Skill Award in Personal Trainer
Becoming a certified personal trainer (CPT) allows one to positively impact the life of someone new to fitness or returning after an injury. The role of a CPT requires a practitioner with the training and skills to assess, teach, and facilitate safe learning experiences for the client while also providing the right stimulus to cause positive physical adaptation.This certificate provides learning experiences that enable the motivated student to explore the physiological, psychological, and performance aspects of personal training to prepare them for a career as a trained, certified, entry level fitness provider certified through National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF).
|Required prerequisite (select one (1) of the following courses):|
|Introduction to Kinesiology||3|
|Fitness for Life||3|
|Health and Wellness||3|
|Health and Wellness - Honors||3|
|Introduction to Physical Education||3|
|Nutrition for Fitness||3|
|BUS 146||Personal Finance||4|
|KIN 119||Personal Training||3|
|KIN 177||First-Aid Responding To Emergencies||3|
Skill Award Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Personal Trainer Award will:
- Assess, prescribe, and demonstrate healthful training activities for individuals desirous of additional strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular ability.