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Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

A Continuing Education Program

In this program, you will be introduced to theoretical foundations in the body systems as you gain hands-on skill competency. You will learn about biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessments. You will also explore the common ailments and physical conditions that affect older adults and how to design age-appropriate exercise programs. Training includes lecture and practical training, as well as an optional internship, and is provided through a partnership with World Instructor Training Schools.   

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

  1. Conveniently scheduled classes that fit your schedule
  2. You can complete this training in nine weeks or less
  3. We help you prepare for all required certification exams

Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Courses at Macomb

  • Fitness Career Workshop
  • Heart Saver First Aid & CPR/AED
  • Certified Fitness Trainer

Career Opportunities in Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

Job-posting data can give you insights about employers seeking job applicants, where those jobs are located, and the average salary being offered. Use the Career Insights Tool to see national, state or metropolitan area information.

Data are provided by Burning Glass Technologies and drawn from large area samples. Data are not drawn from Macomb Community College-specific student or program outcomes.



Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Certified Personal Fitness Trainer program?

For more information, contact Macomb’s Center for Health Careers at 586.226.4807 or

What is a Continuing Education Program?

Our Workforce and Continuing Education programs are designed to help you develop in your career, learn a new skill or explore a personal interest. These programs are open enrollment, which means you do not have to fill out an application. These programs are not eligible for financial aid or for academic credit toward an associate degree or related certificate.

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