Fitness Trainer: Aerobic Kickboxing, Continuing Education Certificate

Aerobic Kickboxing Fitness Trainers coach or instruct groups or individuals in exercise activities. They demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain corrective measures necessary to improve participant's skills. They work in athletic centers, gyms, senior centers, recreation centers and private clients' homes.

Program objectives

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential: Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

External Credential: Successful completers will receive a fitness certification from the American Aerobic Association International/International Sports Medicine Association (AAAI/ISMA).

Certifying Organization: American Aerobic Association International/ International Sports Medicine Association (AAAI/ISMA) www.aaai-ismafitness.com

Financial Aid and Payment Options

  • Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
  • Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
  • Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
  • Local Office of Workforce Development

Length of Training

7 hours to complete the course and written exam

Courses are offered at CCBC Catonsville, CCBC Essex, and CCBC Owings Mills.

Program Requirements

Current CPR, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid certifications.
Students should be computer literate and have Internet access.
Recommended: High School Diploma or GED; prior experience and/or interest in fitness and nutrition.

Application Process

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Program Course Sequence

 

Course Number

Course

Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

FIT 663

Aerobic Kickboxing Instructor Certification

7

Kickboxing and Kickboxing Supplement; $24

 

This study guide must be purchased and read prior to the start of class.

$134

T-$20/F-$114

A stringent attendance policy will be enforced.

Students who earn a  minimum score of 80% to pass the written exam and a passing grade of "CC" for completing the course will receive their certification.

Additional Information

Skills for Success:

Previous work-related skill, knowledge or experience in health and fitness is required for fitness trainer occupations. Employees in these positions usually need one or two years of training that involve both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced personal trainers or fitness instructors.

Detail-oriented; dependability; self-control; ability to follow safety rules; ability to follow directions; cooperation; integrity; persistence; manual dexterity; mechanical aptitude; mathematical aptitude; ability to stand for long periods of time; ability to lift 35 pounds; excellent communication and customer service skills.

 

Career Opportunities:

Train to work in entry-level skilled positions such as Personal Fitness Trainer, Aerobics Instructor, Fitness Instructor, Group Fitness Instructor, Group Exercise Instructor, Fitness Coordinator, Fitness Director, Fitness Technician, Fitness Trainer and Private Trainer.

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Contact Information

Coordinator:  LaVerne Robertson    lrobertson@ccbcmd.edu       443-840-1253      Essex, BESS 124

Director:        Michelle McCallum     mmccallum@ccbcmd.edu     443-840-1925      Essex, BESS 117