Course Information

 

American Council on Exercise
Personal Trainer University Exam Preparation Program

General Course Information

The ACE Personal Trainer Exam Review University Program is designed to provide instructors and students with the resources necessary to understand and apply the important concepts required for taking and passing the ACE Personal Trainer Exam. The course materials are designed to follow a 16-week semester consisting of two 50-minute classes per week.

Course Materials

Instructors will receive (complimentary):

  • ACE Personal Trainer Manual, 3rd edition
  • Course syllabus
  • Course topic outline
  • Course lecture outline (Power Point)
  • Course handouts
  • Course quizzes with annotated answers
  • Two written simulation sample exam problems
  • Multiple-choice sample exam
  • ACE Personal Trainer Home Study Program
  • ACE Personal Trainer Master the Manual Workbook

Student materials (bundled for student purchase):

  • ACE Personal Trainer Manual, 3rd edition
  • ACE Personal Trainer Master the Manual Workbook
  • Two written simulation sample exam problem
  • Multiple-choice sample exam

Teaching Methods

The instructor course materials are provided as a guideline for teaching the course. Instructors should feel free to expand the lectures and provide other materials to enhance the students’ learning experience. The course topic outline is a week-by-week planner for presenting the topics found in the ACE Personal Trainer Manual, 3rd edition. Included in the course topic outline is a chronological template for presenting text book chapters and their corresponding page numbers, Master the Manual Workbook topics and their corresponding page numbers, quizzes, handouts and class activities. Instructors may find the information found in the ACE Personal Trainer Home Study Program helpful for expanding course lectures or designing other class activities. The Home Study Program contains a workbook, flashcards and two audio CDs.