Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists® (CSCS®) are professionals who apply scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance.
What can I do with my CSCS?
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Jobs by Salary
|Chiropractor||Range:$41k – $137k||Average:$60,490|
|Personal Trainer||Range:$29k – $100k||Average:$49,579|
|Certified Athletic Trainer||Range:$39k – $67k||Average:$49,534|
|Clinical Director, Physical Therapy||Range:$69k – $90k||Average:$77,540|
How hard is CSCS?
The CSCS exam is notoriously difficult with a pass rate of around 56%.
Is CSCS worth it for PT?
Exactly 53.7% of respondents reported their primary motivation for attaining the CSCS was “To further increase my knowledge base.” A majority agreed that the CSCS led to new opportunities in their practice (66.7%), more respect from other therapists (79.3%), and better care provided for patients (77.9%).
Is getting a CSCS worth it?
In terms of the overall fitness industry, the CSCS is by far the best strength and conditioning certification. The CSCS is an NCCA accredited exam, meaning the CSCS exam content has been thoroughly vetted by subject matter experts in the field of strength and conditioning.
What happens if I fail the CSCS test?
What happens if I fail my test, can I take it again? If you are not successful first time around, don’t worry; we can book you another test once 24 hours have passed. You cannot sit a another test within 48 hours of your initial test time.
How long does it take to study for CSCS?
3 weeks to 9 months
Depending on experience, it may take you from 3 weeks to 9 months to study and become a certified strength and conditioning specialist. The exam contains two focuses: Scientific Foundations (Exercise science, nutrition, and psychology)
What’s the pass rate for CSCS test?
The CSCS specialist test pass mark is 45/50. The CSCS managers and professionals pass mark is 46/50.
Why is CSCS important?
CSCS cards provide proof that individuals working on construction sites have the appropriate training and qualifications for the job they do on site. By ensuring the workforce are appropriately qualified the card plays its part in improving standards and safety on UK construction sites.
How do you get CSCS?
To apply for a CSCS card you must prove you have the appropriate construction related qualifications and training for the job you do. In most cases you must pass the appropriate CITB Health Safety and Environment Test within the previous two years. Exemptions to this requirement are listed here.
Can I get a CSCS card without qualifications?
If you do not have a recognised qualification CSCS can issue you with a temporary card. Before a temporary card can be issued you must be registered onto the appropriate qualification for your occupation.
How long does it take for a CSCS card to be approved?
When your application has been approved, your CSCS card will be posted out to you the next working day. Most cards arrive at their requested destination within 3-5 days of application approval. If your card does not arrive within 10 days then please contact CSCS.