Professional Fitness Training

Manual recommended at additional cost. Order by calling AAAI/ISMA at (609) 397-2139 or through their website, aaai-ismafitness.com.

Personal Fitness Career Training Certification Program

Atlantic Cape collaborates with Tilton Fitness to offer this 85-hour program, providing four different certifications in a comprehensive professional fitness-training course. Certifications will be offered in the areas of Personal Trainer Phase 1 and 2, Sports Nutrition and Strength Conditioning and Weight Training.

* Additional classes will address topics in Anatomy and Physiology, CPR and Your Personal Branding and Marketing, which will guide you through the use of social media and resume writing. This program includes a 25-hour internship with Tilton Fitness, available to those who successfully complete the program. All materials are included in the cost of the program.

Personal Training Certification Modules include:

  • Personal Trainer Certification Phase I
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Personal Trainer Certification Phase II
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid
  • Sports Nutrition Consultant Certification
  • Social Media and Marketing
  • Strength and Weight Training Certification
  • Professional Development
  • Internship with Tilton Fitness

All personal trainer certification classes are taught by AAAI/ISMA faculty trainers who provide both theoretical and practical applications to each certification.

*For additional information for each personal trainer certification, see course descriptions below.

FTNS-200 (85 Hours)
Fee: $989 (Tuition $700, Lab $100, Materials $189)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    8 Saturdays beginning March 14 (Classroom instruction ends May 2)
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Personal Trainer Certification Phase I

This AAAI certification course includes principles of strength conditioning, principles of aerobic conditioning, fitness testing and body composition, injury prevention and identification. Learn to design fitness programs using free weights, resistance training and cardiac conditioning.

Eight AAAI/ISMA CECs will be awarded upon successful completion of this workshop, along with your certification, which is valid for 2 years. AAAI certification is valid in every state of the U.S. and is recognized in nine other countries.

Instructor: American Aerobic Association staff

FTNS-103
Fee: $129 (Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW05-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Saturday, Jan. 24
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Section CW02-Cape May County Campus
    Saturday, Feb. 21
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Section MW06-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Saturday, March 14
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Section MW07-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Saturday, April 18
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Section CW03-Cape May County Campus
    Saturday, May 16
    10 a.m.-6 p.m
  • Section MW08-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Saturday, July 11
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Personal Trainer Certification Phase II

This advanced certification training will assist those already certified as a Personal Fitness Trainer in working with special populations suffering from diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity, as well as working with children. This advanced certification also provides information on developing the business of personal training and identifies upcoming trends in the fitness industry.

FTNS-203
Fee: $129 (Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Saturday, March 28
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sports Nutrition Consultant Certification

Learn about nutrition for your own goals and how to help your clients achieve their goals. Topics include sport-specific diets, principles and foundations of nutrition, nutrition and energetics, and athletic performance. You’ll design a diet for you and your client. You’ll learn about special techniques, including carbohydrate loading, sport-specific nutrition, ergogenic aids, anabolic steroids and body composition testing. Upon successful completion of this workshop, you will receive certification, valid for 2 years and applicable for 8 CEUs, which you can apply toward your prior certification renewal.

Instructor: American Aerobic Association staff

FTNS-104
Fee: $129 (Manual required at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Saturday, April 11
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Strength Conditioning and Weight Training Certification

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of strength and conditioning. Emphasis is placed on the exercise sciences (including anatomy, exercise physiology and biomechanics) nutrition, exercise technique, program design, organization and administration, and testing and evaluation.

FTNS-112
Fee: $129 (Manual recommended at additional cost. Please order before class.)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, B-104
    Saturday, April 25
    10 a.m.-6 p.m.