NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SPORTS MEDICINE
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YOUR NASM ACCOUNT
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NASM recommends that examination candidates enroll at least 60 days prior to an anticipated examination date to allow time for shipping of materials, adequate preparation time, and assurance of registration in a workshop (if applicable). All enrollments, including enrollments from bulk purchases, are nontransferable.
Candidates must be at least 18 years of age to participate in any NASM course or examination. NASM Certified Personal Trainer ("NASM CPT") candidates must show proof of current CPR and AED certification and photo identification to the PSI/LaserGrade testing facility before taking the exam. NASM CPT candidates are not required to purchase, enroll or participate in any NASM educational offering and may register solely for the NASM CPT examination.
Candidates for an advanced specialization must hold either a bachelor's degree in a health and fitness field or have a current NASM CPT certification. Candidates may also petition for eligibility with a bachelor's degree in a field other than health and fitness if they have extensive health and fitness industry experience. Exam enrollments and any applicable extension fees must be paid in full before candidates are eligible to take an exam.
NASM BOC CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
All certified and non-certified professionals agree to adhere to the standards outlined in the NASM Board of Certification ("BOC") Code of Professional Conduct, which is available at: http://www.nasm.org/boc/. The NASM BOC may revoke or otherwise take action with regard to the certification or application of an individual who is in violation of the NASM BOC Code of Professional Conduct. In addition, the NASM BOC may revoke or otherwise take action with regard to the certification or application of an individual who is or has been convicted of, plead guilty to, or plead nolo contendere (no content) to a felony or misdemeanor. Misdemeanors may be appealed to the NASM BOC by the candidate.
NASM accepts payment in the form of personal or business checks, cash, money order, Visa, MasterCard and American Express or purchase order (prior approval required). The accepted methods of payment may be changed by NASM at any time in its sole discretion. For orders placed from outside the United States, the only accepted forms of payment are by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. If for any reason payment is incomplete (returned check, declined credit card, etc.), the Account will be placed on hold and the member will be unable to access or complete any online material, quizzes or exams until full payment is received, processed and approved. A two payment option is available for full price bulk purchases of the CPT, and/or an advanced specialization. A minimum of 4 course purchases is required and discounts do not apply when using the two payment option. A 10% finance charge applies to these orders. When paying by installment (not available for all courses), the terms and conditions of NASM’S Retail Installment Contract will apply. NASM has the right to reject any order and/or to limit quantities on any order, for any reason at its sole discretion.
RETURNS, REFUNDS, EXCHANGES
NASM has a 15 day return policy on products and courses*. You must contact NASM's Member Services department within 15 days of purchase for approval of all returns. The 15 day return policy is calculated from the date of purchase.
- All shipping, handling, finance and installment fees are non-refundable for purposes of this refund policy.
- A 10% restocking fee will be charged on all returns (restocking fee also includes online products and courses).
- Exam extensions and retests are non-refundable.
- Bulk orders will only be refunded if the entire order is returned.
- Individual items purchased as part of a package or course are not eligible for refund.
- Materials (products and courses) purchased by installment need to be returned within 15 days of purchase. After 15 days, the sale is final and scheduled installment charges will continue
- All sales are final after 15 days.
- All enrollments are non-transferable
*If an exam attempt has been made on a course, the entire course is non-refundable.
After initial purchase, corporate discounts will only be honored within 15 days of purchase with proof of employment provided on purchase date. Sales promotions and discounts are not stackable. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the return policy on selected products and courses during NASM’s “No Payments” promotion shall be that NASM will provide a refund (as described above) for such selected products and courses for a period of time beginning on date of purchase up to the date of the first scheduled payment indicated in such promotion.
NASM will not refund any amounts for materials, workshops, exams or retests returned after 15 days from the date of purchase.
Exchanges are subject to prevailing price differences and are allowed within 15 days of purchase. If a member enrolls for a revised edition of a course, NO return or refund will be offered for the discontinued course. Defective products are eligible for exchange within 15 days of purchase.
