Elite Trainer Certification

Level Up Your Career - Become an Elite Trainer Today

As an Elite Trainer you get:
Fitness Trainer Certification - Self-Guided Study Program
Sports Nutrition Certification
Select one advanced Specialization

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

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

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ELITE TRAINER CERTIFICATION

Establish yourself as one of the best. As an Elite Trainer you can charge more for your services and grow your client base. Learn to properly assess, train, and motivate the general population; help clients who need fitness nutrition coaching or have specialized chronic conditions; and even work within specialized groups including athletes, youth, and seniors.

This bundle includes:

  • Fitness Trainer Certification
  • Sports Nutrition Certification
  • Any Advanced Specializations

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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

Money Back Guarantee

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

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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)

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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$999.00

Buy them together

  • Fitness Trainer Certification
  • Sports Nutrition Certification
  • Any Specialization Certification
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$2,397.00

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

Hear how ISSA has helped students like you

Moji Oluwa

I am so proud to be part of the ISSA family. When I became certified back in 2011, I never knew how quickly my business would become so successful.

Moji Oluwa

Suresh Chalapathi Kumar Babu

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

Curtis Korchinski

The content is informative and the support is endless.

Curtis Korchinski

Collin Welch

The information I learned in the CFT course was top notch.

Collin Welch

Amy Kennedy

From the start, ISSA provided everything I needed to study, practice and qualify for a personal trainer's certification.

Amy Kennedy

Jack Stoliker

I had taken one or two other courses by different organizations before and they were nowhere near as thorough and in-depth as this one.

Jack Stoliker

Cotillion Grant

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

Cotillion Grant

Joel Bunche

I highly recommend anyone who is in this field or career and to take ISSA, they are very helpful, professional and they help you expand in the personal training, fitness and healthy lifestyle.

Joel Bunche

Jennifer Poepke

I have had and continue to have a great experience with the staff at ISSA headquarters. They have always been super friendly and helpful.

Jennifer Poepke

Luke Kujawski

I hold two certifications with the International Sports Sciences Association and I couldn't be more pleased with the support I've received.

Luke Kujawski

Krista Johnson

I have stayed recertified with ISSA because it holds high standards to its trainers and is a highly recognized organization.

Krista Johnson

Oksana Boyko

ISSA provided me with essential tools and knowledge to transform my hobby into a desired business.

Oksana Boyko

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

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