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Personal Trainer, Certificate of Achievement


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JJC Program Code: NS750

ICCB Program Code: NSCI 0050

This program consists of courses designed to prepare a student for certification in the area of Personal Training. Courses include both the academic knowledge and hands-on experience of tangible skills to pursue a career in Personal Training. Personal Trainers work to assess, instruct and motivate individuals and groups in exercise and activities. Employment opportunities include the workplace, where Personal Trainers develop and direct fitness programs for employees, rehabilitation centers, educational workshops and schools, community health centers, health clubs and resorts, and in clients’ homes.

Major Core Electives


Three credit hours of the core requirements will come a series of electives courses

Total Required Hours: 32 Semester Hours


Includes Online Courses


This program includes the option for distance education courses (online and/or hybrid).

Completion Guide


The following schedule is based on full-time enrollment.  Students planning to transfer to a senior institution should check with that institution for specific transfer requirements.

Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, or Occupational Certificate at JJC, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 1-8 credit hours (Occupational Certificate),  4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Contact Information


Department Chairperson Program Coordinator Program Advisor
Name: Cheryl Heeneman Name: David Opon Name: David Opon
E-mail: cheenema@jjc.edu E-mail: dopon@jjc.edu E-mail: dopon@jjc.edu
Phone: 815-280-2837 Phone: 815-280-2853 Phone: 815-280-2853

 

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