In order to sit for either NCFI exam, trainers must be certified through one of the following organizations and be a current member in good standing. ACE, NSCA, ISSA, NASM, ACSM, NCCPT, NESTA, NFPT, AFPA, REPS (country specific). Proof of active membership will be required during the NCFI exam registration process. Additional certification organizations will be added as they are reviewed.
Related health professionals are also welcome. Examples include: Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Doctors of Chiropractic and DO/NP’s. Other fitness related professions will be considered on a case by case basis; as will individuals with extensive experience within the fitness industry. Please contact NCFI via phone or email for specific inquiries.
In addition, individuals must have a current CPR/Advanced Lifesaving Certification. Proof of current certification will be required during the NCFI exam registration process.
Upon successfully passing achieving the certification, trainers may use the NCFI logo and branded assets for their own marketing purposes, including but not limited to: web sites, business letterhead and business cards, facility displays, etc. However, certification must remain current by completion of approved CEU options and/or annual renewal. If a trainer fails to do so, use of the NCFI name, brand and logo must be terminated.