Personal trainer certification is the most basic level of certificate that is offered to persons who select a career in fitness teaching, with expected salary in the United States is $53,056.
However, to be able to get the top and genuine certifications, it is very needed that you obtain certifications from a certified/authorized organization. Some certification school like ACE (American Council on Exercise), NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association), ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) are well respected.
The NSCA offers a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS); the CSCS is harder to obtain and can be helpful if you want to train more advanced athletes.
For all people who don’t have the time for attending normal classes can select online certification course. A lot of people today go surfing for getting access to the best course that is available at the international level.
However it is difficult to say with certainty which is the best certification program because the certification can change, so what the best certification today, can be something else tomorrow.
What must we think when determining which personal certification to get ?
1. Choose a certifying organization for personal trainer that has a third party that evaluation their exams. Recently, the certifying bodies have used NCCA, an accrediting body of impartial specialists who make sure that the certification of that organization has met stringent standards.
2. Choose a trainer certification that train medical and general history of the client. This will help you to determine workouts that you should make for client.
3. Select the trainer certification that has education hours. As a professional trainer you need constantly learning more about the way to motivate the client, train safely and effectively.