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The ACE Certification
Study Program
learning experience

ACE Certification Study Programs provide a learning experience like no other. Through individualized learning you can take complete control of when, how and where you learn evidence-based fundamentals of personal training, group fitness instruction and health coaching. You will gain the skills to design and apply unique programs that will help you coach your clients toward their goals, and of course, be well prepared for your exam.

Access, Track, Progress

Your learning begins with the ACE Study Dashboard which puts you in complete control of your study journey while keeping you on track with your exam date goals. You will be guided through your learning with helpful tools such as:

  • Progress indicators
  • Smart notifications
  • Important alerts
  • Calendars
  • Reminders

The Study Dashboard provides an intuitive learning experience through easy-to-follow tiles that can be arranged in a way that works best for you. You can easily launch into any component of your Study Program with a click of the button. Each tile provides an overview of that component, your utilization and progress, and allows you to get support when you need it.

Read, Watch, Listen

All ACE Certification Study Programs embrace a variety learning styles, setting you up for success, no matter your preferred learning style. You will gain a complete understanding of the material through:

Rooted in the latest evidence-based research and packed with time-tested strategies, this is the main resource of your study program. You will gain essential knowledge through easy-to-understand case studies and learn how to apply this knowledge using ACE methodologies.

Designed to foster the mindset of learning by doing, and offered as a supplement to the textbook, this resource focuses on multiple levels of learning through a combination of questions and practical application activities.

ACE U, our intuitive learning platform (compatible on any device), is where you will engage with your learning tools through step-by-step guidance from start to finish. ACE U includes your course syllabus and offers engaging videos, quizzes and knowledge checks, learning activities, and practice tests to help you build confidence for your certification exam. Some programs also include additional audio coaching sessions.

Engage, Ask, Collaborate

To ensure you are well prepared for your exam, we provide a variety of study support options. With all Study Programs you will have access to self-service tools through ACE Answers, along with optional support tools. Available support tools include:

  • Answers to commonly asked questions
  • Video demonstrations and lectures
  • Exam preparation articles
  • Facebook study groups
  • ACE Exercise Library
  • Exclusive Career Support Tools and resources available once you become an ACE Certified Pro
  • Live Q&A Webinars
  • Facilitated Study Groups
  • Health Coach Live Class

Practice, Prepare, Apply

Developing new skills requires repeated practice and exposure to new scenarios. With ACE Certification Study Programs, you will experience a variety of learning to facilitate both practice and preparation through things like:

  • Practice tests to build confidence in your readiness for the exam (timed and untimed)
  • Interactive learning activities
  • Video demonstrations of common scenarios
  • Quizzes to gauge your knowledge
  • Application of concepts through proven methods like the ACE Mover Method, ACE IFT® Model & ACE RRAMP Approach
  • Exercise Science 101

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