• Most essential course and certification to begin your career as a fitness professional
  • You want to be able to instruct exercises according to international guidelines, and lead both personal and group personal fitness workouts
  • Be trained on safe and effective exercise techniques and guidelines
  • Leads you to the Personal Trainer in Practice (PTP) – (Level 2 of Certified Fitness Practitioner by FEA) and ACE Personal Trainer Exam Preparation Course and examination


  • Professional roles
  • Principles of fitness, exercise guidelines and techniques
  • Fitness instructing skills
  • Stability and mobility training
  • Muscle groups and functional training with tools
  • Cardiovascular training
  • Small group personal training
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)


  • Fitness Enthusiasts
  • Fitness Professionals
  • Strength and Conditioning Professionals



The Certified Fitness Instructor Course (CFI) is a must-have for anyone with more than one-year of exercise experience wanting to become a fitness practitioner (personal trainer or fitness professional). As a Certified Fitness Instructor (CFI), you will be able to instruct exercises according to international guidelines, and lead both personal and group personal fitness workouts. You will be provided with all the essentials, enabling you to walk away from the course feeling confident and empowered to kick start an exciting new career!

Course Provider

Fitness Edutraining Asia – FEA

CEC Points


Course Duration

18 hours (3 days)

Course Time

9am – 4pm

Course Fee

RM 2,380
RM 2,480 (outstation)

Learning Materials

  • Certified Fitness Practitioner manual
  • E-learning platform

Course Level

Level 1 – Entry level course with the objective of building a strong foundation needed as pre-requisite for other courses


Upon completing the course, passing the exam, and meeting all the requirements to instruct and lead a general exercise session for apparently healthy adults, you will be awarded the ‘Certified Fitness Instructor’ certificate by Fitness Edutraining Asia (FEA)

You will also receive a CPR – Basic Life Support certificate by Fitness Edutraining Asia (FEA) upon passing a live skills-check where you are required to demonstrate primary care skills based on pre-set scenarios

Grading Criteria

At the end of the course, you will sit for the Certified Fitness Instructor exam, comprising:

• Theory (40%):
60 Multiple Choice Questions

• Video Submission (60%):
Upon completing the course, you are required to submit a video of yourself performing the following:
a. Exercise Technique: You are required to demonstrate how you perform the 5 appointed exercises
b. Instructional Skills: You are required to demonstrate how you teach another person 3 selected exercises

You will need to submit the video within 14 days of course completion. You will not be graded if you fail to do so

Passing requirement: ≥ 70% and above
Gold award: ≥ 85% and above (1st attempt only)
Results will be announced via email 3 weeks upon course completion



Exam Fee

Retake fee: RM 200

Dress Code

Fitness attire

What Do I Need To Bring?

Stationery and a spare change of clothes

Course Capacity

A minimum of 12 pax and a maximum of 20 pax



What’s Next?

We highly recommend that you start training clients and apply what you’ve learnt through the course – you should be ready by then! You can get more exercise ideas from our practical skills workshops, such as:

  • Functional Tools Coach by Functional Training Institute (FTI) – Learn how to use kettlebells, suspension trainers, powerbags and battling ropes
  • Small Group Personal Trainer: T3 by Trainfitness UK – Learn to lead 30-minute HIIT workout programmes that can be delivered on a one-to-one basis or in small groups. There are 6 different modalities which are heavily rooted in bodyweight training, martial arts-inspired movements, and sports and conditioning programming. This comes with 3 months of free access to workout programmes and music

Alternatively, continue down the path to becoming a Certified Personal Trainer by joining these courses:

  • Personal Trainer in Practice (PTP) – Level 2 of Certified Fitness Practitioner by FEA
  • ACE Personal Trainer Exam Preparation Course
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