Personal Fitness Trainer Certification

Live your passion. Become a Personal Trainer.

Become certified as a personal fitness trainer and be a part of what ABC calls one of the hottest jobs in the U.S.

World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) and NWTC has come together to offer a personal trainer course. This course is taught in 6 weeks for better retention and prep for the National Exam help on the 6th week.  

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.

Upon completion of the course and exam you will become a WITS Certified Personal Trainer and also be recognized as a NCCA Accredited Personal Trainer.

Optional Bonus

Get a Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer by completing an employer mentored 30-hour internship.

Personal Trainer Class Offerings

Saturdays: March 6 - April 3, 2021 

National Certification testing on Saturday, April 17,2021 (test voucher included)

Saturdays: June 19 - July 24, 2021
National Certification testing on TBD (test voucher included)

  • Time:

    Lecture 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   
    Practical - Lab 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  •  Cost: $750 plus required textbook. 

  • Textbook: Can be purchased in the NWTC bookstore or online. Required Textbook: Fitness Professionals handbook-7th edition ISBN# 9781492523376. By Edward Howley

Registration Information:

Students MUST register for BOTH  the lecture and the practical per course:

March 6 - April 3, 2021 • Online 

  • Lecture #24243
  • Practical #24245

June 19 - July 24, 2021 • Online 

  • Lecture #51017
  • Practical #51019

Note: CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate. Students must register separately for the CPR/AED courses at a separate cost. A schedule of these courses can be found on the NWTC website by clicking on FIND a CLASS and searching the keyword "CPR" 

How to Register:

1.) Visit

​​2.) Click on the appropriate button:
                     Log in and Search Classes (If you have an NWTC log in make this selection)
                     Search Classes as a Guest (If you do not have an NWTC log in make this selection)

3.) Select the correct term from the drop down

4.) Search by either the 5-digit class number or by the course title

5.) Click the ‘View Classes’ button

6.) Select the class you want to attend and finish the registration process.

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Call (920) 498-5444