CPT FREE TRIAL
The length of the CPT free trial period will be for fourteen (14) days from the date you activate the trial. At the end of the fourteen (14) day period, you will no longer have access to any NASM Materials unless you purchase the applicable course or product. NASM reserves the right to discontinue the free trial offer, make any modifications to the trial at any time or discontinue the free trial to you at any time and without prior notice.
Certification is available for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM CPT) designation. You agree not to disclose any portion of the exam to any third party. Any unauthorized disclosure may subject you to civil and criminal penalties. NASM reserves the right to pursue any and all legal action if you violate these terms. Certifications are valid for two years and must be renewed by submitting the NASM Recertification Application, 2.0 approved Continuing Education Units (CEUs), including CPR/AED certification (worth 0.1 CEU), and the prevailing and applicable recertification fee. Certification for the NASM CPT will be awarded upon successful completion (scaled score of 70) of the examination taken at a PSI / LaserGrade facility. The examination must be scheduled and completed within 180 days of the original examination purchase date. If you do not take your test within 180 days from your purchase date, you may schedule a retest (at an additional cost) at any time after your testing period has expired.
EXAM CANCELLATIONS OR RESCHEDULING
To reschedule or cancel the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM CPT) examination, candidates must call NASM's examination provider, PSI / LaserGrade at 1-800-211-2754 directly. A fee will be charged to candidates who cancel or reschedule an exam with less than 24 hours notice. A fee will be charged to candidates who do not show for a scheduled exam. NASM is not liable for testing site closures and/or additional expenses (e.g. travel) that may be incurred by the candidate during the course of the examination process. Please report site closures to the NASM Board of Certification (1-800-460-6276) for assistance.
NASM CPT RETEST POLICY
NASM CPT candidates who do not successfully pass their examination may purchase a retest. Candidates may purchase multiple retests provided that the original version of the examination is currently available. If the original version is not available, NASM will discuss course upgrade options with the candidate. Candidates must wait at least three or more business days after any failed exam attempt(s) to purchase a retest. After purchasing a retest, candidates must wait at least two business days before calling PSI/LaserGrade at 1-800-211-2754 to schedule their exam. Candidates who purchase retests have 180 days (60 days for retests included in a bundled package) from the date of purchase to attempt the examination.
NASM ASSOCIATE PERSONAL TRAINER EXPERIENCE
In order to be placed at a NASM partner health club for your Associate Personal Training (APT) Experience, you must have passed your examination and received your NASM CPT certification. You must contact NASM within the later of (i) fifteen (15) days of receiving your NASM CPT certification or (ii) fifteen (15) days of purchasing the APT Experience to initiate the placement of your APT experience. No refund of amounts paid (or any portion thereof) for your NASM CPT course will be provided for the non-receipt of an APT experience because of your failure to pass the CPT examination or to contact NASM within such 15-day period.
NASM does not guarantee placement of your APT experience at any particular NASM partner health club. You acknowledge and agree that a NASM partner health club may have certain prerequisites to placement that you must meet in order to be placed at such club for your APT Experience, which may include an interview, a physical, passing a background check and/or drug screen, and being covered by health insurance. In addition to the terms and conditions set forth herein, all APT Experience participants must sign an agreement setting forth additional terms, including a waiver of liability, as a prerequisite to placement. You further acknowledge and agree that you may be dismissed from your APT experience at any time for unsatisfactory performance or behavior. In the event of such dismissal, NASM has no obligation to find you a new placement.
In the event that NASM is unable to place you for your APT Experience at a NASM partner health club within twenty (20) miles of your location (as provided to NASM during your initiation call) and within thirty (30) days of the date of your initiation call to NASM, NASM will refund the APT portion of the amounts paid to NASM for the CPT course package (or, the purchase price in the event that the APT Experience is purchased on a stand-along basis); provided, however, that no refund will be provided in the event that you refuse placement at a NASM partner club that meets such requirements. In addition, no refund will be provided in the event that you are placed at a NASM partner club but are dismissed for unsatisfactory performance or behavior. Any refund must be requested from NASM's Member Services department within forty-five (45) days of your initiation call to NASM.
