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Personal Fitness Trainer Certification

Free Online Orientation!

This FREE online Personal Fitness Training Webinar is designed to provide information for anyone interested in the fitness profession or in becoming a fitness trainer. This presentation includes a brief overview of the industry and professional trends while allowing ample time for a Q & A.

Personal Training as a SUPER Career – Registration Required
For January 13, 4:00 PM:


For February 3, 12:00 PM:


For March 2, 4:00 PM:


Come join this fun field and be a part of what ABCNews.com states as the 4th hottest job in the United States. Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a certified personal trainer. This challenging course is taught over a 5-week period for better retention and skill competency. The national exam is held on the 6th week. This course is formatted as a 60-hour program and is comprised of 15 hours of lecture, 15 hours of practical training and a 30-hour internship. It covers topics including biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment. World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) is the only 6-week program of its kind in the country, providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. Textbook is required and available for purchase from Follett Bookstore at Tunxis. Purchase text and start reading.

March 3 – April 9 (TH/S)
Thursdays 6:30-9:30PM; Saturdays 9 AM-12 PM
CRN: 1565
Fee: $649 plus text and $26.58 lab fee (payable to Malibu Fitness Center; fee includes applicable tax)
Location: Room 2-205 (TH) and Gym/Lab (S) TBA
Instructor: W.I.T.S. Staff

Apply Online

Other Ways To Apply

Open the Continuing Education Registration Form, fill out that page and follow these instructions:

Registration Information

Course fees are payable at time of registration. No written confirmations are mailed. You are assured of a place in class unless notified otherwise; attend the first class as scheduled.

Register by Facsimile: Complete registration form with VISA, MasterCard or Discover number and expiration date. Fax to 860.606.9732.

Register in Person:

Register by Mail:
Registration form and payment information (checks/money orders made out to Tunxis Community College) must reach us at least one week prior to the start of the course.

Mail to:
Tunxis Community College
Continuing Education Office
271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032

Registration must be completed in full with payment information, date of birth and social security number.

For more information contact the Continuing Education office at 860.773.1450.