ACE Leadership Course Application

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Interested in becoming a group exercise instructor or personal trainer? Living Well's ACE Leadership Course prepares students to become certified exercise professionals through the American Council on Exercise (ACE).

There are two separate programs available: Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer. Each course is a nine-week program. The program prepares you for the ACE exam by helping you build confidence in your leadership abilities while providing exercise knowledge and hands-on training opportunities with exercise testing and various fitness equipment and props. This year's course will begin on October 5th and run through the end of fall quarter. Classes will meet on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. and Thursdays from 2-5 p.m. 

Application opens: August 1

Application deadline: September 26 by 12 p.m.

Interviews: September 27 - October 1

Cost: Accepted applicants will have their course fee waived ($250.00 value). This does not include the test registration fee, though this fee may also be waived if applicants maintain good standing and pursue student employment.

Please call the Living Well center at 530-754-2179 or email at livewell@campusrec.ucdavis.edu for more information.

ACE Leadership Course Application (Personal Training)

ACE Leadership Course Application (Group Exercise)

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