Personal Trainer Certification
JUMPSTART YOUR CAREER IN FITNESS
There are hundreds of personal trainer certification options on the market, but only one rooted in 30 years of science-based research from ACE, the world's largest nonprofit health and fitness organization. Only one is built on the foundation of our ACE Integrated Fitness Training® model, created to help health and fitness professionals deliver the type of individualized programs people need to adopt long-term, healthy behaviors. Becoming an ACE Certified Personal Trainer will give you a career advantage at thousands of facilities nationwide and the expertise you need to stand out among your peers with a certification accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
WHY CHOOSE ACE?
Earning an ACE certification means more than meeting an industry standard accredited by both the NCCA and the European Health and Fitness Association (EHFA). It means being part of an organization that advocates on your behalf every day – among policymakers, among organizations who share our vision of eliminating the obesity epidemic, and businesses exploring workplace wellness solutions.
PERSONAL TRAINER CAREER GUIDE
Find out how you can turn your passion for health and fitness into a career by becoming a certified personal trainer.
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FITNESS AS A CAREER
A NEW OPPORTUNITY TO THRIVE
Sitting for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam will give you a chance to leverage the knowledge you gained in the classroom and get a jumpstart on a rewarding career. You can earn extra income while you're still in school and change the lives of people across your campus. Once you complete your education, you can join the more than 58,000 ACE Professionals who work at gyms, hospitals, workplace wellness departments and universities in 83 countries worldwide. ACE has even secured agreements from health and fitness companies including 24 Hour Fitness, Anytime Fitness and Orangetheory Fitness, which have all guaranteed interviews for ACE Certified Personal Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors who apply for qualifying positions nationwide.
ACE Personal Trainer Manual
The ACE Personal Trainer Manual (5th Edition) is at the forefront of innovation in our industry. Rooted in the latest science, it marries the most recent peer-reviewed research with input from thousands of top personal trainers and health experts, and the evolution of the ACE IFT Model proven to help professionals deliver custom, individualized programs that work. More so than any other personal training resource available, the new manual delivers relevant tools that aspiring professionals and industry veterans can apply to the clients of today, including behavior change expertise, coaching philosophy and new technical standards for cardiorespiratory, functional movement and resistance training.