Certified Personal Trainer Specialist
Personal Trainer are trained individuals that meets with their clients to discuss the clients goals, that would either be weight loss or gaining muscle mass. The personal trainer further customizes a fitness program to meet the specific goals of the clients. They educate the client on use of equipment for exercises, moreover, they also advise the client on the weight that must be lifted for performing the exercise and the correct technique on performing exercises. Personal Trainers may train their clients in cardiovascular, strength training or using free weights only.
Personal trainers are also performs fitness assessment of their clients to assess the clients current level of fitness. this helps the personal trainer in designing the most appropriate fitness plan.
Personal Trainers also monitors the client(s) progress by assessing and recording clients weight, strength and fitness. By doing so they can adjust and/or change the fitness program to keep the client(s) motivated and challenging them with new routines.
Candidates registering for the exam must qualify in (at-least 1) of the GROUPS (A or B or C) as shown below. Training and experience may be completed within united states of america or outside united states of america.
Communicate with Clients
Design Fitness Programs
Observe Clients During Exercise Session
Assist Clients in Performing Exercises
Educate Clients on Equipment Use
Assess Clients Current Fitness Level
Monitor and Record Clients Fitness Level
Computer Skills (Basics)
Organizing Exercising Equipment
Cleaning Exercising Areas
Discuss Health and Fitness Goals
Exam Test Plan
The exam content topic includes the following:
Upper and Lower Body Exercises
Abdomen and Back Exercises
Legal Issues (Fitness Related)
Injury & Conditions
AECA believes in continuing education more frequently so that the candidate can have a constant touch with knowledge, Candidate’s are required to attend the continuing education units / credits every year to renew their certification.
Certification is required to be renewed annually.
On submitting a renewal application the candidate will receive an email with links to CEUs that must be completed and submitted online.
Fee Schedule for Renewal
Renewal Fee: $50
Certification that are expired must apply for reinstatement.
If you wish to apply to reinstate your expired certification you may proceed by submitting a reinstatement application.
Fee Schedule for Reinstatement
Expired Less than 1 Year: $99
Expired More than 1 Year but Less than 2 Years: $199