Personal Fitness Training

Personal Fitness Career Training Certification Program

This professional fitness training course provides the opportunity to obtain four different certifications in the areas of Personal Trainer Phase 1 and 2, Sports Nutrition and Strength Conditioning and Weight Training.

Additional classes will address topics in Anatomy and Physiology, CPR, and Your Personal Branding and Marketing, which will guide you through the use of social media and resume writing.

Upon successful completion of the program, students have the option to participate in a 25-hour internship with Tilton Fitness. All materials are included in the cost of the program. 8.5 CEUs

Modules include:

  • Personal Trainer Certification Phase I*
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Personal Trainer Certification Phase II*
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid
  • Sports Nutrition Consultant Certification*
  • Social Media and Marketing
  • Strength and Weight Training Certification*
  • Professional Development
  • Internship with Tilton Fitness

*All personal trainer certification classes are taught by AAAI/ISMA faculty trainers who provide both theoretical and practical applications to each certification.

FTNS-200 (85 Hours)
Fee: $989 (Tuition $800, Materials $189)
All materials are included in the cost of this program.

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, T Building
    8 Saturdays beginning Sept. 23, 2017
    (Ending Nov. 11, 2017)
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Personal Trainer

AAAI/ISMA certification courses are valid in every state and are recognized in nine countries. AAAI/ISMA CECs will be awarded upon successful completion of the workshop, along with your certification, which is valid for 2 years. 

AAAI/ISMA Personal Trainer 
Certification Phase I

This AAAI certification course reviews principles of strength conditioning, aerobic conditioning, fitness testing and body composition, injury prevention and identification. You will learn to design fitness programs using free weights, resistance training and cardiac conditioning.

FTNS-103*
Fee: $129 (Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, T Building
    Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • Section CW01-Cape May County Campus
    Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • Section MW03-Mays Landing Campus, T Building
    Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

AAAI/ISMA Personal Trainer 
Certification Phase II

This advanced AAAI certification course will assist those already certified as a Personal Fitness Trainer in working with special populations suffering from diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity, as well as working with children. This course also provides information on developing the business of personal training and identifies upcoming trends in the fitness industry. 

FTNS-203*
Fee: $129 (Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, T Building
    Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

AAAI/ISMA Sports Nutrition 
Consultant Certification

Learn about nutrition for your own goals and how to help your clients achieve their goals. Topics include sport-specific diets, principles and foundations of nutrition, nutrition and energetics, and athletic performance. You’ll design a diet for you and your client. You’ll learn about special techniques, including carbohydrate loading, sport-specific nutrition, ergogenic aids, anabolic steroids and body composition testing.

FTNS-104*
Fee: $129 (Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, T Building
    Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

AAAI/ISMA Strength Conditioning and Weight Training Certification

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of strength conditioning. Emphasis is placed on the exercise sciences (including anatomy, exercise physiology and biomechanics), nutrition, exercise technique, program design, organization and administration, and testing and evaluation.

FTNS-112*
Fee: $129 (Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, T Building
    Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

NEW! AAAI/ISMA Older Adult Certification

Older Adult Fitness Certification is a specialty certification for health and fitness professionals desiring the knowledge, training and competency to assess fitness levels, design fitness programs and provide motivating exercise instruction for older adults. This certification will allow the student to identify the key age-related changes in human physiology and fitness levels, demonstrate safe and effective exercises for older adults, perform fitness assessments for older adults, and design exercise prescriptions for older adults.

FTNS-114*
Fee: $129 (Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, T Building
    Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

NEW! AAAI/ISMA Weight Management Consultant

The purpose of this certification is to assist fitness professionals in understanding the causes of weight management issues, treatments and behavior modifications within the nutrition industry. This certification provides the framework for dispensing information about healthy eating for non-symptomatic individuals and designing exercise programs to assist clients.

FTNS-117*
Fee: $129 (Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, T Building
    Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

NEW! AAAI/ISMA Primary Aerobics Certification (Group Fitness Instructor)

The purpose of this certification is to teach foundational knowledge, instructional technique and professional responsibilities of a group fitness instructor. By the successful completion of this course, students can begin to teach a safe and effective exercise class. There will be both a theoretical and practical component to this certification.

FTNS-118*
Fee: $129 (Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, T Building
    Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

*Note: To order manuals for the Professional Fitness Training one-day certification courses, call the American Aerobic Association, 609-397-2139.