Certification Exam

$350.00 Purchase
NCCA Accredited Program

The PTA Global NCCA Accredited Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Exam  

The PTA Global Personal Trainer education and training courses are not the only route to obtaining your CPT Credential. Nor does PTA Global imply that our education and training courses are the only, or preferred route to preparing for the CPT exam.  The CPT exam is a stand-alone product.

Graduates of the CPT Exam will hold the designation of Certified Personal Trainer. Certified Personal Trainers work in the health and fitness industry one-on-one, or in group settings with clients. The trainer role is to assess, create safe exercise programming, and provide effective coaching.

Accredited exam includes the following

  • Free access to the PTA Global Community
  • Free Practice Exams (not required)
  • Complimentary access to over 840 pre-made exercise programs 
  • One attempt at the Final Exam (Computer-based testing at exam center)
    • 2-hour time limit
    • 120, four-answer, multiple-choice questions of which 100 are scored
    • Additional attempts at the exam may be purchased
    • Must be taken within 60-days of purchase

1. Apply

To apply for the CPT exam, review the Application and Attestations section of the CPT Exam Candidate Handbook. After clicking "Purchase" you will be required to attest to the application criteria including education and CPR/AED requirements.  

  • PTA Global reserves the right to audit candidate applications/attestations and may request additional supporting documentation.

2. Purchase
Purchase the PTA Global Certified Personal Trainer Exam. You will then have 60-days to register for, and take the final exam at a testing center as explained in step 4.

3. Review Testing Procedures
Read the CPT Exam Candidate Handbook
Visit and review our Certification Board website: www.PTAGlobalCB.com

4. Register
Visit our Exam Requirements page for details.
Register for the exam by scheduling an appointment with PSI testing center. Instructions can be found HERE.

5. Exam Day

On the exam day plan on arriving at least 30 minutes prior to actual appointment time to allow for processing and entry into examination room. Exam candidates arriving late will not be admitted to take their exam and will forfeit their examination fees. It is required to bring a proper form of identification and valid CPR/AED card which includes a live, hands-on training component. Visit our Exam Requirements page for details.

*Due to the nature of the delivered medium, all PTA Global courses are intellectual property. They are non-transferable and are non-refundable post curriculum access.

Any individual wishing to take the CPT Exam must:

  • Have obtained a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) before registering for the CPT Exam
  • Be CPR/AED Certified at the time of exam registration.

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Westlake Village, CA


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