Costs & Tuition Assistance

The cost for the Wellness Practitioner training varies depending on the course selected. Costs range from $495 for the short, 36-hour certification courses to approximately $9,980 for the full Wellness Coaching Certification course.

Course Number of Hours to Complete Cost
Level 1 36–50 $595
Level 2
        Domain 1 100 $1980
        Domain 2 50 $990
Levels 3–4 (per specialty) 50 $990
Level 5 1000 $2950


Tuition Assistance

  • Many employers provide tuition assistance for education and professional development. Ask your human resources department whether your company will subsidize your program.
  • The Institute’s Wellness Coaching curriculum qualifies for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wellness Coach Registered Apprenticeship. Your company may be eligible for tax credits and tuition benefits in some states. See the DoL’s website at for more details.
  • Look for agencies that provide grant money for improving skills – use a search engine to look for grants related to your occupation or industry.

US DOL Approved

IWE created the competencies and curriculum for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wellness Coaching Registered Apprenticeship Program.

Participating in IWE’s Wellness Coaching training courses may count toward fulfillment of the Registered Apprenticeship Program requirements.

Department of Labor: Certified Wellness Coach Bulletin and Curriculum