The Professional Certification is comprised of 6 individual subjects over 2 different study streams:

  1. Core Coach Training Stream - Levels 1, 2 and 3
  2. Healthy Lifestyle Practice Stream - studies in nutrition and weight management, physical activity and fitness and Stress management practices. 

Core Coach Training Stream

Consisting of our core coaching Levels 1, 2 and 3, within this stream you will learn the all theory and fundamentals behind coach training, grass roots and advanced practical skills of coaching, practical application of coaching a client within a structured coaching model approach as well as the development and implementation of coaching programs for individual clients and groups. All very hands on and practical!

 No.   Module   Duration  Cost Description
 1. Level 1 - Foundations of Wellness Coaching  8 hours  $350 Interactive online program (8 weeks access) or full day workshop. Discover all the theories behind the Wellness Coaching model and the fundamentals behind the practical aspects of coaching skills.
 2. Level 2 - Wellness Coaching Skills in Practice  12 hours  $450 4 week live webinar course or full day workshop. Provides practical coach training where you’ll harness basic coaching skills and an understanding of how to use the coaching model within real-life situations.
 3. Level 3 - Professional Studies in Wellness Coaching  60 hours  $1699 14 week blended learning course (approx. 4 hours of study a week). Core coach training course, providing advanced practical coach training skills and theoretical knowledge needed to work as a full time Health and Wellness Coach and working professionally with clients.
  TOTAL  80 hours   $2499   

Healthy Lifestyle Practice Stream

For students who have insufficient or no formal training in healthy lifestyle behaviours, this stream will give a comprehensive coverage of the areas of stress management, nutrition and physical activity which often form the basis of the changes that a client wishes to make. Having sound theoretical knowledge in these areas is key when working with clients around health behavior change to support clients in an ethical and informed manner. If you are an existing Health, Fitness or Wellness Professional undertaking this program, you may be eligible for exemption from some of these modules. Contact us for more details.

 No.  Module   Duration  Cost  Description
 1.  Understanding Stress - for you and your clients  10 hours  $250  Online course. This course provides thorough understanding of what is now the cause of numerous physical and psychological ailments that detract from the quality and satisfaction of so many people’s lives as well as providing mental and physical strategies for stress management.
 2. Concepts of Physical Fitness for Optimal Health  20 hours  $350 Online course. This course covers the basic principles of physical activity for healthy living that a health or wellness coach needs to understand when working with clients to achieve goals that may include aspects of movement. 
 3. Healthy Nutrition for Life  32 hours  $425  Online course. This modules covers nutrition and lifestyle strategies for prevention and management of weight issues.
  TOTAL  62 hours  $1025   

Course Duration

You have up to 2 years to complete all 6 modules in order to gain your certification. As this course is self paced, you can choose to complete the modules as quickly as you like and fast track your certification or yourself the full 2 years. It is your responsibility to stay within this time frame and contact us when you are ready to move onto a new subject.

Course Delivery

Each subject differs in the way in which it is delivered. Some are pure online courses delivered via an interactive platform, others are course text books posted to your door, while others include Live webinar sessions with our trainers. For some modules you also have the option to complete these at a face to face workshop (hosted in major Australian capital cities) or choose to complete all subjects by distance education/online. 

Refer to the course syllabus guide for more details on the delivery formats available for each module. 

Industry Accredited

Some individual modules within our certificate programs are accredited with the following health, fitness and wellness bodies in Australia and overseas (please refer to the individual course module information pages for more details on accrediting bodies and points applicable for each):
  • International Coaching Federation (ICF) for Core competencies and Resource hours
  • CECs with Fitness Australia
  • PDPs with Physical Activity Australia
  • CPDs with Exercise and Sports Science Australia - ESSA
  • CPDs with Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association - APNA
  • CPEs with Australian Natural Therapists Association - ANTA
  • CPE's with Australian Traditional Medicine Society - ATMS
  • CPE's with Australian Association of Massage Therapists - AAMT
  • CPD's with REPS NZ and
  • CPDs with REPS UK

                

            

Recognition and Insurance

Wellness Coaching Australia is an approved training provider with the International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT), where once you have completed our training and meet the certification criteria, you can submit your application to gain membership and and formal recognition as a Health and Wellness Coach. IICT is an independent membership body for the wellness industry whose course endorsement will allow you to gain professional insurance under the service category of Wellness Coaching.

Enrolment Options

This course is self-paced where you can enrol at any time - no set course intake dates apply. The modules are all pay as you go where when you are ready to move onto the next module you simply contact us or pay online and we'll get you started!

For your initial enrolment, you have two options to select from depending if you'd like to start with one module or two. 

  1. Pay upfront for two course modules: Level 1 - Foundations of Wellness Coaching (Online program) and Level 2 - Wellness Coaching Skills in Practice (webinar course) and receive a discounted rate of $720 (normally $800) 
  2. Commence course with first module only: Level 1 - Foundations of Wellness Coaching (Online Program) for $350
After enrolling online you will have access straight away to the Level 1 online program!

OR 
Undertake Level 1 and Level 2 Wellness Coaching modules at our face to face workshops presented in major capital cities across Australia.click here to find upcoming workshop dates

No enrolment cancellation fees - pay as you go

We understand choosing the right course for you is sometimes a difficult decision to make especially if enrolment cancellation fees apply. So we have taken them out: 
  • No long term financial agreements over the course duration
  • No enrolment cancellation fees
  • Opt out at any time no questions asked
You can get started with one or two modules, test the waters to see if this course is right for you and choose either to continue and simply pay for each new module when you are ready, or you can opt out at any time. Ultimate flexibility!
 
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