THE FITNESS TRAINER ACADEMY
Our programs prepare you to compete for clients in the increasingly competitive fitness industry. Whether you choose to work for a large gym or become an independent self-employed trainer, your education will help you stand out from the crowd. We prepare you for life and career after you complete your program.

OUR MISSION
“We are dedicated to creating top level Certified Personal Trainers. Our mission is to teach, certify and guide the future leaders of our fitness industry through the most comprehensive hands-on Certification Programs available.”

WHY ARE OUR PROGRAMS SUPERIOR
Our program combines a proprietary practical education model with curriculum from our nationally accredited certification partner(s) The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) & The National Counsel on Strength & Fitness (NCSF).

PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are listed and approve academic partners with NASM and NCSF. These two organizations are NCCA/ICE accredited. This accreditation ensures when you earn your personal training or strength coach certification your not just receiving a piece of paper, you are earning a credential that is recognized and respected nation wide!

COURSES WE OFFER

Our Remaining Start Dates in 2017

  • December 2nd (All locations)
  • December 16th (All locations)

* We will not have classes on November 25th or on December 23rd in observation of holidays

[10] Week (on-campus) Personal Training Certification Program + Advanced Fitness Nutrition Specialization.

Cost: $1,999

This is our most comprehensive program. Its for individuals that would like a very solid foundation in regards to fitness/nutrition science and want the confidence of:face to face instruction from an industry expert. This class meets once a week (Saturdays 11:45AM to 3:45PM) for (10) weeks. Our Austin Campus also has a (Mondays 9AM-1PM) schedule available. No matter if your just getting into the fitness industry or have been thinking about becoming a trainer for a while, this course will give your knowledge and skills to succeed and stand out in a competitive industry. This course is offered in both Austin, TX and Houston, TX.

[10] Week (hybrid) Personal Training Certification Program + Advanced Fitness Nutrition Specialization.

Cost: $1,999

This is the most accelerated version of personal training certification program. Its for individuals that have a some fitness and lifting experience and cannot commit to attending class every Saturday. Our hybrid class is a completely online experience for (10) weeks, then during the (10th) week we have you come on-campus for an intensive hands-on clinic. This clinic covers different lifting modalities, training practice and advanced nutrition case studies. If your a self motivated fitness fanatic with a restricted schedule, this class might be a good fit.

“In House” Financing

We offer  a 0% interest “in-house” financing on the following programs.

  • [10] week (on-campus) personal training certification program
    • $499 Down | $150/Month (10 month term)
  • [10] week (hybrid) personal training certification program
    • $499 Down | $150/Month (10 month term)

Whats the difference from paying in full and financing?

The largest difference in between paying in full and financing your program is that your national exam is included in your enrollment package (up to $699 value) when you pay in full. If you finance your program through our “in-house” financing, you will need to pay for the test yourself. The cost of exams is $399 for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer Certification exam with our partner discount.

WHO OUR PROGRAMS ARE FOR

  • Students looking for a flexible means of income while attending college
  • Individuals looking to change careers or just want some extra part time income
  • People looking to better their health through fitness and nutrition education
  • Anyone looking for a rewarding career that provides a great amount of freedom and fulfillment

WHAT YOU  CAN EXPECT TO EARN AS A TRAINER

WHAT OTHER STUDENTS ARE SAYING

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

Veterans: We are an approved course for CH.31 “Vocational Rehab” benefits, but are unable to accept Post 9/11 | GI Bill. Veterans my also apply for a reimbursement of $300-600 from the VA on select programs for the market cost of accredited exam once passed.

Discount(s):  We offer a “Hero” discount of ($200) for veterans, police, paramedics, teachers and nurses (cannot be combined with other discounts) on Paid In Full enrollments only.

LOCATIONS & OFFERINGS

AUSTIN, TX | FTA GYM
1900 E Howard Ln.
Suite F3
Pflugerville, TX 78660
  • [10] Week (on-campus) CPT/AFNS Certification
    • 10 week course meeting on Saturdays @ 11:45AM-3:45PM or
    • 10 weeks course meeting on Mondays @ 9AM-1PM
  • [10] Week (hybrid) CPT/AFNS Certification
HOUSTON, TX | QUALITY LIFE FITNESS
4543 Post Oak Place Dr.
Houston, TX 77027
  • [10] Week (on-campus) CPT/AFNS Certification
    • 10 week course meeting on Saturdays @ 11:45AM-3:45PM