Payment Policy: By accepting this AFPA Enrollment Agreement (the “Enrollment Agreement”) you agree to all of the terms herein as well as the TERMS AND CONDITIONS of enrollment, which you acknowledge has been confirmed by voice verification, written verification, or checking the box at check out.
All payments must be made to American Fitness Professionals & Associates LLC (“AFPA”) in U.S. dollars. AFPA reserves the right to determine and change its acceptable payment methods at any time. The total fee of all programs includes course materials as described unless otherwise indicated. AFPA reserves the right to update and change materials provided the content of the program does not materially change.
Prerequisites: Enrolling student affirms that he or she is at least 18 years of age and has a functional, working knowledge of English and arithmetic.
Course Policy: Enrolling student agrees and acknowledges that absolutely no guarantee of successful completion or certification has been made. To successfully complete a course, participants must complete all course assignments and written examinations, and obtain at least 85% on the course final exam. AFPA will, in its sole and absolute discretion, determine whether or not any student has completed the requirements to successfully complete a course.
Program Details: Program tuition includes all study materials, instructional support, examination and issuance of credentials upon successful completion of all program requirements and financial obligations. Shipping costs are separate from program tuition costs. Shipping fees vary depending on the program(s) ordered, destination, and if the student requests special shipping options. Students outside of the continental United States agree to assume payment of customs fees, differences in exchange rates and increased shipping costs, when applicable. AFPA student support is available by mail, email, and telephone. AFPA representatives are available 9 am-5 pm Monday – Friday Eastern Time except when closed for holidays or due to unforeseen circumstances.
Course Completion Requirements: AFPA has a six (6) month time limit for you to complete the AFPA course requirements. Courses are self-directed, self- study and may be completed anytime within six (6) months. You may request up to one (6) month extension beyond the original six (6) months for an additional extension fee of $50.00. Such request must be received prior to the original six (6) month deadline and will be reviewed in AFPA’s discretion. The enrollment term starts from the date of your initial enrollment. Extensions beyond twelve (12) months from this original date of enrollment must be approved by AFPA. If you have not earned your credentials after one year from the enrollment date, you are required to contact the AFPA corporate office for reinstatement details. There is a $199.00 reinstatement fee. If the course in which you are enrolled has been updated/changed, you will be required to pay the fee for new materials and shipping and handling, if applicable. If you have not earned your credentials after two years from the enrollment date, you will need need to re-enroll in the program as a new student.
AFPA provides educational support through email, phone, and web-based services. Contact customer service at 1-609-978-7583 or 1-800-494-7782. Once you have completed the examination requirements and financial obligations, you will be issued your credentials.
Student Discrimination Prohibited: No person may be denied admission because of the person's gender, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: Under no circumstance will any fees paid to AFPA including, without limitation, fees for education, training, and certification course enrollment, courses, course materials, and shipping. No credits, refunds, or offsets of any kind will be made. All students have the opportunity to complete the course they have enrolled in the prescribed amount of time. For the avoidance of doubt, no credits, refunds, or offsets of any kind will be made even if you fail to complete the courses, fail any examination, or decide not to complete any courses.
AFPA does not guarantee any job placement upon completion of certification programs. Gyms, facilities, and other employers are individually owned and operated, and AFPA does not guarantee employment or any specific outcomes.