Become a Personal Fitness Trainer

[h3]Become a Personal Fitness Trainer[/h3] pt2Ready to make a passion for fitness and motivate others as your professional goal? Acquire a comprehensive knowledge of human movement science, as well as functional assessment and program design to prepare you for the NCCA accredited NASM Certified Personal Fitness Trainer (CPT) Certification. Discover the power behind Optimum Performance TrainingTM (OPTTM) as you will learn the scientific rationale, teaching tools and the practical experience necessary to perform assessments, create individualized programs including nutrition, and behavior modification and progress your clients to their goals. New skills can be applied quickly to build clientele and increase revenue. This course provides registration for the NASM CPT exam.Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible, under Professional Development. Course books and material are provided. NASM exam will be scheduled through ICWA after successful completion of the training.

In the world of fitness, personal fitness trainers are in high demand, with New Mexico employment growth projected to be over 25% until 2018. You can prepare for your personal trainer career with this challenging six week course which targets the knowledge, skills and abilities you’ll need to become a personal fitness trainer and prepare for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) certification exam.

The next Personal Training certificate course starts January 25 and tuition is $1529. Contact Program Supervisor Loree Nalin at (505) 277-6025 for more information.

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