Elite Trainer I Certification Program
As the fitness field grows more competitive, it's becoming more necessary for trainers to set themselves apart with credentials that go beyond the realm of personal training basics.
If you're looking to truly jump-start your fitness career, we recommend challenging yourself to a higher standard with the ISSA Elite Trainer I Certification Program.
In addition to the basic certification necessary to get started in the fitness business, this program will also open up client opportunities in both nutrition and post-rehab training to you--two of today's fastest growing markets.
ISSA's Elite Trainer I Certification Program combines the:
- Personal Trainer Certification,
- Fitness Nutrition Certification, and
- Fitness / Exercise Therapist Certification
Candidates who successfully complete all program components are awarded the distinguished title of ISSA Elite Trainer and hold CFT, SFN, and SET training credentials.
Elite Trainer Certification: Program Components
Personal Trainer Certification:
ISSA's "flagship" certification program, the Personal Trainer Certification course features cutting-edge information for those interested in beginning a career in personal training. The course offers comprehensive coverage of anatomy, kinesiology, injury prevention, supplementation and nutrition, and all aspects of resistance training.
Fitness Nutrition Certification:
Our Fitness Nutrition Certification course first lays down a strong foundation in the science behind nutrition, as you discover how your body balances out the food you eat with the work it does. Then we take this knowledge EIGHT steps further as we teach you the art of nutritional coaching.
Fitness / Exercise Therapy Certification:
This post-rehab certification program teaches you how to work with individuals suffering from a wide variety of injuries and illnesses. Learn to use strength training as a healing modality.
Advanced Examination: Level I
Advanced Examination: Level I is a Professional Examination that verifies overall proficiency in personal training, nutrition, and fitness therapy. Candidates who successfully pass the examination are awarded the distinguished title of ISSA Elite Trainer.™