Quick Answer: Is The NASM Exam Hard?

Is the NASM practice exam like the real test?

The exam is NOTHING like the practice test that NASM allows you to take.

It is hard to explain and I don’t even know why it is SO different than the practice test, but it is, and I am not the only person who has this same opinion.

I did pass though..

Is NASM certification worth?

NASM trainers, on average, make $41,598 a year. Compared to the lowest cert, NCSF at #35,061, this is quite a difference. While NASM may have the highest cost of entry, they have relaxed CEU requirements, the best average pay, and are one of the most highly respected certifications bodies out there.

What happens if you fail the NASM exam?

If you fail the NASM test, you will have the option to purchase a retest voucher. Depending on the package purchased from NASM, a retest voucher may or may not be available to for free. If a retest voucher is not included in your package, you will need to pay $199 for the retest voucher.

How many times can you retake Nasm test?

There is an opportunity to retake the exam. NASM retest costs $199. You may, however, take it as many times as necessary to pass it.

Can I just take the NASM test?

The NASM-CPT Exam-Only package allows a candidate to challenge the CPT certification exam. This package does not include preparation materials or learning support.

How much do NASM certified trainers make?

Personal trainers have great earning potential with the majority of full-time personal trainers making between $30,000 and $49,000 per year, and NASM certified personal trainers typically make $42,000 – their first year! As trainers develop their specialties, they can see their income grow by 20%.

Is Ace or NASM better?

If you feel you would struggle with the coaching of clients and want to improve in that area, go with ACE. If you feel you want to have more knowledge of how to design an effective workout program, go with NASM. For more information on how to become a personal trainer, check out our post on that topic.

How long does it take to study for NASM?

approximately 10-12 weeksThe standard NASM certification program is a 10-week online course. Candidates can also participate in a hands-on, live workshop component in addition to the online course. Start to finish, participants can expect to invest in approximately 10-12 weeks to complete the online modules and prepare for the exam.

Is the NASM test multiple choice?

Check the NASM website for a complete list of approved providers. Each candidate has two hours to complete the 120 multiple-choice questions on the CPT exam. No reference materials, phones, personal computers or other electronic devices are allowed in the examination room.

How many questions are on the NASM test?

120How many questions are on the CPT exam and how long do I have to complete it? There are 120 test questions, in which 20 are research questions and do not count toward or against the final score. There is a 2-hour time limit and you must pass with a scaled score of 70 or better.

Is NASM Elite worth?

Even so, if you’re self-motivated and excited to learn about fitness, the $699 self-study program is all you need. The fact that NASM is widely recognized and NCCA-accredited also means the price is worth it, as the certification is a great way to start your career.