According to the latest fitness industry salary guide, Personal Trainers are earning on average of $34 an hour. Employers like 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness and Gold’s Gyms are just a few of the thousands of club employers that seek out our graduates each semester. Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer. This challenging course is taught over a 8-week period for better retention and hands on skill competency. The national exams are held on the 9th week. This course is formatted as a 62-hour program and is comprised of 16 hours of lecture, 16 hours of hands on practical training and a 30-hour internship that walks many graduates right into a job!! The course prepares you for success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, and equipment usage and health assessment. CPR/AED and a 30-hour internship are required to receive the certificate. W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. You will be prepared to work with clients and stand out in any gym as “the expert” in your field.
Date: Sat., Sept 27th - Nov 22nd
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am Lecture
Location: J.F.K. Kindergarten Center/Conf. Room
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm Training
Location: YMCA, 3 Pomerleau Street, Biddeford
Posted by Anne Beaulieu on August 18, 2014 | Read more in: News
Have you ever wanted to travel to London & Paris? Not sure how to go about it or what the best sites are? We have a trip planned for you!!! Join us on March 11th for an informational meeting on our 2015 trip. Meeting will take place at 6:30pm at the Learning Center, 189 Alfred Street 2nd Floor, Biddeford. Plan to attend this meeting to find out more about the trip, to ask questgions, and get your reservation forms!!!
See the attached flyer for more information.
Posted by Anne Beaulieu on February 25, 2014 | Read more in: News
We have 2 new courses that we've just added to our list of courses:
Date: Thurs., Feb 27 - July 17
Location: Center of Technology
Cost: $279 Res/$285 Non-res PLUS $76 Textbook
Date: Mon & Wed March 3 - December 3
Location: Center of Technology
Cost for Level 1: $760 PLUS cost of Text
For more information or to register, click on the course title above.
Posted by Anne Beaulieu on January 28, 2014 | Read more in: News
Biddeford Adult Education program is your ConnectME source for information on how you can use Maine’s expanding high-speed, broadband internet connectivity to help you meet educational goals, enrich your life, obtain health information, access governmental services and enhance economic and community development. Contact our office and arrange a special presentation on the importance of high speed internet for your civic or social organization.
Look for this symbol in our catalog. It identifies courses and workshops where you’ll learn about high-speed internet connectivity. This community education program is presented in cooperation with the Maine Department of Education and the ConnectME Authority. Learn more atwww.maine.gov/connectme and check the speed on your internet connection.
The MARTI project is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
State Broadband Infrastructure Program
Award Number 23-50-M09062
Posted by Anne Beaulieu on May 10, 2013 | Read more in: News