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  1. Certifications in the Personal Training world Mike Seidel For Future Health Advocates

  2. Why do you want to be a CPT? • Guidance for helping others reach their goals • Educate others about strength training, cardio and basic nutrition • Give clients a reason to show up to the gym • Accountability

  3. Most of all… • Establish Credibility • Enhance Career Opportunities

  4. Common Facts • Most have pre-requisites of 18 years or older/High School Diploma and CPR certified • Most testing cites are in major US cities • Exam questions from 100-150 USA

  5. ACE(America Council on Exercise) • Est. 1985 • Program cost = $399, includes materials • Industry recognition=HIGH • Approx. 3-6 months to complete

  6. ACE Exam • 150 questions, totaling around 3 hours • Paper and Pencil test:$219 • Computer based test: $249 • Re-test cost: $135 pencil/ $184 computer • Accreditation: NCCA

  7. ACTAthletic Certification Training Commission • Est. 2010 • Program Cost= $65 or free option, includes materials • Industry Recognition: Too Early to tell • Approx. 2-3 months to complete

  8. ACT Exam • 100 questions; online exam taking 1.5 hours • Cost is included/ Re-test= $35 • No known accreditation yet

  9. NPTI • Est. 2000 • Program Costs=$5900-6300, materials included • Industry Recognition= Med-High • 4 month and 12 month options available for completion National Personal Training Institute

  10. NPTI Exam • Time and number of questions varies • Cost is included • Accreditation: State Certified Training

  11. NASMNational Academy of Sports Medicine • Est. 1987 • Program Costs= $629-$799, materials included • Industry Recognition=High • Completion time varies

  12. NASM Exam • 120 questions totaling 2 hours • Cost of exam is included • Retest is $199 • Accreditation: NCCA

  13. ACSM • Est. 1954 • Program Costs=$129 or $375 • Industry Recognition: High • Completion Time: 4-9 months

  14. ACSM Exam • 125-150 questions totaling approx. 2.5 hours • Cost of Exam= $279 • Retest = $150 • Accreditation: NCCA

  15. NSCANational Strength and Conditioning Association • Est. 1993 • Program Cost= N/A • Industry Recognition: High • Completion Time: 4-9 months

  16. NSCA Exam • 140 questions taking approx. 3 hours • Cost of Exam: Members-$235-$270. Non-members- $355-$390. • Retest: between $230-$300 • Accreditation: NCCA

  17. NCSF • Est.: Unknown • Program Cost=$309 • Industry Recognition: High • Completion Time: 4-6 months

  18. NCSF Exam • 150 questions taking approx. 3 hours • Cost of Exam= $199 • Retest: $135 • Accreditation: NCCA

  19. ISSA • Est. 1988 • Program Cost= $754 • Industry Recognition: Med-High • Completion Time: 13-16 weeks

  20. ISSA Exam • 168 questions taking approx. 3-4 hours • Cost of Exam= Included • Retest: $149 and $50 each additional time • Accreditation: DETC

  21. Make sure you look for.. • Exam’s focusing on real world responsibilities of personal trainers • Validation of exams • Challenging exam to show your dedication with completion Back to the beginning