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Workforce Certification

Group Fitness Instructor Certification

This NEW Group Exercise course combines nine weeks of intense training and testing to help you safely and effectively lead a group exercise class. Topics covered include music, choreography, safety, as well as cardiovascular, muscular, and flexibility health. Practical labs will expand skill development for functional training, circuit, boot camp, dance, step, kickboxing, as well as other popular methods. Yoga and Pilates will be introduced so you can incorporate this knowledge into sections of your traditional class formats. Students who successfully complete the class, pass the exams and complete the 30 hour internship will receive their national certification. Training, testing and internship are included in the course fee. Textbooks are not included. A valid CPR/AED card must be presented to get the certification issued. This course is recommended for 3 college credits by the American Council on Education.


Tuesday, September 23rd at 6:30pm. Reserve your space today! Call (828) 327-7000 x4590


Course Fee: $648

Course Date: October 7 - December 16, 2014; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30pm-8:30pm

Required Textbook Information: Call W.I.T.S. at 1-888-330-9487 to order required textbooks.

Questions? Please contact Dana Glenn at or (828) 327-7000 x4590


2550 US HIGHWAY 70 SE • HICKORY, NC • 28602-8302 • 828.327.7000
Updated 08.04.2014: Workforce Certification