Savannah Tech to offer Personal Trainer Certification Course

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College Professional Continuing Education Division has partnered with the World Instructor Training School (W.I.T.S) to offer a Personal Trainer Certification Course. Participants in this course will receive a combination of lecture and hands-on practical training. Key topics for the course include exercise physiology, biomechanics, fitness testing, equipment usage, and more.

The course also counts as approved continuing education credits for massage therapists, athletic trainers and occupational therapists. In order to receive this national certificate, students must successfully pass the course, as well as complete a 30-hour internship and obtain CPR and AED certification.

The Personal Trainer Certification Course will run for eight weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning October 11 at the college’s Crossroads Campus (190 Crossroads Parkway, Savannah, 31407).  Cost for the class is $749. For more details visit: or call 912-443-3012.

The Professional Continuing Education Department provides short-term classes in both the traditional and online classroom setting. Courses cover a variety of skills and workforce development options that match local employer’s needs.

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#1711 | September 29, 2016
Course Registration: 912.443.3012
Media Contact: Amy Shaffer, APR
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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (