The general public has come to realize that they can influence their own health. This insight has spurred an interest in personal wellness and created a desire for health information. There are differing views about what specifically constitutes health and wellness. In general, it can best be described as a blend of physical health and health sciences. Health is not just the absence of illness but its a feeling of overall well-being. This course takes a personalized approach that guides you through the development of an attainable and enjoyable fitness and wellness program. The course provides current, practical information and tips on health and fitness topics, from nutrition and stress management, to flexibility and strength.Each individual is responsible for their own personal health, but first they must be given proper information. As a Fitness and Nutrition Coach you will be able to provide people with information to improve their health and quality of life. In this course you will also learn more about developing a successful coaching business and marketing your coaching practice.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Comprehend the importance of physical activity and nutrition for wellness
Identify the steps for measuring body mass and assessing physical fitness
Identify methods for building and maintaining muscular strength and flexibility
Comprehend the importance of stress management for fending off ailments of the mind and body
Identify the steps for starting your own coaching business
What are my payment options?
Click the Financing link at the top of this page for financing information.
What is difference between a certificate and a certification?
By successfully completing a course through one of our college or university partners the student is awarded a Certificate of Completion from the institution. If there is a state or national exam that the course is preparing a student for, the proper certifying body will be indicated and that association will proctor and award any type of certification. This is the student’s responsibility, although ECA is here to help guide our students in the right direction.
Does this course translate in to college credit?
Through our college and university partners, ECA offers non-credit certificate programs.
How long do access to my complete my course?
Access will begin on your start date and end on your end date unless otherwise specified. If you are falling behind in your course please contact an Education Consultant to talk about your options.
When are the course start dates?
The course start dates are determined by the student due to open-enrollment.
Is the Certification exam included in the course?
The certification exam is not included in the cost of the course unless otherwise specified in the course education and training plan.
Upon successful completion of our Fitness and Nutrition Coaching course, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Health and Fitness Coach (CHFC).
Windows 7, XP or Vista; 56K modem or higher; Soundcard and Speakers; Firefox, Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mac OS Users
Mac OS X or higher (in classic mode); 56K modem or higher; Soundcard and Speakers; Apple Safari
iPad – iOS 5.1 (or latest)
We recommend setting your screen resolution to 1024 x 768 pixels.
System will support the two latest releases of each browser. When using older versions of a browser, users risk running into problems with the course software.
Windows Users: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mac OS Users: Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox
Suggested Plug-ins: Flash Player, Real Player, Adobe Reader, Java