Trainers like Dale Cheney, Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainers (CIFT) are uniquely qualified to work with people who have health risks and/or physical limitations. With an understanding of current ADA policy, ACSM/NCHPAD CIFTs create adapted programming that promotes safe and effective training – while also providing motivational support for a healthy lifestyle.
To be eligible for the Personal Trainer Certification Exam, one must: Don’t stop at one or another certification but more importantly don’t think that it doesn’t matter. Your trainer knowledge is made legit through certification, especially if you don’t have a fitness related college degree. We encourage multiple certs because multiple certs show that you are driven to go over and beyond. Certification is the baseline of baselines to your long term career. Personal trainer certifications, specialty certifications, and CPR/AED are the places to start.
1 Be at least 18 years old.
2 Have completed high school (or the equivalent).
3 Hold a current CPR/AED certification with a live skills check.
4 Present a current government-issued photo ID with signature (driver’s license, passport, military ID)
ACE educates, certifies and represents more than 65,000 fitness professionals, health coaches, and other allied health professionals every day. Getting a Fitness Certification and becoming a part of our team means gaining an advocate on your behalf, a nonprofit leader working to help highly qualified professionals contribute to the national solution to physical inactivity and obesity.
As the largest certified in our space, ACE offers four certifications accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the gold standard in the United States for assessing professional competence, and numerous specialties aimed at helping professionals lead special populations.
The Personal Fitness Trainer certification includes:
1 Learn at your own pace with 14 on-line video lectures
2 Personal Fitness Trainer downloadable study guide
3 Sample multiple-choice test questions
4 An independently monitored and authenticated online exam, 120 multiple choice questions
5 One-year AFAA membership and subscription to American Fitness® magazine (domestic orders only)
6 AFAA Personal Fitness Trainer certification and I.D. Card (upon passing the online exam and providing proof of current hands-on CPR/AED certification).
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