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Wondering if a career in fitness is for you?
An ACE Personal Trainer Certification is the perfect foundation to get started.

ACE Certifications Make a Difference

Get certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), the most recognized name in the certification of exercise professionals and health coaches. Choose from four certifications accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), including:

  • Personal Trainer
  • Group Fitness Instructor

  • Health Coach
  • Medical Exercise Specialist

Start moving your career forward today. Become an ACE Certified Personal Trainer.

Learn with the best study programs

ACE

University

Our Personal Trainer Study Program features ACE University, an interactive digital study experience. With ACE U, you will learn both science and practical application, making you better prepared to complete your certification exam and launch your new career

WHY ACE?

Trusted by over 90,000 ACE Certified Professionals

We certify the most exercise professionals and health coaches. As a nonprofit, we're proud to pursue our mission with people like you.

Earn a certification employers trust

Each of our certification programs is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the gold standard for program accreditation in fitness and health. Get the attention of great potential employers.

Make your best career investment

We know getting your certification is a big investment. That’s why we’ve worked hard to develop study programs to really help you succeed.

Find a certification that's right for you

Personal Trainer

Group Fitness Instructor

Health Coach

Medical Exercise Specialist

"ACE provided numerous resources for me to thrive. From the study outline timeline to the live help with ACE Study Coaches, ACE really has thought through their study materials."

Alicia E.

ACE Certified Personal Trainer

"My ACE study experience was fantastic! I was provided with superb resources that made it very enjoyable. Also, having the flexibility of learning at my own pace made my participation in the program stress-free."

Emily H.

ACE Certified Personal Trainer

"The ACE Personal Trainer Study Program helped me understand all the pieces of personal training—not just the physical components. I learned about psychology, behavior, motivation, leadership and psychosocial aspects too."

Tayyab A.

ACE Certified Personal Trainer

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