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Diploma of Holistic Wellness Coaching

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"Prevention is better than Cure"

How we think, feel, see and engage with the world affects our cellular biology, or put simply, our overall health. The Diploma of Holistic Wellness Coaching qualification will equip graduates to work collaboratively with clients to engage and maintain an effective, lasting personal wellness program that is focused on a holistic approach on staying well and avoiding illness.

A Wellness Course that Facilitates Valuable Self-Development & Expansion

In today's world, we not only need more empathy, kindness, collaboration and other positive qualities but view that those qualities can be developed within each person.

This natural health holistic focused course will provide graduates with the tools to create a more positive, less stressful, healthier, happier and fulfilling life and will equip and motivate you on how to inspire others to lead a life focused on staying well and avoiding illness.

Wellness is more than being healthy through eating well and exercise. It is creating a growth mindset, engaging in positive emotional practices & simple but effective 'focussed' practices, ultimately making long-term beneficial changes on several spheres of one's life.

Not only will you learn how to coach clients, you will learn a lot about yourself which is essential to being a well-informed empathetic and successful wellness coach. Along your journey you will be stimulated by your new found knowledge, meet like-minded people, and be equipped to start a new fulfilling career that will provide powerful and lasting benefits to others.

To achieve the skills to foster a life that nurtures a healthy mind, body and spirit your studies include dynamic subjects such as; Cellular Ageing for Longevity, The Holistic Health Toolkit, Introduction to Nutrition, Mental, Emotional & Spiritual Wellness, Food as Medicine, Wellness Coaching in Practice, The Resilient Mindset, Weight Management Strategies, Creating Self Care Plans, The Successful Wellness Coach and Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology.

A Wellness Coach supports clients on their journey to health and wellness by being a source of encouragement and accountability, through deep listening and incisive questioning, eliciting a client’s inner strengths and resources, goal setting, and unconditional positive regard, a Wellness Coach partners with clients to identify and achieve their goals through on-going support and motivation.

The benefits of coaching include increased focus, firm goals, independence, confidence and a better ability to communicate wants and needs.

About the Facilitators

Your Trainers at Nature Care College are professionals who are passionate about their fields of expertise. They bring a wealth of knowledge, clinical expertise and industry experience to provide you with an exciting, engaging and relevant educational experience.

To get to know more about our inspiring Trainers click on 'Request a Course Outline' above

Course Duration: 1 Year Part-Time

Commences: February, June and Sept

Delivery Mode: On-campus OR Enjoy the ease of watching the class live in our online virtual classroom or watch the recording & review the course content at your leisure

Term 3 Study Options

Subjects have an online scheduled class time. You can choose to:

Attend the online scheduled class lesson live in real time OR 
Review the course content & live recording at your leisure in-line with your own weekly study schedule.


Recognition of Course

Nature Care College is an approved training provider for the Diploma of Holistic Wellness Coaching with;

IICT - The International Institute for Complementary Therapists Professional membership & insurance for Every Therapist - Once you have graduated with your Diploma of Holistic Wellness Coaching from Nature Care College, you are eligible to join the IICT Visit:


IPHM - International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine

IPHM – The International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine has been developed to provide the general public and health care professionals with a body of world-wide regulated professionals, all qualified to recognised levels via their accreditation board. Membership offers combined professional indemnity and product liability insurance. Members may also list their business name and their modalities on the IPHM website under ‘Find a Practitioner’.Visit: 



My study at Nature Care has given me a solid base of knowledge to practice as a Holistic Wellness Coach and run Wellness Workshops. I was able to coach with results immediately on completing my course. – Jill 

I love Lorna’s passion and it was apparent that she is an expert in her field. I would attend again in a heartbeat! – Eva

I have studied other health courses at university and found the tutors at Nature Care were all really well qualified in their areas of expertise and taught with heart. I love the approach of Holistic Wellness Coaching, which is so individualised and empowering, and is, I think, the future of health care. I really loved the course and got a lot of value from it personally as well as professionally. – Katie

“A positively life transformational 12 months” - Brahmashakti


For further details please download Course Outline



Cellular Health - Living for Longevity

This ground-breaking and fascinating subject can be completed autonomously or within the college’s Diploma of Holistic Wellness Coaching. “Your cells are listening to your thoughts” partly synopsises this subject, Including the latest award winning research on prematurely ageing cells and healthy cells. You will learn that certain biochemical environments appear to be conducive to several cell ageing mechanisms and how you can support your cells to increase longevity in life. Multiple self-assessment questionnaires & exercises in personality identification and life’s purpose exercises to assist the student (and ultimately the client) through the process of identification and improvement techniques and the setting of personal goals.

This subject is assessed by:

  • Class participation


The Holistic Health Toolkit

This course aims to consolidate your knowledge on various natural remedies and holistic practices to apply to a practical setting where you are able to successfully advise your clients and help them along their health and wellness journey. You will be able to integrate your knowledge of the following modalities and holistic health practices in an advisory capacity (i.e. as a natural health advisor, wellness coach, etc.): Bach Flower Remedies; Basic Aromatherapy and using essential oils for self-care; Herbal preparations/teas.

