Skip to Main Content

Home Explore Careers

Personal Trainers

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

Certification is recommended to succeed as a personal trainer and most gyms require certification to teach at their facility. More than 100 organizations offer certification so it is critical to pick the certification best suited for your career goals. Speak with the manager at a gym you would like to teach at to determine which certifications they recommend or talk with personal trainers you admire to find out which certifications they found most helpful.

Join Vault Gold to unlock this premium content

Earnings - Outlook - Resources & Associations and more

Submit a Review and Get 7 FREE DAYS of Vault Gold

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.