Become a Nationally Certified Personal Trainer in
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Instant Access to Everything You Need to Become an Industry-Leading Personal Trainer

When you enroll, you'll gain access to comprehensive nutrition, exercise, AND strategic business training, a student success coach, and more! We've been doing this for decades. Find out why the industry's top Personal Trainers chose BDU.

You'll be given a dedicated student success coach to help you along the way.
Join our community of over 4,500+ Active Students
Offering a proven system to help Personal Trainers build successful careers for over 20 years.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How long does it take to become Certified?

A. The average course takes 6 weeks to complete, with some students finishing in as little as 4 weeks and others taking up to six months. The duration depends on your available study time.

2. What is the tuition for the course?

A. Please apply to receive information about our current certification enrollment options. We have six options ranging from Online Self-paced to Live In-person. These are updated quarterly.

3. Is prior experience required?

A. No, our certification course was created to assist those without any formal education in exercise science, advanced nutrition, or business. All that is required is a passion for helping others.

4. Do you have in-person and online options?

A. Yes, we offer both a live in-person course for hands-on learners and a completely online self-paced certification course for convenience.

5. What study materials and support are there?

A. Enrollees in the Personal Trainer Certification Course receive a Dedicated Student Success Coach, Online Video Presentations, a Hardcopy Textbook, a Course Workbook, Flashcards, Practice Exams, and much more.

We've Helped Thousands of Aspiring and Experienced Personal Trainers Just Like You

'Individual student results will vary. We have been helping personal trainers for 20 years
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BDU is a complete course of real-world training that will help you start achieving all of your fitness career and business goals in as little as 6 weeks.

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