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SIUE offers personal trainer certification

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is offering a non-credit course beginning in February for individuals interested in becoming certified personal trainers.

siuelogoThe course will provide the knowledge, practice and experience required to be successful in the growing field. The fitness profession offers flexible hours, full- and part-time careers, and supplemental income.

The course will be offered on Saturday mornings beginning Feb. 24 and will continue through April 7. To receive this national certificate, a student must successfully pass the course, as well as complete a 30-hour internship, and obtain both CPR and AED certification.

For more information, contact Cindy Cobetto at 618-650-2164 or visit

The course is taught by World Instructor Training Schools. For details, call W.I.T.S. at (888) 330-9487 or visit

The program is eligible for Workforce Investment Act Funding. Approved continuing education credits for massage therapists, athletic trainers and occupational therapists are issued through W.I.T.S.

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