To Our Military And Your Families: We Thank You


ISSA is committed to supporting the careers and education of our service men and women and their families

Contact us for special pricing and programs available for you.

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Talk to our dedicated Military Specialist to learn more or enroll today!

[email protected]

(805) 364-0542





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ISSA has been supporting, hiring, training, and certifying our military members for over 30 years

Through our online education and certification programs, we provide everything you need to become a certified fitness professional and we’ll help you find funding to pay for your certifications! Military families can find it particularly difficult to transfer their employment and credentials as they relocate, so we back up our commitment with a guarantee you'll find a job or your money back. We also provide you the tools to start out on your own and create your own fitness business.

ISSA Mission Statement

We Believe Healthy Living Improves Lives.

ISSA Core Values


  1. Prioritize Personal Connection

    • We Serve Others

    • We Provide Exceptional Service

    • We Build Solid Relationships

  2. Share Wellness

    • We Promote Healthy Living

    • We Have a Reciprocal Relationship with Wellness

    • We Actively Pursue Balanced Lifestyles

  3. Live Grit + Resilience

    • We are Scrappy and Tenacious

    • We Tackle Obstacles Head On

    • We "Get It Done"

  4. Enjoy the Drive

    • We are Results Oriented

    • We Embrace the Sometimes Wild Ride

    • We Have Fun

Top reasons you should choose ISSA

    • Dedicated Military Transition Specialist

      To help you transition your career, ISSA has a dedicated specialist. He will help you navigate the waters and terrain in order to get you started on your career.

    • Expert Support Team

      During your journey to completing your certificate, if you run into any questions or roadblocks, ISSA has a team of experts to help you, no matter the issue.

    • Job Placement Assistance

      Upon completing the course and getting your certification, we will provide assistance on landing your first job.

Certified Personal Trainer
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Our most popular certification. Start your fitness journey today as a certified Personal trainer and transfer your knowledge and experience onto others. Help transform and improve the lives of others. 

Group Exercise Instructor
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Our most well-rounded program available; educating trainers on how to teach up to 12 formats in less than 6 months. Take yourfitness employability to the next level as a 12 in one instructor.

Strength and Conditioning Coach
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Help athletes achieve their optimal performance with everything you need to build the best strength, agility, and conditioning training that sports science has to offer!

Hear How ISSA Has Helped Students Like You

Money Back Risk Free Job Promise*


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

100% job placement guaranteed. We guarantee you will be a working personal trainer within 6 months of certification. We will refund your course fee in full if you do not receive a job within 6 months of certification.

Step One

Pass your ISSA Personal Trainer Exam and your NCCPT Accredited Proctored Exam

Step Two

Interview with at least 3 gyms within 6 months of completing your certification course (requirements)

Step Three

Meet Basic Requirements of the gyms (background check, drug test, available to work in the USA)

The NCCPT exam is included with the purchase of some ISSA CPT course packages. There is an administrative fee to sit for the exam.

*Only available in the continental U.S. Terms and conditions apply.

Purchase of ISSA training materials is not an eligibility requirement to take the accredited exam nor does it imply a passing score.

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ISSA — 11201 N. Tatum Blvd Ste 300 PMB 28058 — Phoenix AZ 85028-6039 — USA