ICF Gap Training Program - Health and Wellness Coaching

This HCANZA approved gap training program is for people who are ICF accredited coaches or have previously completed a ACTP accredited ICF course and are looking to move into the Health and Wellness Coaching space. Coupled with your prior ICF certification, this gap training program will enable you to gain full membership and professional recognition with the Health Coaches Australia and New Zealand Association (HCANZA). 

If you have previously completed an ACTP-ICF accredited course or hold an ACC, PCC or MCC ICF credential and are looking to complete the required gap training to be qualified and professionally recognised as a Health and Wellness Coach, then our ICG Gap Training program may be ideal for you. 

This HCANZA approved training program will enable you to expand your current coaching qualification by adding the Health and Wellness Coaching as a specialisation to your practice.

Undertaken online and self-paced over 1-3 months, you will undertake specific  coach training in both health behaviour change that will extend on your current coaching skillset, as well as health and lifestyle related studies to start building your “health knowledge toolkit” in which to draw from when working with clients around health related change they desire. 

Become Professionally Recognised in just 1 month*

This evidence- based, self learning program provides you with the latest research and international trends in the health coaching field and is your pathway into becoming a credentialed Health and Wellness Coach here in Australia and New Zealand.

  • Completion of the ICF Gap Training Program and coupled with either your ACC or PCC ICF credential OR prior completed ICF-ACTP accredited course certificate, will will be able to gain your Professional Recognition with the Health Coaches Association – Australia and New Zealand (HCANZA) and apply for full membership status through their equivalency application pathway. 

Health Coaches Association – Australia New Zealand is the leading industry association for our practice that supports Health & Wellness Coaches, Primary Care Physicians and Allied Health professionals to connect, communicate and aspire to deliver on our collective vision of Co-Creating Universal Health and Wellness. They are a respected industry voice for an appropriate standard in Health & Wellness Coaching nationally and internationally.

To find out more about the industry association and the benefits of being a member, visit their website www.hcanza.org/membership-benefits

*program is self guided learning so time frame to complete is dependent on your own personal study plans. 

Online, self-learning program with up to 6 months to complete

The latest evidence-based learning in health behaviour change

Nationally approved, providing you with professional recognition in AUS/NZ

Learn more about how you will be expanding your current coaching work from WCA Managing Director, Fiona Cosgrove

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Who is this Course Ideal For?

This gap training program  is only available to those who hold an ICF credential or have previously completed an ACTP-ICF accredited course. Prior to being formally enrolled, evidence of having achieved either of these will need to be sent into our enrolments team. Gap training eligibility requirements include:

  • Completed an ACTP-ICF Accredited Coaching Course
  • Hold a current ACC-ICF Coaching credential
  • Hold a current PCC-ICF Coaching credential
  • Hold a current MCC-ICF Coaching credential

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Program Delivery, Fees and Enrolment

COURSE FEE – $1500

Interest free payment plans are available. 

Delivered in a self paced online learning portal, you will have up to 6 months to complete all the learning units and assessment items. Each unit is delivered in a similar way in which you will be taken through a series of recorded videos to watch and complimented with unit text, practical activities and knowledge based quiz and short answer assessments.

You can enrol at any time – no intake start dates or enrolment deadlines. Simply choose your preferred start date and we can supported you in getting started. 

You can choose to work through the program at your own pace where access to learning is aligned with the payment plan constructed with our team at the time of enrolling. Choose to pay in full upfront to access all of the units and fast track through with no time constraints.