Fitness & Health

Guilford Technical Community College is pleased to offer lifelong leisure learning and personal enrichment courses to help you maintain better health. Whether you are you interested in enhancing your skills or turning them into an entrepreneurial opportunity, GTCC has a course designed for you!

Frequently Asked Questions

Certified Personal Trainer
Whether you are interested in a career move or gaining personal knowledge, this course will provide all the information you need to become a certified personal trainer. The personal trainer course is a great way to prepare to be a successful nationally certified personal trainer. The collegiate course is for candidates wanting in-depth instruction and hands-on experience with a top veteran instructor to master the career skills and knowledge to be a successful trainer. The course consists of fifteen hours of lecture with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessment, in addition to fifteen hours of hands-on practical training labs with role-playing drills on exercises, presentation skills, etc. to master the position professionally.

Level 1 – Nationally Certified Personal Trainer: Successfully complete the written and practical exams. CPR/AED required.
Level 2 – Nationally Certified Personal Trainer: Successfully complete your Level 1 exams followed by a 30-hour internship to help connect with local employers.

Required textbook:
Fitness Professional’s Handbook-7th Edition with Web Resource ISBN-13: 9781492523376 is available for purchase online.
An e-book is also available for purchase online: ISBN-13: 9781492535935.
You may also order the book through W.I.T.S. (World Instructor Training Schools) by calling 1-888-330-9487. Or, you can purchase the book at the GTCC Greensboro Bookstore.

Practical sessions are held at The Clubs @ Greensboro Green Valley, 1909 Lendew Street, Greensboro. One hour is allowed for a lunch break. Visit World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) or call 888-330-9487 for additional information and for frequently asked questions about the W.I.T.S. course. No refunds or drop/adds are possible once the class has begun. Tuition Cost:$700, this does not include the cost for book.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-MX1 Personal Fitness Certification 2/22/20 - 3/21/20 S 9:00 am  - 4:00 pm Greensboro /The Clubs @ Greensboro Green Valley CEC 206 Click Here

Dance - Shag

Learn the basic shag steps including turns with this fun dance moves. Couples are preferred but singles are welcomed. If students are couples, each person is required to register and pay for registration fee separately. Please wear comfortable foot wear. Tuition Cost:$50

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-GJ1 Shag 3/4/20  - 3/25/20 W 6:00 pm  - 8:00 pm Jamestown C1 166 Click Here

Dance - Waltz & Foxtrot

The Foxtrot is the foundation for many of the social dances that are danced today. It is by far the most popular social dances in the world. The dance is the easiest dances to learn, so come and join us in some fun with dancing. Please wear comfortable foot wear. Tuition Cost: $50

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-GK1 Waltz & Foxtrot 4/8/20 - 4/29/20 W 6:00 pm  - 8:00 pm Jamestown C1 166 Click Here

 New! Yoga

Enjoy an invigorating sequence of yoga poses that will provide a blue print for a sound yoga practice. The class is suitable for all levels, whether a beginner or an advanced yogi. You will be guided and assisted through each pose and the class will end with an extended resting pose. Be prepared to tone your body and relax your mind. Please bring a yoga mat, hand towel and bottle of water. Tuition Cost: $40 

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-NP1 New! Yoga 3/4/20 - 3/25/20 W 5:30 pm  - 6:30 pm Jamestown T1 117 Click Here


Students can register in one of three ways: PREREGISTRATION is REQUIRED prior to attending class.

  • Online: Register
    • Use the Search function to search for Course Title or Course Code
  • In Person:
    • Jamestown, 140 Jamestown Court, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • Greensboro, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • High Point, 901 S. Main St., H1, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mail: Download the registration form from website, and mail to GTCC, PO BOX 309, Jamestown, N.C. 27282. Download the form here: Con Ed Registration Form