Applied Health & Wellness Coaching - Sligo St. Angela's

ATU - St. Angela's

Applied Health & Wellness Coaching - Sligo St. Angela's

The aim of health and wellness coaching is to help the individual to choose the behaviour they want to change and support them through goal setting and ongoing goal review and support.

Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for a wide range of professionals working in health, wellness and coaching including nurses, midwives, mental health practitioners, health promotion practitioners, GPs, pharmacists, practice nurses, dieticians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, personal trainers, nutritionists, health and fitness coaches, sports coaches, community and social care workers, career guidance teachers, college counsellors and teachers.

Subjects taught

Fundamentals of Coaching and Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours
Foundations of Health and Wellness Coaching
Advanced Theory and Practice of Health and Wellness Coaching
Advanced Nutrition in Health and Wellness Coaching
Coaching Strategies for Psychological Wellbeing
Advanced Research Skills

Entry requirements

Applicants require an undergraduate degree (Level 8, NFQ) with second class honours or above. In certain circumstances applications from candidates who do not meet the above requirements will be considered provided they have a professional qualification in a relevant subject area and/or having relevant coaching experience - these applicants will require a portfolio. Applicants must have completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Health and Wellness Coaching (Level 9).


2 years part-time, blended.

Study Hours
Live lectures normally take place between 3-5 on one afternoon per week with 2 all day workshops per module (one online, one on-campus).

On-Campus Attendance
Attendance is required at the St. Angela’s Campus one or two days per semester.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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