NASM offer multiple options to help you prepare for the CPT Certification Exam. Whether you prefer the flexibility of the Self-Study or the coaching and guidance in the Guided Study Program, we have the program to help you succeed!

Success with Guided Study


Individualized Attention.  You will have a dedicated Coach and Mentor to support you every step of the way, from simple questions about getting started in the course to answering questions about scientific principles.

Guaranteed Success.  We are so confident in the quality of the Guided Study Program, that we guarantee you will pass the exam or your money back!*

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Some of the highlights!

  • 1:1 CPT Coach Support
  • CPT Mentor-Led Discussion Forum
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
  • Expert-Insight Videos
  • Training Technique Videos
  • Interactive Learning Activities
  • Client Case Studies
  • Workout Templates

CPT Exam Prep Live Workshop

CPT Exam Prep WorkshopSharpen your personal training skills and knowledge with the NASM Exam Prep LIVE workshop.  This half-day workshop is designed to guide you through key concepts and test preparation skills for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) exam. Included are: Exclusive Course Workbooks, Content, Learning Activities and Discussion questions.

Small ClipboardMembers from the NASM Instructor Team will deliver a full lineup of presentations, interactive discussions, and activities covering exercise science, client assessments, exercise technique, program design using the proven Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) Model, along with effective test-taking strategies.

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Exam Prep Q&A

If you have questions this is the best and fastest way to get answers. Ask anything from test prep to how to apply what you are learning here. Ask Now!

Certification Candidate Handbook

The Certification Candidate Handbook is important to read before taking the exam as it goes over requirements for testing, the breakdown of the test, expectations and recertification. They also will ask questions for this handbook on the certification exam.   Read Now!