Professional Institute for Fitness and Nutrition Worldwide.
Online Personal Trainer Certification
Online Study Course for Personal trainer or Nutrition Tech.
To obtain a certificate by the Personal Trainers Association you must hold a HS diploma, an Associate or a Bachelors degree. Everyone is qualified to start the course of study.
If you are already an athlete and want to be recognized for your hard work, PROPTA will reward you. If you are a competitor from any sport and belong to any association, PROPTA will take that into consideration and reward you with an advanced level. PROPTA recognizes that you have put in a lot of hard work to achieve your status as a successful athlete.
you must first register to be approved prior to starting the course of study.
Am I eligible to take those courses?
The following eligibility requirements have been adopted:
You must be at least 18 years of age
You must hold current adult CPR and AED certificates prior to completion of any course.
Personal Trainer Course objectives:
Understanding the human body
Insulin and Hormones
Older adult training
Nutrition Tech Course objectives:
Energy and the Human Body
Vitamins and Minerals
Classifications of Carbohydrates & Fats
The Role of Proteins, Fats, carbohydrates.
Digestions and Enzymes
Insulin and body function
Nutrition Consultant Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, a fitness professional should:
Have an understanding of carbohydrates, fats and proteins, and how each of these nutrients is essential for a balanced, healthy meal.
Understand the importance of portion control and be able to advise clients on the basics of nutrition and portion control
Be able to assist by implementing a food diary plan and understand how to use the information to enhance the lifestyle
Understand and be able to explain the physiology to clients and help people not to struggle with weight control
Understand the theory of muscle gain through food to elevate metabolism and burn fat while eating properly
Understand food preparation and handling
Understand food label and educate clients on how to chose and buy food to succeed in weight management
Understand how and when to implement vitamins and minerals to clients programs.
Pros and cons of supplements and energy drinks
Nutrition Supervisor™NS™ Course Objectives:
The Nutrition Supervisor Course is the cumulative education and knowledge obtained from the prior courses including:
Nutrition Tech Certification Course
Nutrition Consultant Certification Course
Supplementist Certification Course
Food Handlers Certification Course
The Supervisor Course will sum up and revisits all the elements needed, that will also include the experience and clinical time implemented in prior courses.
Course written Exams:
All written exams must be typed on a word document format and sent via email to PROPTA at email@example.com. You can choose between taking the course exam questions online or by e-mail. You have 90 days from your registration date to complete your course. A score of 90% must be attained as a passing the course.
Course Practical Exam:
The practical exam is hands on to insure competency and understanding. Practical exams must be performed by a PROPTA director/examiner within 90 days.
All students must perform 20 hours hands-on live proctored by a Professional Director/Examiner or by completing an assignment chosen by the director.
All students must perform 20 hours hands on nutrition analyzing and meal, calorie and supplement evaluation and food program.
Obtain a CPR certification
Obtain Food Handlers Certificate
Driver’s License or passport copy
90 days to complete the course written exam
90 days to complete the practical exam
90 days to complete the 20 hours clinical application per course. ( PT 20 hours) (NT 20 hours)
For failure to complete on time, a fee will be applied for an extension. You must be serious if you want to join the PROPTA team.
All materials and exams are included in the tuition. Please call our corporate office at 818-766-3317 for more information. Applications by phone are available.
The Personal Trainers Association “PROPTA” online courses consist of an online component, which directs you through a series of learning experiences to help you understand and use the course content, and a variety of supplemental resource materials, including printed texts, PDFs, Web-based software and instructional videos. (These vary by course, and not all courses include supplemental resource materials.)
The online component is not just printed material transferred into digital form. It gives you an opportunity to interact with the course subject matter in a way that will facilitate your learning. Many of our courses use virtual mentors to walk you through real-life experiences that require you to learn and apply the concepts featured in the course. We develop our courses by teaming up the best content experts with our instructional designers to create a powerful learning experience for you.
Our customers use our courses for a variety of reasons. They may use the courses for pre-certification as they study to prepare for a certification exam from a professional organization in their chosen field. Customers also may use our courses for post certificate continuing education from many professional organizations that require this type of ongoing learning after an initial certification is received. For each of our courses, you will see a notation indicating how many credit hours have been granted.
Finally, our courses can be taken for professional and personal development. You will find a range of topics and skills that you can learn through our courses.
Q. How do online courses work?
A. Online courses are self-paced learning experiences. From the time you purchase a course you will have a set time to complete it. With every course purchase you will receive an email containing full course instructions. If the course contains a supplementary text it will be dispatched to you within 3-5 working days of the purchase unless otherwise notified.
Q. Will my online course be entirely online?
A. This will depend on which course you select. The course home page will describe the nature of the course and whether it contains a support material or if it is entirely online. Some support materials are texts, some are videos and CD-ROMs or DVDs so it is important to be sure you have the system requirements to support this.
Q. How long do I have to complete the online course and exam?
A. Your online course will expire in 90 days after the date of initial course access. Course exams must also be completed within 90 days in order to receive course credit (this includes retake exams). You will not receive reminders, you must take responsibility.
Q. Can I open my exam and then close it and come back to finish later?
A. YES. All online courses worldwide are enabled to give you the convenience to log out and log back in at anytime to continue where you left off. Remember that the online course like any course offered by “PROPTA” have a time limit. So plan accordingly to finish on time to avoid any late fees.
Q. Is my exam timed?
A. Yes the course and the exam are timed. Be sure to read the course description and instructions thoroughly to plan your time.
Q. How will I receive my test results?
A. After submitting your test, your test will be scored immediately and your test results will be e-mailed to you the next business day.
Q. What if I fail my exam?
A. If you did not pass the exam on the first attempt, a director from the corporate office will contact you. If you failed miserably then you can purchase a retake exam. The retake fee is $100 USD. ( PROPTA support can assist you if you are having difficulties, just ask.)
Q.Do I receive any material upon registration of the course
A. No you will not, all material will be included online for you to review, this applies only to the online course. If you decide to purchase the book with the online course, the fee is $99 US dollars.
but if you registered for the home study course, YES books and material will be sent to you to keep.You will actually receive the book, t-shirt, hat and other promotional items at no extra charge.
Q. How do I contact support?
A. Support for online courses is available Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time). To submit a support e-mail request please provide the following information:
1) The type of hardware you are using;
2) The operating system you are using;
3) The exact wording of the error message(s) or the message number(s) appearing on screen; and 4) A complete description of what happened and what you were doing when the error message appeared.
Q. My question wasn’t answered here, what do I do?
A. If you still have questions or need additional assistance, please contact PROPTA office at from 8:30AM-5:00PM PST Monday-Saturday.
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