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Group Fitness Instructor Study Programs

The UPDATED ACE Group Fitness Instructor Study Program sets the standard for Group Fitness Instructor certification. You will learn evidence-based fundamentals of group fitness and become equipped with the latest instructional techniques, coaching skills and leadership strategies necessary to deliver effective and enjoyable class experiences to a diverse group of participants. No matter your preferred learning style, you can count on an intuitive learning experience and end-to-end support to get you ready for your ACE Certification Exam.

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      The core of your study program where you will receive step-by-step guidance from start to finish, moving from learning to applying. With an intuitive learning platform, compatible on any device, learning is at your fingertips. ACE U helps you plan, manage and track your course syllabus and offers engaging videos, chapter summaries, helpful quizzes and learning activities, and a special exam prep module.

    • NEW! Online study dashboard
    • Video lectures & demonstrations
    • Learning activities
    • Chapter quizzes
  • ACE Certification Exam
  • Practice Tests (3)
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    Prepare for the exam with confidence! Advantage includes 1 timed and 2 untimed ACE Practice Tests.

  • ACE Group Fitness Instructor Handbook
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    Hard Copy
  • ACE Answers (Advantage)
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    Enhance your learning and be confident in your readiness to take the ACE Certification Exam with on-demand study support from ACE Answers. Includes access to ACE Answers Basic plus:

    Live Q&A Webinars where you can get your questions answered on a variety of topics by an ACE Study Coach. Plus, listen and learn while fellow participants ask questions during these engaging webinars.

    Live Q&A Webinars
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    Stay in step with an evolving industry by mastering the finer points of leading classes outdoors or online. In this course, you'll learn how to keep your class participants safe and engaged no matter where you're training them.

  • NEW ADDITION! Exercise Science 101
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    A supplemental course designed to support your understanding of the anatomy and physiology concepts that serve as foundational knowledge for your career.

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Basic

$449 $269

What's Included +
  • ACE University
      x

      The core of your study program where you will receive step-by-step guidance from start to finish, moving from learning to applying. With an intuitive learning platform, compatible on any device, learning is at your fingertips. ACE U helps you plan, manage and track your course syllabus and offers engaging videos, chapter summaries, helpful quizzes and learning activities, and a special exam prep module.

    • NEW! Online study dashboard
    • Video lectures & demonstrations
    • Learning activities
    • Chapter quizzes
  • ACE Certification Exam
  • Practice Test (1)
    x

    Basic includes 1 untimed ACE Practice Test, so you can prepare for the exam with confidence!

  • ACE Group Fitness Instructor Handbook
    Digital
  • ACE Answers (Basic)
    x

    Enhance your learning and be confident in your readiness to take the ACE Certification Exam with on - demand study support from ACE Answers. ACE Answers Basic includes:

    • Answers to common study questions
    • Video demonstrations and lectures
    • Exam preparation articles
    • Facebook study groups
    • ACE Exercise Library
    • Tools & calculators
    • Career forms

*Digital eBooks compatible with desktops (Mac & PC), tablets and smartphones (iOS & Android) only. Cannot be printed.

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The core of your study program where you will receive step-by-step guidance from start to finish, moving from learning to applying. With an intuitive learning platform, compatible on any device, learning is at your fingertips. ACE U helps you plan, manage and track your course syllabus and offers engaging videos, video lectures & demonstrations, helpful quizzes and learning activities, and your first practice test.

Good for 6 months from the purchase date of your study program, our digital exam vouchers allow you to easily register for an exam at no additional cost. To redeem, simply follow the instructions in your My ACE Account. Upon passing the exam, you will earn the most respected personal trainer credential that will set you on a rewarding career path.

Note: You will not receive a voucher in the mail or email. Exam vouchers are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Take your exam from the comfort of your home! We are pleased to offer you the option to take your ACE Certification Exam through a Live Remote Proctor.

  • Exams are proctored through Examity, the world's leading solution for learning validation
  • Remote proctored exams are available for Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Health Coach, and Medical Exercise Specialist certifications
  • Remote proctored exams are conducted in English only
  • Upon completing your exam registration with ACE, you will have 60 days to take your remote proctored exam
  • Upon completing your exam registration with ACE, you will receive an email from Scantron with the simple steps to choose your exam date and time
  • Anyone with current exam vouchers or exams that have been cancelled may register for a remote exam at no extra cost
  • Anyone without an exam voucher may register for a remote exam at our standard exam fee rate
  • To register for a remote proctored exam, simply select that option at time of registration
  • iPads, Chromebooks and other tablets are NOT accepted testing devices

Test your readiness to take the ACE Group Fitness Instructor Certification Exam. Number of tests vary and may be timed or untimed based on your Study Program. Each test is unique and can be taken as many times as you like.

Presented in an accessible and engaging format, the ACE Group Fitness Instructor Handbook provides key insights from industry experts and takes the reader step-by-step through an optimal balance of theory and practical application. This handbook will give you a foundation in understanding human movement, exercise programming, class design, leading inclusive classes, engagement and motivation techniques, and more, empowering you to teach any group fitness class format safely and effectively.

Enhance your learning and be confident in your readiness to take the ACE Certification Exam with on-demand study support from ACE Answers. All Study Programs include access to:

  • Answers to common study questions
  • Video demonstrations and lectures
  • Exam preparation articles
  • Facebook study groups
  • ACE Exercise Library
  • Tools & calculators
  • Career forms

Additional ACE Answers study support is available based on the Study Program you choose. See description within the grid for details.

Enhance your learning and be confident in your readiness to take the ACE Certification Exam with on-demand study support from ACE Answers. Includes access to ACE Answers Basic plus:

Live Q&A Webinars where you can get your questions answered on a variety of topics by an ACE Study Coach. Plus, listen and learn while fellow participants ask questions during these engaging webinars.

Enhance your learning and be confident in your readiness to take the ACE Certification Exam with on-demand study support from ACE Answers. Includes access to ACE Answers Basic plus:

Live Q&A Webinars where you can get your questions answered on a variety of topics by an ACE Study Coach. Plus, listen and learn while fellow participants ask questions during these engaging webinars.

Enhance your learning and be confident in your readiness to take the ACE Certification Exam with on-demand study support from ACE Answers. ACE Answers Basic includes:

  • Answers to common study questions
  • Video demonstrations and lectures
  • Exam preparation articles
  • Facebook study groups
  • ACE Exercise Library
  • Tools & calculators
  • Career forms

Stay in step with an evolving industry by mastering the finer points of leading classes outdoors or online. In this course, you'll learn how to keep your class participants safe and engaged no matter where you're training them.

A supplemental course designed to support your understanding of the anatomy and physiology concepts that serve as foundational knowledge for your career.

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Get certified online with Live Remote Proctoring

Take your exam from the comfort of your home! We are pleased to offer you the option to take your ACE Certification Exam through a Live Remote Proctor.