Rowan College at Gloucester County

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Personal Trainer Certification

Get all the information needed to start an exciting fitness career & become a 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! 

This challenging course is for candidates wanting LIVE instruction with in-depth, hands-on practical lab to master the essential career skills & knowledge. The course consists of 15 hours of lecture on key topics like biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, health assessment & 15 hours of hands-on practical training labs with role playing drills on assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercises, presentation skills and more. 

You 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!

Personal Fitness Trainer Certification I

Become a trainer. Learn the principles of cardiovascular fitness, weight training and nutrition. This 8-hour program includes: principles of strength conditioning, principles of aerobic conditioning, fitness testing and body composition, prevention and identification of injuries, designing fitness programs for clients including free weights, resistance training and cardiac conditioning, marketing, motivation, problem solving and career enhancement. Certification test will be given during the course. .8 CEUs (Students can purchase the text by calling 609-397-2139.)

Sports Nutrition Consultant Certification

Don't forget to order your book by calling 609-397-2139. Learn in-depth principles of nutrition. Assist clients with specific dietary and nutrition needs. This 8 hour program includes information on nutrition to meet your own goals, how to help your clients achieve their goals, nutrition and energetics, nutrition and athletic performance, designing diets, sport specific nutrition, nutrition and ergogenic aids/anabolic steroids and body composition testing. .8 CEUs. Certification test will be included during the course.