Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the Habit Coach program for?


This program is designed for anyone passionate about long-term change, whether that's to up-skill your own knowledge, or to work with clients to help them finally reach their goals. The Habit Coach program is ideal for coaches, consultants, personal trainers, dietitians, nutritionist, physiotherapists, therapists, psychologists, counsellors, teachers, managers, and many more. Anyone with an interest in learning about habits is more than welcome.




What makes this course different to other habit courses?


This is by far the most comprehensive habit course available on the market. You will not only gain a deep understand of habits, you will learn multiple scientifically proven ways to change them, forever. This course is practical and interactive, so you can walk away confident in your knowledge and skills to help others achieve their goals. The other key difference between the Habit Coach program and other habit programs, is that you will receive an internationally recognised certification for becoming a Habit Coach – this is a fantastic benefit for your personal marketing and credibility.




Why is learning about habit change important for me and my clients?


So much of your everyday life is dictated by your habits, in fact, nearly half of everything you do is habitual. So, if you want to improve your life or help your clients reach their goals, you have to know how to effectively change habits.




Does habit change work for everyone?


Yes! No matter how old or young you are, or in what context you are using habit change (corporate or private consulting) it works. You can help your clients create new habits or break old unwanted habits and helop them achieve their goals.




How do I get certified as a Habit Coach?


All you need to do to is complete the Habit Coach program and pass the post-course multiple-choice test to receive the first 12-months of certification.




How do I remain certified as a Habit Coach after the first 12-months?


Your certification is valid for 12 months. To remain certified as a Habit Coach, simply renew your annual membership through the Habit Change Institute (you will receive an email when it’s time to renew your membership).




Why should I maintain my certification?


As a certified member of the Habit Change Institute, you will receive ongoing Alumni Training, resources and support. This ensures you are up to date with all the latest science and research and keeps you connected with the community of like-minded professionals.




Should I do the Senior Habit Coach program?


If you are serious about taking your knowledge and skills to the next level, then YES! The Senior course will teach you how to measure habit strength so you can better understand your client’s habits and therefore, work with them more effectively. You will also learn the key factors that influence habit (think of it like a cheat sheet for making habits stick). Becoming a Senior Coach gives you fantastic credibility and skillsets for your business.




How do I add my profile to the Coach Directory?


The Coach Directory is available to all active Senior Habit Coaches. Please email our team for more information (info@habitchangeinstitute.com).




Do you offer a money back guarantee?


We want you to have a valuable and satisfying learning experience. We offer a 30-day refund period for purchased courses if you believe the course does not match the curriculum description. Refunds will not be provided for change of mind, or after the 30 days following the date of purchse.




Can I apply for CPD points?


YES! The Habit Coach program offers students 24 hours of professional development training and the Senior program offers an additional 8 hours (36 hours in total). PLUS you can claim hours spent as part of the ongoing Alumni Training. Once you complete the course and pass the post-course multiple-choice test, you will receive a certificate stating the course name and the number of hours completed. Many organisations and accreditation bodies allow members to self-assess their professional development (for example the Australian Psychological Society [APS] and Dietitians Australia [DA]). If you are not sure about your personal circumstance, please check with your professional body/accreditor.




Can I call myself a Habit Change Practitioner?


YES! Once you become certified, you can call yourself a Habit Change Practitioner or a Habit Change Coach/Habit Coach. You will also receive a Badge to add on your social profiles and/or website, to display your new credential.




How long do I have access to the course content for?


As long as you remain a member of the Habit Change Institute, you will have access to the course materials. Your membership is included for the first 12 months from when the course starts. You can renew your membership for as many years as you want. This also gives you access to the ongoing Alumni Training and Coach community.




I want to get started now, do I have to wait for the next course?


You can START TODAY! You are welcome to complete the course at any time in the year and work at your own pace. This self study option gives you access to all the course material and video lessons. You will also have access to the online Coach community and ongoing Alumni Training. Email us your interest to sign up - info@habitchangeinstitute.com