The NFPT Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) program is designed to qualify fitness professionals to work one-on-one or in small group settings.
Whether you’re beginning a career or adding a professional credential to your bio, NFPT personal trainer certification provides you with credibility and support to succeed and earn as a fitness professional.
Eligibility Requirements for NFPT Personal Trainer Certification
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent
- Agree to NFPT Code of Conduct
- Possess a current government-issued photo ID (required to sit for exam)
Personal Trainer Certification Options:
Certification packages include the following:
Certification Exam Voucher
The certification exam will test your understanding of personal trainer skill sets required by the profession. It consists of 120 multiple choice questions, derived from 5 categories. We will provide you with a detailed outline that may be used as a checklist for your exam prep.
Personal Trainer Manual
Our Trainer Manual provides comprehensive teaching for safe and effective personal training services and complete consultation guidelines. It reinforces fundamental exercise science concepts with a back-to-basics approach. It is provided as a download. (Hard copy available for purchase.)
The study guide supports your review and understanding of the Trainer Manual. It includes 365 questions designed to reinforce the course learning objectives. An exam outline is also included to use as a “checklist” for your study prep. The guide is provided as a download. (Hard copy available for purchase.)
Online Learning Tools
NFPT’s Online Learning Portal provides a convenient online study aid. This is an online learning version of the Study Guide. It follows each of the 19 chapter in the trainer manual. Quizzes at the end of each chapter allow you to grade and gauge your understanding as you go.
The PREMIER Certification Package includes these extras:
These practice tests give you a sampling of the kinds of questions you can expect to see on the exam. Each practice test consist of 45 multiple choice questions that represent each of the 9 exam categories. Take multiple times at your convenience.
Over 80 exercise animations provide dynamic instruction, demonstrating a broad range of properly performed movements involving nearly every major muscle group. You retain access to these after the exam.
Client Assessment Videos
Over 45 videos that take you step-by-step through the necessary assessments for creating and implementing fitness training programs personalized for individual clients. Videos are broken down by client types: General Fitness, Athletes and Older Adults.
NFPT expert trainers are available by appointment to answer any questions you have about training and programming concepts or about subject matter in the education material. There is no time limit or question limit.