PROPTA Rules & Procedures Step by Step.

All Rules and Procedures will apply to all Personal Trainers and students enrolling in the program. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Step 1:

All Personal Trainers and students must apply online and pay the fee required to execute the order for enrollment in the Personal trainer certifications or nutrition certifications program.

Step 2:

Application must be approved and processed within 2 days of receipt. An e-mail will be sent to the applicant if application is not complete or not accepted. A full refund will be applied only if application is not approved by the PROPTA office.

Step 3:

Materials will be shipped directly to the student’s address on the application. A proof of delivery is always applied with a tracking number to ensure receipt and proper delivery.

Step 4:

All students are responsible for reading the material and taking the exams. A written exam for all certification courses must be taken and submitted electronically via online within the time required.

If you are an inmate in currently in prison, then all exams must be typed and send to PROPTA office within 90 days of receipt of course material.

Step 5:

If your course requires lectures/sessions, it is your responsibility to contact the PROPTA office and schedule the lectures within the 90 days allowed to complete the course. Do not wait till the last minute to schedule, we advise to start studying and reading the material as soon as you receive it and schedule within the first 2 weeks so you have plenty of time to complete the course.

All personal trainers students must take the practical exams proctored by a PROPTA IFBB director/examiner assigned by the corporate office.
For Personal Trainers certifications, the practical exam will be performed hands on at the gym.
For Nutrition Certifications, the practical/verbal exam will be performed at a location specified conveniently by the PROPTA office or via ZOOM session.

Step 6:

All personal trainers students must fulfill the clinical hours required for all certification courses. Required Clinical hours must be applied and supervised by the PROPTA Director/Examiner.

All students must login in to their personal account on PROPTA website or App and view the course material and exam assigned. All students must complete the exam online within 90 days. Late fee will apply if course and exam not competed on time. NO EXCEPTION.

For Personal Trainers:

Practical internship of 20 hours is required with no extra cost to personal trainer – the student. An authorization checklist must be signed by the supervising official and returned to the PROPTA office for credits toward the certification course.

Clinical hours can be completed within the course time online.

Practical exam will always be required to all students.

For Nutrition students:

Practical internship of 20 hours is required with no extra charge to the student. Internship could be done at a vitamin store, a weight loss clinic, a hospital, with a PROPTA Director or a registered Dietitian in the area who deals with diet and nutrition therapy. An authorization checklist must be signed by the supervising official and returned to the PROPTA office for credits toward the certification course. Approval is mandatory prior to internship to insure proper education and security.

In both cases an appointment must be made with PROPTA office and PROPTA director/examiner. If appointment is missed then a fee of $100 dollars will be charged for no show. NO EXCEPTION.

Step 7:

A CPR certification must be current or obtained during the process and time of curriculum. No Internet CPR certification accepted or recommended. CPR certification must be provided by a hospital, fire department, police department, or school. Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR certification are recommended and accepted. CPR certification must be presented along with all exams and requirements by the deadline of the material presented to the PTA office for graduation.

Step 8:

Food Handler’s Certification:

All Nutrition students must obtain a Food Handler’s Certification. It is offered in all states and is mandatory to obtain a nutrition certification.

Proper food safety website will offer PROPTA Students a convenient way to study and obtain the certification with an online course structured specifically to PROPTA personal trainers and nutrition students. click here to register for the course

Step 9:

A current driver’s license (or state-issued I.D.) is required by all students for proper identification; NO EXCEPTIONS.

Step 10:

A CPR certification must be current or obtained during the process and time of curriculum. No internet CPR certification accepted or recommended. CPR certification must be obtained by a hospital, fire department, police department, or school. Red cross or American heart association CPR certification are recommended and accepted. CPR certification must be presented along with all exams and requirements by the dead line of the material presented to the PROPTA office for graduation.

For inmates, after your release date, you can send the CPR certification along with your current or new Government ID in order to obtain the certification.

Step 11:

If you have an online exam, your score will be immediate, and if you don’t pass within the 90 days allowed, you may reset the exam and take it again as many times as you want to pass.

Step 12:

Upon completion of all exams and CPR certification, driver’s license and required clinical hours, a Certification will be issued and sent to you by registered mail. All students must pass with a score of 90% or better on all exams to be certified by the PROPTA. PROPTA certificates will never be sent via email or Photo. Always by mail, so make sure you have the correct address on your registration to match your government drivers license.

Inmates only:
A provisional certification will be issued while incarcerated. After the release date, you must contact PROPTA by email at info@propta.com or phone 818-766-3317 so we can process and send you a new valid certification with a valid date so you may be able to work and earn money with your career. ( you also must submit your new Drivers License or ID and a head shot photo, and your current address where you will have permanent residency.) No Exception.

All elements must be completed:

  • Food Handler’s Permit
  • Online exam / Written exam (Typed and e-mailed unless it is an online course)
  • Practical exam (Proctored by PROPTA Director/Examiner)
  • Clinical hours (at an approved location prior to commencing clinical hours)
  • CPR certification (current)
  • Food handlers certification / for Nutrition students.
  • Driver’s License (current)

If you have any questions please call or e-mail PROPTA corporate office at info@propta.com  TEL: 818-766-3317