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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Personal Trainer Program


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In cooperation with W.I.T.S., 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. This course is formatted as a 62 hour program and is comprised of 16 hours of lecture, 16 hours of hands on practical training, and a 30 hour internship that walks many graduates into a job.  The course prepares students for success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, and equipment usage and health assessment.  CPR/AED and a 30 hour internship are required to receive the certificate.  W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components.

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