QVCC is Offering New Personal Trainer Course

Quinebaug Valley Community College is partnering with World Instructor Training Schools (WITS) to offer a National Certified Personal Training course this fall in Willimantic.

The nine-week program includes 16 hours of lecture on topics such as biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessment, along with 16 hours of hands-on practical training. An option to complete an internship is also available.

WITS leads the fitness industry in collegiate educationally based training for national personal trainer certification. This course is offered at numerous colleges and universities through the United States.

The Certified Personal Training course runs from September 19 to November 16 and will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at CLiCK, 41 Club Road, Windham. For more information or to register, call Continuing and Professional Education at 860-932-4005.

A free online information session will be held September 7 at 4 pm. Register at

Released August 8, 2017