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Professional Fitness Leader Certificate Programs

Group Fitness Instructor Certificate of Completion

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A group fitness instructor is a professional in the
field of fitness and group exercise.  These instructors lead a group of individuals in activities such as circuit training, aerobics, or a variety of other group exercises. Fitness topics may also include nutrition, weight-loss, and self-help.

After successful completion of this certificate individuals are prepared to take a Group Fitness Instructor Certification Exam by a National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accrediting organization, such as American Council on Exercise (ACE), or American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

Once the Group Fitness Instructor Certification is obtained, individuals are prepared for jobs as a Group Fitness Instructor and are eligible to take the Level 1 Exercise is Medicine (EIM) credential exam.  This curriculum is the first certificate in the Professional Fitness Leader Program.

Click here for the Group Fitness Instructor Certificate of Completion Curriculum Guide.


 Personal Trainer Certificate of Achievement

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A personal trainer is a fitness professional involved in exercise prescription and instruction. They motivate clients by setting goals and providing feedback and accountability to clients. Trainers also measure their client's strengths and weaknesses with fitness assessments.

Personal Trainers may also educate their clients in many other aspects of wellness besides exercise, including general health and nutrition guidelines.

After successful completion of this certificate individuals are prepared to take a Personal Trainer Certification Exam by a National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accrediting organization, such as American Council on Exercise (ACE), or American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

Once the Personal Trainer Certification is obtained, individuals are prepared for jobs as a Personal Trainer and are eligible to take the Level 1 Exercise is Medicine (EIM) credential exam. This curriculum is the second certificate in the Professional Fitness Leader Program. Courses for this certificate may be applied toward the Lansing Community College Professional Fitness Leader Associate in Applied Science Degree.

Click here for the Personal Trainer Certificate of Achievement Curriculum Guide.

 

Physical Fitness and Wellness at Lansing Community College

Fitness and Wellness Program
Health and Human Services Bldg.
Room 108
Phone: (517) 483-1410
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