Personal Trainer Resources
AFAA is the world's largest fitness and TeleFitness® educator. Since 1983, AFAA has issued over 350,000
certifications to fitness professionals from more than 73 countries around the world. Each year, health clubs
and studios host over 3,000 educational workshops across the nation. Most of AFAA's certifications and
specialty workshops are available online as well as onsite. All of AFAA's certifications involve a
comprehensive written and practical exam.
Accredited by Vital Research for its certification exams, AFAA is additionally accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) for all courses offered in
AFAA's Distance Education Center (DEC). The DETC is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education, and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). This meets IHRSA's 2005 recommendation on accreditation for fitness certification organizations. AFAA is proud to be granted full status with the National Board of Fitness Examiners (NBFE), and to have membership in the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), formerly known as NOCA.
Use any of the links to the left to learn more about AFAA's Personal Trainer Certification Program, we're sure you'll choose AFAA!
Aerobics & Fitness Association of America
15250 Ventura Blvd, Suite 200
Sherman Oaks CA 91403-3297
Products and Workshop Registration
AFAA en Español
For callers outside North America
800-225-2322 ext. 256
+1 818-905-0040 ext. 269
800-446-2322 ext. 613
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