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  • Do NASM, ACSM, IFPA, NAFC and others accept ACE and AFAA credits?"
    AFAA accepts petitions for non-approved courses/events for a nominal fee: $25 per course, $25 per event.™ Symposiums are events. NASM approved courses now available through NASM courses not approved can be petitioned for a $25 fee. ACSM asks that you retain your Certificate of Completion forms showing event and CECs as proof if you are ever audited - no fee. IFPA asks you to submit Certificate of Completions and copies of outlines - $20 fee. NAFC has a petition form under their CEC/Recertification tab - $25. Contact your certifcation organization and let them know you attended our event/conference!
  • What are Instructor Specialty Certifications?
    Specialty Certifications are now the trend in the fitness industry. Traditional certifications such as ACE and AFAA Group Exercise and Personal Trainer certifications offer a broad range of fitness and health education including kinesiology, physiology, anatomy in addition to training in building effective fitness classes of all kinds and/or individual programs for Personal Training clients. Instructor Specialty Certifications focus on specific fitness formats such as Water/Aqua, Spinning/cycling, Tabata, TRX, Pilates, Yoga, Boot Camp and Zumba (a license, not a certification) to name a few. Specialty Certifications typically require or encourage their certified professionals to have a traditional certification such as ACE or AFAA among others, or to pursue one, for the expertise they offer in knowledge of human anatomy and safety of movement and fitness endeavors. Specialty Certifications tend to focus their training on their specific fitness format.
  • What do you mean by "credits"?"
    Credits refer to Continuing Education Credits, "CECs", or Continuing Education Units, "CEUs", which are required for recertification of fitness professionals.™ Symposiums provide "Credits" for our events. If your certification organization is not listed, you can petition for credit approval with your organization for a nominal fee.
  • My certification organization is not listed - can I still get my credits?
    Yes! ACE and AFAA credits especially, are typically accepted by all certification organizations through petition for a nominal fee. Generally, the petition fee is for individual courses, but events typically only require one fee.™ Symposiums are events.
  • Why do I sometimes only receive one certificate of completion for all of the classes I attended?
    So that our attendees have all the information they need for recertification in one place. In some cases, there will be just one event Course # for the entire Symposium. This form will have all the information you will need when you recertify, whether there is one course number or several. One form also shows that the Symposium is an event which makes it easier to petition your certification organization for credits if necessary. Moving forward, we will be providing one certificate of completion for Symposiums. In the event that there is a Friday night offering, attendees may receive a separate certificate of completion for the Friday night courses.
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  • Do I need to pay for parking?
    Plenty of free parking in the Clearfield Aquatic and Fitness Center parking lot!
  • Will meals be provided?
    Lunch will be provided during Symposium full day trainings. Please bring whatever additional drinks and snacks you will want throughout the day.
  • Are there restaurants near the venue and hotels?
    There are many restaurants near the venue and the nearby hotels we have listed. Typically we do working lunches at the Symposiums so it is doubtful you will have time to leave for lunch and get back in time to continue the trainings. However,™ Symposiums provide lunch on full day trainings and certifications. In order to get full credit for the trainings and/or become certified you must be in attendance at the presentations the entire time.
  • Where can I stay close to the venue?
    Fairfield Inn by Marriott 2.2 miles 1740 Heritage Park Blvd. Layton, UT 84041 801.444.1600 Free hot breakfast Free wi-fi Fitness center, pool Home 2 Suites by Hilton 3.0 miles 803 W Heritage Park Blvd. Layton, UT 84041 801.820.9222 Free hot breakfast Free wi-fi Fitness center, pool La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham 1.9 miles 1965 N. 1220 W. Layton, UT 84041 801.776.6700 Free hot breakfast Free wi-fi Fitness center, pool
  • What is your refund policy?
    Refund Policy: Cancellation = 50% Refund. Online registration cancellations may be charged the credit card fees if they are non-refundable. Transfer Policy: $50 transfer fee. Transfers must be used within one year.
  • Is invoicing available for™ Symposiums?™ now has the capability to invoice your club/rec center/business for you and your staff to attend our Symposiums through credit card, debit card OR PayPal account. We can accept checks on a case by case basis. To see if you qualify, call 801.808.2370.
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