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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 Nutritionist Specialization
Any advanced specialization

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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 programming 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 a Sports Nutritionist

    Study and become a Sports Nutritionist by passing the ISSA Sports Nutritionist 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.


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Available Specializations

In order to become an ISSA Elite Trainer, the candidate must successfully receive your Personal Trainer Certification, Sports Nutritionist Specialization, 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 exercise, bodybuilding)

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

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  • Personal Trainer Certification
  • Sports Nutritionist Specialization
  • Any Specialization Certification
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  • Personal Trainer Certification
  • Sports Nutritionist Specialization
  • Any Specialization Certification

Hear how ISSA has helped students like you

Jamil Karimov

With the knowledge, I've gained from the program. I feel confident to go into the work as a personal trainer now, and to start this phase in my life.

Jamil Karimov

Tristin Cloer

ISSA was one of the only names that was recognized right away and was viewed by all the gyms I called as a very knowledgeable and reputable association.

Tristin Cloer

Giorgi Tartarashvili

The platform provides every tool possible and great customer support to get maximum out of the course. I would recommend to anyone who wants to become CFT and trust ISSA will provide quality resources...

Giorgi Tartarashvili

Ahmed Smith

ISSA made it so easy for me to acquire my certificate as a Certified Personal Trainer, and I would also like to add that the course material was put together very well for me to understand.

Ahmed Smith

Derwood Rountree

There is so much that I have learned in my studies, and it will be an honor and a privilege to impart this knowledge to my fellow Seniors.

Derwood Rountree

Katie Santoro

Fitness is very important to me, and getting the certification makes that better.

Katie Santoro

Jesse Scheide

The ISSA has not only helped me to become a better athlete and aspiring trainer but more importantly a better person.

Jesse Scheide

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

Ryan Milton

I simply have not ever enjoyed a certification as much as I did this one. This is by far my favorite and I thought the entire program was very well worded and engaging.

Ryan Milton

Antione Robinson

The knowledge that I received has been extremely helpful in my own weight loss journey where I have lost more than 100 lbs.

Antione Robinson

Jose Pastrello

ISSA has been outstanding when it comes to educating and certificating their students. The material is easy to ready, with rich content, and well structured.

Jose Pastrello

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

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This is not related to an NCCA accredited certification or exam

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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