Health and Well-Being Coach Training
March 2023

9-Week Virtual Classroom / 2 Classes Each Wk

Our Health and Well-being Coach Training program is widely respected as the gold standard. Our industry-first programs gave birth to a new professional, the Certified Health and Well-being Coach.  The training is also open to those who do not intend to become a Health Coach but wish to learn the skills and behaviors to apply in other settings. Our Health and Well-being coach training and certification programs are endorsed by our strategic partners, the American College of Sports Medicine and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.   

 

We offer several information sessions each month!

Reserve Your Spot!

Training Only - Module 1: $1785

Wellcoaches Certification Track - Module 1 - 3: $2820

Purchasing all 3 Modules together provides a discount.

National Certification Track - Module 1 - 4: $3095

Purchasing all 4 Modules together provides a discount.

Payment plans and PayPal may be available through registration links.

Module 1 Class Dates/Times (listed in New York time)

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Begins: Week of Mar 6, 2023

Ends: Week of May 5, 2023

Each week you will attend two consecutive lessons.

All listed in ET.

First Lesson each week is:
Mon 8-9:30pm OR

Tues 12-1:30pm

Second Lesson each week is:

Thu 8-9:30pm OR
Fri 12-1:30pm

*Note: Lesson 1 during the first week is 2 hours.

You must attend two different lessons each week but you may attend any of the days/times offered and as many times as you wish.

Faculty

Our classes are provided live online, allowing you to learn from and be mentored by the most experienced and credentialed faculty in the industry. 

This class is delivered in a virtual classroom, with screen sharing and video capability, via your computer. Active engagement in discussion and practice are a key part of being a student and becoming a coach.

Overview of technical requirements.

Deadlines

Early Bird for $100 discount:
Jan 23, 2023

Registration deadline:
Feb 24, 2023
at 5pm ET or when full

Certification deadline:
Nov 30, 2024

This module is a prerequisite for Module 2You must complete Modules 2 and 3 for Wellcoaches Certification!

 

Review the Certification Handbook


Watch an 11-minute overview describing training and certification requirements.

Materials

Note that preparation for this course requires an average of 20 hours of reading and listening in advance.

 

Required Purchase:

The Coaching Psychology Manual , 2nd edition

30% discount offered for the English version thorough our publisher.

Prefer the Manual in Spanish? Purchase here.

Additional reading and listening materials are provided upon registration.

Sample of Times for 8pm ET Classes

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Sample of Times for 12pm ET Classes

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The first step in becoming a Certified Wellcoach®

 

Our classes provide you with the essential theories of coaching science and application of skills coaching, based on our Coaching Psychology Manual (required text; ebook recommended).  The Manual is the foundation of our program, a primary study tool to become a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, and is widely used as the text for several coach training programs as well as academic courses, including a Science of Coaching Psychology Course at Harvard University Extension School. Check out the research based on our coaching model.

 

In addition to participating in live classes, you will receive our 10-hour coaching habits e-course.

 

Completion of these two courses, including ALL live classes, will be required to receive a Certificate of Attendance.  

This module is a prerequisite for Module 2.

You must complete Modules 2 and 3 for Wellcoaches Certification!

 

Review the Certification Handbook.

How long will it take to become Certified?

Here is a sample timeline for completing all the Modules required to become a Certified Wellcoach® and applying for the National exam when you have enrolled in the 9-week training option:
 

February – March: Begin Module 1 and complete the 18 live virtual classes (Two-90 min classes/Week), feedback surveys and knowledge assessments.

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Keep in mind that is approx. 1-2 hours of course work before each lesson (i.e., reading the manual, listening to coaching demos, and reading articles).


April - May: Complete Module 2 by participating in five-2-hour live virtual classes, four e-courses, and completing feedback surveys and knowledge assessments.

 

May: Begin Module 3 by completing three, 1-hour mentoring sessions and begin work with practice client(s).

 

June-July: Complete Module 3 by submitting Wellness Visions and Goals (for you and one client) and passing the written and oral exams.

 

July-August: Receive your "Certified Wellcoach®" designation and start conducting the 50 coaching sessions needed to apply for the NBHWC exam.

 

September: Complete Module 4, "Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches", assessments and feedback surveys. Receive your "Lifestyle Medicine Coach" certificate.

 

Apply to take the National exam, through National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching, after all four modules and you have practiced with your own clients for 50 coaching sessions.