About this course

The NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) programme has set the industry standard in personal training certification. Developed with NASM’s proprietary Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) model, the industry’s first comprehensive training system founded on evidence-based research, you’ll be empowered to design exercise programmes to help anyone reach their fitness goals.

This course provides a natural progression to NASM’s Performance Enhancement and Corrective Exercise Specialisation courses.

Entry Requirements

Not for complete beginners, those taking the course should have at least a Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training or a high level of working knowledge of the fitness industry.


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With the NASM-CPT programme, you’ll master complex scientific principles and be prepared to challenge the certification exam in order to enter the fitness industry with the skills, knowledge, and techniques to change lives. The knowledge and skills you’ll learn will build upon the Level 3 Diploma PT.

  • Level 4 equivalent qualification
  • 10 CIMSPA Developmental CPD points
  • Endorsed by Active IQ
  • NCCA accredited USA based certification

Presented in an easy-to-understand format, all NASM-CPT content is practical and application-focused, meaning you’ll put this knowledge to use in the real world including:

  • An integrated, total-body training system, including flexibility, cardiorespiratory, core, balance, plyometric, speed, agility, quickness and resistance training.
  • A scientific, evidence-based training programme used to improve health, fitness and athletic performance.
  • Taking the guesswork out of programme design and helping you produce consistent and remarkable results for your clients.
  • The Power of the OPT™ Model using the proprietary NASM Optimum Performance Training (OPT) Model focused on providing a systematic, evidence-based approach to exercise programming to help any client achieve any fitness goal.

This course is hosted entirely online via the NASM US website. There is also a mandatory in-person exam held at the conclusion of the course.

The NASM Certified Personal Trainer includes:

  • eBook
  • Application videos
  • Learning activities
  • Quizzes
  • Final exam at a PSI verified test centre (locations across the UK)

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