This unit is assessed by:

  • One experiental task
  • Three on-line quizzes

Introduction to Nutrition

Description: This unit of study will enable you to develop an understanding of the basic concepts of established nutritional principles and practice and to overview current nutritional trends in order to identify basic individual dietary requirements and negotiate basic dietary change as appropriate to the individual.

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this unit of study. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

This unit is assessed by:

  • One on-line quiz

Pre-requisites: Nil.

Co-requisites: Nil

Food as Medicine

Description: Food as Medicine explores the healing potential of foods, beverages and dietary patterns using the best knowledge from both traditional and scientific sources. In this unit of study you will learn how to recommend wholesome foods and beverages based on seasonally available ingredients that delight the senses whilst providing specific phytochemicals and nutrients. You will also learn how to communicate knowledge of nutritional medicine philosophy, principles and practices

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this unit of study. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

This unit is assessed by:

  • Two on-line quizzes

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil

Mental, Emotional & Spiritual Wellness

The value of focused ‘meditative’ and wellness practices are explored through readings, exercises, research & practical videos including: Mindfulness Meditation; Acceptance & Commitment skills; Loving/ Kindness Meditation; Gratitude & Wellness; Consciousness & Yoga; Qi-gong & Tai-chi; the power of positive affirmations.

This unit is assessed by:

  • Online Quiz

The Resilient Mindset

A resilient growth mindset opens up a whole new world in observation, behaviour, persona and health. The view you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life.

In this subject you will identify what constitutes a ‘fixed’ and resilient (growth) mindset through a guided 4 step process. Techniques and activities will be identified and taught on how to change your mindset.

This unit is assessed by:

  • One written assignment


This course was nothing short of amazing.  The information is priceless. The delivery was fantastic and it was great to interact with other likeminded people. Besides learning from the information delivered, I also learnt from the other students in the course.


Tracey Xuereb 



Wellness Coaching Skills

Description: Students will learn the importance of and techniques in advanced listening skills where they will develop an acute awareness of client goals. Practical role plays for client and coach sessions is all part of this coaching unit. A coach’s ‘Tool-kit is included with forms, checklists, questionnaires and client agreements.

1:1 coaching sessions with your trainer (or an external coach of your choice) are highly recommended though not compulsory. Your investment in these may vary dependent upon your choice of coach and is in addition to your college tuition fees.

This unit is assessed by:

  • Coaching practice sessions
  • One written assignment

Pre-requisites: Nil 

Co-requisites: Nil

Weight Management Strategies

Description: At the end of this unit, students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge required to identify weight loss and maintenance strategies for clients. It includes knowledge of physical and psychological qualities of foods, dietary types and trends, diets and lifestyle choices to meet varying client needs with diverse relationships to foods and eating patterns.

This unit is assessed by:

  • One on-line quiz

Self Directed Learning: Components of this unit require self directed study where you will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement, debate and group discussion.

Pre-requisites: Introduction To Nutrition
Co-requisites: Nil

Creating Self Care Plans

As a wellness coach and advisor, one of the most important ways to help your clients keep on track with their self-care routine is to work with them to create self-care plans that are goal-oriented. A self-care plan is always customised taking into account a person’s unique circumstances, health and other factors. This unit will not only look at care plans for one self, but also the different stages of life from the teenage years and adolescence through to mid-life and beyond.

This unit is assessed by:

  • One written assignment

The Successful Wellness Coach

Description: In this unit of study, the student will create a clear vision for moving forward into becoming a wellness coach through the identification and re-enforcement of the student’s own goals, the practice of initial coaching and client interviews, sourcing clients, confidence building, and the initial tools required for foundation knowledge in coaching.

1:1 coaching sessions with your trainer (or an external coach of your choice) are highly recommended though not compulsory. Your investment in these may vary dependent upon your choice of coach and is in addition to your college tuition fees.

This unit is assessed by:

  • One vision exercise
  • One written assignment

Pre-requisites: Wellness Coaching Skills 

Co-requisites: Nil

Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology Based Relaxation Therapy

Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) investigates links between thoughts and emotions, and the resistance to disease.

This short course in PNI provides participants with the opportunity learn about this growing field and get up to date on the most recent evidence-based research of interactions between neural, endocrine and immune processes.

The workshop has a strong focus on the effect of stress and relaxation on psychological and physical well-being and includes practical relaxation skills to reduce the effects of stress-related medical conditions.

In this comprehensive, information packed workshop you will explore the definition and history of PNI and explore connections between nervous, endocrine and immune systems.

You will also learn about stress response pathways, PNI interactions in depression, Alzheimer's and PTSD and explore evidence of the immune response to relaxation and more!

Also included in this workshop are practical relaxations skills to enhance psychological and physical health for you to use personally and provide to clients.

Study options: Join us on campus in Sydney

This unit is assessed by:

  • Class participation

You enrol and pay on a term by term basis.

Year 1 Fees:

Term 1 : $1,350.00

Term 2 : $1,880.00

Term 3 : $1,550.00

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