SCF, Manatee-Sarasota to Offer Personal Trainer Certification Course

(Bradenton, Fla., March 23, 2017) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer a personal trainer certification course from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays from April 1 through June 3 at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E.

The 32-hour program features 16 hours of classroom time and 16 hours of hands-on training at a nearby fitness center. The fee for the course, offered in partnership with World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.), is $749, not including the required textbook. Participants who complete the course can earn a Level 2 Personal Trainer Certificate and begin work immediately after passing the exam. Program internships also are available.

For more information, contact Lee Kotwicki, director of SCF Workforce Solutions, at 941-363-7218 or For details on the course or to order the textbook, visit or call 888-330-9487. Register online at

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