Personal Fitness Trainer

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Adults & High School Seniors

MNTC's Personal Fitness Trainer Program is designed for high school seniors and adults who want to achieve their maximum potential through health and fitness. Students in this program learn how to:

  • coach others through safe and effective exercise,
  • design purposeful fitness programs,
  • instruct and motivate others to reach their personal health and fitness goals.

This program highlights the ability to inspire others in an encouraging and uplifting way toward improving their overall fitness and health. Successful personal fitness trainers are dedicated to maintaining personal integrity, client confidentiality and professional standards; and are committed to self-improvement, self-awareness, continuous learning, personal growth and development.

Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to sit for the American Council on Exercise – Certified Personal Trainer Certification or the National Strength and Conditioning Association – Certified Personal Trainer Certification.

Program Details

Who can attend?

This career program is open to high school seniors and adults.

High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.


Course Name Hours
Anatomy and Physiology  
First Aid & Emergency Response  
Health Screening & History Taking  
Strength Training Program Design  
Special Populations  
Exercise Techniques  
Legal & Safety Issues  
Business Management, Advertising and Marketing  
Total Hours 525



Required Clinicals

Class Times

  • Start Date: August & January
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • A.M. Hours: 
    • Adults 9:15 - 12:25
    • NPS 9:15 - 12:05
    • MPS 9:35 - 12:25
  • P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10

High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.


Certifications Available

  • American Council on Exercise
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association


Inside Personal Fitness Trainer

Is this program right for me?


  • Outgoing & friendly personality
  •  Good communication skills
  •  Charisma
  •  Willing to learn new skills
  •  Good organizational skills
  • Knowledge of the Industry
  • Adaptability
  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • Energy

Completion & Positive Placement Rate

  • On-Time Adult Completion Rate: Contact Data Management Coordinator
  • Positive Placement Rate: Contact Data Management Coordinator

Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.

Potential Occupations

  • Personal Fitness Trainer and Aerobic Instructor




Potential Wages

Career Profile

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