Prepare for your Exam
The NCSF offers several different educational models and a variety of materials to prepare you for your NCSF Certified Personal Trainer examination. Review each of the models and simply choose the one that is right for you. Become a personal trainer: start your career by studying for and passing the official personal trainer exam.
The workshop course is designed specifically for the student who would like to become a personal trainer using a self-paced, directed study combined with a two-day, hands-on learn by doing component that complements the learning experience. This format allows you the opportunity to review the exam content areas while turning theoretical concepts into practical applications required of a personal trainer. This program covers the same content areas as both the Home Study as well as Training School course. Click here to find a workshop in your area.
Offering the flexibility of self-paced learning in the convenience of your home, the NCSF Home Study Course effectively covers the topics necessary to successfully pass the NCSF Certified Personal Trainer Exam in a format the fits into a busy schedule. Modeled after a college correspondence course, the Home Study Course helps you become a personal trainer by using a systematic approach to teach you the science behind sound fitness training and exercise programming. This program covers the same content areas as both the Workshop as well as Training School course.
The NCSF Personal Trainer School is a structured 32 contact hour program designed for students seeking maximal supervision in a classroom-based environment. Each class addresses key content areas from the Certified Personal Trainer exam, as well as pertinent topics necessary to ensure your development as a qualified professional. This program covers the same content areas as both the Home Study and Workshop courses.
Individual personal trainer exam preparation materials are available for candidates preparing for the NCSF Personal Trainer Certification Exam. Current certified personal trainers may also obtain additional professional reference materials to aid them in their personal trainer practice. The personal trainer exam preparation materials provide exam candidates with the option to prepare for the NCSF Certified Personal Trainer Exam in a non-course format. Simply choose the resources that best serve your learning needs and your materials will be immediately shipped to you.