Become an Elite Trainer for $83.25/mo and get a FREE CPT Textbook!


Become an Elite Trainer Make an Extra $8,000 a Year

One low cost for Certified Personal Trainer + 2 more specialization certifications. On average, personal trainers make an additional $4,000 per year for each additional certification.

PLUS! Get a FREE CPT Textbook





12 month plan

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How the ISSA Elite Trainer Certification Works:

Get 3 Certifications And Become An Elite Trainer

Earn the Elite Trainer Certification when you have demonstrated expertise across three total certification courses. 

  1. Complete the two primary course certifications: Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

  2. Choose and Pass one additional Specialized Certification

Available Specializations For Elite Trainers

Elite Trainer Program Includes:

  1. Personal Training Certification

    The complete online program to get certified as a personal trainer. Learn everything you need to know to help others hit their fitness goals safely and effectively. See Course

    Nutritionist Program

    The most comprehensive approach to understanding why people eat the way they do, and the systematic tools to drive change. Master the art and science of properly fueling the body. See Course

    Choice of 1 Additional Certification

    Pick your specialization and immerse yourself in various fitness areas. Go deeper than other personal trainers and become a respected fitness expert.

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What You'll Learn While Becoming an Elite Trainer

As an Elite Trainer you’ll be among the best personal trainers and know how to:

  1. Properly assess, train, and motivate any type of client

  2. Provide nutrition coaching that gets results

  3. Pinpoint what exercise is most effective for each movement

  4. Build a strong and profitable business for yourself

Top 4 Reasons to Become an Elite Trainer

  • Earn the respect of the community as a leader in fitness.

  • Possess the credibility to be a media source as an industry expert.

  • Be known for your knowledge and expertise in getting lasting change.

  • Earn more money and advance your career.

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Gain the Knowledge, Confidence, and Skills for Personal Training

Save 67% off our Elite Trainer Program!

Become an Elite Trainer and get:

  • Personal Trainer Certification

  • Nutritionist Course

  • Any Advanced Course

  • FREE CPT Educational Bootcamp

  • FREE Nutritionist Educational Bootcamp

  • FREE CPT Textbook

*Eligible students will receive a free textbook code via email within 5-7 business days. Free textbook offer is only applicable for the CPT hardcopy textbook. Shipping and handling not included.

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Additional Learning Opportunities

  1. Fast Track Program

    Learn the most important information you need to complete the course and enjoy all the benefits of being certified as an ISSA personal trainer in record time!

    CPR/AED Certification

    Receive your CPR/AED Certification online from the comforts of your home. You don't need to leave your living room to complete this certification today.

    CPT Study Expansion Pack

    Have FUN and prepare for the CPT final exam even faster. This pack accommodates all four learning styles (auditory, kinesthetic, visual, reading/writing) so whatever your preferred learning style is, we've got you covered!

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Money Back Risk Free Job Promise*

You Will Find a Job as a Certified Personal Trainer
or You'll Get Your Money Back

100% job placement guaranteed. We guarantee you will be a working personal trainer within 6 months of certification. We will refund your course fee in full if you do not receive a job within 6 months of certification.

Step One

Pass your ISSA Personal Trainer Exam and your NCCPT Accredited Proctored Exam

Step Two

Interview with at least 3 gyms within 6 months of completing your certification course (requirements)

Step Three

Meet Basic Requirements of the gyms (background check, drug test, available to work in the USA)

The NCCPT exam is included with the purchase of some ISSA CPT course packages. There is an administrative fee to sit for the exam.

*Only available in the continental U.S. Terms and conditions apply.

Purchase of ISSA training materials is not an eligibility requirement to take the accredited exam nor does it imply a passing score.

Proven in Gyms

We offer the following options to level up your career as a personal trainer:

Fitness Coach

2 Courses for the price of one

Make the gym your office and love what you do.

Elite Trainer

3 Courses

Expand your knowledge and your income.

Master Trainer

6 Courses

Be THE resource for fitness and health for your friends and clients.

Purchase of ISSA training materials is not an eligibility requirement to take the accredited exam nor does it imply a passing score.

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