A unique Personal Trainer program blending flexible online learning with hands-on practical teaching by some of the best instructors in the fitness industry.

The Advanced Personal Trainer course is designed for ambitious students seeking the best possible education to kickstart their career in the fitness industry.

Compared to our regular CPT program, the Advanced Personal Trainer course has several benefits:

  • Industry-leading online learning resources
  • Unparalleled support from your personal supervisor
  • Ten days with practical hands-on teaching in small groups led by some of the best trainers in the industry
  • The most comprehensive bundle of certifications available at this price level (compare with any other institution)
  • Significantly improved job opportunities compared to the standard CPT course
  • Competitive pricing and flexible payment plans (starting at only $249,- a month)


Becoming a personal trainer is one of the most exciting and satisfying careers you can have. An essential first step is earning an accredited certification, and Active Education is the right choice for students seeking a high-quality learning experience and the ultimate flexibility.

Significantly increased job opportunities, higher salary, and, most importantly, the ten days with practical hands-on teaching and supervision are the most common reasons for choosing the Advanced PT program compared to the standard CPT course.

As an Active Education Certified Advanced PT you’ll have the practical and scientific knowledge to work in a variety of fitness facilities, including health clubs, gyms, university, corporate, and community or public fitness centers and positions ranging from freelance personal training to full-time and beyond.

With more than a decade of experience developing leading health and fitness professionals all over the world, we understand better than anyone what it takes to succeed. The Active Education Certified Advanced Personal Trainer program aims to be the most extensive and comprehensive fitness education in the market – compare to any other program you like.



The Active Education Certified Personal Trainer (AE-CPT) program is recognized worldwide. Active Education is a globally recognized as a serious contributor to the fitness industry due to several factors such as the quality of our education, our unique teaching approach and the success of our graduates.

Active Education is an accredited education partner of the American Council on Exercise. The ACE Personal Trainer Certification Program carried out by Active Education is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the gold standard in the U.S. for assessing fitness and allied health certification programs. It is also recognized globally by leading international standards-setting bodies, including iCREPs and EuropeActive. Passing the exam will give you a trusted credential that will pave the way for you to gain employment and help others become more physically active.*

The AE-CPT course is not just an ordinary Personal Trainer education. In fact, it is a three-in-one bundle. By completing the course, you’ll receive the following recognition: 

  • Certified Fitness Assistant (AE L2)
  • Certified Fitness Instructor (AE L3)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (AE L4)



What sets us apart is our unique teaching methods provided by some of the best in the field. We combine theory and practice in a way that facilitates learning no matter your background and timeframe.

  1. ONLINE: Sign up and start the course online whenever you want. All modules, lectures, and interactive learning activities are available at all times. You study entirely at your own pace, and you can watch lectures as many times as you wish. When you feel confident about your level of understanding in each module, you are ready for the second and final part of the program:
  2. PRACTICAL: After completing the online part of the course, you are ready for the final stage that consists of ten days with practical training. You take part in this last part of the curriculum at one of our international locations, and you are free to attend at the destination you desire (see the entire list of places here). 
  3. EXAM: When the ten days of practical teaching is finished, you have two days off before taking the exam on-site (the same location as the practical part you’ve just attended). There is one written exam and one practical PT exam. 



The Advanced Personal Trainer study program is priced at $2980,-

We have 3 and 6 months payment plans available so you don’t have to pay the entire tuition upfront.


*Doing the ACE exam is optional, and can be scheduled by contacting Active Education. An additional cost will apply.