NESTA’s Personal Fitness Trainer Certification Program, which consist of comprehensive video lectures and an interactive, digital manual, is 100% online and self-paced.
Online PR News – 24-November-2012 – Santa Margarita, California – The Department of Veteran Affairs has approved the (NESTA) National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association’s Personal Fitness Trainer Certification Program for reimbursement under the GI Bill. Military personnel interested in pursuing a fitness career get details at http://www.nestacertified.com/military/.
Serving in the military requires both physical and mental discipline and strength, skills that can benefit them in a variety of careers and professions. After serving, if military personnel are interested in pursuing a career in personal training and fitness, the National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) Personal Fitness Trainer Certification Program is now approved for GI Bill reimbursement by the Department of Veteran Affairs.
NESTA’s Personal Fitness Trainer Certification Program, which consist of comprehensive video lectures and an interactive, digital manual, is 100% online and self-paced. In addition, the education and training program includes business advice on establishing, marketing and succeeding in the fitness industry, which continues to outpace most industries in terms of both short- and long-term job growth.
“At NESTA, we truly salute the brave men and women who serve every day in the United States Armed Forces and thank you for your service,” said Dr. John Spencer Ellis, founder of NESTA, a leading national fitness and sports training education association. “We are very pleased to now offer military personnel the ability to earn a Personal Fitness Trainer Certification through our tuition reimbursement program, which they can complete online at their own pace.”
Military personnel can now receive tuition reimbursement under section 3676, title 38 of the U.S. Code through the GI Montgomery Bill. Following the training, participants complete a 100-question online exam.
Candidates must be at least 18 years old and have proof of purchase for reimbursement purposes. Military personnel interested in personal training can now sign up by visiting http://inquiry.vba.va.gov/weamspub/buildSearchLCCriteria.do, and then entering the following information: L&C Name: Personal Fitness Trainer ; LAC Category Type: Certification; State: CA.
Following completion, reimbursement is provided by completing the application for VA Education Benefits at http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-22-1990-ARE.pdf.
Since 1992, National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) has been a leader in innovative solutions for fitness, nutrition and wellness professionals, as well as club owners. Founded by Dr. John Spencer Ellis, NESTA now has some 55,000 members in 55 countries, and it is one of the largest fitness associations in the world, and the fastest growing association of its kind in the USA.