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CPTN The Business of Personal Training Online


In this online course you will learn how to build a full personal training practice and run an efficient and successful fitness business.

Course Objectives:

  • Review the advantages and disadvantages of working in a gym, corporate and private setting;
  • Explain the accounting and taxation considerations;
  • Identify time management, organization skills and filing ideas for your business;
  • Evaluate future trends and opportunities that will exist in the future; and
  • Describe how to build your business vision.

Course Materials:

  • a 45–page downloadable manual with case studies and learning exercises.

After purchasing the course you will receive login information that will provide you access to the 45–page downloadable manual. An online quiz must be completed and a grade of 70% or higher achieved in order to complete the course and earn continuing education credits.

Table of Contents:

  • Chapter 1: Personal Trainers
  • Chapter 2: Liability Prevention
  • Chapter 3: Business Set Up
  • Chapter 4: Where to Work
  • Chapter 5: Sound Business Structure


  • CPTN CECs: 4.0



Quiz: 60 minutes

Member Fee: $84.00 CAD + HST

Non-Member Fee: $94.00 CAD + HST