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Personal Trainer Program At-a-Glance


The 36-hour training is offered in a week-long format during evening and weekend hours, making it compatible with many workplace hours. Training includes classroom instruction as well as time in the NMC Fitness Center where you will put into practice what you are learning.

Course Materials

The text packet is from the American Council on Exercise (ACE). The cost is approximately $106 and is available at the NMC Bookstore.

The set includes: ACE Trainer Manual and Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals, DVDs.


Zack Light, M.S. holds an ACE Trainer certification as well as certification as a personal trainer. He winters in Florida and during the summer months he is employed as a police officer in Antrim County. Zack has had success locally and internationally as a weightlifter and bodybuilder.

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