Personal Trainer Certification (ACTION-CPT)

Personal Trainer Certification (ACTION-CPT)

Our program will prepare you to take the ACTION-CPT examination. To learn more about the ACTION Governing Board and the ACTION-CPT exam policies, you can visit the ACTION Governing Board web site

Get an Education, Not just a Certification

While other certifications take your money and test you, ACTION Certification provides comprehensive online classes with real instructors. And when you need help, you can ask your instructors questions and get the answers you need.

  • Anatomy, Biomechanics and Kinesiology
  • Client Assessment
  • Program Design
  • Working with Seniors, Youths, Pregnant Women, and Common Injuries and Conditions
  • Nutrition Principles
  • Managing Risk and Protecting Your Clients
  • The Business & Legal Side of Personal Training
  • Plus our Practical Series Classes focus on getting you started quickly including Understanding Industry Trends, the Best Exercises for maximizing your workouts, and motivating your clients with the Psychology of Personal Training!

All the Tools You Need to Be Successful

Everything is included..

  • 300 Page Textbook full of Helpful Graphics
  • Unlimited Practice Exams
  • Downloadable Flash Cards
  • 24/7 Support with our Instructors to Answer your Questions
  • Private Job Board and personalized Job Reference Letter to Help you Get the Job
  • All the Personal Training Forms and Paperwork you Need to Protect Yourself

A Choice of Exams!


Choose the convenience of an online certificate exam, or go for full certification with our NCCA Accredited Exam. Or Take Both!

The ACTION Certification Exam earned full NCCA Accreditation in January 2014. It is available at thousands of Prometric test centers in more than 160 countries across the globe. After passing the exam you will earn the title of Certified Personal Trainer (CPT).

The ACTION Online Certificate Exam is a great choice for students who want to earn a Certificate in Personal Training while learning and testing online. Many students take the certificate exam first before attempting the NCCA Accredited certification exam in a testing center for more information please see our FAQ.

Compare the Action Pro Plan vs the Competition

Pro Plan Price $149 $699 $999
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Test Center Fee(optional) $75 Check Check
Retest Cost(if necessary) $75 $200 $300
Total Cost $149 $699 $999
Save even more when you recertify
Recertification for Life Add $150 Not Available Add $299

Impress Your Clients from Day One!


We use web technology to Make Your Life Easier and to provide a Better Experience for Your Clients. Our ACTION Personal Training System will...

  • Allow you to Provide your Client with a Complete Workout and Nutrition Tracking System.
  • Guide you through the New Client Assessment process making sure you gather all the Medical, Health and Lifestyle information you need.
  • Build Custom Training Programs for your Clients based upon Safe and Effective Workout Templates
  • Allow you to Make More Money by providing additional services like Meal Planning, Calorie Tracking and web-based Performance Tracking
  • Run Group Fitness and Boot Camp Classes. Clients can register for classes and book private appointments online.
  • Create Training Packages and Manage your Billing easily.

Industry Leading Insurance!


Insurance companies recognize the value of our education standards and ACTION Personal Training System. Thats why we have negotiated industry leading rates for our personal trainers.

You can get $2 million of coverage from an A Rated company for only $121/year**

It will cover you everywhere you train... at home, the gym, online, outdoors.

**Insurance available in U.S. only. Insurance is an add-on service. Additional charges apply.