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Steps to Your Personal Trainer Certification

 
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The NCSF Personal Trainer Certification is recognized worldwide as a leading credential for career minded professionals. Whether you are looking to study at your own pace or work alongside our expert instructors, we have a program to meet your learning needs. Our industry leading programs are available to you in either an easy to follow home study or through live workshop models.

 
 

Personal Trainer Course Breakdowns:

 

Exam Only
Home Study Course & Exam
Home Study Plus Package
Workshop Course & Exam
Workshop
Plus Package
 
 
 
Course Items [click to view]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Workshop Reference Guide
 
 
 
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Instructional Videos
 
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Lesson Notes
 
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Questions and Answers
 
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Review Quizzes
 
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2-days of workshop instruction (16 hours)
 
 
 
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Payment Plan Option
 
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(Taking an NCSF Personal Trainer Certification Exam is not dependent on purchasing NCSF study items or enrolling in an educational course.)
 
 
 
NCCA Accredited Program
 

Our Personal Trainer certification program is NCCA accredited. This prestigious distinction confirms to both employers and clients that your credential meets the highest levels of quality assurance.

The national registry (USREPS) of exercise professionals

When you earn the NCSF Certified Personal Trainer credential you also receive the distinction of being part of the United States Registry of Exercise Professionals.

 
Flex Pay
 

Whether you’re preparing for your certification exam or need help with a client, our expert support team is here to assist you every step along the way.

 
 
 
What the pros say
The high level of instruction provided by the NCSF greatly assistsour staff in addressing the needs of our student body.
Brianne Rowh - Assistant Director of Fitness Programs & Services - University of Maryland
 
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