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Certified Personal Trainer Certification Course from NCSF Singapore
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NCSF Personal Trainer Certification Courses (Singapore)



Fitness Enthusiasts

Regardless of your training age, join us to understand the interesting science behind how the human body functions & learn how to optimize your training to help build your best physique yet.

  • Get loads of good information from the textbook, do online e-learning by watching videos & doing quizzes

  • Attend our fun filled hands-on practical workshop that teaches you all the methods you need to maximize fat loss & lean muscle gain. Make new friends in the process! 

  • Learn the BEST techniques with us


Aspiring Personal Trainers

Congratulations on deciding to pursue your fitness passion as a career & make positive impacts on other people's lives.

  • Refine your techniques with us. Simply knowing how to do an exercise is not enough; learn how to coach others effectively

  • Attend our marketing workshop for personal trainers to learn how to market & sell effectively to your clients. Network with like-minded fitness professionals

  • Receive a reputable personal trainer certificate from USA & find career opportunities at studios & gyms 

  • Simply, get the best bang for your buck when it comes to obtaining a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)


As a Personal Trainer, you...

Escape a deskbound, 8-5 job!

Charge an average of $70-90/session. Some personal trainers charge up to $200/hour!

Have flexible working hours

Won't feel like you're working when you're doing something you love

Workout and keep yourself fit as part of your job

Get to meet a wide

variety of people

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Get to be your own boss (doing freelance work)

Top Recognition

NCSF Singapore is accredited by NCCA

NCSF is one of the largest fitness certification organizations in the USA. The NCSF Certified Personal Trainer is well recognized worldwide with more than 250,000 personal trainers certified to date.

In the USA, NCSF has worked extensively with virtually every national fitness facility chain in the development, training and certification of current and future fitness personnel.

NCSF personal trainer courses have also been peer reviewed and approved as a continuing education provider by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification, American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Commission for Dietetic Registration - the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic Association. No other personal trainer organization has earned as much recognition as the NCSF.

Locally, NCSF certified personal trainers work in all major gym & personal training establishments such as:

  • Gold's Gym Singapore

  • Fitness First

  • True Fitness

  • Pure Fitness

  • Virgin Active

  • Anytime Fitness

  • ActiveSG

  • Results Personal Training

  • F45

  • BodyFit Training (BFT)

  • GymmBoxx & many more...

NCSF Certified Personal Trainer is also approved by SportSG as a Continuing Coach Education (CCE) course.


NCSF CPT is approved by SportSG

The Advanced Concepts of Personal Training textbook contains all theoretical concepts, guidelines, and relevant information necessary to pass the NCSF-CPT Exam. It features learner-friendly highlights throughout each chapter which practically apply chapter concepts to personal training.

Chapter 1) Introduction to Personal Training

Chapter 2) Functional Anatomy and Training Instruction

Chapter 3) Kinetic Chain Function, Dysfunction and Corrective Exercise
Chapter 4) Human Physiology
Chapter 5) Evaluating Health and Physical Fitness
Chapter 6) Physical Activity & Risk for Disease
Chapter 7) Resting and Active Fitness Assessments
Chapter 8) Understanding Nutrition
Chapter 9) Exploring Dietary Supplements
Chapter 10) Body Composition
Chapter 11) Weight Management
Chapter 12) Exercise Program Components
Chapter 13) Anaerobic Resistance Training
Chapter 14) Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Chapter 15) Flexibility
Chapter 16) Introduction to Exercise Programming
Chapter 17) Working with Special Populations
Chapter 18) Ethics and Professional Practice

NCSF Advanced Concepts of Personal Training Second Edition Textbook
Dr Brian Biagioli

About the author

Dr. Brian Biagioli is the executive director for the National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF) and a founding member of the Coalition on Registration for Exercise Professionals (CREP). A longtime leader in the health and fitness industry, Brian also serves as the graduate program director for strength and conditioning in the department of kinesiology and sport sciences at the University of Miami. Throughout his career, his expertise has led to leadership positions on several executive committees, including the Commission on Accreditation for Exercise Sciences (CoAES), the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (NCPPA), the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the European Health & Fitness Association Standards Council. An international presenter and author, Brian is an authority on training and conditioning.




