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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.

Job Outlook

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
Fee: $679

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)

Register by fax, mail, or in person

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.