Depending on the requirements of a NASM partner club, the APT Experience may either be an unpaid or paid training experience. NASM does not guarantee that your APT Experience will be paid or any level of compensation during your APT Experience, and no refund will be provided based on your APT Experience being unpaid or on the level of compensation of your APT Experience. In addition, neither your participation nor completion of your APT Experience guarantees employment at your placement site.
NASM CPT MONEY BACK JOB GUARANTEE (WITHOUT ASSOCIATE PERSONAL TRAINER EXPERIENCE)
NASM offers a guarantee that you will secure a job as a personal trainer within 60 days of receiving your NASM CPT certification, or NASM will refund the amounts paid to NASM for such certification (excluding any amounts paid for shipping or installment charges and amounts for such course package previously refunded). This money back job guarantee applies to the NASM CPT course packages only.
To receive this refund, you must have applied for at least 5 personal trainer positions within such 60 day period and have met the criteria for each such position (including passing any required background checks). Any refund must be requested from NASM's Member Services department within 12 months of purchasing the NASM CPT course.
NASM reserves the right to request evidence of purchase and/or of job applications and rejections. NASM may, at any time and without prior notice, change the terms of, or discontinue, this NASM CPT Money Back Job Guarantee.
NASM CPT MONEY BACK JOB GUARANTEE (WITH ASSOCIATE PERSONAL TRAINER EXPERIENCE)
NASM offers a guarantee that you will secure a job as a personal trainer within 60 days of completing your APT Experience, or NASM will refund the amounts paid to NASM for such course package (excluding any amounts paid for shipping or installment charges and amounts for such course package previously refunded). This money back job guarantee applies to the NASM CPT course packages only.
To receive this refund, you must have applied for at least 5 personal trainer positions within such 60 day period and have met the criteria for each such position (including passing any required background checks). Any refund must be requested from NASM's Member Services department within 12 months of purchasing the NASM CPT course (with APT Experience).
NASM reserves the right to request evidence of purchase and/or of job applications and rejections. NASM may, at any time and without prior notice, change the terms of, or discontinue, this NASM CPT Money Back Job Guarantee.
NASM eTEACH GUARANTEE
NASM offers a guarantee that, if you enroll and complete the NASM CPT Assist eTeach course in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth herein, you will pass the NASM CPT examination, or NASM will refund the amounts paid to NASM for such course (excluding any amounts paid for shipping or installment charges). This money back guarantee applies to the NASM CPT Assist eTeach course only and does not apply to any CPT Assist eTeach enrollment included in a bundled package.
To receive this refund, you must meet the following terms and conditions:
- You must purchase the NASM CPT Assist eTeach course on or after July 2012.
- You must purchase a CPT package
- You must complete all tasks and assignments for that week’s unit by Sunday 11:59 PM PST, including by:
- watching all test-prep videos on by Sunday 11:59 PM PST
- watching all application videos on time Sunday 11:59 PM PST
- answering all discussion questions on time and scoring 2 or above (1-3 Scale) Sunday 11:59 PM PST
- completing all quizzes (excluding the Unit 1 quiz) at 70% or better by Sunday 11:59 PM PST, excluding the Unit 1 quiz and providing that the lowest quiz score will be dropped
- completing the midterm at 80% or better by Sunday 11:59 PM PST
- completing the final exam at 80% or better by Sunday 11:59 PM PST
- watching all assigned quiz review videos by Sunday 11:59 PM PST
- completing all assigned reading assignments by Sunday 11:59 PM PST
- You must complete the Adult CPR/AED Certification at least 2 weeks prior to your scheduled exam date
- You must take the CPT4 Credentialing exam within four (4) weeks of completing the final week of the NASM CPT Assist: eTeach course
Any refund must be requested from NASM's Member Services department within thirty (30) days after taking the NASM CPT examination. This NASM CPT eTeach Guarantee only applies to the failure of the CPT4 Credentialing exam taken with 4 weeks of completing your final week of the NASM CPT Assist: eTeach course and only to amounts actually paid for the NASM CPT Assist eTeach course.
NASM reserves the right to request evidence of purchase and/or of examination failure. NASM may, at any time and without prior notice, change the terms of, or discontinue, this NASM eTeach Guarantee.
