National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC) Accreditation

NAFC is the only organization in the Fitness Industry that is an Accredited Certification Content AND Continuing Education provider. NAFC is accredited by the International Accreditors of Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and applies rigorous standards for education content development, examination development, objective alignment, and quality. All NAFC certifications and continuing education follow strict examination development and administration processes and requirements.

NAFC Primary Certifications (Personal Trainer, Group Fitness, and Nutrition Certifications under revision for re-release in 2021)

  • NAFC follows standards as required by licensure organizations including a scope of practice, test specifications, question review committee, and exam administration.
  • NAFC certification examination processes are managed by a psychometrician (examination expert), who oversees cut score determination using the widely accepted Modified Angoff method and examination processes including yearly exam statistic reviews.
  • Question writing experts develop examination questions using CLEAR (Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation) standards and content experts review questions to determine level of difficulty, clarity, and relevance to the field.
  • NAFC monitors evaluations regularly from students to update course content, examination, and certification processes through our IACET Accreditation requirements. A psychometrician reviews examination question statistics (P values, SEE, and Test Objectivity) yearly.

NAFC Secondary Certifications (Yoga 200, new release 2020; Pilates Mat 1 and Wellness Consultant, new releases 2021)

  • Question writing experts develop examination questions using CLEAR (Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation) standards; questions are reviewed by content experts.
  • A psychometrician reviews all secondary certification examinations.
  • NAFC uses examination statistical analysis and monitors evaluations from students to review course content and examination in an ongoing process through our IACET Accreditation requirements.

NAFC PowerCerts and Continuing Education (most NAFC courses and exams are currently in IACET compliance; additional being brought into compliance in 2021)

  • Question writing experts develop examination questions using CLEAR (Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation) standards; questions are reviewed by content experts.
  • NAFC uses examination statistical analysis and monitors evaluations from students to review course content and examination in an ongoing process through our IACET Accreditation requirements.

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NAFC provides professional education to health-fitness professionals in the industry, ensuring their credibility and value to clients, members, and even medical professionals. Click Here to go to the IACET Accredited Providers List.