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PracticeQuiz presents 75 free fitness training review questions and explanations for the NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) exam
The NSCA Personal Trainer Exam is composed of 155 questions (140 scored, 15 unscored) across the following four categories: Client Consultation/Assessment (23%, 32 questions), Program Planning (32%, 45 questions), Techniques of Exercise (31%, 43 questions), and Safety, Emergency Procedures and Legal Issues (14%, 20 questions).
The NSCA Personal Trainer exam is 3 hours.
The passing score for the NSCA Personal Trainer exam is around 72%.
Passing the NSCA Personal Trainer exam grants the test taker NSCA Personal Trainer certification, which recognizes that the candidate is knowledgeable in design and implementation of effective and safe exercise programs for clients. Exam candidates need to have a current CPR certification prior to taking the NSCA Personal Trainer exam.
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