Frequently asked questions

  • How much does it cost?

    Our tuition includes everything you’ll need. That’s why we only offer one all-inclusive price for each program.

    • AE-CPT: Personal Trainer – Premium self-guided study = USD 899,-
    • AE-ACPT: Advanced Personal Trainer Diploma = 2499,-


      • Registration and enrollment
      • Access to our e-learning platform
      • All video lectures and online classes
      • Exercise library
      • Quizzes and flexible e-learning material
      • Study guide
      • Discussion groups with a teacher and fellow students
      • Your own dedicated tutor
      • Study manual*
      • Anatomy and physiology animations
      • Exam prep
      • CPR course and certifying exam
      • Written exams
      • Two weeks of face-to-face teaching
      • Hands-on practical training with our teachers
      • Practical exams and assessments
      • Censoring and grading
      • International certifications
      • Listing in international registers of exercise professionals


      Participation in the practical part of the course and the exams at one of our schools around the world is included in the Advanced CPT Diploma course. Travel and accommodation during the two weeks stay on campus will have to be paid for by the student.


  • Do you have any admission requirements?

    No.¬†ūüėä Our study programs are open for everyone that have a desire to learn more about nutrition, health and fitness training. However, due to the high academic level of our study programs, we¬†recommend that applicants are at least 18 y.o. We do not have any physical or practical requirements, but we recommend that you have experience with physical activity and training in general.

  • When can I start?

    Anytime you like. Our study programs are flexible and completely without time limits. After you’ve signed up and payed for tuition, you’ll have access to our e-learning platform and can get started on your exiting educational journey.

  • What is the teaching language?

    English.¬† All lectures, screencasts, videos, exercises, practical training, study material, books and exams is in English. Our teachers, professors and trainers are from all over the world – as is our students. We put great effort in the pedagogical aspects of our multicultural teaching methods, and we are proud that we can ¬†ensure a high level of learning outcome and competence for all students, no matter where you’re from.

  • Do I need to buy any books?

    Yes, but only a couple.¬† We develop most of our written learning material ourselves, but we also take pride in cooperating with selected academic writers and educational institutions so that the material you have is the best available. We do our best to provide most of the study materials included in the tuition, but in general you’ll need one or two books in accordance to what’s available as part of the program.

  • Do you have limited seats for each program?

    Yes.  To ensure optimal quality and learning outcome for each student, our programs have limited seats available. We do this make sure that each and every student receives the necessary tutoring and to keep our classes as small as we can for the practical training. We update the available seats weekly, so check in frequently if your desired program is full at the moment.

  • How and when do I pay for the study program?

    When signing up for your desired program on our webpage, you pay USD 999,- to complete the registration. We use secure payment in cooperation with PayEx, and we accept VISA and MasterCard. As soon as payment is registered (usually within 24 h.), you have access to our e-learning portal and can get started. The remaining amount of USD 1500,- will be

  • Is your school and certifications recognized?

    Absolutely! We are dedicated to ensure that our students receive valid and formal competence that is globally recognized and applicable no matter where you live. All our programs are developed at the highest academic level together with leading Universities. The certifications are accredited by Europe Active according to the European Qualification Framework. As an Active Education student, you will be listed in the European Register of Exercise Professionals, as well as in partner registers all over the world.

  • Do you offer career opportunities and job placement?

    Yes! We take great pride in our partnerships with the major fitness clubs around the world. Our mission is to provide students with the best education possible, with a practical and client focused approach so that each and every student can kickstart their career immediately after passing the final exam. In your final stage of your education, you will have your own designated mentor that will work together with you to lead you in the desired and expedient career direction.