Fitness Specialist Program


Fitness Specialist Course

Prerequisites: Must be 18 years or older with a valid photo ID and valid CPR card.

This online course will provide the study materials to help you get started on a career in health and fitness.

Learn the fundamentals of personal training and how to correctly and safely apply exercises. Includes access to the Power of Personal Training Manual (PDF) and online video library.  Our intensive online course will teach you the basics of:

About the Exam

Pro Proctor Online Testing

Specialty Program Exam Instructions

The Fitness Specialist, Senior Fitness Specialist, Youth Fitness Specialist, Weight Management Specialist, Flexibility Specialist, Powerlifting Instructor, Kickboxing Instructor and/or the Smart Fitness Certificate of Personal Training may be taken at either a physical Prometric Testing Center or at home through their Pro Proctor Online Testing centers. The cost is the same for either testing process -- $79.

To schedule your online exam:

Cancellation and Rescheduling

To cancel or reschedule your exam see below:

Category Cancellation/Reschedule Period Cancellation/Reschedule Fee
1 30 days + before test date none
2 5-29 days before test date $25/cancel/reschedule - collected by Prometric from candidate
3 a) less than 5 days before test date or b) fails to appear for a scheduled test or c) present more than 30 minutes after the scheduled start time for the test is refused admission The full test delievery fee for the cancelled/rescheduled test - to be collected by Prometric from candidate.

NCCPT has partnered with American Safety Institute to give NCCPT Students a discounted rate on CPR/AED. Please visit our CPR page for more information on CPR.

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+1 (800) 778-6060

3481 Old Conejo Rd. #102,
Newbury Park, CA 91320

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 6am - 5pm PST

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