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Personal Trainer Certification in Northern Virginia / DC area

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National Personal Training Institute, DC area:
Get into the best shape of your life while earning a first-class education! With 31 locations nationwide, National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) is the first and largest personal trainer school in North America. Serving the Northern Virginia and Washington DC metro area, our campus in Vienna VA is nationally-accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). We provide a Personal Fitness Training diploma program which equips you with the specialized knowledge and skills you need for an successful career as a Personal Trainer. For your convenience, day, evening, and weekend class are available.

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Photo of Personal Trainer Certification in Northern Virginia / DC area“The practical aspect of this course is without a doubt the biggest asset. I know it will aid me in being one step, if not 10, ahead of my competition. Don’t hesitate to take your personal training course with NPTI. You won’t regret one minute of it.”
- Steve, NPTI Graduate

“NPTI had the right mix of science, theory and practical application of exercise science and program design. The value I received far exceeded the dollars and time I invested. My experience and what I learned at NPTI have been a vital part of my success in business and in life!”
- Pam, NPTI Graduate

"There is no better way to get certified than from NPTI. The knowledge, experience and relationships gained from this institution are unlike any other certification. Great program, excellent teachers and a lot of fun! NPTI gave me the skills and confidence needed to succeed in this field."
- Nicole. NPTI Graduate

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- Personal Fitness Training Diploma Program: 
Our comprehensive Personal Fitness Training diploma program is a nationally recognized license that enables you to work throughout the United States. We provide free nationwide job placement assistance for all our graduates, as well as free ongoing consultation with nutritionists, and fitness experts. Financial assistance is offered to those who qualify.

Course Structure:
500-hour comprehensive program that can be completed in 6 months (5 hours a day, 4 days a week) or over the course of 1 year (8 hours every Saturday). Training includes 300 hours of classroom instruction plus 200 hours supervised, hands-on gym time. You will also have a practical internship with 6 months of hands-on experience in a fitness facility with a personal trainer. 

Certification - On successful graduation, you will receive two credentials:

- 500 Hour State-Approved Department of Education Diploma in Personal Training:
The NPTI diploma requires no upkeep of Continuing Education Courses (CEC's) and never needs to be renewed. It will increase your maximum earning potential and allow you to have the 200 hours of hands-on knowledge that will further distinguish you from other trainers seeking employment in the field.

- CPT (Certified Personal Training) Certification from the NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine):
The NASM Certification combined with a State Diploma will prepare you to be one of the most qualified personal trainers in the industry. NPTI is NASM's largest academic partner in North America.

NPTI Locations Nationwide:

NPTI has 31 schools nationwide, including in Brooklyn NY, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh PA, Boston MA, Chicago IL, Dallas & Houston TX, Tempe AZ, Sacramento, San Diego, Santa Monica & Newport Beach CA, Cleveland & Columbus OH, Charlotte & Raleigh NC, and Portland OR among many others.

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