Fitness Instruction and Personal Training
Dec 1, 2022
Diablo Valley College offers two exciting programs to prepare you for entry-level work in the fitness industry. Choose form a two-year associate of science degree in fitness instruction or a one-year personal training certificate of achievement.
Both programs will expose students to the many facets of the fitness industry and prepare you to obtain entry-level employment at a living wage as an effective wellness professional in today's fitness culture. If you want to be a personal trainer, you've come to the right place!
"Enrolling in the DVC Personal Training Program was the best decision I made when preparing for my new career. It gave me the both the confidence and knowledge I needed to become a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. The practical experience the program offers is invaluable and it enabled me to hit the ground running without hesitation."
- Lori Butler, My Level Fitness
Possible career opportunities
The Personal Training program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:
- Fitness and Wellness Coach
- Personal Trainer
- Fitness Instructor
- Strength and Conditioning Coach
- Corrective Exercise Specialist
- Sport Coach
Earning a certificate of achievement in Personal Training can improve your job prospects and earning potential.