Personal Trainer/Fitness Counselor Certificate - M103



  • Overview

    The Personal Trainer/Fitness Counselor Certificate program is designed for the individual with an interest in working one-on-one with clients to developor enhance their health and fitness goals.

    • Define the roles and responsibilities of the personal trainer/fitness counselor.
    • Describe and discuss human movement from physiological and biomechanical perspectives.
    • Define ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) guidelines fitness.
    • Describe and administer fitness assessments for each of the components of fitness and relate findings to fitness program design.
    • Discuss exercise programming considerations for populations with medical concerns and demonstrate basic emergency care procedures.
    • Define and employ leadership competencies such as effective interviewing skills and motivational techniques.
    • Identify business opportunities available to the personal fitness counselor and define steps to implement business plan(s).
    • Develop and implement an individualized fitness program.


    • Certificate

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000