Personal Trainer Evaluation

Welcome to your ISSA Personal Trainer Readiness Evaluation! Select the answer that best describes you for each of the 10 questions below. When you complete the evaluation, simply click the "EVALUATE MY READINESS" button and your results will be instantly calculated. Then be sure to check out ISSA's Personal Training Certification course to see how you can become a personal trainer today.

1.
Are you considering a career as a personal trainer or as a supplement to your current income?
I haven't thought that far ahead

As a supplement to my current income or a part-time job

As a new career

2.
Job satisfaction for me comes mostly from:
Helping people

Earning a good income

Other factors

3.
I am asked questions about effective exercise techniques:
Often

From time to time

Never

4.
Have you researched any other certification programs?
Yes, several

Only ones that have been recommended to me

No

5.
I subscribe to or purchase ___ number of publications about exercise and/or nutrition on a monthly basis:
1-3

4 or more

0

6.
I exercise:
More than 4 days each week

3-4 days a week

Twice a week

Less than twice a week

7.
I consider myself to be:
In excellent shape

In good shape

Moderately well conditioned

Below average in physical level

8.
In the areas of exercise and nutrition I am:
Very knowledgeable

Pretty well-versed

Moderately knowledgeable

Lacking in knowledge

9.
Who has encouraged you to consider a career in personal training:
Family

Friends

All of the above

None of the above

10.
I am interested in becoming a personal trainer to:
Work at a gym

Own my own studio or boot camp

Work in another arena (e.g. corporate wellness, cruise ship, hotel, etc.)

Any of the above

I haven't really thought about it