March 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lake Land College, Field House
5001 Lake Land Blvd.
Jackie Wake

Lake Land College is offering a 30-hour Certified Personal Trainer course on Thursdays, beginning March 26, from 6-9 p.m. with practicals on Saturdays, beginning March 28, from 9 a.m.-noon. The course will give students the knowledge, practice and experience needed in order to be successful in this growing business.

Certified by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), this challenging course is for candidates wanting live instruction with in-depth, hands-on practical labs to master the career skills and knowledge. The course consists of 15 hours of lecture with key topics such as biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessments.

The course also consists of 15 hours of hands-on practical training labs, which includes role playing with assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercises and presentation skills.

Students will receive Level 1 CPT certification after completion of the course, passing the certification and practical exam and obtaining a valid CPR/AED card.

Classes will be held at Lake Land College, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, in the Field House, room 103. Practicals will be held on campus in the Fitness Center. The cost is $799. Textbooks and test vouchers are included.

To register, go to lakelandcollege.edu/learn.