Get the Skills to be a Professional Personal Trainer

8-10 Month Personal Training & Wellness Programs in Kansas City, Missouri & Lawrence, Kansas

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As a Personal Trainer you can have an immediate positive impact on the lives of others and play an important role in helping your clients reach their health and fitness goals.

Becoming a Qualified Personal Trainer

The streamlined Personal Fitness Trainer certificate program from WellSpring School of Allied Health provides the tools and the mentorship needed to transform your passion for fitness into an exciting new career as a top-tier Certified Personal Trainer.

Graduates of this program have the knowledge and confidence to assess fitness and sports performance and design training programs to help clients meet their goals. The program includes training the following important areas:

  • Program Design
  • Fitness Nutrition
  • Anatomy & Biomechanics
  • Exercise Science Basics
  • Corrective Exercise Training
  • Counseling Skills
  • Lifestyles & Wellness
  • Advance Training Techniques
  • Business Practices
  • Group Exercise Training
  • Training Special Populations
    And More!

This is an accelerated, hands-on education. You'll not only receive focused guidance from experienced Personal Trainers, you'll also work with real clients during professional Internship Training and a Club Externship.

Choose from convenient day or evening schedules. Daytime students attend class just 2-days per week and evening students attend two evenings per week and one weekend per month.

National Certifications

This program features a double certification from National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), including:

  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)

As a result, graduates will be qualified to help clients across all wellness dimensions in their quest for optimal health.

nasm logoThe National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), who certifies our program and provides certification exams for our students, is recognized by most national fitness clubs as the gold standard in personal fitness training. Ninety-three percent of NBA athletic trainers hold the NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist Advanced Specialization. NASM certified personal trainers are reported to earn as much as more than the average trainer. Once you pass the certification exams, you will have the credentials that will earn the respect of your peers and help secure employment at top health clubs and fitness centers nationwide.

PT with Massage Therapy Training Option - Increase Employability

In addition to a the Personal Training Certification Program, Wellspring also offers an Integrative Massage & Wellness Program. Graduates of this program earn an Associate of Occupational Studies Degree and are qualified as both a Massage Therapists and and a Personal Fitness Trainer so they are well-equiped to work in health clubs or with aspiring atheletes.

A friendly and knowledgeable Admissions Advisor would be happy to help you explore your options and find the right program for you.

Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

Personal Fitness Training education isn't about getting a diploma - it's about getting a career you love. WellSpring School of Allied Health is dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. Experienced Job Placement professionals are happy to help with things like resume preparation, interview techniques and job searches.

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

Is a Rewarding Career in Personal Training for You?

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If you're interested in learning more about careers in Personal Training & Wellness and exploring whether this is the right career path for you, fill out the form on the side of this page and receive more information. A helpful WellSpring School of Allied Health Representative would be happy to answer any questions you have and help with everything from scheduling to financial aid.

For immediate questions, call us:
Kansas City Campus: 1-888-399-6070
Lawrence Campus: 1-888-697-5808