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How to Become a Group Exercise Instructor

Are you interested in becoming a personal trainer? So happy for you! It’s one of the most exciting and satisfying careers you can have.

A good first step is earning a personal training certification. And NCEP is the right certification company to choose. After all, we’ve been the top choice with fitness pros around the world for more than 20 years, with over 5,000 enrollments and counting. Plus, employers agree that NCEP Certified Personal Trainers (NCEP CPTs) are better prepared to actively start their fitness career because of the hands-on workshops and testing.

In as few 4 to 6 weeks you could be an Ncep Certified Personal Trainer— setting your own hours and enjoying the job security of working in an industry that’s expected to grow by 10% each year.

Make sure you’re eligible.


To be eligible for the Ncep Personal Trainer Certification Exam, you must:

  • Be 16 years of age or older
  • Have a high school degree or GED, or in process

No CPR and AED certifications? No problem. You just need to get them at some point before you start personal training clients. Most gyms provide insurance when training inside their facility. 

Choose a Certified Personal Training Program

If you decide on NCEP – and we hope you do – there are many CPT packages to choose from. There are no wrong decisions – all will help prepare you for a career in personal training and the NCEP-CPT live exam!

We’ve Got The Perfect Program For You

NCEP offers 4 CPT programs to select from based on your learning style and level of desired preparation. Compare NCEP-CPT programs.

Self Study

The ultimate in flexibility, as it will allow you to learn at your pace, and study when you want with no set schedules. This program includes over 20 hours of study videos and a digital copy of the manual. Just be sure to let us know what location you will be going to for testing. You must test in person at one of our exam locations.

Guided Study With Workshop

This program includes over 20 hours of study videos, a live 2 day course which includes one day of classroom study and one day of practical hands on guidance. At the end of the second day, we hand out the exams. If for any reason you don’t pass, or you miss the exam, you can come back to class as many times as you like for no added fees for one full year. You can go to any Standard class, in any city with no added fees. 

Premium Package With 100 Contact Hours

This program is done one-on-one or in very small groups with 100 contact hours set and agreed upon by the student and the instructor. We will meet with you when it is convenient for you. This includes our Gym Internship and 50 hours with the instructor. If you and a friend want to go through together, call for extra special pricing.  

Premium Package With No Cost Renewal For Life

For just $100 more, this package includes everything in our premium package and no cost certification renewal For Life!

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