In addition, Applicants, Test Candidates and Certificants must report any conviction of a felony. This must be reported to the human resources director at [email protected]. Reports of felonies will be reviewed under the disciplinary and complaints policy on a case-by-case basis.
Felony offenses that have occurred within seven (7) years before application submission and are grounds for applicant ineligibility will include, but are not limited to, all sexually based crimes and/or the intent or actual use of a weapon to cause or threaten harm to another person. Felony offenses that have occurred seven (7) or more years prior to application submission will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, with an eligibility decision that is at the sole discretion of NFPT.
Felony offenses that occur after application eligibility or certification award and are grounds for applicant ineligibility or certification revocation include, but are not limited to, all sexually based crimes and/or the intent or actual use of a weapon to cause or threaten harm to another person and/or the involvement in the illegal use, sale or distribution of anabolic or controlled substances.
Investigation and disciplinary action will occur in compliance with the NFPT Certification Council’s Complaints and Disciplinary Actions Policy.
SEE ALL POLICY AND PROCEDURE RELATED TO THE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM AND RECERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS IN THE CERTIFICATION HANDBOOK.
When applying to the NFPT Personal Trainer Certification Program, you are agreeing that you have read and understand the policy provisions of the NFPT Personal Trainer Certification Handbook, which defines certification application eligibility, refund requests, test administration and responsibilities, membership renewal and recertification requirements, professional standards for codes of conduct and subsequent disciplinary action and all other statements and disclosures of the NFPT Personal Trainer Certification Handbook.