The ACSM Chinese Certified Personal Fitness Trainer certificate is for individuals who want to learn how to conduct initial client consultations and assessments, develop and implement exercise programming, and learn about exercise leadership and client education, and professional and legal responsibilities to work in China.
Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and intend to work with apparently healthy individuals and those with stable health challenges to enhance fitness.
Important notice concerning testing in areas affected by the coronavirus:
In response to the coronavirus outbreak and in accordance with local government guidance, Pearson VUE is temporarily closing its mainland China testing centres and suspending exam delivery through our third-party mainland China test centre network effective January 27, 2020.
Exam delivery within mainland China will remain suspended through the end of February 2020, in alignment to the guidance provided by local authorities and government agencies.
If your exam was cancelled, you can schedule new exam appointments with availability starting March 1, 2020.
Testing candidates with cancelled exams will either receive a refund (if paid to Pearson VUE) or an extension as determined by your exam sponsor.
We will continue to monitor the situation and will act upon any new guidance provided by local authorities and government agencies as they develop.
ACSM and CASM co-developed this in-person assessment-based certificate titled “ACSM-CASM Credentialed Personal Fitness Trainer.”
Instruct and train participants in acquiring specific knowledge, skills, and/or competencies associated with personal fitness training;
Evaluate participants’ accomplishment of the intended learning outcomes; and,
Award a certificate only to those participants who meet the performance, proficiency, and passing standard for the written and performance assessments.