Fitness Specialist Certificate of Completion

The Fitness Specialist Certificate of Completion prepares the student for entry-level employment as a personal fitness trainer. The student will possess the skills to work as a trainer in a private health club, corporate and commercial fitness facilities, or in his or her own business. The program combines in-class learning with practical, hands-on experience in the field. Students will take academic classes along with a nationally recognized personal trainer certification to prepare them for the workplace. Cooperative experience, combined with 15 hours of hands-on training, give the student the experience and confidence to work with the general population and successfully interview for positions in the field.
Primary Material Type:
Raritan Valley Community College
Fitness Specialist, Personal Trainer

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Retro Fitness, HealthQuest, Hunterdon YMCA, Eclipse
Industry Sector:
Developmental Education
Personal Care and Service Occupations -- Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors (39-9031)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Education (13)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Number of weeks per course:
Number of courses in the program:
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Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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