Get all the information needed to start an exciting fitness career as a Certified Personal Trainer.  The certification course will teach you all of the essentials to be a successful fitness trainer.  The course includes the following;

  • The ONLY IN-PERSON hands on practical skill labs in the fitness industry.  In the practical skill labs you will learn each week in the gym by role-playing and completing essential job tasks.  You will be able to design and lead assessment testing of clients’, stretching regiments, Cardio warm ups/cool downs with a purpose, exercise analysis for implementing free weight, exercise tubing, machines and bodyweight exercises for clients’ needs and abilities.
  • The virtual “LIVE” lectures on core knowledge are led by our 5 star veteran instructors each week at a set time.  Topics will cover 15 hours on anatomy, exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, nutrition and more.
  • The class is NCCA Accredited program which employers desire to work in the field.
  • Optional 3 college credits towards a degree through the American Council on Education.  Transcripts provided as needed from ACE.
  • The program includes the national test voucher ($450 value) to use at the end of the course.
  • A 30-hour bonus employer internship (Level 2 Certification) helps walk you into jobs with local employers.

Course Offerings


Spring Class 2024


  • February 10, 2024 – March 16, 2024 Saturday’s 9am-12pm (Live Virtual) 1pm-3pm (In-person) Practical skills lab Saturday’s.
  • March 26, 2024 – May 4, 2024  Tuesday’s 6:30p-8:30p (Live Virtual) 12p-3p (In-person) Practical skills lab Saturday’s.

E-mail [email protected] for the latest offerings.


To Register

Call us at 860-314-4700 to register by phone.

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 1.860.606.9722.

Register in Person:

  • Monday through Friday: 9AM-4PM

Registration must be completed in full with payment information, date of birth.

For more information contact the Continuing Education office at 860.314.4700.