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6 things you REALLY need to know about becoming a Health Coach.

If you are considering starting a new career as a Health Coach this year, you will no doubt have many questions you need answering.


At HCA, we speak to people every day who want to become Health Coaches, many of whom want to know the answers to similar questions - so we have put together a list of our top 6 FAQs and provided you with the answers.


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1. What are the roles of Health Coaches?

  • Behaviour change experts

  • Wellness advocates

  • Accountability coaches

  • Active listeners

  • Health and Wellness educators

  • Compassionate professionals

2. What opportunities are there for Health Coaches?

Health Coaching is a rapidly growing sector with opportunities in a wide range of settings:

  • Private practice

  • Online and in person

  • Multi-disciplinary wellbeing clinics

  • Private doctors and clinics

  • Corporate health

  • Radio and TV

  • Gyms & fitness centres

  • Health retreats

  • Education - talks and workshops

  • Health centres

  • Writing for magazines and online blogs

3. What areas do Health Coaches specialise in?

Here are just some of them...

  • Menopause and peri-menopause

  • Stress reduction

  • Immune balancing

  • Mental health

  • Sustainable and healthy weight loss

  • Sleep

  • Family health and wellbeing

  • Skin health

4. What qualities does a Health Coach need?

Whether you have one or all of the qualities below, the HCA Health Coaching diploma will provide all the training you need to nurture and develop your skills so that you are fully confident when you graduate as a Health Coach

  • A passion and interest in health and wellness

  • Care deeply about helping others

  • A desire to make a difference

  • Curiosity and love of learning

  • Active listener

5. What training is required to become a Health Coach?

A recognised and accredited qualification is required to practice in most countries and to secure insurance as a Health Coach.

  • The HCA training course takes 12 months and can be studied part-time, alongside current work and responsibilities. We have built our training with busy lives in mind!

  • HCA is a blended learning experience, combining small, supportive weekly mentor groups with online learning, live webinars and live experiential 3-day events, coaching practice sessions and ‘done for you’ marketing and business materials.

6. How do I get started?

  • Book your personal 1-2-1 with our friendly and knowledgeable team. Use the link below to book your 1-2-1 call and let us help you to get started on a new career as a Health Coach.

  • Download our prospectus (if you haven’t already).

  • Ask yourself ‘Where do I want to be this time next year?’ Will you still be 'considering' training to become a Health Coach OR graduating as a fully trained and confident Health Coach ready to make a difference in your own and other people’s lives?

Only you can make the change - be the change.

We hope these answers will help you confidently turn your dream of becoming a Health Coach into a reality and take the next steps towards your goal.



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Talk to our team today and find out how you can make a real difference!




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