Certificate in Resilience Coaching

Course Length: 1 Year (start at any time)
Qualification: Certificate in Resilience Coaching
Course Fees: £799.00

This qualification is for anyone interested in adding resilience coaching skills to their work portfolio.

Who the course is for

The Certificate in Resilience Coaching is suitable for anyone who wants to know more about resilience. Please note this course is designed to provide the underpinning theory of resilience coaching and doesn’t include any skills development.  The course carries 1 CPD point for each hour of study and can be used as a stepping stone to further training.

How you could use this learning 

You could use this learning with a PAYE job or enhance your skills for a new position.  You might start-up your own business or improve an existing business.  Giving this world of portfolio working, you could have a part-time position as an employee and be self-employed at the same time.

You could use what you learn on this course to: integrate into counselling, weave into a complementary therapy practice, enhance nursing skills, develop a business or leadership coaching practice, move into corporate resilience and wellbeing, improve a long-term-condition management service, develop resilience programmes for health and wellbeing charities, offer resilience coaching to NHS services, work with parents/families, develop a coaching service for young people, to enhance performance coaching, offer services to health clubs and spas or work with community organisations to improve the health and wellbeing of the community.

Course Outline and Modules

Resilience is your ability to adapt andmove forwards when things don’t go as planned.   As a resilience coach, you form partnerships with clients to optimize health and well-being through developing and sustaining positive mindsets.  You help your clients enhance their self-motivation and self-regulation and assist to lever strengths, navigate the journey of change, and build psychological resources.

3 Core Modules

You have 3 Optional Modules to Select

Course Accreditation


Association for Coaching (AC)

This course has been approved by the Association for Coaching and can be used towards gaining the ADCT award if you choose to upgrade to our ADCT diploma.


The Complementary Medical Association

Wellness Professionals at Work is an authorized course provider of the Complementary Medical Association (CMA). This course carries CPD points (1 point for every hour of study or skills development). The CMA also offers student membership which you can apply for while still studying and will gain the post-nominal letters SCMA. Upon graduation, you can apply for full CMA Membership “MCMA”.  CMA membership (as a student or graduate) also qualifies you for reduced insurance rates.



Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists (ACCPH) is an online independent professional body and register for counsellors, coaches, psychotherapists and hypnotherapists. All endorsement and validation of courses and training by the ACCPH is of the highest standard and closely follows the level benchmarks set by National Awarding bodies and professional bodies.

I think one of the most powerful things for in this course was learning to use the ABC of cognitive behavioral therapy to work out my reactions to certain situations.  The practice in doing this has given me the confidence in working with clients in this way. 


Interim Director, Kent & Medway Partnership Trust

How the course is delivered

This course is taken over one year through supported distance learning.  However, you can complete the course quicker if you choose. Each module takes approximately 10-15 hours to complete.  Features of distance learning include:

  • Flexibility: Start your course anytime throughout the year.
  • Accreditation and credibility:
    • CPD recognition from the Association for Coaching
    • CPD recognition from the Complementary Medical Association (CMA).
    • There is the opportunity to apply for full membership of the CMA upon qualification depending on criteria fulfilment.
  • Community: Access to our Wellness Community on Circle. Study-buddies are encouraged.
  • Materials provided: Learning materials.
  • Tutor support: Quick turnaround for queries and marking (one week) with support by email, phone, post and online. You are constantly encouraged with quality feedback and challenge.
  • Access to discounted courses and coaching: As a student and then as a graduate with Wellness Professionals at Work, we would like to give you discounts on any future courses and on personal and 1:1 coaching with us.
  • Access to CYTOPLAN: All of our Students enrolled on a course are able to apply to become a Cytoplan Practitioner and can learn how to support their clients’ wellbeing journey.
  • CPD points: You gain one CPD point for each hour of study on this course.

    Your Tutors

    Jo Permaul and Alison Wilson are the tutors on this course.


    Joanne Permaul

    Jo Permaul

    Alison Wilson

    Alison Wilson

    You can meet Jo and Alison at our Meet the Team page.


    Each module has guided reading plus a 1000 word assignment.

    View the recommended reading materials for this course.

    UPGRADE:  After successful completion of this course, you can upgrade to the Diploma in Resilience Coaching Skills.  The fee for the upgrade is the Diploma minus the cost of the Certificate.  The coaching certificates provide the underpinning theory only.  The diplomas provide:

    • underpinning theory
    • regular supervised skills development workshops (online at the moment)
    • tutor mentoring through case study work
    • reflective learning for personal and professional development
    • business start-up coaching
    • access to CYTOPLAN
    • robust accreditation to level 5
    • access to professional body memberships e.g. AC and ICF showing best practice and credibility to potential buyers


    Before you commit to this course, we would like to remind you of what makes our courses stand out: robust accreditation, the option of adding modules, personal tutor support, high level of self-development, group interaction, you can join at any time, well-designed learning material, patient and inspiring tutors, live coaching practice, flexible pace.

    Your fee of £799 covers:

    • CPD recognition from the Complementary Medical Associationand Association for Coaching

    • opportunity to apply for full membership (CMA) upon criteria fulfilment

    • access to our Wellness Community on Circle

    • study-buddies

    • learning materials

    • tutor support by email, phone, post and online

    • occasional Wellness Professionals at Work members newsletter


    1. Pay in FULL in advance to receive 5% discount, that’s just £759
    2. Pay 3 instalments: £400 upon enrolment plus 3 monthly standing orders of £133

    Use this currency convertor for the investment in your national currency.


    If you would like to enrol on this course, make payment using the button below and complete the enrolment form that follows. If you experience any problems please send us an email: admin@wellnessprofessionalsatwork.com 

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