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ACE Group Fitness Instructor Certification & ACE Personal Training Certification

Learn the necessary skills required to prepare yourself to pass the American Council on Exercise Certification Exam.

Campus Recreation values the importance of student development through preparing students to become Certified Group Fitness Instructors and/or Personal Trainers. We have partnered with the Physical Education Department to offer classes that are a semester-long and provide potential instructors and /or trainers with the education and experience to not only prepare for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) National Certification Exam but also gain hands on experience needed to become safe and effective in their role.

Fall : EDPE 200 Personal Training Course 3 credits

Spring: EDPE 200 Group Fitness Instructor Training Course 3 Credits & EDPE 200 Personal Training Lab 1 credit (for students that are certified trainers or completed Fall class)

Are you a certified trainer and need to gain experience? Come join our Spring 1 credit EDPE lab where you get hands on experience with clients and are guided by certified trainers.

As a student of this class you will receive a 20% discount on the certification exam and study materials with ACE Following successful completion of the class and exam, participants have the opportunity to apply to teach for Campus Recreation.


Please refer to the registrar's web site for details on when and where the EDPE 200 Personal Training and Group Fitness courses will be meeting. There will be a maximum of 16 students per class. There are no prereqs for the 3 credit courses.

If you have questions please contact Fitness Programs at Campus Recreation 802-656-8058 or Fitness Programs.


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