NESTA Personal Fitness Trainer Certification Exam Requirements
All NESTA Personal Trainer Certification exams must be proctored; therefore exams are given at Prometric testing centers. To locate a testing facility near you, please go to http://www.prometric.com/NESTA There are over 400 testing locations worldwide. You will need your Eligibility ID prior to setting an appointment at one of the testing facilities located worldwide.
Eligibility ID Assignment
Exam confirmations with Eligibility ID numbers will be submitted by email within 5-8 business days following exam registration or extensions. Once the exam has been scheduled, NESTA will have no other correspondence until the exam has been completed and scores have been received. If an email address was not provided, please email the testing department at email@example.com.
Required Identification Forms
You must present one valid forms of identification before you may test, and at least one must meet all of the following criteria: current, valid and government-issued photo identification (driver’s license, state-issued identification card or military identification); the name on the government-issued photo identification must be the same as the name used to register for the examination (including designations such as “Jr.” or “III,” etc.); and must have a current photo and your signature.
Acceptable forms of photo with signature identification include:
- Driver’s license
- Military identification
The above ID’s must display photo with signature. If ID does not include photo with signature, exam candidate will be denied access to the exam room.
Note: If you do not have the required identification forms, please contact the testing department prior to setting up your appointment. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional instructions. If the required forms are not presented at the time of testing, the candidate will not be allowed to test and will be considered as a no-show. Your testing fees will not be refunded.
Exam candidates who miss their scheduled appointment will lose their exam opportunity and forfeit their examination fees. Exam candidates arriving late will not be admitted to take their exam and will forfeit their examination fees. At least 48 hour prior notice to Prometric at 1-888-316-7225 or online at: (Prometric Web site) is required for rescheduling or canceling an exam in order to avoid loss of examination fees and purchased exam opportunity. All rescheduled exams will be scheduled through Prometric. Missed exams and retakes must be purchased through NESTA and an ID must be provided from NESTA prior to exam scheduling with Prometric.
NOTE: NESTA is not responsible for rescheduling, canceling or making appointments.
Plan on arriving at least 30 minutes prior to actual appointment time to allow for processing and entry into examination room. Exam candidates arriving late will not be admitted to take their exam and will forfeit their examination fees.
Personal items other than those provided by Prometric will not be allowed into the computer based exam room. No food or drink is allowed into exam room.