Fitness and Nutrition

Fitness and Nutrition Training for Your Employees

Aa the fitness and nutrition industry continues to grow, prepare your organization to meet demand by providing flexible, online training to new and current employees with Penn Foster’s Fitness and Nutrition Certificate Program. Learners will build foundational skills that can help them work with clients on nutrition plans, fitness goals, and overall wellness – increasing client and employee retention.

  • Prepares workers for fitness and nutrition focused roles in your organization.
  • Includes wraparound learner support and access to instructors and coaches, ensuring your workers successfully progress through the training and excel on-the-job.
Self Paced
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What Your Learners Will Study

  1. How nutrients fit into a healthy eating plan, and how to distinguish the ingredients needed to prepare healthy and specialized menus.
  2. Muscle structures and their roles in movement, and how to understand the physiology of muscle contraction and the importance of attaining good posture.
  3. The structures of the upper and lower body, and how to identify programs and exercises to enhance upper- and lower-body fitness.
  4. Common risks and signs of disease, how to obtain and use screening data, and understanding how to supply exercise information for people with health conditions.

Fitness and Nutrition Training Curriculum

  • 7 Courses
  • 13 Exams
  • 19.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Designed to help learners build fundamental skills, the Fitness and Nutrition Certificate Program covers essential topics relevant to working in the field, as well as foundational medical knowledge such as terminology, anatomy, and more. Online courses include:

  • Exercise Science Terminology
  • Fitness Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Nutrition Basics
  • Health Screening, Testing, and Evaluation

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Our Partners

As the trusted training provider for leading employers, education providers, and job training organizations, Penn Foster designs and delivers digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers in America's fastest-growing fields and professions. 
How it works

Our Proven Training Model

High-quality, online skills training for your employees

Online Delivery

  • Digital platform allows for studying any time, anywhere  
  • Content is available via computer, mobile device, or tablet  
  • 24/7 access to online resource library and knowledge base   

Engaging Content

  • Programs include simulations, videos, and virtual demos   
  • Varied learning methods help cement application of concepts 
  • Real-time feedback enables efficient mastery of material 

Robust Support

  • Self-service tools and unlimited multi-channel support 
  • Live and recorded webinars hosted by our faculty 
  • Access to peer-to-peer community of learners  

Real World Credentials

  • Training programs focus on today’s in-demand job skills  
  • Content developed by professional leaders in the field  
  • Courses align to industry certifications and accreditation 

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