For the Certified Personal Trainer final exam, you have two exam options:
Option 1. NASM Personal Trainer Certificate (Non-Proctored Exam)
This non-proctored and open-book exam has 100 questions and requires a passing grade of 70%. This non-accredited exam is administered online only. You will have 3 hours to complete the exam, and you must take the exam within 180 days of your enrollment date.
Option 2. NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NCCA Accredited Certification Exam)
The NCCA is a nationally recognized third-party agency that accredits certification programs which are able to meet and comply with its standards. The NCCA exam is a nationally accredited exam. This proctored and closed-book exam has 120 questions. You must pass with a scaled score of 70 or better. This exam can be administered either in-person or online, and you will have 2 hours to complete the test. You must take this exam within 180 days of your enrollment date.
The choice is yours, and selecting which exam to take will depend on your goals.
AFAA's Group Fitness Instructor (AFAA-GFI) can be administered either in-person or online.
The Group Personal Training Specialization (GPTS) exam is administered online.