Fitness Trainer Course


Feb. 8, 2020, 9am to 4pm

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Meeting rooms


Campus Recreational Services offers a fitness training program for students, faculty/staff, and community members that are interested in becoming a personal trainer and/or group fitness instructor. The Fitness Trainer Course is a preparation course, designed to prepare participants for nationally accredited certification exams to become a certified personal trainer or group fitness instructor. This preparatory course aligns with The American Council on Exercise (ACE) curriculum. No previous experience required.

The Fitness Trainer Course lasts six weeks, consisting of 30+ hours of both academic-based and hands-on training. Program topics include but not limited to:

  • Basic Anatomy
  • Fundamentals of Kinesiology and Biomechanics
  • Progressions
  • Safety and Cueing
  • Injury Prevention
  • Risk Management
  • Specialty class instruction

At the conclusion of the academic-based portion of the course, trainees will complete a written exam to assess learning outcomes.


  • NSHE Students (UNLV, CSN): $50
  • Faculty/Staff and Community Members: $150

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