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$148 for a deluxe personal-trainer certification course and a dotFIT certification course ($644 value)
- Online study materials, including videos of exercises
- Official online personal-trainer certification manual
- PDF study guide
- PDF sample exam
- One exam voucher, valid for a final certification exam within six months of registration
- Personal-training certificate upon passing the exam
During the deluxe online course, you’ll progress through written information on nutrition, anatomical terms, and exercise applications and watch online videos that showcase standard gym equipment and exercises. After completing a practice exam, you can take the official certification exam. If you pass, you’ll receive a certificate to prove your status as a certified personal trainer. You must have a valid photo ID and CPR card to take the exam.
The online dotFIT course provides the basics necessary for fitness professionals to properly oversee dotFIT Me programs. Students learn about weight control, nutrition, integrated training, sales, and client coaching. Successful completion of the course results in a certification, which is highly recommended before administering dotFIT programs.
National Council for Certified Personal Trainers
The National Council for Certified Personal Trainers offers a program that prepares fitness instructors to become professional trainers within commercial, community, medical, and residential fitness facilities. Its curriculum centers on an in-home study course, during which students broaden their horizons with online materials including instructional textbooks, videos, and holographic spitballs. They cover key personal-training skills such as continuously evaluating clients, understanding nutrition, and properly operating fitness equipment. The NCCPT curriculum helps prepare people to become personal trainers. To earn the title of a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), a student must pass the Certified Personal Trainer Exam (CPTE) at a PSI Testing Center. There is an additional proctoring $79 fee paid to PSI to take the CPTE.
Aside from these core programs, the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers offers classes that focus on specific areas of health and exercise, including topics such as group exercise certification, weight management, kickboxing, and golf fitness. Customers can also pick up equipment such as jump ropes and weight vests, a crucial tool for trainers who work on the moon.