling 1-888-330-9487.
(A used book will have an invalid web and course login code)
Fitness Professional's Handbook-7th Edition with Web Resource ISBN-13: 9781492523376.
From W.I.T.S at $95.00 including shipping.
An e-book is also available for purchase through W.I.T.S for $53.00:

Course Description

ZFIT-001 Course Syllabus

Two Nationally Certified Personal Trainer Certifications for 1 Price!

Whether for a career move or for personal knowledge, get all the information needed to become a Certified Personal Trainer. Our personal trainer course is a great way to prepare to be a successful nationally Certified Personal Trainer.

Certified Personal Trainer Course with Test Voucher Included!

Get all the information needed to start an exciting fitness career and become a nationally Certified Personal Trainer. Our personal trainer course is a great way to become a successful Certified Personal Trainer with an option to complete an employer internship that can walk you into jobs! The course consists of 15 hours of online lectures with a veteran W.I.T.S. instructor on key topics like biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, health assessment and 15 hours of live, instructor-led, hands-on practical training labs conducted in an area fitness center with role playing drills on assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercises, presentation skills and more.

Included in this course is access to online student study tools and test vouchers to take the Certified Personal Trainer exams. Graduates can work right after passing the exams with proof of CPR/AED to obtain your Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer. As a special bonus, you can take advantage of our 30-hour employer internship to get our advanced Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer credential at no additional cost! (For more information, contact WITS at 1 888 330-9487)

Unique variety of options to guide your success in the W.I.T.S. online hybrid/blended program:

  • 92% Passing Ratio on the first exam attempt
  • Mentored online SELF PACED lectures with discussion boards & quizzes for optimal learning
  • 100 page student workbook, Power Points & other study tools (included)
  • Student study guide with sample quiz questions (included
  • Attend a 5 week practical lab at a Springfield area fitness center for hands-on learning to help lead your client after your certified.
  • Online bonus video preparation for practical video labs
  • FREE exam vouchers to test for the Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer.

WITS Frequently Asked Questions 2017

Industry Certification

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

Personal Trainer Orientation

Want to learn more about the Personal Trainer Certification Course? Come join our live webinar and talk with a veteran instructor all about the course and industry. Webinars are offered monthly so please register for any of the below. Can't make the date and time? Register anyway and we will send you a recording once it is complete.

Please register for: Live Your Passion, Become a Personal Trainer! 

Certification Information

The certification exams are held after the course.

Level 1 - Nationally Certified Personal Trainer: For candidates who are prepared to sit for the written and practical exam only. The cost is included in $649. A voucher is made available after the course is completed. A retake of the exam will cost the student $75.

Level 2- Nationally Certified Personal Trainer: Successfully complete your Level 1 exams and finish the 30 hour internship and receive this at no additional cost. A Professional mentor approved by WITS must certify completion. For additional information on this level of certification, contact WITS at: 1 888 330-9487.

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