TheNational Federation of Professional Trainers has been certifying fitnessprofessionalssince 1988 and offers an accredited Certified Personal Trainer(CPT)credential. NFPT's education material provides a refreshingly comprehensiveapproachto the fundamentals of exercise science and offerscompleteconsultation guidelines and instructions for offering safe and effectivefitnesstrainer services, as well as business tools needed to work as asuccessfulpersonal trainer. Free education material downloads are NFPT objectives are to:


  • Ensure industry recognition and credibility of personal trainer certification process and learning outcomes
  • Provide an affordable, convenient, comprehensive and applicable education using state-of-the art media/tools
  • Offer a respected personal trainer certification credential for consumer/ employer recognition of competence and professionalism
  • Provide trainers with the best in continuing education at no additional cost
  • Provide interactive software for improved quality of service
  • Facilitate and encourage the exchange of ideas, knowledge, business experiences and financial opportunities between NFPT's network of fitness trainers and professionals affiliates

TheNFPT-CPT credential creates the opportunity to pursue employmentnationallyand internationally as well. Exam dates are set by appointmentatany one of over 300 locations. Continuing Education Credits (CECs)arenot required until one year after you have been certified and are offeredatno additional cost! Advanced specialty courses in nutrition, weight andresistancetraining and endurance training are available as well. Let NFPTguideyou step-by-step down the path to success by providing you the start-to-finishsupport that you deserve!

Everyday, NFPT certified trainers go to work in gyms, health clubs andprivatefitness studios. Those who successfully pass the NFPT certificationassessmentwill receive an accredited Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) credential-- a recognized industry certification that can be put straight to work!

NFPTcertification can provide you with the affordability and conveniencethatyou prefer and the credibility and support that you need to enhanceyourpersonal training career.



  • Convenient certification process
  • Internationally recognized credential
  • Interest-free financing
  • Comprehensive study materials
  • Earn college credits
  • GI Bill approved for military
  • Free continuing education credits
Hands-onworkshops for certification prep or personal trainer enrichmentarealso available in health clubs and classrooms across the UnitedStatesand abroad. NFPT provides certification enrollment discounts to currenthealthclub staff members, and all NFPT certified trainers are eligible toreceivecontinuing education credits at no cost!

Yoursuccess as a trainer is our commitment.

Angie Pattengale is the director of certification at NFPT.For more information,visit. or call 800.729.NFPT.