Distance Education

Distance education courses provide an in-home solution to earning a certification. For recertification as a CPTN-CPT, Trainers can earn all their Continuing Education Credits (CECs) to meet the requirements through Distance Education.

CPTN Distance Education
Courses Member Price Non-Member Price CEC Register
A Course In Breathing $120.00 CAD $150.00 CAD CPTN-7
Adaptive Fitness for Professionals $75.00 CAD $150.00 CAD CPTN-6
Business of Personal Training: Start Successfully $84.00 CAD $115.50 CAD CPTN-4
Double the Effectiveness of Your Bodyweight Training $120.00 CAD $150.00 CAD CPTN-7
Ground Based Abs $65.00 CAD $65.00 CAD CPTN-4
Olympic Weightlifting $180.32 CAD $180.32 CAD CPTN-14

Note: Please read the requirements and the prerequisites for the courses before registering.

Other CPTN Pre-Approved Distance Education Providers

CECs earned through these CPTN pre-approved providers can be used towards certification renewal.

American Academy of Health and Fitness

Fitness Kickboxing Canada

  • Fitness Kickboxing for the Personal Trainer - Module 1 Home Study - 4 CPTN CECs
  • Fitness Boxing for the Personal Trainer - Module 1 Home Study - 4 CPTN CECs

View the Fitness Kickboxing Canada courses.

Human Kinetics

  • Over 19 courses on various topics available

View the Human Kinetics courses.

Important: Only certificates of completion exhibiting the CPTN CEC value earned from completion of Human Kinetics courses will be accepted. If your certificate does not list your CPTN CEC value, please contact Human Kinetics directly to receive the proper documentation.

Precision Nutrition

PT on the Net

  • Client Assessment, Biomechanics and Metabolism - 2 CPTN CECs
  • Flexibility Training - 2 CPTN CECs
  • Macronutrients and Exercise - 2 CPTN CECs
  • Non-traditional Strength Training - 2 CPTN CECs
  • Lower Extremity Injury 2 CPTN CECs
  • Practical Applications of Explosive Lifting and Advanced Strength Training - 2 CPTN CECs
  • Principles of Movement Based Training - 2 CPTN CECs

View the PT on the Net courses.