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As an Elite Trainer you get:
Fitness Trainer Certification
Sports Nutrition Certification
Select an advanced Specialization

$2,397
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$999
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$2,397
List Price
$333 each; 60% off list price!!
( Online Course Access )
$999
1 payment
$83.25
for 12 months
(interest free)

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

Not sure yet? Get your Free Evaluation Kit

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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 fitness 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 Fitness 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 Fitness Trainer

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

  • 2

    Become an ISSA Certified Sports Nutritionist

    Study and become an ISSA Certified Sports Nutritionist by passing the ISSA Certified 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.


$2,397
List Price
$333 each; 60% off list price!!
( Online Course Access )
$999
1 payment
$83.25
for 12 months
(interest free)

You get: Fitness Trainer Certification + Sports 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 Fitness 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 fitness trainers.

  • The science and practice of fitness 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)

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  • Fitness Trainer Certification
  • Sports Nutrition Certification
  • Any Specialization Certification
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  • Fitness Trainer Certification
  • Sports Nutrition Certification
  • Any Specialization Certification

Hear how ISSA has helped students like you

Cotillion Grant

Thanks for the knowledge and opportunities to now do what I love to do.

Cotillion Grant

Erick Salgado

Partnering with ISSA has been a vital part of The Camp’s success

Erick Salgado

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

Ilona Kinney

ISSA offers lessons of real-world cases and the insights of professionals.

Ilona Kinney

Aftann Taijeron

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

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

Christopher Poli

I am extremely happy with the course material and the support staff at ISSA was always there to assist me whenever I had a question with either course.

Christopher Poli

McKenzie Chatterton

They provide you with the academic knowledge and the real world skills you need to be a success.

McKenzie Chatterton

Lundyn Wyllie

I feel I can give my best to my clients and continue to further my education so I can give them the most up to date and relevant information.

Lundyn Wyllie

Helene Bingley

I have already recommended ISSA to people who have reached out to me inquiring about my satisfaction and thoughts and I will continue to do so.

Helene Bingley

Malaika Jacocks

If I had questions, comments or concerns, I would call and the staff was so very helpful, I was in shock of how much support I got!

Malaika Jacocks

Tanya Feliciano

The ISSA courses are wonderful. I love being able to work at my own pace. They have so many certifications to choose from. ISSA has really helped take my career to the next level.

Tanya Feliciano

MONEY BACK RISK FREE JOB PROMISE*

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

Find a Job or Your Money Back

We promise you'll find a job as a fitness 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 fitness trainer career where you want it to go!

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

LEVEL 1

Certified Fitness Trainer Learn More

LEVEL 2

Fitness Coach Learn More

LEVEL 3

Elite Trainer (E-CPT)

LEVEL 4

Master Trainer (M-CPT) Learn More

$2,397
List Price
$333 each; 60% off list price!!
( Online Course Access )
$999
1 payment
$83.25
for 12 months
(interest free)

You get: Fitness 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 Certified Fitness Trainer exam nor does it guarantee a passing score. To purchase the ISSA-CPT Certification Exam, click here.

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