300,000 Certifications Worldwide

300,000 Certifications Worldwide

143 Countries Around The Globe

143 Countries Around The Globe

30+ Years in Fitness Certifications

30+ Years in Fitness Certifications

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Certified Personal Trainer - Fast Track Program

This program lets you achieve your dreams of becoming a certified personal trainer in little as 4 weeks.

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$99.00/mo

12-month plan

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This program includes all the features and benefits of the self-guided study as well as these bonus items.

Fast Track accelerated exam preparation
Fast Track is like your 'answer key' to pass the exam. Study fast, get certified and start your new career.

Fitness Genius live scheduled help
Everyone could use a little help. Get your own 'Fitness Genius' for personal training questions. Schedule time convenient for you with ISSA experts for the individualized attention you deserve and can't get anywhere else.

Pass Protection of unlimited free retests
Take it 'til you make it. Unlimited retests and unlimited study help.

Which Personal Training Certification Program is right for you?

Whether you are considering a full-time career or looking to supplement your current income doing what you love, our comprehensive at-home online course teaches you everything you need to become a successful Certified Personal Trainer.

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In Gym Experience

Full Training Experience

$3,992 $1,788

$149.00/mo
(12-month plan)

Certification plus 4 weeks in-gym experience

Includes everything from the Fast Track Program plus

  • Practical Skills video-based simulated training
  • Training Experience of 4-weeks in the gym**
  • Trainer Support Hotline for 1 year
  • Job Placement Assistance Program**

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** Available to U.S. customers only

Get Certified Faster

Fast Track

$2,294 $1,188

$99.00/mo
(12-month plan)

4 weeks or less of intensive certification preparation

Includes everything from the Self Guided Study Program plus

  • Fast Track accelerated exam preparation program
  • Fitness Genius live scheduled help line
  • Pass Protection of unlimited free retests
  • New Trainer Guide to success

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Self Guided Study

$1,098 $799

$66.58/mo
(12-month plan)

10-week self-guided study certification program

  • Online course material and text book
  • 10-week self-guided study program
  • Online certification exam
  • Job guarantee

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Top 5 Reasons to Become a Certified Personal Trainer

  • Be your own boss
  • Set your own schedule
  • Do work you are passionate about
  • Make money in a positive way
  • Create financial freedom

What You'll Learn From This Course

With course material that is continually updated with the most accurate and up-to-date information available, you'll learn the practical day-to-day skills you need to become a great personal trainer.

  • Describe the musculoskeletal system, body mechanics, and body musculature in relation to exercise and movement.
  • Describe the primary concepts of human physiology at rest and during exercise. Administer assessments related to health, fitness, nutrition, and weight management.
  • Design a program that is customized according to the results of a client's individual health and fitness assessment(s).
  • Incorporate the correct anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and body mechanic terminology when communicating with clients.
  • Instruct clients on the integration of a healthy lifestyle through exercise and proper nutrition. Monitor client progress toward program goals.
  • Explain the fundamental principles of anatomy & physiology.
  • Describe the basic principles of nutrition and how they relate to health and exercise programs. Apply the accepted industry standards for exercise safety.
  • Apply the basic principles of human motivation and coaching techniques to encourage clients. Describe the fundamentals of injury prevention.
  • Describe health and fitness program modifications for special populations.
  • Recognize the situations that require professional input outside of trainer scope of practice.
  • Conduct his or her self according to the Trainer Code of Ethics.

What You'll Get With This Course

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    Online and Home Study Exam

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    Practice Exam and Section Quizzes

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    Audio Lectures and Written Lecture Notes

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    Online Study Guide and Workbook

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    Online Exercise Lab

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    Online Student Forum

Plus Bonus Support After Your Exam...

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    Free Professional Website

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    Unlimited Educational Support

What Our Students Say About Us

We're honored to have outstanding reviews from our graduates who can attest to the power of our courses. Here are some of their inspiring stories:

Hear how ISSA has helped students like you

Tim Creasey

I needed a online option that would meet my needs so I could study and also work, the course more than met my needs and expectations.

Tim Creasey

Robert Condeluci

I've found ISSA's to be the most qualified, useful AND helpful certifications in the business.

Robert Condeluci

Jeffrey Davis

The International Sports Sciences Association certified personal trainer program has been one of the best experiences of my life

Jeffrey Davis

Jose Pastrello

ISSA has been outstanding when it comes to educating and certificating their students. The material is easy to ready, with rich content, and well structured.

Jose Pastrello

Mohit Garg

After completing my CPT successfully, I can say only one thing that ISSA is really good in providing you the knowledge which is required in the fitness industry. It makes you fitness industry ready in every aspect.

Mohit Garg

Carolyn Ansel

I was extremely impressed with the overall course and materials ISSA provided; now ISSA has truly prepared me for my future as a personal trainer!

Carolyn Ansel

Robert Aiken

The option to study at your own pace and test whenever it is convenient for you makes this course that much better than the rest!

Robert Aiken

Katie Santoro

Fitness is very important to me, and getting the certification makes that better.

Katie Santoro

Alisa Wagner

Thanks to ISSA, I am able to compete and win in bodybuilding competitions despite my day job, and I am honored to help others achieve their personal health aspirations amid their busy schedules.

Alisa Wagner

Jamar Coleman

ISSA has changed my life for the better and by changing my life ISSA has equipped me with the tools and support to help whoever may be looking for guidance pertaining to their health and fitness endeavors.

Jamar Coleman

Sandra Adams

Since I have been in the fitness field for over twenty years I can truly say I have gained a lot more experience and knowledge from successfully completing the ISSA course.

Sandra Adams

Yvonne Roth

My experience with ISSA was amazing. I was so impressed with the online self-study program and how it was organized. I was equally impressed with the staff support, knowledge and integrity!

Yvonne Roth


MONEY BACK RISK FREE JOB PROMISE*

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

Find a Job or 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 interview for a job at three gyms in the USA within 6 months

(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


Purchase of ISSA test-prep materials is not an eligibility requirement for the certification exam nor does it guarantee a passing score. Visit our certification process information page to learn more.

Is our Guided Study Personal Trainer Certification right for you?

Thinking about earning your personal trainer certification on your own time? Get your free evaluation kit today!

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

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