Personal Trainer Development Program (ACE)

The decision to become professionally certified is an important step in being recognized as a competent practitioner in your discipline. Working as a Personal Trainer is one of the most rewarding career choices for today’s fitness professional and we we want to make sure you reach your full potential.

The American Council on Exercise’s acclaimed Personal Trainer Certification is designed for trainers providing any form of 1-on-1 or small-group fitness instruction and is a leading industry recognised certification. Our Personal Trainer Development Program gives you the chance to complete this certification alongside two others industry certificates, offering everything you need to start your amazing career as an exercise professional.

Here at FIT Singapore we provide the most comprehensive practical training, with the help of our partners including Functional Training Institute (Australia) to get you ready to be a Certified Exercise Instructor and Functional Tools Coach as well.


  • Receive comprehensive practical training as well as essential science
  • Obtain THREE Certificates
  • We produce confident and incredibly skilled Personal Trainers
  • Early Bird Special Rate of $2,300 (before 26th July 2020), Regular Price is $2,500

    You can sign up for any intakes coming up, just send us email after registration to let us know which intake you prefer 🙂

  • August-September ACE CPT ONLY Special Price $1499 (regular $2000) Available until 26 July 2020.

    Includes 6 days live workshop on 21-22-23 August + 11-12-13 September, ACE Manuals, Handouts, practice exams, Tutoring session, ACE Exam

  • Next fully face to face intake open for registration will run as below (if circumstances permit)
    August-September intake

    • 1st week: ACE CPT (first part) 21-22-23 August 2020
    • 2nd week: Exercise Instructor/Personal Trainer Essentials Skills (practical): 29-30 August 2020
    • 3rd week: Functional Tools Coach (Practical): 5 Sep 2020/li>
    • 4th week: ACE CPT (second part) 11-12-13 September 2020

    October/November intake

    • 1st week: ACE CPT 23-24-25 October 2020 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
    • 2nd week: Certified Exercise Instructor/Personal Trainer Essentials Skills (practical): 07-08 November 2020 (Saturday-Sunday)
    • 3rd week: Functional Tools Coach (Practical): 21 November 2020 (Saturday)
    • 4th week: ACE CPT (second part) 27-28-29 November 2020 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

    Days run from 9am to approx 4-6 pm depending on what needs to be covered.

What’s this Personal Training Development Program about?

Our signature Personal Trainer Development Program provides you with all the necessary tools to help you become an Internationally Certified Personal Trainer and most importantly, hands-on experience that serve as the platform for you to go greater heights within this fastest growing industry. You’ll never regret it!

You will be able to design, implement, monitor and evaluate safe and effective exercise programs for healthy adults. This will provide a systematic approach to personal trainers with unique entry points allowing you to take a client from being sedentary all the way to training for athletic performance as well as being prepared for the international certification exam with our tried and proven exam review method!

How it benefits me?

  • Expedite your competencies of becoming a world-class personal trainer and fitness professional
  • Discover latest exercise programmes & techniques for function, health to fitness and performance
  • Builds solid foundation in nutrition and exercise science, giving you huge room to advance in the industry
  • Get trained as Functional Tools Coach by Functional Training Institute
  • Get trained in Personal Trainer Essential Skills (FIT)
  • Learn from the best fitness educators in the country with strong academic background, work experience and teaching experience

Who will benefit?

  • Current Advanced Exercisers (whom have led themselves through a structured exercise program) or Current Fitness Instructors/ Personal Trainers wanting to be an Internationally Certified Personal Trainer

What does it include?

Personal Trainer Essential Skills (14 hours)

  • Role of a Fitness Instructor, Principles of Fitness & Cardiovascular Training
  • Upper Body Resistance Training
  • Lower Body Resistance Training & Mobility Training
  • Functional Movement Progression & Mobility Training
  • Instructional Skills
  • Designing & Leading Workouts
  • ASSESSMENT: You will be assessed on your technical knowledge and instructional skills at the end of the 2nd day.

FTI- Functional Tools Coach (7 hours)

The Functional Tools Coach Workshop by the Functional Training Institute (Global/AUS) was designed to give you a basic understanding of the exercises, principles and programming around the following tools:

  • Kettlebells
  • Battling Ropes
  • Powerbags
  • Suspended Fitness Trainer

ACE Certified Personal Trainer (42 hours)

  • Introduction to Personal Training, Code of Ethics, Introduction to Program Design
  • Behavior Change & Communication Skills
  • Nutrition & Weight Management
  • Anatomy & Movement
  • Physiological Assessment
  • Functional Assessment, Training & Programming
  • Essential Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics
  • Resistance Training – Assessments, Training & Programming
  • Personal Trainer Essential Skills
  • Cardiorespiratory Training– Science, Assessments, Training & Programming
  • Special Populations & Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Fit test 1 & 2
  • Comprehensive Exam Paper Review
  • FIT Comprehensive Exam
  • Exam Review
  • ACE EXAM: We recommend that you sit the ACE exam within one (1) to three (3) months of the preparation course. You can request for our team to get you enrolled whenever you are ready.

    1. Have a look on the ACE website  and chose a date and time. DO NOTgo further and book the exam yourself as you will have to pay for it again (exam is included in your course fee). Please note that the date should be at least 15 days away.
    2. You will be required to complete the Exam Booking form provided and provide a copy of your valid CPR+AED Certificate.
    3. Once you request is approved, you should then receive an email from ACE within about two working days, containing your exam vouchers. These should be printed and taken with you for the exam (along with a photo ID like your passport or IC).

    *To change your exam date or book a retake will cost you $SGD 450.

Sign Up Now?

In the past, our PT course was offered in a 48 hours format. However, with more than 24 hours hours of practical components added to the curriculum covering Personal Trainer Essential Skills, Functional Training and Program Building, we ensure are offering the highest standards to our students above any other education provider and producing confident and incredibly skilled Personal Trainers.

COST: Regular Price is $2,500 with Early Bird Special Rate of $2,300 (before 19th April 2020).

WHEN: The Personal Trainer Development Program will commence 15th May 2020. The cost of the course will include:

  • Certified Exercise Instructor
  • Functional Tools Coach
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • Course Manuals
  • ACE Exam Fee
  • Personal Career Development Advisor from our Fit Team

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