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.

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    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

ISSA helped to guide me down the path toward an exciting future in the fitness industry!

Tesia Stein

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

Maureen Langevin

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

I had the chance to discover the ISSA team, which made my dream possible, to become a certified trainer. With their outstanding vision, support and professionalism they guided me to reach the goal.

Mihnea Niculae Paraschivescu

The ISSA is a good foundation for anybody who starts with a certification in personal training.

Belhedi Alaeddine

The program is organized, well-priced, and super informative. It took me only four months to complete my certification.

Michelle Rossi

The International Sports Sciences Association was easily the best choice I've ever made towards a career in helping change people's lives.

Sean Shimada

The site is very easy to navigate, the content is very educational and flows smoothly, I receive help quickly when I have a question.

Christina Walters

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

J.R. Smith

The education I received will put me above my competition and has provided me to the tools to helps other meet their personal fitness goals.

Pilar Roberts

I am now one step closer to my visions. I can't wait to get out there and help others. I highly recommend this course to individuals who are interested in becoming a certified personal trainer.

Suresh Chalapathi Kumar Babu

ISSA helped me transform my own life aside from teaching me how to help others.

Maria Luz Andrea Kjærnet

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

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INCLUDES:

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

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