Practical Workshop

This power packed & highly informative full day workshop has all the necessary ingredients to solidify your practical knowledge essential to crafting yourself a body transformation program OR turbocharge your success as a personal trainer.

Topics We Go Through: 

Health & fitness assessments

Understand important metrics to track training progress effectively

Weight training program design

Learn how to design the most efficient programs for muscle gain, fat loss & body toninge 

Diet planning & food lists 

Diet is the key to improving one’s physique. Learn how to plan diets that give you fast yet sustainable results

Health & sports supplementation

Find out which are the most common nutrient deficiencies, how they affect you, & other science backed supplement recommendations

Lifestyle modifications 

Tips on how to sleep better, recover faster etc to accelerate your training results

Strength training form & techniques

for all muscle groups

Possibly the most useful section of the entire course. Correct flawed techniques that are preventing you from getting results & learn brand new exercises

Core training

Improve performance and decrease chances of injury through this series of exercises ​

Usage of TRX and other popula

training tools

Avoid boredom by adding some variety to your regime with these tools

Cardiovascular toolbox including usage of battling ropes, kettlebell etc.

Switch up your cardio routine learn new moves. Stop doing endless burpees!

Stretching + trigger point release

+ mobility drills

Learn how to prevent weight training injuries through improved flexibility & mobility. Essential for anyone who lift weights




Personal Trainer Sales 

& Marketing Workshop

(Attendance is Optional)

It's awesome that you are passionate about fitness and want to help others achieve their goals.

However, in order to truly succeed as a personal trainer, you have to equip yourself with sales & marketing techniques. Perfect them and you will be on your way to build yourself a profitable personal training business.

  • Effective methods to market your services

  • How to go through a proper personal training trial session

  • How to effectively close your prospect

  • Methods to increase client retention & referrals

  • Other techniques to skyrocket your chances of succeeding as a personal trainer

During this workshop exclusively for NCSF personal trainers, you will learn:


Our Covid-19 Safety Plan

We put your health and safety first:

  • Cap on number of participants per session

  • Weekly ART covid testing for instructors

  • Increased disinfecting of high-touch surfaces

  • Usage of HEPA air purifier during sessions

You have a part to play too:

  • Check-in and out via SafeEntry

  • Keep masks on at all times

  • Stay with your mini practice group (size according to latest government regulation)

  • No intermingling between groups

NCSF Singapore | Learn from the industry's best





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Tze Khit started off as a freelance personal trainer after setting up Results Personal Training, quickly establishing his reputation as a Celebrity Trainer in the industry. In 2010, he set up Gold's Gym Singapore and have since grown it to become the largest personal training franchise business with more than 10 outlets in Singapore. Tze Khit is also President of the Personal Trainers' Association of Singapore.

With a strong passion in fitness & education, Tze Khit makes this one of his life goals - to impart his fitness knowledge to as many people as he can reach. Indeed, he feels most alive & often enters a state of flow when teaching a class full of like-minded individuals.

Chung Tze Khit

NCSF Master Course Instructor 

Founder of Gold's Gym Singapore

Founder of Results! Personal Training

President of Personal Trainers' Association of Singapore

Celebrity Personal Trainer

Holds BSc (Exercise & Sports Science)

NCSF Singapore | Certified Personal Trainer Course

During the fun and enriching course, Tze Khit will be teaching you everything he knows about becoming a top-notch personal trainer as well as insights to help build your best physique. His techniques are based on both intensive research as well as experience accumulated over the years. All methods are tried and tested to work to propel you towards a successful career. These methods are essential but often overlooked in other similar personal training courses.

For a full list of media coverage, click here.

The Certification Exam is a 150 question multiple choice formatted examination. Each candidate will have three hours to complete the exam. Passing rate is high for participants in Singapore.

