home study certification

The NFPA Home Study Course allows you to study at home and learn at your own pace. This study option is for individuals who are unable to attend a live seminar.  The comprehensive Home Study Personal Trainer Certification Packet will give you the skills and education you need to be recognized as a premier fitness professional in the fitness industry.  Our Personal Trainer Certification is designed for individuals who desire to work with clients one-on-one or in small groups to reach their fitness goals.    

Personal Trainer Self-Study Certification

Becoming an NFPA Personal Trainer

The NFPA Personal Trainer Certification will help you develop the skills to design and implement a clients specific exercise program, while learning the communication skills, leadership and motivation skills needed to be a successful personal trainer. Our Personal Trainer Certification is nationally recognized as a provider of extensive, up to date science that is easily translated into practical understanding, leading you to a successful career. Upon successful completion of the NFPA Personal Trainer Certification course and test you will possess the knowledge and ability to design a safe and effective fitness program for all fitness levels.

Course Packet Includes:

  • NFPA Personal Trainer Resource Manual
  • Exam Study Guide
  • Practical Guides and Tips
  • NFPA Personal Trainer Certification Examination


Topics Include:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Anatomy, Kinesiology & Biomechanics
  • Health Screening
  • Fitness Testing
  • Cardiovascular Training
  • Muscular Strength & Endurance Training
  • Flexibility Training
  • Injury Prevention
  • Special Populations
  • Sports Nutrition

Eligibility Requirements: Must be 18 years of age