Approved for Veterans Benefits, Chapter 30, 31, 33, 35, and the Military Spouse Program MyCAA. Please call NPTI’s California’s Certifying Official 1.800.460.0933 for more information.

Attention Veterans:  Please be advised this school location is qualified for BAH under our main facility code zip code 90401. Please check BAH calculator.

Become a Personal Trainer in Vista, CA

If you are ready to become a personal trainer, there is no better place to get your training than the National Personal Training Institute in Vista, CA. Our extensive 500- hour curriculum will provide you with the training in all aspects of becoming a leading personal trainer with some of the industry’s best instructors as well as the latest equipment and facilities.

We provide everything you need to earn your diploma as well as NASM/CPT and CPR/AED Certifications. From Nutrition and physiology courses to training program development courses and training on a wide variety of the best personal fitness training equipment, you will be the professional trainer that anyone can rely on. We will give you the tools you need to set up your business with education on business plan and business development as well as instruction regarding taxation, legal and ethical ramifications for professional personal trainers.

Our extensive 500-hour curriculum is flexible enough to accommodate your life so that you can earn your degree in six months or a year depending on your needs. We have a variety of options for financing and payment plans with special considerations for veterans and their spouses. Now is the time to get into the best shape of your life while earning a first-class education with the help of the National Personal Training Institute in Vista, CA.  If you call CA your home, you already know what delights the area has in store.If you’re here specifically to earn your personal training education, you won’t lack for things to do during the day and at night.

The National Personal Training Institute of Southern California’s partnership with NASM will give you an incredible hands-on education that will fully prepare you to enter the competitive job force. Graduates of NPTI will receive a Diploma as an Advanced Personal Trainer and will be eligible to sit for the NCCA accredited NASM Certification upon completion. This 500 hour course involves 200 hours at a gym training and 300 hours in the classroom.

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Tuition and Fees:
Includes books, online CPT materials, Diploma, NASM/CPT and CPR/AED Certifications.
Monthly payment plan options and financing available.

View our catalog here.

Only the Diploma Program is offered in California.
No online or hybrid programs available.

500 hr Personal Training Diploma ( includes NASM CPT)
500 hr Yoga Teacher Training
200 hr Performance Enhancement Specialist ( includes NASM PES )
200 hr Corrective Exercise Specialist ( includes NASM CES )
200 hr Health Coach Specialist ( includes NASM WLS and FNS )

Attention International students!

Many of our  International students  have been able to use a B-2 Visa to attend our school as we are not a credit based college and our classes fall within the 18 hour per week visa restrictions.
Please email our International Student Coordinator   for more information on this exciting opportunity to get started today!

Katie Mandell
Matt S.
Admissions Advisor
(619) 840-3322‬
email:[email protected]

Julie McCallson
VA Certifying Official
Cell 949-463-7649
email: [email protected]

Choose from the following start dates to begin your career as personal fitness trainer or to enhance your skills and gain continuing education credits.

Vista, CA

2128 Thibodo Court
(inside) World Gym
Vista, CA 92081

Phone: 1-619-840-3322‬
Phone: 1-800-460-0933

Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]

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October 2019

500 HR Personal Fitness Training Program Apply Now
Dates: 10-14-2019 to 04-09-2020 Days of Week: Monday - Thursday
Format: DAY Time: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Minimum Seats: - Maximum Seats: -
Practical Gym Location: The Gym in Vista, CA
6 month program

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