Frequently asked questions
It really depends on your goals. At a minimum, you’ll have the knowledge you need to implement a one-on-one or group adapted fitness program with people who have mental or physical disabilities. You can be found on our online database (if you opt-in to be listed). Additionally, many certified trainers implement our program into their current practice with their current clients by offering fitness training as an additional service offering. You can also use our certification in home or at select facilities that approve our specialty certification. Since we are nationally accredited through several organizations, many independently owned facilities accept our certification.
Anyone 18 years of age or older can take our courses and there are no prerequisites for enrollment. If at any point you plan to use our certification to work with others, you must have a valid CPR/AED certification.
Yes! Our certifications are individually approved for Personal Trainer Certifications, Occupational Therapists, Teachers, Recreational Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Adaptive Physical Ed, and other health care professionals. Check out the full list of approvals at the providers page for more information.
If your provider isn’t listed for CEUs, you can still submit our courses to your provider for CEU credit consideration.
Each course bundle takes approximately 10-20 hours to complete.
You have one year from the purchase date to access the online course and take the test. Once you take the course and pass the test, you are certified for life!
On each test, you get three attempts to pass. The tests have are open book and have a 95% pass rate. If you do not pass after three attempts, you can purchase a retest for $99. Our support team is also available to help you with any questions you get stuck on.
Once you start your courses, you will receive a printable and downloadable PDF of each course that you can access and reference forever! You can access your online account and course videos for one year from the date you enrolled in your courses.
Yes. Since the personal training industry is not governed by a state board, there are no specific requirements to practice. We do recommend that you consider a nationally accredited training program to supplement your certification, but this is not a requirement to train clients.
Absolutely. We designed this certification to help anyone with a passion for fitness and people with special needs and other disabilities.
As a part of what is included in purchasing a course, you’ll be given the option to opt-in or out of our online directory. If you decide to opt-in, we will include your photo and a bio with a unique URL. Once listed, you can be found by someone searching for the closest trainer in their zip code.
It’s very common for companies to order courses for staff members, or an individual order courses as a gift for someone else. To accomplish this, simply place an order for the desired courses using your personal information. In the notes section of the order, indicate the names of the individuals you are purchasing the course for. Once your order is placed, you’ll receive an email that you can forward to the recipients that you bought the course for, allowing them to enroll in the online courses.
Once you add a course to your cart and checkout, you can select a recurring payment plan. A recurring payment is linked to your PayPal, debit or credit card. There are no credit checks or additional fees for using a payment plan with us.
If you are not satisfied with our courses within the first 30 days, we will give you a full refund. We are not able to refund courses once the exam has been taken.