Select from a wide range of courses from these NFPT Approved CEC Providers. These providers offer courses that have been pre-approved for NFPT credit.

Don’t see yours on the list? That’s okay! You can submit any CE learning activity for credit (it might just take us a little longer to process your CEC award if it is not from a pre-approved provider). Learn how to submit learning activity for CECs, Click Here.

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Recommended Approved Providers

Human Kinetics provides innovative products in all areas of physical activity, helping people worldwide to lead healthier, more active lifestyles through physical activity and improved nutrition. Human Kinetics (HK) has published over 500 textbooks and references that educate students from kindergarten through university level. In addition to tools for the personal trainer, HK has also produced numerous consumer books and videos to help people get fit and become more skilled in sports. They have trained and advised over one million sport coaches. HK constantly strives to produce and partner with the best in trainer education, resources and products.

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Functional Aging Institute

Functional Aging Institute wants to share their vast expertise, experience and success to catalyze your career and put you on the fast track to financial success, independence and security while specializing in the 55 plus market.

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Fitness Learning Systems

Fitness Learning Systems provides at home professional continuing education courses for group fitness instructors, personal trainers, coaches, fitness and allied health professionals.

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American Academy for Health and Fitness

AAHF offers courses that focus on the development of fitness trainers, nurses, and other health professionals in the area of improved quality of life during the aging process.

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Global Fitness Educators

Global Fitness Educators has been serving the fitness industry with quality hands-on workshops since 2003. GFE is the South Florida host location for ongoing year-round curriculum of the NFPT Workshop and continuing education curriculum for many other certification companies as well.

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The American Council on Exercise

ACE offers specialty and continuing education courses for the purpose of complimenting your existing CPT credential. Choose from a wide variety of course titles, and add a new credential to your trainer tool belt.

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Exercise Etc.

Exercise Etc. offers a wide variety of live fitness education events as well as home study and webinar sessions.

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Fit and Functional

Fit and Functional specializes in functional rehabilitation and using common every day movements to achieve exercise success.

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GMP Fitness

GMP Fitness courses are recognized for CECs by all major certification providers. These courses offer a variety of very specialized learning.

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Home Fitness Professionals Association

HFPA offers both current and aspiring home fitness trainers with powerful, practical and easily applicable in-home fitness business optimization skills.

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Leaders in Fitness

Leaders in Fitness is a premier virtual education provider offering fitness education videos.

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Pinnacle Training and Consulting Systems

Pinnacle Training Systems offers a 5 part “Synergy of Human Movement” course and credential. This is an advanced course that takes in in-depth look at the science behind human movement.

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Suspended Bodyweight Training

This Suspended Bodyweight Training system focuses on proper form, function and common sense program design.

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Beverly Hosford, MA

Beverly Hosford, MA has been teaching and coaching fitness professionals since 2007. Her passion is sharing all that she has learned about anatomy, business and psychology. Her online anatomy program includes a thorough 8-week study of muscles, bones, joints and proven exercises for guiding you visually into understanding your own movement.

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Other Pre-Approved Providers Include

Kettlebell Concepts

Fitness Anywhere

Parisi Speed School


The Fitness Niche