Public Safety Fitness Specialist

Course Hours 60.0 Hours

Course Description

This is a comprehensive course designed for instructors responsible for coordinating, planning, and implementing health and wellness programs at their agencies. Subjects include exercise physiology, anatomy and kinesiology, cardiovascular and resistance training, nutrition, supplementation and steroids, and other various health related topics. Students will also be required to perform a fitness assessment on a public safety employee and interpret the results. In addition to earning a passing score on the written examination, the student must design an exercise prescription for a public safety employee to successfully complete of this course.

Prerequisites

Must be employed by a local, state, or federal government agency. Must possess General Instructor certification through POST or possess NPQ II Instructor certification through GFSTC. Must successfully pass a fitness test for admission to the course to include Push-Ups, Sit-Ups, 1 rep maximum Bench Press, 1.5 Mile Run or 300 Meter Sprint, and Vertical Jump.

Who Should Attend

Any local, state, or federal employee that is responsible for their departmental fitness training program.

Special Notes

Students must bring walking/running shoes, non-marking court shoes, and work-out clothes, water bottle, and towel.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
04/14/2019 04/23/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH
04/14/2019 3:00 pm til 8:00 pm - Assessment Lab 04/15-19/2019 8:00 am til 5:00 pm - Assessment Lab 04/22-23/2019 8:00 am til 5:00 pm - c-112
TBA Coming Soon
05/03/2020 05/12/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH
05/03/2020 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm 05/04-08/2020 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 05/11-12/2020 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TBA Coming Soon
10/18/2020 10/27/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH
10/18/2020 - 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm 10/19-23/2020 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 10/26-27/2020 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TBA Coming Soon