All exams must be proctored, therefore exams are given at LaserGrade/PSI testing centers. To schedule your exam, you must call LaserGrade/PSI before your exam expiration date to make an appointment at 1-800-211-2754. You may schedule your exam 72 hours (or three business days) after enrollment. You may check details of testing locations near you by either calling LaserGrade/PSI directly, or visiting their website at
If you purchased your material prior to December 1, 2011 you will be taking the 3rd edition credentialing exam. If you purchased on or after December 1,2011 you will be taking the 4th edition credentialing exam
You may take your exam on your day of exam expiration if you call LaserGrade/PSI at least 7 days in advance to schedule your appointment, and they have an appointment available for you.
Study tips for the NASM CPT 3 examination are available in the NASM eLearning Center.
- Please follow the steps below to view them.
- Visit learn.nasm.org
- Sign in with your USER ID and PASSWORD.
- Select the NASM CPT 3 ONLINE course from the menu on the left.
- Choose the resources tab on the right and click on the "Preparing for the NASM CPT exam" file to view.
The The study tips will open using a .pdf reader.
Please also visit the NASM Trainer Resources page at: http://www.nasm.org/1/trainer_resources/Trainer_Resources_Overview/
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No, you will recieve a pass or fail notification.
You will receive immediate notification of a pass or fail at the testing center. If you pass certificate will be mailed to your address within four to six weeks. You may also print a temporary certificate from your LMS Account
three business days after passing your exam.
LaserGrade-PSI offers proctored computer-based test administration and is the largest United States owned and operated network in North America. www.lasergrade.com.
You can contact them to schedule your examination at: 800-211-2754.
You must contact LaserGrade/PSI directly at 1-800-211-2754 with more than 24 hours notice to cancel and/or reschedule your exam. Please contact for fee information.
Candidates have 365 days from the date of purchase to attempt the exam. Exam attempts expire after 365 days of purchase. Additional retests (exam attempts) can be purchased after this period.
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.
You can purchase examination retests by contacting the NASM BOC at 800.460.6276, Option 3.
Yes, you can access a practice exam in the NASM eLearning Center. Once logged in, select the NASM CPT 3 Online content and the practice exam will be at the bottom of the list.
Keep in mind that the practice exam is not to be used as a representation of the CPT examination. You should only be using it to quiz yourself of the various topics contained in the textbook. The practice exam is only one tool out of many to help you prepare for the examination. The actual CPT examination will be given through our third-party testing provider and it will not have the same visual look and feel. You have unlimited attempts on the practice exam.
You can also access valuable study tips through the NASM eLearning Center under the CPT 3 Online Resources tab.
Additional tools can also be found at: http://www.nasm.org/1/trainer_resources/Trainer_Resources_Overview/
You must wait at least three business days before you can purchase a retest. After three days, contact the NASM Board of Certification directly at 1.800.460.6276, Option 3. After purchasing a retest, you may call LaserGrade/PSI after 24 hours to reschedule your exam. You will have an additional 180 days to take the exam after purchasing a retest.
No, you will recieve a pass or fail notification. If your score was not passing you will receive an itemized percentage within each performance domain.
After purchasing your material, an email is sent to you containing a User ID and Password and the link to learn.nasm.org
to get started. Once you log in, you can change your password. You can also visit www.nasm.org
and choose "Sign In" at the top to gain access to the NASM eLearning Center.
Verify that your NASM account has been paid in full and that you have not exceeded your exam expiration date by logging onto your LMS Account. You have 180 days (from the date of purchase) to attempt the examination.
If you do not take your test within 180 days from your purchase date your examination attempt will expire. You may schedule another examination attempt by purchasing a retest (at an additional cost) at any time after your testing period has expired.
To test, you will need a current CPR and AED certification from the Emergency Care & Safety Institute, American Red Cross, American Safety and Health Institute, St. John Ambulance, Emergency Medical Technician, or the American Heart Association.
You must be at least 18 years of age.