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NESTA Personal Trainer Certification

nesta practice exam Here are all the details and vital statistics for the NESTA Personal Trainer Certification.

Note: NESTA has replaced the CPT certification with the PFT certification (personal fitness trainer). Our review of the NESTA PFT certification is now available.

The NESTA Personal Trainer certification will help you get a job with 24 hour fitness, Bally's, Gold's and other gyms. The course is home study based with a proctored exam. While NESTA is not yet considered to be one of the major certification programs, it is growing rapidly and being recognized more widely throughout the industry.

Read our full review of the NESTA Certification here.

 

Vital Statistics: NESTA Personal Trainer Certification

NESTA Personal Trainer Certification NESTA
Certification Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
Established  
Workshop length 2 days
Workshop Availability NYC, LA
Program Cost $199
Materials cost $200
Industry recognition Low-Med
NCCA accredited No
Prerequisites almost none
Exam Questions 120
Exam Time 2 hours
Exam Cost $100
Retest Cost $75
Exam deadline 90 days
Exam locations Major US Cities
Time to Complete (Approx.) 1-3 months
Recertification every 4 years
Recertification Cost (Approx.) $600

The NESTA Personal Trainer Certification Exam consists of 125 multiple choice questions taken over two hours. Passing score is 70% or higher. The exam must be taken within 90 days of program purchase.

The exam covers topics including Introduction to Personal Training, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology and Functional Anatomy, Applied Biomechanics, Flexibility, Nutrition, Special Populations, Assessments, Program Design, Exercise Application, Safety, Injury Prevention and Treatment, and Business Applications for the Personal Trainer.

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