Elite Athlete Wellbeing Management
The Course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and tools that will make you a stand-out when working with elite athletes and sporting organisations. By focusing on wellbeing from a holistic, developmental and positive perspective, it will enable you to confidently take action to help people move towards their whole person potential.
The course content is drawn from a range of disciplines including Health Sciences, Positive Psychology, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Leadership, Career Development and Personal Coaching. A key part of the course is training in the use of the unique tools and processes developed specifically to assess, develop and monitor elite athlete wellbeing. You will learn how to develop customised wellbeing plans for elite athletes, coaches and officials.
The course also has a strong emphasis on your personal development and wellbeing to enable you to role model the very practices and behaviours that will lead to positive elite athlete wellbeing outcomes.
The Wellbeing Science Institute is the only provider of the Certificate IV in Elite Athlete Wellbeing Management. A qualification in this course provides Employers with the confidence that you are equipped with the latest knowledge, skills and tools in elite athlete wellbeing.
Completing this course provides sporting organisations with the confidence that you are equipped with the latest knowledge, skills and tools in elite athlete wellbeing.
Course content summary
The programme covers the following topics and is packed full of evidence, science and practical tools that can be applied to your elite sport context.
- Creating a strategic wellbeing blueprint for your organisation
- Physical wellbeing
- Psychological wellbeing
- Positive mental health
- Positive relationships
- Cultural and spiritual wellbeing
- Managing successful relocations
- Financial wellbeing
- Dual career approaches
- Transition strategies for elite athletes and coaches
- Solution-focused coaching skills
- Creating customised wellbeing plans
£3,675. This includes all materials, teaching and rights to use proprietary tools upon graduation.
Successful applicants must hold some post-high school qualifications in fitness, sport, counselling or psychology or a related discipline. You will need to have access to an elite sport organisation that you are able to work with (paid or unpaid) for the duration of the programme.