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The NCSF Advantage

Recognized throughout the fitness industry as the premier personal trainer certification for career minded professionals, our Commitment to Excellence ensures the NCSF-CPT credential positions you for success in today’s competitive job market.


Our NCCA Accredited Personal Trainer certification ensures you have the industry recognition necessary to succeed


The NCSF Certification is the preferred credential of career minded professionals around the world


Over 1,000 exam centers operating in 83 countries along with an online testing option provide you with the industry’s largest exam network

Take your NCCA-Accredited Personal Trainer Certification Exam from Home

How It Works



Select the ideal program for you.The NCSF offers both hands-on as well as flexible self-study program options



When ready, take the certification exam online or at a testing center



Move to the next level with NCSF advanced certification programs

We continually strive to develop the highest quality staff to service our clientele and the NCSF Personal Trainer Certification helps us achieve that goal Matthew N. Berenc Director of Education Equinox Fitness Training Institute


Course Breakdowns: Exam Only Home Study Course & Exam Home Study Plus Package Workshop Course & Exam Workshop Plus Package
Personal Training Textbook 2nd Edition(Digital)
Personal Training Textbook 2nd Edition
Workshop Reference Guide
Instructional Videos
Lesson Notes
Questions and Answers
Review Quizzes
Instructor Support
Membership (One Year)
2-days of workshop instruction (16 hours)
NCSF Personal Trainer Certification Exam
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Certification candidates are not required to participate in an NCSF educational program to qualify to sit for the Board Examination.
  • Payment

    The Flex Pay program eliminates the cost barriers associated with initial enrollment and allows you to participate in our most popular programs.

  • Live

    Work with our expert instructors to learn the skills to become a highly qualified personal trainer.

  • Military
    Support Plan

    Active and veteran military personnel can enroll in the Certified Personal Trainer Program using the G.I. Bill and our Military Support Plan.

  • Certification

    Recognized throughout the fitness industry as the premier personal trainer certification for career minded professionals.