The Certified Personal Trainer program is a two year program for juniors and seniors in high school.
This course is designed for the individual seeking competency in health, fitness and exercise instruction.
Students will perform fundamental health and fitness assessments and learn to design and implement fitness programs for the healthy population.
During the course, students are provided with the most relevant scientific information regarding the assessment, design and implementation of safe, effective and efficient personal exercise instruction.
Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared to take the American Council of Exercise Certification Examination (ACE).
Learn CPR and AED.
Develop a knowledge of health and fitness
Learn about health screening and evaluation.
Study nutrition and weight management.
Learn proper training techniques.
Help clients with meeting their health and fitness goals.
Areas of Study
Careers in Health and Fitness
Health and Wellness
Anatomy and Physiology
Anaerobic vs. Aerobic Training Techniques
Screening and Evaluations
Personal Training Techniques
Exercise Program Design
Starting Your Own Personal Training Business
How to Enroll
Orleans/Niagara BOCES partners with local school districts to provide exciting hands-on career and technical training during normal school day.
To learn more, speak with your high school counselor.
NYS Approved Program Title & CIP Code
Athletic Training/Trainer – 51.0913
2-Year CTE Program:
Certified Personal Trainer, increased demand 13%*
Physical Therapy Assistant, increased demand 26%*
Recreational Therapist, increased demand 7%*
*Projected national growth for 2016-2026, US Bureau of Labor Statistics