Fitness Specialist Program

Program Description

This program will prepare students to work one-on-one or with two or three clients, either in a gym or in the clients’ homes.

They help clients assess their level of physical fitness and set and reach fitness goals. Trainers also demonstrate various exercises and help clients improve their exercise techniques. They may keep records of their clients' exercise sessions to monitor the clients' progress toward physical fitness. They also may advise their clients on how to modify their lifestyles outside of the gym to improve their fitness.



What can I expect to learn in the Fitness Specialist Program?

As a student at InterCoast, you will benefit from a flexible schedule of comprehensive classroom instruction in Anatomy & Physiology of Exercise, Basic Nutrition, and Client Assessments as it relates to Fitness Specialist. Applying those theories and principles, you will also engage in extensive hands-on training, practicing under the direct supervision and guidance of caring instructors. Moreover, your education incorporates Portfolio Development & Certification Preparation and CPR/first aid.

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InterCoast Colleges, a private institution, was granted institutional approval to operate by the BPPE, Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education pursuant to California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8.. The Bureau’s approval means that the institution and its operation comply with the minimum standards established under the law for occupational instruction by private Postsecondary educational institutions and does not imply endorsement or recommendation.

The central mission of InterCoast Colleges is to provide associates degrees and certificate programs for careers in allied health, business, and skilled trade industries and prepare students to meet employer expectations for entry level employment. InterCoast strives to support a culturally diverse learning environment for its students.


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