Certifications

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Be a Leader

Our Certification processes are separate from training, offering an opportunity to strengthen your understanding of concepts, apply new skills, and demonstrate your mastery of new tools and ways of being. Learn more about the Certification process for our Core Coach Training Program and our Professional Coach Training Program.

ACSM-ENDORSED | The ACSM-endorsed certified Wellcoach® credential continues to offer coaches and their employers and clients a gold standard, higher than the minimum standards set by ICHWC.

Become a Certified Wellcoach® and a National Board Certified-Health & Wellness Coach

In addition to our Wellcoaches certifications, Wellcoaches co-founded and co-leads the International Consortium for Credentialing Health & Wellness Coaches (ICHWC), which has partnered with the National Board of Medical Examiners to deliver a national board certification for health & wellness coaches.
 

Certified Health & Wellness Coach or Certified Personal Coach

Our Certification process is separate from the Core Coach Training program. We offer two distinct certifications based on the previous education and experience of the student: the "Certified Health and Wellness Coach" for health professionals and the "Certified Personal Coach" for non-health professionals. 

The Coach Certification is designed to be completed within 12 months of finishing the Core Coach Training program. 

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Certified Professional Health and Wellness Coach or Certified Professional Personal Coach

The Professional Coach Certification Program is designed to be completed within 12 months of completing the Professional Coach Training program. This program is developing the future leaders of the health, wellness and executive coaching industries.

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National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach

To advance the field, Wellcoaches co-founded and co-leads the International Consortium for Credentialing Health & Wellness Coaches, which has partnered with the National Board of Medical Examiners to deliver a national board certification for health & wellness coaches. Registration for the certification examination opens February 2017 and the examination will be held September 2-16, 2017 at test centers around the country. The coach credential is NBC-HWC, national board certified health and wellness coaches. The certification will be delivered twice a year starting in 2018. Wellcoaches is delivering a certification examination preparation course for Wellcoaches members.

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