Becoming Registered to work as a Health and Wellness Coach

As an existing Health, Fitness and Wellness Professional, to work as a Wellness Coach and obtain professional insurance to practice in Australia, you must have:

  1. An existing qualification in a health, fitness or wellness field including natural or complementary therapies.
  2. Successful completion of our Level 1 and Level 2 Wellness Coach training courses (minimum)

Examples of existing health or fitness qualifications include:

  • Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer, 
  • Nutritionist, 
  • Naturopath and Holistic Health practitioners
  • Doctors, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists and other Allied health professionals  

Steps to becoming registered to work as a Health and Wellness Coach

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 through their website. IICT is an independent accrediting body for the wellness industry whose course endorsement will allow you to gain professional insurance under the service category of Wellness Consultancy and Coaching. We recommend AON insurance who provide insurance policies for a large range of health, fitness and natural therapy occupations.

If you are unsure if your existing health, fitness or wellness qualification meets the criteria to become certified, please contact on

Industry Accreditation

Wellness Coaching Australia is accredited with many health, fitness and Wellness bodies in Australia and overseas including the International Coaching Federation, giving you access to ongoing education credits. Here are just some of the industry bodies these subjects are accredited by:




Don't have a health, fitness or wellness qualification? No problems

If you don’t have an existing health, nutrition or fitness certification/qualification we offer a unique Professional Certificate program. This self paced program is designed to fast track your learning, providing a blend of theoretical and practical coach training studies (including Coaching Psychology, Behaviour Change and Positive Psychology) together with nutrition, physical activity and lifestyle studies. They provide you with the required qualification for the scope of practice you are looking to work as a recognised Health and Wellness Coach and gain professional insurance to work as a Health & Wellness Coach in Australia and overseas.