Live Your Senior Fitness Specialist Passion

Change Your Life & Live Your Fitness Passion!

Get Certified to be a Senior Fitness Specialist

Online at Home or In-Person: W.I.T.S. Has It All!

Your Career Advancement Begins Here!

Considering becoming a Senior Fitness Trainer? Complete this form & we will send you a free sample video of the popular Senior Fitness Specialist program. This large new client base is ready for you.

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Change Your Life & Live Your Fitness Passion!

Get Certified to be a Senior Fitness Specialist

Online at Home or In-Person: W.I.T.S. Has It All!

Your Future Begins Now

Considering becoming a Certified Senior Fitness Specialist? Complete this form to have a W.I.T.S. adviser help you get started by sending you a free copy of the popular fitness career guide Why Practical Skills Matter For Success.

Toll Free Phone: 888-330-9487
Hours: Mon. – Thur. 8am – 6pm EDT

Our Advisors Are Waiting: Get all the details on becoming certified with W.I.T.S. Contact Devon Lewis, our top Program Adviser, today and let him advise your fitness career aspirations.
Devon Lewis:  757-428-4796 | dlewis@witseducation.com

3 Key Points of Program/Certification

Hands-On Skills for Success

Learn all the information to be a Certified Senior Fitness Specialist – online or in-person. Get certified online from the comfort of your own home. Or choose the fitness industries only LIVE in-person hands-on practical labs and LIVE in-person lectures Certification. Whatever your preference, W.I.T.S. has you covered.

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Role playing to master the business

Get the practical mastery of the skills needed for assessing a client and how to physically and mentally get your client to have measurable lifestyle results.

Hybrid Certified Personal Trainer Course

Role Playing to Master the Business

Get the practical mastery of the skills needed for assessing a client and how to physically and mentally get your client to have measurable lifestyle results.

Internship to Walk you Into Jobs!

As a bonus, receive the advanced W.I.T.S. LEVEL 2 Certification at no additional cost by completing our employer-assisted internship.

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Steps to Become a Senior Fitness Specialist

  • REGISTER for an online course [in-person in some locations too] in the comfort of your home.
  • Order your e-book or hardback textbook.
  • Get an immediate CERTIFICATE of completion when passing the exam.
  • Set up a schedule at home 24/7 access to master the material.
  • Go test at a nearby location for an additional national certification.
  • Meet an employer from our intern list and start working.
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What format are W.I.T.S.'s courses and certifications offered?

Our courses and certifications are available as online, hybrid (in-person & online) and in-person at a college or university near you.

Whom will I be certified through?

After successfully passing the exams, you will be certified through the World Instructor Training School (W.I.T.S.), a leader in the field.  W.I.T.S.

Is W.I.T.S. an accredited organization?

W.I.T.S. is approved and accredited by many higher learning institutions out of Washington, DC.  These organizations include the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). This certification is also recommended for 3 undergraduate credits by the American Council on Education (ACE).

 

Is there a test given or is this a prep class?

Our national test dates conveniently run throughout the country in synchronized scheduling with our Certified Personal Trainer courses.   A TEST VOUCHER is included with the course so register you can take the exam right away in your area.  You will become a Certified Personal Trainer Level 1 and be able to work right away after successfully passing the written and practical test.  Certified Personal Trainer Level 2 is available as a bonus for no extra cost with the completion of the 30-hour employer internship. In many cases, the internship list we provide walks you into new jobs!

Is a textbook required?

Yes, we require a fantastic resource called the Fitness Professionals Handbook 7th Ed. The hardback book is only $89.95 and the e Book is available for $53.00.

When is proof of CPR/AED due?

The valid CPR/AED card is required 7 days PRIOR to the national certification exams. The CPR/AED must be obtained through live presentation at colleges, fire departments, Red Cross, and the American Heart Association..  Online courses will not be accepted.

Is the internship provided?

Yes. We send our students who are now Level 1 CPT’s a courtesy list of pre-approved employer facilities.   Ultimately, it is the student’s responsibility to contact and complete the internship. As a bonus, you will receive the Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer at no additional cost once you provide W.I.T.S. with documentation that you have completed your internship. Many employers pay a bonus for extra credentials so it is a plus to get it.

Do I have to renew my national certification like other professions?

Your certification is valid for 2-years and is very easy to do.  Every reputable certification in the health education industry requires continuing education.  We make it easy with free webinars and low cost effective online workshops.

Is there job placement?

A majority of the students are hired directly from our internship sites.  W.I.T.S. provides a list of available sites that work with us annually.  This networking with local employers is a unique service provided by W.I.T.S.

What happens if I do not pass?

W.I.T.S allows students 2 retests within 12 months of the original course start date. We offer 5-national retest dates to help you successfully pass the exams and achieve your goals. There is a discounted $75 fee per exam (normally $350).