Fitness Trainer Course (Fall 2019)


Oct. 11, 2019, 4pm to 6pm


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

  • 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

Contact Information

Program Coordinator, Fitness
John McElrath

External Sponsor

Campus Recreational Services


Open to All