The NFPT Approach

No-Nonsense Empowerment

Receive a fitness education from NFPT that is accessible and affordable with support every step of the way. You’ll be proud to hold a trainer certification that is comprehensive and recognized with a direct line to your NFPT family along the way.

Why We’re Different

NFPT’s results-based training communicates hard concepts in plain language. You’ll grow your career with our easy-to-understand educational materials focused on foundational exercise science principles. As a family-owned business, we at NFPT care deeply about your success. We nurture and support you throughout your professional growth. You’re a person, not a number, at NFPT. That’s what being family means to us. You’ll get the highest value for your dollar and no extra fees or gimmicks with NFPT certification. And you never have to pay for continuing education credits to get recertified.

We’ve Got Your Back

From NFPT, you’ll get quality personal trainer programming and honest communication with no hidden fees or gimmicks. We designed our program, accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, to strict standards to provide the knowledge you need to pass the exam and give you the confidence to launch your new career. Together, we’re creating a healthier future for the personal training industry, our community — and the people whose lives you lift up every day.

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Earn Free CECs

Grow your career the easy way with NFPT’s free continuing education credits (CECs).

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It’s Easy to Succeed

You’ll reach your goals because NFPT’s straightforward, no-nonsense approach empowers you to succeed. Our subject matter experts got their start with an NFPT certification, too, so they design the easy-to-understand courses and easy-to-access resources with a beginner like you in mind. You can always get help from our trainer family.

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Get up-to-date exercise science news and business advice especially for you with NFPT’s monthly Trainer Pulse newsletter. That’s where you’ll find free continuing education credits to maintain your certification, too.

This is a user-friendly company! Their Certified Personal Trainer course is in layman’s terms and easy to follow. It equips you with just the right amount of information to get started as a personal trainer. Then there’s all sorts of continuing education options to build upon the foundation.

Shaweta Vasudeva Shay the Coach

I have been a certified personal trainer since 2009. I originally certified with another nationally accredited certifying body. Switching to NFPT was the best move I ever made. They are a family owned company that cares about my success. Whenever I have any questions about the industry or any aspect of fitness training, someone is always eager to assist me. They allow me to be directly involved!

John Rutnik A Fitter You
John Rutnik

Being a personal trainer has been the most rewarding career choice I’ve ever made. After 25 years of acting and entertainment, I met a personal trainer with the National Federation of Professional Trainers; his knowledge was amazing. I investigated the many affiliations but none of them offered what NFPT did. I feel blessed to be a part of such a committed organization!

Debrae Barensfeld NitroForce Industries
Debrae Barensfeld

After calling several other certification companies, most seemed cold over the phone and always tried to say they were the best. Not with NFPT! They were honest and down to earth. I know other people who are certified with other companies and they seem dissatisfied when talking about what their companies do for them.

Jerald Evans Body Ministries
Jerald Evans

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