Keilir has been educating personal trainers in Iceland since 2007 through the IAK personal trainer program. It is the most extensive personal training study program in the country. Nordic Fitness Education is Keilir's online training school. The NPTC online personal training program is built to European professional standards and benefits from our experience of teaching the IAK program. By the end of the course, students will be fully prepared to work with clients in health and fitness clubs as well as being able to tap into their entrepreneurial skills which are developed in the program. The Nordic Personal Trainer Certification is:
- a flexible online program where you can plan the phase of the study that fits your schedule.
- built on a decade of experience delivering personal training education in Iceland
- an education where the latest research is taught by outstanding teachers that all hold university degrees in their field of expertise and decades of experience.
- open to those who desire to start a rewarding career in growing industry.*
*To be eligible to enrol in the Nordic Personal Training Certification program, you need to be at least 19 years of age and have finished high school education. Starting your Personal Trainer Career Have you ever felt the joy of making a personal change and adopting a healthier lifestyle through regular physical exercise, improved nutrition and a more positive outlook on life? If you want to help others to make such a change in their life - you might want to look at starting your own career as a personal trainer. Our graduates have helped thousands of people to make positive changes that encourage healthy living and enhance wellbeing. Moreover, it is not only the client that benefits from personal training. The personal trainers experience the same health benefits and fulfillment while also advancing their own careers in the field of health and fitness. Starting a career in personal training is easier than you think. NPTC has all the tools to build the foundation for your career in the health and fitness industry. The teaching style and material suits everybody no matter where you want to work in the future. Course Schedule The Personal Trainer program in English is equal to 60 credit units according to the Icelandic Qualification Framework set by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. The program is designed to create excellent personal trainers with extended knowledge on human health and fitness and on creating individualized exercise programs. The year is split into 6 modules (semesters), each being 7 weeks in length. Students can start their studies at the beginning of any of the 6 modules. You have the option to complete as many courses as you please in each module and finish the program in the time frame that suits you. The flexibility of learning within your timetable The flexibility of online learning offers the opportunity to control your learning journey. The student can adjust the course to suit his/her own timeframe.
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Last updated January 31, 2018