health and fitness

Course and Certificate Information

  • Certificate Description: The Personal Trainer Preparation Certificate of Completion is designed to prepare students for the Certified Personal Trainer exam through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NCSA). Students will learn the basics for instructing and coaching individuals in an exercise setting, as well as the CPR and First Aid skills needed when working as a personal trainer.

    Course Description: 

    • NC.HLTH 001 - Adult and Pediatric CPR, First Aid, and AED: Presents the skills needed to recognize and respond to a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants. Upon successful completion of this course, students to receive a digital American Red Cross certificate for Adult and Pediatric CPR, First Aid, and AED (valid for two years) for an additional fee. Obtaining the American Red Cross certificate for Adult and Pediatric CPR, First Aid, and AED meets OSHA/workplace requirements.
    • NC.HLTH 002 - Personal Trainer Certification Preparation: Prepares students to take the CPT, Certified Personal Trainer exam through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Covers methods of client assessment, measurement, and evaluation. Highlights include resistance training program design, nutrition, body composition, and cardio-respiratory fitness. Instruction in proper weight training exercise fundamentals and spotting techniques.
    • NC.HLTH 003 - Principles of Coaching: Examines the practice of coaching individuals and teams including personal coaching philosophy, skill development, team management, injury prevention, and the development of a personal coaching philosophy.
  • COURSE

    SECTION #

    TITLE

    FORMAT

    DAYS

    TIMES

    DATES

    NC.HLTH-001

    51894

    Adult/PedCPR/First Aid/AED

    Asynchronous

    Online

    Online

    7/6 to 7/20

    Fall 2020

               

    NC.HLTH-001

    51919 Adult/PedCPR/First Aid/AED Aynchronous Online Online 10/5 to 10/17

    NC.HLTH-001

    51918 Adult/PedCPR/First Aid/AED Synchronous Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM 11/10 to 11/17

    NC.HLTH- 002

    51920 Personal Trainer Cert Prep Asynchronous Online Online 10/19 to 12/10

    NC.HLTH-003

    51921 Principles of Couching Synchronous Monday 6:00PM - 8:00PM 11/2 to 11/14