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Certification programs to start training, kickstart your career, or become a Top Trainer with
in-gym experience.

Certified Trainer
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Make the gym your office and love what you do.

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Kickstart your success by getting 5 clients in 5 weeks.

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Top Trainer
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Become an expert Personal Trainer with real-world gym experience.

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Certified Personal Trainer

  • Personal Trainer Certification | The complete online program to get certified as a personal trainer. Whether the goal is to lose weight, increase muscle, or improve health, you'll learn how to help others reach their fitness goals safely and effectively.

  • Dedicated Success Coach | Your personal coach will help you study and pass your exam. Having a success coach is like having a mentor, tutor, and study partner all in one.

  • Fast Track Program to Passing | Get certified, on your schedule, in as little as 4 weeks. The sooner you earn your certification, the faster you can start training clients and earning income.

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Certified Personal Trainer | Kickstarter

  • Free Retest | With all the knowledge you'll gain in our Certified Personal Training courses, there's a nearly 100% chance you will pass the certification exam on your first try. However, in the rare instance that you don't, you'll get one retake for free!

  • Get 5 Clients in 5 Weeks | Kick start your career with hands-on support to get your first 5 clients. Learn how to get clients with our live weekly webinars and "office hour" meetings with mentors and peers, and unlimited phone, email, and chat support.

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Certified Personal Trainer |
Top Trainer

  • Free Retest | Get 5 Clients in 5 Weeks

  • In-Gym Training Experience | Work side by side with an experienced personal trainer. Learn their tricks of the trade, gain their insight, and start to develop your own training style.

  • Practical Skills Assessment | Record yourself training clients and receive feedback on your session. Our training experts will tell you where you excel, as well as provide a few tips for becoming an even better trainer.

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Which Personal Training Certification Program is right for you?

Whether you are considering a full-time career or looking to supplement your current income doing what you love, our comprehensive at-home online course teaches you everything you need to become a successful Certified Personal Trainer.

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