Training the Trainer

This blog is a resource for fitness professionals who are working with, or plan to work with clients.

There are no licensing laws for personal trainers, but a reputable trainer should have a basic education and a certification from an NCCA certified national organization. These include ACE, ACSM, NSCA and NASM.

At GCC we offer a variety of educational options for the aspiring personal trainer. Each program will prepare the student for national certification. These programs include:

Personal Trainer CCL (Certificate of Completion)

Personal Training Specialist CCL

Group Fitness Instructor CCL

Nutrition for Fitness & Wellness CCL

Strength, Nutrition & Personal Training AAS (Associate in Applied Science)

Students who wish to earn a bachelors degree or higher can take advantage of some wonderful transfer opportunities.