Health and Wellness Coach

Health and Wellness Coach

Course Description

Interested in becoming a health and wellness coach?

Health Coaching has literally swept the world by storm – and for good reason. Trifocus Fitness Academy is the only institution that offers an accredited Health and Wellness course in South Africa.

Trifocus Fitness Academy Health and Wellness Nutrition Coach course covers proven and science-based knowledge to help you get the most out of your education in becoming a health and wellness expert.

This wellness certification will furnish you with comprehensive knowledge you will need to thrive in this exploding industry – you will be taught how to radically transform individuals lives through science-based techniques in Nutrition and Coaching.

You will learn detailed knowledge regarding Nutrition and how it affects an individual physically and mentally. You will be furnished with the knowledge of fundamental and sports nutrition, so you will be able to cater your services to a wide variety of individuals.

In addition, you will be taught the ins and outs of becoming a professional coach who is able to coach people ethically and professionally in all aspects of their lives.

The powerful combination of becoming accredited in Nutrition and Coaching will make you a powerful and esteemed Health and wellness coach.

This wellness coach certification is well accredited both locally and internationally. This course holds multiple accreditations with; International Coaching Register (ICR), CATHSSETA, NTEC (Nutrition Therapy Commission) and is endorsed by REPSSA. With this under your belt as a Health and Wellness Coach you will propel yourself into a new Career as a respected Health Coach.

Start your career today as an accredited Health Coach!

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Module 1 – Fundamental Nutrition

  • Macronutrients: Proteins, Carbohydrates, Fats.
  • Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals.
  • Nutritional Requirements Across Lifespan.
  • Impact of Diet on Health.

Module 2 – Specialised Populations Nutrition

  • Nutrition for Elderly.
  • Nutritional Needs During Pregnancy.
  • Dietary Considerations for Children.
  • Nutrition for Individuals with Specific Health Conditions.

Module 3 – Sports Nutrition

  • Nutritional Needs for Athletes.
  • Hydration and Electrolyte Balance.
  • Timing of Nutrient Intake and Exercise.
  • Supplements and Ergogenic Aids.

Module 4 – Nutrition and Coaching Consultation Practices

  • Conducting Nutritional Assessments.
  • Developing Individualized Nutrition Plans.
  • Coaching Techniques in Nutrition.
  • Follow-up and Adjusting Nutritional Strategies.

Module 5 – Relationship Coaching

  • Building Trust and Rapport in Relationships.
  • Communication Skills for Couples.
  • Conflict Resolution Strategies.
  • Enhancing Emotional Intimacy.

Module 6 – Marketing Tools

  • Digital Marketing Strategies.
  • Branding and Positioning.
  • Utilizing Social Media for Business Growth.
  • Client Retention Techniques.

Module 7 – Principles of Wellness and Health Coaching

  • Holistic Approach to Health and Wellness.
  • Setting and Achieving Health Goals.
  • Behavior Change Theories.
  • Wellness Coaching Ethics.

Module 8 – Client/Coach Relationship Principles

  • Establishing Effective Communication.
  • Building Trust with Clients.
  • Setting Boundaries in Coaching.
  • Client Empowerment Techniques.

Module 9 – Fundamentals of Self-Coaching Development

  • Self-Reflection and Awareness.
  • Goal Setting for Personal Growth.
  • Overcoming Personal Barriers.
  • Self-Motivation Techniques.

Module 10 – Coach Contracting

  • Elements of a Coaching Contract.
  • Setting Expectations and Responsibilities.
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations.
  • Termination of Coaching Relationship.

Module 11 – The Ethics of a Professional Health Coach

  • Confidentiality and Privacy.
  • Ethical Decision Making.
  • Professional Boundaries.
  • Dealing with Ethical Dilemmas.

Module 12 – Motivational Health Techniques

  • Motivational Interviewing.
  • Setting and Maintaining Health Goals.
  • Overcoming Resistance to Change.
  • Encouraging Self-Efficacy.

Module 13 – Transformation and Breakthrough Coaching

  • Identifying and Overcoming Limiting Beliefs.
  • Techniques for Personal Transformation.
  • Facilitating Breakthrough Moments.
  • Sustaining Change Post-Coaching.

Module 14 – Habits and Habit Breaking

  • Understanding Habit Formation.
  • Techniques for Breaking Bad Habits.
  • Building and Sustaining Good Habits.
  • Role of Environment in Habit Formation.

Module 15 – Active Listening and Effective Communication as a Health Coach

  • Techniques for Active Listening.
  • Non-Verbal Communication Skills.
  • Empathetic Responses.
  • Feedback and Constructive Criticism.

Module 16 – Cutting-Edge Coaching Techniques

  • Latest Trends in Coaching.
  • Technology Integration in Coaching.
  • Innovative Approaches to Problem-Solving.
  • Advanced Coaching Methodologies.

Module 17 – Coaching Business Skills

  • Starting and Managing a Coaching Business.
  • Financial Management for Coaches.
  • Networking and Building Clientele.
  • Professional Development in Coaching.

Module 18 – Scientific Sports Nutrition Principles

  • Biochemistry of Sports Nutrition.
  • Exercise Physiology and Nutrition.
  • Nutrient Timing and Performance.
  • Research Methods in Sports Nutrition.

Module 19 – How to Deliver and Successfully Monitor a Dietary Plan

  • Personalized Diet Plan Creation.
  • Monitoring and Evaluating Progress.
  • Adjusting Plans Based on Feedback.
  • Client Education and Support.


R11000total payment
  • Deposit R3000
  • R2667 (3 months)

R11000total payment
  • Deposit R2500
  • R1417 (6 months)

How to Study

Online study method:

The health and wellness course online platform is state-of-the-art. Through the videos, questionnaires, and forums on your dedicated learning portal, you will be able to have the full benefit of our world-class health coaching training and your own pace and in your own time.

The online platform includes:

  • All assessments
  • Animated and interactive games to test your knowledge in coaching
  • Hundreds of slides with colourful and informative images
  • Progress trackers
  • Unlimited access to the online platform


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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How long will it take to complete the health and wellness course?

    This wellness coach certification will take you approximately 6-9 months. It is a jam-packed course that is filled with the most comprehensive knowledge in the industry today with triple accreditation.

    Are there payment plans available?

    Yes, there are! At Trifocus we offer payment plans, debit orders and discounts on once off payments.

    Is there student support for wellness coaches?

    Yes of course! We offer student support which is available from 9am-5pm Monday-Friday

    When can you start the Health Coach Course?

    You can start this course anytime of the year. The course is a self-paced course designed for busy individuals just like you!

    Is the Health and Wellness Course internationally Accredited?

    Yes, it defiantly is through the International Coaching Register (ICR), NTEC and REPSSA.

    What will I learn on the Wellness and Health Coaching Course?

    You will learn the art of coaching is the realm of health coaching. You will understand what truly motivates them and what holds them back. You will work to help guide them to the best versions of themselves. Additionally, you will learn all aspects of Nutrition and wellbeing and how to apply this to a wide array of individuals.

    What are the requirements of the course?

    In order to register for the Health and Wellness Coach Course, we require a valid South African ID, or a valid passport if you reside outside of South Africa. You must have a Matric/Grade 12 certificate

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