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
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Save $402!!
( Online Course Access )
$1,995
1 payment
$166.25
for 12 months
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You get: Personal Training Certification + Nutrition Certification and select

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$2,397
List Price
Save $402!!
( Online Course Access )
$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
Save $402!!
( Online Course Access )
$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.

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$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

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

Maureen Langevin

I would like to say that the course l've attended _CFT_ was very useful and I feel that my techniques are better and my clients are more blessed and satisfied.

Mostafa Mahmoud El Gindy

...it was the most comprehensive program with a solid foundation in all the aspects of nutrition that I needed for my practice.

Molly Edwards

The course is very comprehensive, the six learning experiences on the final were fun to do and the support was great.

Todd Karvanek

The best part of it all is I was able to study at home and I can't begin to tell anyone how thorough the course that the ISSA has for becoming a personal trainer is.

Charles Poole Jr.

Now, I can confidently provide them with knowledgeable fitness information that I have gained from my own fitness journey, and my training provided by ISSA.

Jon Allen

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

Tesia Stein

It’s been a great journey and ISSA has helped this journey and dream become a reality. The information and learning have been rewarding and beneficial in running a business and being a personal training.

Chad Westgate

I just finished my newest certification of Specialist in Exercise Therapy, and that ISSA was there to help me successfully pass the exam with confidence. I highly recommend the ISSA to fellow trainers, and to trainers, we hire for our studio!

Johnny Ryder

I have taken some other classes through some other organizations and I have found that my ISSA training has given me a wealth of knowledge of the science of fitness and how to apply it for best results for myself and my clients!

Ian Cruse

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

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

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
Save $402!!
( Online Course Access )
$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

Purchase of ISSA test-prep materials is not an eligibility requirement for the Certified Personal Trainer exam nor does it guarantee a passing score. To purchase the ISSA-CPT Certification Exam, click here.

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INCLUDES:

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

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