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NCCPT Exam Only

Take the NCCPT Certified Personal Trainer Exam with no preparatory assistance. No other purchase is necessary. The only prerequisite to taking the NCCPT CPT Exam is that you must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid CPR card.

The Educational Division of the NCCPT has developed study materials to help the student prepare for the exam however, purchasing or studying these materials is not a requirement to sit for the exam. In addition we have provided a list of additional resources to help students prepare for the exam.

Instructions will be emailed instantly after purchasing the NCCPT exam. Note: Exam must be taken within 6 months from the date of purchase at a PSI Facility, a six month extension is available. Personal trainer certification course can not be extended past a year from the date of purchase.

On May 27, 2016, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted [re]accreditation to the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers for demonstrating compliance with the NCCA Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs. NCCA is the accrediting body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence. The NCCA Standards were created in 1977 and updated in 2003 to ensure certification programs adhere to modern standards of practice for the certification industry. The National Council for Certified Personal Trainers joins an elite group of more than 120 organizations representing over 270 programs that have received and maintained NCCA accreditation. More information on the NCCA is available online here.

What is included in the package?

For more information go to the candidate handbook.

Exam Information

Certifications only (See additional instructions for Specialty Programs)

All final NCCA accredited certification exam(s) must be taken at a Prometric testing facility. If a Prometric Testing Center is not available or farther than a 60-mile radius, the exam may be taken at a qualified library. For more information about qualified libraries, look below in the section labeled “Library.”

To schedule a certification exam at a PROMETRIC testing facility:

  • You must have an account with the NCCPT. To create an account, go to Make sure the date of birth, first and last name on your valid, government issued ID matches, exactly, the DOB and first and last name in your NCCPT account. The testing center proctor will check this and will not let you test if they are different.
  • The NCCPT must approve your testing request. First, you must log in to your NCCPT account and then click here to submit a PROMETRIC testing request.
  • Once your PROMETRIC request is submitted, you will receive an email notification from the NCCPT with your Eligibility ID within 72 hours. If you do not receive an email from the NCCPT, please check your spam/junk folders.If you do not receive an email from us, contact
  • Follow the instructions provided in the email from us on how to choose a Prometric testing center location, schedule and pay your fee. You will need your Eligibility ID in order to schedule your exam. The fee to PROMETRIC to schedule your exam is $79. You may then select a date and time to take your exam. Please make sure to check that the correct exam, time and time zone are listed.
  • A valid CPR card (or certificate of completion) and valid, government issued photo ID is required to take the exam.
  • Prometric Customer Care is (888)–736-0134

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.

Testing Information

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+1 (800) 778-6060

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

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Monday - Friday 6am - 5pm PST

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