The difference that makes the difference in health promotion


  • Course title: Certified Health Coach

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  • Pre-requisites: Certified NLP Master Practitioner

  • Location: Bygdøy, Oslo

  • Investment: GBP 3600

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Nordic Coach & NLP Academy offers a quality assured professional education based on coaching, cognitive psychology, mindfulness, healthy lifestyle, health promotion and advanced NLP.

Nordic Coach & NLP Academy (NOCNA) has received a formal and independent CPD accreditation, and is a registered provider at CPD Standards Office in England. All participants of this course will be issued with a CPD certificate , which can be used for professional purposes for the employer or union. This course will give you 80 points / hours CPD .

What is health coaching?

Health Coaching is a supplemental health method/ process and not a substitute for medical or psychological treatment. Thoughts, feelings and beliefs are central in the training. Health Coaching is a practical subject that is about developing potential, pushing boundaries , awareness and accountability. Health Coaching helps to clarify the current standpoint, the direction and strategies to get there. Health Coaching is defined as a service where providers facilitator participant process in changing lifestyle -related behaviors to improve health and quality of life, or to establish and achieve health goals. Health coaches assist their client to achieve their objectives by facilitating learning on specific health topics and later support them in achieving their goals.

Why health coach education?

Health Coach program provides a major competitive advantage and excellent career opportunities. The method focuses on health, lifestyle, and healthy lifestyle coaching and provides learning and integration of health values, coaching techniques, health tools and self-help tools . Health Coaching is not " alternative medicine " or " alternative treatment ". It is a supplementary , complementary communication and health promotion toolkit.

Nordic Coach & NLP Academy team has developed literature for health coaching. Focus is on professional competence, ethics, quality and seriousness . As a student you can access NOCNA online e-learning platform to ensure optimal integration in a single pace that suits you. The education is vocationally specific and delivered by an international team of interdisciplinary experts.

What does a health coach?

A health coach assists individuals to understand and deal with their own health conditions and set goals for coping, active participation and empowerment. A health coach is working to promote health and strengthen what the person can do in relation to his or her own health. Health coaches like to work one-on- one and have good technical knowledge within motivational interviewing and high ethical awareness. Health coaches who goes ahead as a good role model with healthy, health habits. Therefore, health coaches also undertakes to continuously upgrade their knowledge and practical skills. A health coach motivates individuals and groups of people to take care of the health in a holistic way.

Where is the expertise of a health coach useful?

There is a large room in society for people with health coaching expertise. Health personnel greatly appreciate this expertise. Some combine the health coaching expertise with current or former professions, while others see opportunities for new employment avenues. NOCNA graduated health coaches have been working by healthy living centers, gyms, competence centers, training centers, recruitment companies, job placement and consulting companies. Some choose to be self- employers. Many personal trainers find it very useful to have health coaching expertise.

What will you learn at the training?

The candidate will develop the skills to :

  • Coach individuals and groups for life style and health promotion processes
  • Manage advanced NLP
  • Applying Positive Psychology
  • Creating a balance between personal strength and professional qualifications, values, mission and vision of life
  • Integrate personal competence and practical competencies
  • Apply breathing and mindfulness techniques in health coaching
  • Identifying the internal body messages
  • Using NLP and health coaching to approach the physical challenges of the body
  • Apply motivational interviewing to promote health and assist in behavior change
  • Achieve resourceful states, where students can help themselves and others to bring out the best in deeper plan
  • Define goals and action in health coaching
  • Master the techniques that affect health in a positive health direction
  • Working with high ethical consciousness as a health coach
  • Develop effective strategies for optimal health