Exam Content Breakdown

Certified Personal Trainer

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  • Personal Trainer
  • Strength Coach
  • Sport Nutrition

Certified Personal Trainer Exam Breakdown:


Number of Questions 150
Exam Question Format Multiple Choice
Time Allowed 3 Hour Maximum

Exam Sections:

Functional Anatomy 15%
Exercise Physiology 10%
Physical Activity and Health Promotion 6%
Screening, Evaluation and Professional Practice 11%
Nutrition 11%
Weight Management 7%
Exercise Prescription and Programming Considerations 19%
Training Instruction 16%
Considerations for Special Populations 5%

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