- Community Education
- Continuing Education for
Health Professionals (CEHP)
- Emeritus (55 and Older)
- English as a
Second Language (ESL)
- General Education
- Literacy/Reading Classes
- Online Learning
- Youth Programming
Personal Trainer Certification
Oakton’s Alliance for Lifelong Learning and World Instructor Training Schools (WITS) to offer training for one of the fastest growing health occupations.
The US Labor Department & the fitness industry project major growth in the personal trainer field (expected to grow 25% 2010- 2018) (Witseducation.com)
Programs of Study
Classroom-based course – PEDC03
The course includes 16 hours of classroom learning, 16 hours of practical on-campus training, 4 hours of testing and a 30-hour internship with a local health club. Required textbook: Fitness Professional’s Handbook, 6th edition, by Edward Howley and Dixie Thompson. ISBN-13: 9781450411172 (hardcover), ISBN-13: 9781450423946 (eBook). Book is not sold in Oakton’s bookstore. Purchase online or order from W.I.T.S. Call 888-330-9487 for more information
Spring 2014 Dates
February 9 – April 6, 2014
Sundays (9 weeks)
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
How to Register
Register online (New Flexible Registration System)
For more information, please call 847.982.9888.
Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers Age 50 and Over
Learn how to converse with Spanish-speaking patients and guests in any health care setting.
Wednesdays, September 3 - November 5
Space is limited! Register by August 22 and take advantage of a $79 reduced fee. (After August 22, fee is $100)
Online Flexible Registration System
Register using our online "Flexible Registration" system; with its shopping cart functionality. The online registration system serves as a convenient and seamless method for searching, registering, and paying for classes. Visit our How to Register page today and find out more about our flexible registration system.
Offered through the American Association of Community Colleges Plus 50 Encore Completion Program.