The exam for an advanced specialization must be completed within 365 days of the original purchase date. If you do not take your test within 365 days from your purchase date, you may schedule a retest (at an additional cost) at any time after your testing period has expired. Advanced specializations do not expire and do not require renewal.
ADVANCED SPECIALIZATION RETEST POLICY
Candidates who do not successfully pass an advanced specialization exams may call NASM-BOC three or more business days after your testing date to purchase a retest. Students will have 365 days from the retest purchase date to take the exam.
The purpose of a workshop is to provide participants with a live, practical application of the subject matter. Participation in a workshop does not guarantee improved performance on the exam.
- Participants are responsible for scheduling their own workshop within the NASM eLearning Center at least one week prior to the workshop.
- Participants are allowed to select which workshop they would like to attend within the NASM eLearning Center provided that the course they purchased the workshop under is currently available.
- Participants may cancel their workshop within one week of the workshop for the current transfer fee. Contact NASM Member Services (800-460-6276) for more information.
- Failure to attend a workshop will result in the forfeiture of the cost of the workshop. A replacement workshop will be charged at full price.
- Only those participants who are enrolled in a workshop through the NASM eLearning Center may attend the workshop.
- Continuing Education Credits ("CEUs") will only be awarded to participants for attending the entire workshop. Attendees must be currently certified to be awarded workshop CEUs.
- Workshop days must be taken concurrently and no refunds or CEUs will be awarded for incomplete attendance.
The NASM CPT certification must be recertified every two years. 2.0 CEUs from an NASM approved provider must be completed before the certification expiration date, or within 90 days of the expiration date including a late fee. Recertification applications will be accepted by the NASM Board of Certification up to one year after the expiration date, provided that the candidate is ADULT CPR/AED certified, has completed 2.0 CEUs before the certification expiration date or within 90 days of the expiration date, and has paid a current late fee and the current recertification fee.
Specific requirements are as follows:
1. Complete the NASM Recertification Application.
2. Include documentation of 1.9 continuing education units from an NASM approved provider.
3. Include a copy of the front and back of your ADULT CPR/AED certification from an approved ADULTCPR/AED provider. This will count for .1 CEUs.
4. Include the then current recertification fee.
5. Include any late fees, if applicable.
6. Mail all items prior to your certification expiration date to the NASM Board of Certification ("NASM BOC").
If you purchase the NASM Recertification for Life product, and pay for such product in full, the recertification fee requirement set forth above shall not apply; however, all other recertification requirements and conditions set forth herein shall apply and not be altered by your purchase of the Recertification for Life product.
NASM reserves the right to discontinue offering or change the terms of the NASM Recertification for Life product to new purchasers at any time and without prior notice.
CONTINUING EDUCATION AND OTHER COURSES
All continuing education courses, other course offerings and products offered by NASM are subject to these Terms and Conditions.
PROMOTIONS AND DISCOUNTS
Corporate pricing and bulk enrollment discounts for products and courses are available. Please contact a NASM Sales Associate at 1-800-460-6276 for more details. Discounts, promotions and credits may not be combined with other offers. Additional restrictions may apply.
FITNESS EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS
Customized education packages are available for health clubs and universities that meet certain criteria. Pricing is based on volume and level of commitment. Please contact a Sales Associate at 1-800-460-6276 for more details.
In-stock items normally ship in 2 business days for orders placed before 12 noon PST, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Access to online courses may take 2 business days to process.
International orders (placed from outside the United States) must be paid for by credit card or wire transfer. Due to the variance of international shipping rates, NASM will add the exact shipping charge to your purchase order. If shipping charges exceed $100, you will be contacted for approval.
SPECIAL EXAM ACCOMMODATIONS
Special exam accommodations can be made for students with disabilities that prevent them from taking the NASM CPT examination under normal conditions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Candidates must complete the Request for Special Examination Accommodations Form and include documentation from a qualified professional that describes the disability and requested accommodations. NASM reserves the right to determine the reasonableness of the accommodation requested. Requests must be mailed to the NASM BOC at least 30 days prior to the examination date. All NASM CPT exams must be taken at PSI / LaserGrade.
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Last updated August 2014