Level up Your Career - Become an Elite Trainer Today

Elite: "a select group that is superior to the rest in terms of abilities or qualities."

As an Elite Personal Trainer you get:
Personal Training Certification
Nutrition Certification
Select an advanced Specialization

$2,397
List Price
$1,995
1 payment
$166.25
for 12 months
(interest free)

You get: Personal Training Certification + Nutrition Certification and select

Not sure yet? Get your Free Evaluation Kit

$2,397
List Price
$1,995
1 payment
$166.25
for 12 months
(interest free)

You get: Personal Training Certification + Nutrition Certification and select

Not sure yet? Get your Free Evaluation Kit

Money Back Guarantee

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

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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?

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 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.

  • 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.


$2,397
List Price
$1,995
1 payment
$166.25
for 12 months
(interest free)

You get: Personal Training Certification + Nutrition Certification and select

Not sure yet? Get your Free Evaluation Kit


Available Specializations

In order to become an ISSA Elite Trainer, the candidate must successfully receive your ISSA Personal Trainer, 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.

Best Value!

$1,995.00

Buy them together

  • Personal Trainer Certification
  • Nutrition Certification
  • Any Specialization Certification
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Full Price

$2,397.00

Buy them separately

  • Personal Trainer Certification
  • Nutrition Certification
  • Any Specialization Certification

Hear how ISSA has helped students like you

Having the backing of ISSA I feel confident that I am helping to change people's lives through fitness and I am very passionate about that! I am excited to meet new clients and help them start their fitness journeys.

Amy Manzanares

I've always been passionate about fitness, and ISSA gave me tools to build a knowledge base that I can continue to add to.

Ana Victoria Cate

I do not believe there is another certifying organization that has the background, integrity, caring and compassion that the ISSA has...

J.R. Smith

Being able to study at my own pace, fitting it in with my own hectic lifestyle was a huge benefit.

Sally Fitton

The ISSA goes to great lengths to ensure satisfaction and I am proud to say I am ISSA certified!

Kyle Noseworthy

The course did an outstanding job of addressing issues that arise with the training of seniors.

Brian Kennedy

Whilst researching health and fitness qualifications I found that the ISSA was among the most competitive and offered the most for the money.

Ed Horne

I feel confident to go into the work force as a personal trainer now, and I'm excited to start this chapter in my life.

Natalie Specioso

My experience has been great and the support team makes it very easy to complete the course and get back to me with answers to any questions I have very quickly.

Cindy Jacobo

I am recommending ISSA to any and everybody wanting a good strong foundation and knowledge base under their belts

Adrianne Campbell

The best part about ISSA, is when you call, you talk to a real person. They are quick to respond, answer all of your questions and help guide you to be successful.

Aftann Taijeron

The staff was very helpful also and very nice if I had a question about anything they were always there to help me out.

Angela Brown

MONEY BACK RISK FREE JOB PROMISE*

You Will Find a Job as a Personal Trainer or You'll Get 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 apply for a job at three gyms in the USA within 60 days

(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 (CPT) Learn More

LEVEL 2

Certified Coach Learn More

LEVEL 3

Elite Trainer (E-CPT)

LEVEL 4

Master Trainer (M-CPT) Learn More


$2,397
List Price
$1,995
1 payment
$166.25
for 12 months
(interest free)

You get: Personal Training Certification + Nutrition Certification and select

Not sure yet? Get your Free Evaluation Kit

Ready to jump-start your career?

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INCLUDES:

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

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