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The ACE Personal Trainer Certificate
Online Study Program

Our ACE CPT Online Course Allows You To Learn At Your Own Pace With 18 Hours Of Practical Training Live   

Highly Recognized

Obtain your personal training certification from one of the highest ranking non-profit health and fitness organizations in the world

Internationally Recognized

The ACE CPT qualification is internationally recognized. Join the ranks of thousands of personal trainers in Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, and the rest of Asia and start changing lives today

Live Practical Workshops

The ACE CPT Course provides 18 hours of practical training that prepares you for your first trainer - client meeting giving you the confidence to sell your skills and professionalism

Preferred Personal Training Certification for Sports Science Students in Hong Kong

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I’ve wanted to get a personal trainer certificate for a while so I was nervous to start the journey. Turned out, I didn’t have to be! Fitness Academy is very resourceful. The way they help you learn and guide you during the ACE CPT Course is nothing short of professional. The learning journey was inspiring and I got my certificate in no time!

- Hannah Liao, ACE Certified Personal Trainer

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Build your knowledge in exercise science, program design, and the business of personal training

With the NEW & IMPROVED ACE Personal Trainer Study Program, you will receive the highest quality education, anchored in evidence-based exercise science. You will gain the knowledge and skill to design and apply unique exercise programs based on your clients' abilities, needs and goals. Here's a look at what you will learn:

The Role and Scope of practice of Personal Trainers

Gain understanding of the personal trainer's responsibilities and ethics as well as their role within the healthcare continuum and in allied healthcare—plus the various avenues of career development.


ACE Integrated Fitness Model

Become an expert in the ACE IFT®️ Model, a systematic approach to designing and progressing through exercise programs based on the unique abilities, needs and goals of the client.


Assessments and Programming

Create client programs that improve and maintain health, fitness, weight, body composition and metabolism. Learn about heart rate, blood pressure and circumference measurements, which can be used as a baseline for future progress—plus how to apply exercise progressions to help a variety of clients reach their goals.


A Client Centered Approach to Personal Training

Discover the principles of behavior change, effective communication, goal setting, and teaching techniques to create a credible and trusting client-personal trainer relationship that's vital to your client's success.


A modern learning experience to fit your lifestyle


  1. Strengthen your knowledge in fitness (human anatomy / exercise physiology / basic applied kinesiology / sports nutrition / training physiology)

  2. ACE Integrated Fitness Model (ACE IFT®️)

  3. Role of a Personal Trainer and Professional Conduct

  4. Injury Prevention 

  5. Business strategy and legal guidelines



We recommend taking the exam within 3 months of starting the course​

  • Examination is a multiple choice exam conducted online with an online proctor 

  • The passing criteria for the ACE Personal Trainer Examination is 70%



18hour Practical Session 

Course Dates: Contact Us 
Course Location: TST / Lai Chi Kok 

Course Time: 7pm to 10pm (weeknights) or 9am to 12noon (Sundays)s


English Electronic Text Book

Recorded Videos

Recorded Webinars

English Study Handbook

Online Practice Tests

Access to Expert Articles


Earn The Most Trusted Credential in Fitness & Health

The ACE Personal Trainer Certification Program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the gold standard in the U.S. for assessing fitness and allied health certification programs. It is also recognized globally by leading international standards-setting bodies, including iCREPs and EuropeActive. Passing the exam will give you a trusted credential that will pave the way for you to gain employment and help others become more physically active.

Make Your Passion Your Career Today!

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