The Cooper Institute

Founded in 1970 by the "Father of Aerobics"
Kenneth H. Cooper MD, MPH

Courses Fire Service Fitness Specialist

The fire service profession increasingly uses physical fitness as a performance measure. The professional must understand fitness assessments and standards, absolute cut point fitness scores and referencing normative data. Using fitness testing scores is critical as a qualifying factor in the hiring process.

This 4.5-day course is designed specifically for the fire service professional involved in planning or delivering physical fitness programs in their academy/department.


CPR Required: Yes

Contact Hours: 30

Price: $695
Have 3 or more? Contact a Program Coordinator at or 800/635-7050 for group discount pricing.

This is a curriculum-based testing course. Students who complete the course and pass both the written and practical exams receive a Cooper Institute Certificate.

Continuing Education Credits:

The Cooper Institute is a pre-approved CEC provider for the following organizations.

Provider Number
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Course Check-In/Hours:

Day1: (Check-in 7:30 am) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Day 2-4: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Day 5: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Needed Items:

Please wear fitness/workout attire to class each day, including shorts and a t-shirt for body composition testing. You will need to bring a calculator and your valid CPR card.

Earn The Cooper Institute Certified Personal Trainer credential after taking this class. Call (972) 341-3200 and ask a Program Coordinator for education discounts.

View Off-Site Fire Service Fitness Specialist Course Offerings

Contact us at (800) 635-7050 if you have questions or need assistance registering for the course.

Onsite Courses:

Class Location Dates  

Dallas, Texas

11/14/2016 - 11/18/2016