Personal Fitness Trainer Certification

W.I.T.S. World Institute Training Schools 

Programme Overview

Bermuda College, in collaboration with the World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) a leader in fitness training and certification in the U.S,. is delivering the Personal Fitness Trainer Level 2 Certification.

This programme consists of four essential components: a strong theoretical foundation taught through classroom lecture and discussion; hands-on practice during which students develop professional skills and techniques through observation and practice; an internship which provides additional practical experiences in a real world setting; and CPR/AED Certification which must be sought externally. This is a 10 week, intensive course ending with an internship in an approved local fitness centre.

Course Objectives

To provide students with the most current, foundation knowledge, training, and competency testing to certify them to practice as professional certified fitness trainers.

CURRICULUM

FIT 820

  • Theory of Personal Fitness Training
  • Anatomy and Biomechanics
  • Assessing Body Composition
  • Rx for Cardiovascular Fitness and Muscular Fitness
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Fitness Testing and Health Assessment
  • Equipment Usage
  • Special Populations
  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment
  • Internship
  • Practical assessment
  • CPR/AED Certification


Textbook(s) required, please contact Bermuda College Bookstore.