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Get a job in fitness, GUARANTEED.
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Don't take chances with your career.
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NAFC will educate and certify you for success, then help you secure a job.
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We prepare you to be your best while supporting you every step of the way.


Build your health-fitness career with NAFC. We don’t just certify trainers…we partner with you to develop your career path.

Personal Trainer Certification

Become a Fitness Professional with this certification. We transform trainers!

Group Fitness Instructor

Join the new wave of group fitness instructors.

AASDN Nutrition Specialist

Master proven nutrition coaching skills to take your practice to the next level.

NAFC Yoga 200 Certification

Empower your clients while transforming yourself and your practice through this certification program.

Pilates Coach Mat 1

Gain proficiency in your Pilates practice. We transform coaches!

Pilates Coach Reformer 1

Become a seasoned functional movement specialist with this certification.

NAFC Continuing Education

  • Access continuing education from one of the very few accredited continuing education providers in the Fitness Industry.
  • Accredited continuing education meets standards to help you grow and excel in your career.
  • Use your continuing education effort and money to create and grow a career path to better and higher paying jobs.
  • We take fitness and helping people seriously and hope you do too! Check out our affordable continuing education courses and start growing.
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Guide to Becoming a Personal Trainer

What you need to know to begin your career as a fitness professional.

Virtual Workshops

  • NAFC now offers virtual certification workshops that you can attend whenever it’s convenient.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of practical application techniques and core concepts.
  • Let our expert trainers and instructors visually guide you as they demonstrate hands-on skills and pro-tips that will prepare you for your practical exam and your career.

Fully Accredited and Recognized

NAFC is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). NAFC complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, NAFC is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. For more details, visit the IACET website.
NAFC chose IACET Accreditation for its emphasis on quality for course content development as well as for the exam process.

The National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC) has been recognized and approved as a full affiliate of the National Board of Fitness Examiners. NBFE ensures credibility for the fitness industry by setting and maintaining the national standard of practice in our field. For more details, visit the NBFE website.

Career School and Post Graduate Program
NAFC is one of the only certifying organizations that is also a post-secondary licensed career school. We are a private post-secondary career school licensed by the Higher Education Coordinating Commission through the state of Oregon (OHECC). This allows us to issue college credits through our career school for several NAFC Certification courses and a Medical Fitness Post Graduate Diploma Program. This addresses the eventuality of states requiring licensure in the Medical Fitness space as well as possibly the fitness space as certification alone may, in the future, not be enough to satisfy requirements.


There is something that sets the NAFC apart from the over-educated trainer who has no understanding of how to apply head knowledge to Results. NAFC taught me something special years ago. I am one of those Loyal Hearts!

Kristen A.

NAFC actually stops and asks the question why. Why should you do this exercise? Why should you do this movement? They really focus on proper body movement and injury prevention which is ABSOLUTELY CRUCIAL if you are going to be in the fitness field. Their study tools are actually engaging, especially their interactive study section. I can’t recommend NAFC enough!


I just completed my ACSM CPT exam after having completed the NAFC Health and Wellness Coach Cert. I have to say the NAFC is a more challenging process and offered a much more comprehensive education.


Testing was convenient and the master trainer I tested with was very knowledgeable, personable and professional. I would give NAFC an A for sure as I came away with confidence that I could easily help people achieve their goals at any level.


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