The Personal Trainer Certification Exam is broken down as follows:

Functional Anatomy

Exercise Physiology

Physical Activity and Health Promotion

Screening, Evaluation and Professional Practice


Weight Management

Exercise Prescription and Programming Considerations

Training Instruction

Considerations for Special Populations











This Comprehensive Course Consists of:

Online version of textbook for your convenience ​

Advanced Concepts of Personal Training Textbook (Hardcopy) ​

Advanced Concepts of Personal Training Textbook (Hardcopy) ​

Full Access to Web Portal E-Learning Resources (Including Videos) ​

712 pages of solid information anyone needs for a body transformation ​

Understand better with videos & learn at your own pace  ​

Review Quizzes

Helps you understand key concepts after each chapter ​

Examination Practice Questions ​ ​

Gets you prepared for the final exam by understanding how questions are structured ​

Full Instructor Support

Experts from USA you can turn to to help you with any academic questions ​

Hands-on Practical Workshop on Techniques ​

Learn the most effective exercises & programs to bring your physique to the next level ​

Personal Trainer Sales & Marketing Workshop (attendance optional) ​

Learn tried & proven methods for securing clients, closing them & renewing them ​

NCSF Certified Personal Trainer

Certification Exam

High passing rate

Usual Price

Early Bird Special!

Applying SkillsFuture Claim



Pay as little as $299

**Up to $700 SkillsFuture + $250 NTUC UTAP claimable. Hurry! Limited time offer




NCSF Singapore | Sign up and claim with Skillsfuture

Training Provider: Personal Trainer Certification Pte. Ltd. (201941897M)
Course Title: Certified Personal Trainer - National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF CPT)

Course Reference Number: TGS-2021002206
Course Duration: 2 days | Mode of Training: Classroom
Fee Claimable: $700 | Claim Period: Expires 21 Jan 2023

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can claim up to $700 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for this approved skills-related course.

Use your credits to offset NCSF CPT fees today!

Balance fees: $999 - $700 = $299

Course page on SkillsFuture website: Click here.

*You cannot make SkillsFuture claim now. Claim can only be made 2 months before practical course. Kindly register your interest here first & we will send you more information.





All NTUC Members are able to claim up to 50% of unfunded fees (max $250).


National Instructors & Coaches Association (NICA) was formed by the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) to be the collective voice to support freelance coaches and instructors from sports, outdoor learning and adventure, visual and performing arts, fitness and wellness, and enrichment, to strengthen skills, standards and opportunities.

In supporting NICA members with skills deepening programmes such as the courses offered by Personal Trainer Certification Pte Ltd, NICA members enjoy lower course fees through the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) which provides 50% subsidy of the balance unfunded course fee, up to $250 or $500 per calendar year (for NICA/NTUC union members aged 40 and above).

If you wish to be part of a bigger voice for coaches and instructors, please sign up to be a NICA member at: www.ntuc.co/SEP (Note: to indicate ‘NICA’ under the field for Company Name)

Find out more about NICA at: www.nica.org.sg or www.facebook.com/nicasingapore






The Continuing Coaching Education (CCE) Training Allowance for Fitness Instructors is a grant provided to eligible fitness instructors to encourage them to actively engage in continuous learning and be current in their knowledge and skills during this period where their work is impacted by the Covid-19 restrictions. Eligible instructors may claim $7.50 for each claimable hour for the CCE training/programme/event up to a maximum of $300 per person until 31 March 2022.


Please take note that only eligible participant is able to claim for the CCE TAG. To apply for CCE TAG, please click here. For more information on CCE TAG, please click here.




(earlier dates avail. for corporate signups)

$299 off for local companies that are sending their staff for our NCSF CPT course.



1) Local company/business registered with ACRA
2) Trainee sent is a Singapore citizen/permanent resident
3) NCSF CPT course is relevant to trainee's job scope

4) Trainee is a full time/permanent staff with CPF contribution
5) Company must apply for training grant



Balance Fees ($)

Claim ($)




25 years old or above

Up to 700



All NTUC members

Up to 250



Fitness Instructors



Corporate Signup

Fully funded by company



Practical Workshop & Theory Exam Dates:

6 & 7 Nov

9 & 11 Nov 

20 & 21 Nov 

23 & 25 Nov

4 & 5 Dec

7 & 9 Dec

18 & 19 Dec

21 & 23 Dec 

8 & 9 Jan

11 & 13 Jan

22 & 23 Jan

25 & 27 Jan

5 & 6 Feb

8 & 10 Feb

19 & 20 Feb
22 & 24 Feb

5 & 6 Mar
8 & 10 Mar

19 & 20 Mar
22 & 24 Mar
2 & 3 Apr
16 & 17 Apr



















Weekday Intake

5 & 7 Apr 2022

Tue & Thurs
(slots selling out soon)


Weekend Intake

7 & 8 May 2022