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Personal Trainer Program

The goal of this program is to prepare you for a long-lasting and fruitful career as a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT); regardless of your educational and career background. With this program, you’re given all of the tools and resources needed to become a successful fitness professional and positively impact your client’s health and wellness.

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Jump-start a Rewarding New Career!

Online

Course Style

6 Months

Duration

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Take The Next Step

Jump-start a Rewarding New Career!

Online

Course Style

6 Months

Duration

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Courses

Total Flexibility

Online, on-demand training so you can study at your time and pace on any device – total flexibility.

6-Month Access

Students will have 6-months access to all the training material.

 

Tech Support

Online technical support with step-by-step instructions available when needed.

Courses

Courses

Week 1
Chapter 1: Modern State of Health and Fitness
Chapter 2: The Personal Training Profession

Week 2
Chapter 3: Psychology of Exercise
Chapter 4: Behavioral Coaching

Week3
Chapter 5: Nervous, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems
Chapter 6: Cardiorespiratory, Endocrine, and Digestive Systems

Week4
Chapter 7: Human Movement Science
Chapter 8: Exercise Metabolism and Bioenergetics

Week5
Chapter 9: Nutrition
Chapter 10: Supplementation

Week 6
Chapter 11: Health, Wellness and Fitness Assessments
Chapter 12: Posture, Movement, and Performance Assessments

Week 7
Chapter 13: Integrated Training and the OPT Model
Chapter 14: Flexibility Training Concepts

Week 8
Chapter 15: Cardiorespiratory Training Concepts
Chapter 16: Core Training Concepts

Week 9
Chapter 17: Balance Training Concepts
Chapter 18: Plyometric (Reactive) Training Concepts

Week 10
Chapter 19: Speed, Agility, and Quickness Training Concepts
Chapter 20: Resistance Training Concepts

Week 11
Chapter 21: The Optimum Performance Training Model

Week 12
Chapter 22: Introduction to Exercise Modalities

Week 13
Chapter 23: Chronic Health Conditions and Special Populations

Week 14
Review Study Guides

Week 15
Take Practice Exam
Schedule Proctored Exam

Week 16
Take Proctored ExamRequirements for Program Completion:
Complete all require assignments, exams, and quizzes
Final grade of at least 70%

Course Overview

The 7th edition of NASM’s Essentials of Personal Fitness Training has been updated with the most current evidence, strategies, and training techniques designed to equip fitness professionals with the necessary skills to optimize human potential and performance. The NASM Optimum Performance Training® (OPT™) model is the backbone of this process: a simple, straightforward approach to designing customized exercise programs that enhance your clients’ abilities to achieve their health, wellness, and fitness goals. With OPT, you’ll successfully train any client toward any goal. It’s proven and easy to implement.

Program Learning Objectives

  • Identify and adhere to applicable professional standards and codes of conduct including business and professional development practices.
  • Recognize and apply exercise psychology and behavioral coaching techniques for a wide variety of clients. 
  • Identify concepts and structures of anatomy and physiology, human movement science, exercise metabolism, nutrition, and supplementation.
  • Select, perform, and interpret results from a client fitness assessment. 
  • Provide instruction and demonstrate proper exercise techniques for clients.
  • Design client-specific exercise programs based on assessment results and client abilities

Career & Certification

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

For over 30 years, the National Academy of Sports Medicine has developed the most successful personal trainers in the fitness industry. Our program provides you with the most scientifically accurate information, all delivered in our new, revolutionary digital learning platform. If you want to become one of the best, most respected, and highest-paid personal trainers, it’s as simple as getting certified online with NASM.

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Career Paths
  • Certified Personal Trainer
Job Outlook
According to bls.gov, there are over 309,800 jobs you are eligible to apply for as a Personal Trainer each year.
Earning Potential
On average, the salary for the Personal Training field is $40,510 per year, according to bls.gov. This could be your potential future income!

Career Development

Career development with resume building and job placement assistance.

Mentor Support

Students will have 6-months access to all the training material.

Exam Fee

One certification exam fee is covered by us with tuition. *Ask for more details.

Tuition

Scholarship Options Are Available

Students who enroll in MedCertify’s career training programs come from different backgrounds. Whether you’re a first-time student, recently unemployed or just seeking a new career, we provide different scholarship opportunities to help pay for your education. Please speak with one of our admissions representatives to discuss your scholarship options and opportunities.

Military Spouses

The MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account) Scholarship is strictly for military spouses and is used as a workforce development program. In addition, the MyCAA scholarship provides up to $4,000 tuition assistance.

This scholarship will help military spouses cover the entire cost of courses at MedCertify as they pursue certificates and certifications necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high growth portable career fields, and occupations. Let an Admission Representative discuss the scholarship with you today!

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Army Soldiers

The Army Credentialing Assistance (CA) program provides qualifying soldiers with up to $4,000 in educational benefits. Soldiers can utilize these benefits to pay for all necessary books, supplies, and associated materials required for an approved training course and/or exam. Utilization of this program helps to increase the Soldier’s value to and competitiveness of the Army through helping Soldiers attain industry recognized credentials. Credentialing Soldiers helps to improve overall Army readiness through retention of quality Soldiers. This further enhances Soldiers career progression, and provides Soldiers with skills and capabilities reflective of civilian qualifications. Funding is provided for voluntary off-duty courses and/or exams leading to an industry-recognized academic or vocational credential listed in the Army COOL website.

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Separated Veterans

The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) implemented Priority of Service for all Veterans to provide scholarship assistance through SWAs, local WIBs, One‐Stop Career Centers, and other targeted grantees. 

Priority of service means the right of veterans to take precedence over a non‐covered person in obtaining all employment and training services.

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Unemployment

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program offers scholarships to certain dislocated workers in the United States. Adults that have been terminated or laid off (including self-employed), eligible for or exhausted unemployment income and unlikely to return to industry or occupation are eligible for this scholarship. 

Spouses of a member of the Armed Forces who lost employment due to permanent change in duty station or is unemployed, underemployed and has difficulty finding or upgrading employment may also be eligible.

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Low Income

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a program developed by the U.S. Department of Labor to help improve the public workforce system and help low income adults and other eligible adults meeting certain criteria. WIOA also helps employers hire and retain skilled workers. MedCertify has partnered with the Department of Labor to offer courses that prepare students for national certification in the medical, business, and IT fields.

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