Welcome to the Personal Trainer Program, available at our Wichita, Kansas, school. Here you’ll learn real-world skills to qualify for entry‐level positions in the fitness training industry. The classes and curriculum found in our Personal Trainer Program are designed to teach you the specific skills required by the industry. This school will educate you on the different types of fitness training, client fitness assessment, anatomy and kinesiology, nutrition, weight management, biomechanics, focused communication/cueing techniques and more. Go from fitness enthusiast to fitness professional while helping others get in their best shape.
Personal trainers are trained professionals who coach and educate their clients through various workouts that focus on strength, cardiovascular endurance and flexibility. By first determining their clients’ fitness goals, our trainers are able to develop an effective exercise program and lifestyle suggestions tailored to their clients’ unique needs.
WHICH FITNESS TRAINING SKILLS WILL I LEARN?
- Meet with clients to assess and document needs and expectations
- Monitor fitness progress as related to goals
- Develop individual and group training sessions
- Screen clients to address and correct body mechanics and form to prevent injury
- Design safe programs for movement, strength and aerobic training
- Understand basic principles of diet and nutrition for weight loss and performance goals
- Understand and identify sports injuries and how to modify workouts
- Demonstrate usage of exercise equipment
- Demonstrate the appropriate technique for completing exercise movements
WHERE DO FITNESS TRAINERS WORK?
- Gyms and Health Clubs
- Spas Manufacturers
- Private Practice
- Cruise Ships
- Independent Contractor
- Retail Contractors
- Elder Care
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A branch of Heritage College, Denver, CO.
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Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612-1368
2800 South Rock Road,
Wichita, KS 67210
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This easy to reach campus near the Kansas Turnpike features two facilities that include student lounges and a resource center along with fully equipped classrooms that support our hands-on approach to education.
As students prepare for their healthcare career, they often study in simulated, real-life settings that include two X-ray labs, two medical assisting labs, a pharmacy lab, a computer lab, a dental lab, a veterinary lab with a fully functioning surgery suite, an instructional gym for personal training students and a massage clinic that is open to the public.
Heritage College utilizes industry-standard equipment for our career education programs to ensure that students are prepared with the knowledge, skills and hands-on training needed for successful employment in their chosen field. Additionally, the campus offers a number of resources to assist students, and the faculty and staff are committed to the success of our students.