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Elite Trainer Certification

Level Up Your Career - Become an Elite Trainer Today

As an Elite Trainer you get:
Personal Trainer Certification - Self-Guided Study Program
Sports Nutrition Certification
Any advanced specialization

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$83.25
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You get: Personal Trainer Certification + Sports Nutrition Certification and select

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Elite Trainer Certified

Top 4 Reasons to Become an Elite Trainer

  • Expand your knowledge and expertise from general population and be able to support those in special populations that often need the most help
  • Make more money by adding credentials that lead to higher hourly rates or open you up for a higher position
  • Gain expertise in new areas of fitness
  • Be among the top in the industry and get asked to present or speak to larger groups (you can help more people)

What is an Elite Trainer?

What is an Elite Trainer?

ISSA's Elite Trainer program is designed to fully equip graduates with a comprehensive foundation of both the science and practice of personal training, fitness nutrition, and fitness programing for special populations. The curriculum prepares graduates to properly assess, train, and motivate the general population, clients needing fitness nutrition coaching, clients with chronic conditions, athletes, youth, and seniors.

  • Proven credentials by an accredited organization
  • Studies complete beyond the base level Certified Personal Trainer
  • Demonstration of excellence in PT field

How the ISSA Elite Trainer Certification Works

We're here to help you take your career to the next level so that you can earn more money per client and be recognized as a top trainer. You decide where you want to specialize and we will give you the tools to learn all that you need.

  • 1

    Become a Certified Personal Trainer

    Study and become a Certified Personal Trainer by passing the ISSA Certified Personal Trainer Course as the core requirement.

  • 2

    Become certified in Sports Nutrition

    Study and become certified in Sports Nutrition by passing the ISSA Sports Nutrition Course as the second requirement.

  • 3

    Pass One Additional Specialized Certification

    Select, study and earn a certification in any one of the ISSA Certification Specializations and you will achieve ISSA Elite Trainer status.

    CPR/First Aid is not eligible as a specialization for leveling up.


$1
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60% OFF List Price
( Online Course Access )
$999
1 payment
$83.25
for 12 months
(interest free)

You get: Personal Trainer Certification + Sports Nutrition Certification and select

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Available Specializations

In order to become an ISSA Elite Trainer, the candidate must successfully receive your Personal Trainer Certification, Sports Nutrition Certifications, and any ONE of the following specialization certifications. In addition, the candidate must have up-to-date CPR/First Aid Certification:

What You'll Learn While Becoming an Elite Trainer

When you receive your Elite Trainer Certification, you'll have demonstrated a level of knowledge and accumulated the skills to differentiate yourself from other personal trainers.

  • The science and practice of personal training
  • Nutrition coaching
  • Fitness programming for special populations
  • How to properly assess, train, and motivate the general population
  • Guide clients needing fitness nutrition coaching
  • Deep understanding of a specific population (e.g., athletes, youth, and seniors, those with chronic conditions) or a specific functional area (e.g., group fitness, bodybuilding)

Bundle & Save

Set yourself up for greater success and save money at the same time when enrolling for our Elite Trainer package.

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$999.00

Buy them together

  • Personal Trainer Certification
  • Sports Nutrition Certification
  • Any Specialization Certification
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$2,397.00

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  • Personal Trainer Certification
  • Sports Nutrition Certification
  • Any Specialization Certification

Hear how ISSA has helped students like you

Megan Ganzagan

I am so impressed by the level of professionalism and thoroughness that ISSA offers to trainees.

Megan Ganzagan

Yavor Varbanov

With ISSA guidance and textbooks, I have upgraded my knowledge to another level and I feel this by seeing big changes in my clients & myself!

Yavor Varbanov

Jorge De La Rosa

During the process of certification, I was able to redesign my fitness approach and started creating my own plans...

Jorge De La Rosa

Bryant Bundick

Their courses work well with my very busy schedule. ISSA's support team has always answered any questions in a timely manner whether it by phone or email.

Bryant Bundick

Brittany Marsh

I am so overly emotional and proud that throughout these last 12 weeks of insane studies and working all the time; I finished. I can't wait to see how ISSA helps me better myself and everyone around me.

Brittany Marsh

Beata Hughes

ISSA has taught me how to adapt various teaching methods to suit clients learning needs, allowing me to create healthy environments for teaching.

Beata Hughes

Maureen Langevin

My experiences with ISSA have led me to be a very successful and respected Personal Trainer and I love Personal Training!

Maureen Langevin

Ali Al-Noori

I'm so happy and proud that I chose this institute for my study to the CFT because their material gave me a lot of information and experience that I didn't know it before.

Ali Al-Noori

Karin Singleton

ISSA has remained to be among the leaders of the fitness industry and is still an organization that is nationally recognized and has a good reputation.

Karin Singleton

Mario Medina

Not only are the certifications able to teach me high quality content but they also teach me real world applications.

Mario Medina

Danees Kazi

As the coursework progressed I began seeing my clients through a different perspective and i firmly believe that ISSA is responsible to give me this sense of professionalism and belonging!

Danees Kazi

Aaron Barnes

ISSA is number one in my book, and I would highly, highly suggest anyone interested in this career field GO WITH ISSA!

Aaron Barnes

MONEY BACK RISK FREE JOB PROMISE*

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

Find a Job or Your Money Back

We promise you'll find a job as a personal trainer or we'll give you a no-hassle, full refund. Here's all you need to do:

1

You complete the course and earn your ISSA certification

2

You interview for a job at three gyms in the USA within 6 months

(requirements)

3

You meet the gym's basic requirements

(background check, drug test, available to work in the USA)

That's it. You'll get a job. And we can even help you find one. Partner gyms also post jobs for ISSA graduates on our Student Portal, including:

24 Hour Fitness Lifetime Fitness Equinox Snap Fitness

* only available in the continental US


Take your personal trainer career where you want it to go!

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

LEVEL 1

Certified Personal Trainer Learn More

LEVEL 2

Fitness Coach Learn More

LEVEL 3

Elite Trainer (E-CPT)

LEVEL 4

Master Trainer (M-CPT) Learn More

$1
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60% OFF List Price
( Online Course Access )
$999
1 payment
$83.25
for 12 months
(interest free)

You get: Personal Trainer Certification + Sports Nutrition Certification and select

Not sure yet? Get your Free Evaluation Kit

Purchase of ISSA test-prep materials is not an eligibility requirement for the certification exam nor does it guarantee a passing score. Visit our certification process information page to learn more.

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  • 5 Step plan to becoming certified
  • How to enroll with ISSA

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