Asked by: Ladonna Vazzana
asked in category: General Last Updated: 7th March, 2020

How hard is it to pass the CSCS exam?

CSCS exam pass rate. As I've just covered, the CSCS is a doozy, it's a challenging exam meant to equip you for a challenging career. As such, the pass rate hovers around 56%. That means you're almost as likely to pass as you are to fail on your first try.

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Keeping this in consideration, what score do you need to pass the CSCS exam?

Each of the two sections of the CSCS exam is scored on a scale from 1 to 99 points, with a passing score of 70.

Secondly, is CSCS certification worth it? The CSCS is often regarded as a superior personal training certification. A recent study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (a journal published by the NSCA), evaluated the value of a CSCS for physical therapists.

In respect to this, how long does it take to study for CSCS exam?

A candidate is given 1.5 hours to complete the scientific foundations section and 2.5 hours to complete the practical/applied section. If necessary this would equate to 4 hours of total test time allotted.

What is the CSCS pass mark 2019?

45/50

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