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    Posted On: Apr 23, 2018

    Become a Peer Fitness Trainer - July 23-27, 2018 - Fishers, Indiana.  Space is limited, sign up now!

    For more information and to secure your registration, click file attached.

    Peer Fitness Trainer Certification Workshop


    Fishers, Indiana

    This course certifies Fire Fighters / EMS personnel as IAFF/IAFC/ACE Peer Fitness Trainers (PFT) under the IAFF/IAFC Wellness Fitness Initiative (WFI). The purpose of the IAFF/IAFC/ACE PFT certification program is to provide a fitness trainer standard consistent with the health and fitness needs of the Fire Service throughout the United States and Canada.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Fire fighter/EMS provider/ FD Employee and involved in a fitness program
    • Valid CPR card by the day of PFT Examination

    Your IAFF/IAFC/ACE PFT certification will be valid for two years from examination date. Continuing Education Credits are required to maintain certification past two years. http://www.iaff.org/hs/PFT/PeerIndex.htm

    PFT Certification Process: This 5-day (Mon-Fri) PFT workshop is offered to deliver the PFT curriculum; including both classroom instructional modules and hands-on/experiential learning exercise sessions that can be physically demanding. All participants should have no physical restrictions and should be cleared by their physician to exercise. Attending and fully participating in each day of the PFT class is required to become a certified PFT. Missing any module, portion, and/or day(s) of the PFT class may disqualify you from certification. The PFT examination is administered during the second half of day 5 of the workshop.

    Date:              July 23-27, 2018 (Monday-Friday)

    Hours:             0800-1700hrs

    Location:       12910 Ford Dr.  Fishers, IN 46037 – Fishers Sports Academy

    Tuition:          $1000 (Includes study materials, exam, and certification)

    Class Limit:   25 students

    At least a 90-day pre-study is highly recommended. Completion of pre-class modules (to be assigned by the IAFF) will be required prior to the start of the 5-day class.  Study materials will be shipped after payment is received. Payment must be received prior to start of modules and workshop. Payment and registration will be accepted electronically by credit card or by check.  Complete registration form and return to IAFF Local 4416.  Once received, you will receive a link for payment or online registration for invoicing.  There will be no refunds for the module access, workshop, examination fees, or student manuals. Emergency medical situations prior to or during the workshop may be reviewed by IAFF.

    Contact Jim Butts at IAFF Local 4416 for questions.


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