Here at ACE, we’re dedicated to guaranteeing our schooling and exams evolve with the health and fitness business. Beginning July 1, 2018, a brand new Exam Content Outline for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam will go dwell. The adjustments are minor, however they are going to higher equip you to get the related, science-based schooling you want to be competitive within the business. With this replace, additionally, you will be higher ready to assist shoppers obtain sustainable, healthy behaviors.
How has the examination content material define modified? The domains and the proportion breakdown for every area have modified minimally:
Previous Exam Content Outline Domain Breakdown
NEW Exam Content Outline Domain Breakdown (as of July 1, 2018)
Client Interviews and Assessments – 31%
Interviews and Assessments – 23%
Program Design and Implementation – 33%
Program Design and Implementation – 31%
Program Progression and Modification – 19%
Program Modification and Progression – 26%
Professional Conduct, Safety, and Risk Management – 17%
Professional Conduct, Safety, and Risk Management – 20%
Additionally, the related activity, data and ability statements for every area have been up to date to mirror the present position of a Personal Trainer.
Why has the Exam Content Outline modified?
These adjustments to the Exam Content Outline are being made to mirror the present private training business, because the business has developed because the final Exam Content Outline was up to date 5 years in the past.
Can I nonetheless use the ACE Personal Trainer Manual and related research supplies to put together for the examination?
Yes. If you personal the 4th or 5th version of the Personal Trainer Manual and related supplies, you may efficiently put together for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam.
When will the examination change to mirror the brand new Exam Content Outline?
The examination will change to mirror the brand new Exam Content Outline on July 1, 2018. New questions are rotated into ACE Certification Exams regularly annually. This is one thing ACE does with all 4 certification applications.
What adjustments have been made to the conditions?
The conditions for this certification will stay the identical and are as follows:
- Be no less than 18 years outdated
- Have accomplished highschool (or the equal)
- Hold a present CPR/AED certification with a dwell abilities test (at time of registration)
- Be in a position to present a present government-issued picture ID with signature at your examination web site
In abstract, you may nonetheless put together for and have success on the ACE Personal Trainer certification examination utilizing the 4th or 5th version of the ACE Personal Trainer Manual and related supplies. Continue together with your present research plan utilizing all print and on-line research supplies that you just bought, together with any apply assessments. Once you are feeling ready for the examination and a profession as a private coach, log into your My ACE Account to register on your examination. If your research supplies embody an examination voucher, you want to just be sure you redeem the voucher and register for a future examination earlier than it expires. You will want to have present CPR/AED data in your My ACE Account so as to register for the examination.
Do you continue to have questions concerning the examination or your preparation? Visit the ACE Resource Center to view video tutorials, evaluate frequent research questions, learn our examination prep weblog and extra.