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.

 

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