Celebrate National Personal Trainer Awareness Day – Earn Your Certification at SCF

(Bradenton, Fla., Dec. 28, 2017) — One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to get into better shape. In honor of those best intentions, Jan. 2 has been designated as National Personal Trainer Awareness Day to celebrate the busiest time of year for certified personal trainers. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) offers personal trainer certification courses through its Corporate & Community Development program.

If you have a passion for helping people reach their goals, a personal training profession may be just the right fit. The next course will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays, Jan. 28 through March 11 at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W.

The fee for the course and certification exams, offered in partnership with World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.), is $749, not including the required textbook. Participants can expect hands-on practical labs and access to a national pool of employment opportunities upon completion. Program internships also are available. A free online informational session on the program will be held Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. at SCF Bradenton, Building 18, Room 102.

For more information, contact Lee Kotwicki, director of SCF Workforce Solutions, at 941-363-7218 or  Register online at

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