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Continuing Education for Personal Trainers: What it IS and What it ISN’T

Public expectations for competent practice are increasing. The consumer public is more savvy and informed than ever before. While increased information is useful, it can also reinforce misconceptions about continued […]

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FREE CECs– NFPT Self Tests

What are Self Tests? ‘Self Tests’ with NFPT are free and optional Continuing Education Credit (CEC) opportunities that NFPT provides for their trainers twice a year. NFPT’s Self Tests are […]

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FREE CECs–Trainer CE Refresher Course

NFPT is very excited to bring you another way to earn free CECs! NFPT’s Trainer CE Refresher Course is a way for you, as an NFPT trainer, to earn 1.0 CEC from […]

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FREE CECs–Fitness Flops

NFPT is excited to provide another way to earn free CECs! Fitness Flops is a way for you as a NFPT trainer to earn 1.2 CECs, over the course of one […]

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What Are NFPT’s Application Costs?

1. How much does personal trainer certification cost? NFPT offers certification packages for you to choose from. Visit NFPT Certification for details. Application pricing ranges from $199 (for exam only) to $399 […]

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What Are NFPT’s Application Requirements?

The biggest concern that we get from potential trainers looking into NFPT is what the eligibility requirements are for an NFPT certified trainer. There are application requirements, here they are: […]

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Who Accredits Certifying Companies?

Many accrediting bodies exist in and outside the fitness industry. The main accrediting organization for the personal fitness training industry is the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). This agency […]

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Why is Being a “Certified” Personal Trainer Important?

Why is being certified with a company who has their program accredited so important for a trainer? Having your CPT certification through an organization who has achieved accreditation of its […]

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Is NFPT Recognized?

Yes, NFPT is recognized nationally and internationally as well. NFPT has certified trainers for 25+ years and is often times part of the pre-reqs to employment at health and fitness […]

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What’s a “CPT”?

Certified Personal Trainer, CPT, is the title and accompanying acronym used in the personal fitness training industry for an individual who has been appropriately assessed by a national certifying organization, […]

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