We’ve walked in your shoes and know how you feel

An organisation is only as healthy as its employees

That is why the greatest investment an organisation can make is in their people. 

Creating and implementing a successful health and wellness strategy that is directly linked to business goals is possible, however, many companies struggle. 

You may face:

 Difficulty in getting buy-in from senior management and demonstrating the business imperative for investment.
>  Not having the necessary skills, experience or support to initiate, develop and lead an effective and sustainable health and wellness strategy.
Fruitless investments of time and energy without seeing results which can lead to discouragement, disenfranchisement and a lack of motivation.
>  Just feeling overwhelmed with the amount of work required to put a wellness strategy together and not knowing where to start.

It’s OK. We’ve been there too.

And maybe you have tried some wellness initiatives in the past, such as corporate massage, stress management seminars and standing desks.

But 90 per cent of the time, workplaces approach employee wellness in the wrong way and these efforts can just be a Band-Aid. 

We can assist

Did you know: Recent research shows Workplace Wellbeing Managers were voted in the Top 10 best jobs in Australia for desirability and growth in 2018, driven by corporates looking to bring wellbeing for workers into focus. (Source: SmartCompany, 2018)

The nationally accredited Wellness Designs Practitioner training is designed to educate, empower and motivate individuals to develop an employee wellness strategy that works.

And it is the first of its kind in the world.


Comprehensive training and resources
This initial two-day intensive face-to-face course or 4 week self-paced online course delves deeply into the principles of designing, implementing and evaluating an effective health and wellness strategy. Following completion, you will benefit from 1-on-1 mentoring, as well as a large arsenal of tools and resources via our online “The Hub” to help you embed key learnings back into the workplace. 

National accreditation, globally embraced
The course adheres to the national unit of competency for managing staff health and wellness programs (BSBLED502 Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness), which is delivered by Wellness Designs on behalf of Australasian Leadership Academy (RTO Code 41012). Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) members are also eligible to receive 15 CPD points. Members of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) can also claim CPD points.

Award-winning experience to empower your people
Learn with professional, experienced facilitators who have over 50 years’ collective experience in delivering multi-award-winning wellness solutions for organisations around the world. Benefit from insights from our Expert Faculty Group, who are thought leaders across a range of related disciplines including, workplace design, safety, human resources, occupational health, mental health, public health, legal and technology.


The program is designed to cater for a wide range of audiences seeking training and accreditation in the wellness field. 

>  Workplace health and wellness practitioners  who are responsible for co-ordinating ‘in-house’ programs.
>  HR practitioners who have responsibility for employee wellness within their organisation and are looking to improve their understanding of best practice.
>  OHS and occupational health practitioners who see value in a more integrated approach to employee health, safety and wellbeing.
>  Health professionals wishing to increase their understanding of delivering services  within the workplace environment.
>  Government representatives or consultants assisting individuals or  organisations to deliver such programs.
>  Undergraduate or post-graduate students wishing to embark on a career in workplace health and wellness.
>  Workplace health and wellness providers  looking to update the skills and knowledge of their service delivery teams.
>  Anyone with a passion to empower and transform their workplace.


The nationally accredited Wellness Designs Practitioner Program delves deeply into the theory and practice of designing, implementing and evaluating a best-practice strategy. It is aligned to our proven 6-step Wellness Blueprint™ model and the content is provided over of six modules.

Click here for an in-depth course outline


Localised perspective

Understand how to use global best practices to produce world-class wellness programs in Australia and New Zealand.

Innovative solutions

Better understand the challenges of workplace environments and be empowered to proffer effective solutions.

Mentoring and coaching

Benefit from a 1-on-1 mentoring session with wellness experts to keep you accountable and help you apply key learnings back into the workplace.

Peer support

Be part of a global ‘tribe’ of like-minded practitioners via our online community and share wins, learnings and keep up to date with industry news.

Industry experts

Work with facilitators who have a collective 50 years’ experience in delivering multi-award-winning wellness solutions around the globe.

Multi-modal delivery

Maximise your learning outcomes through interactive and innovative training, and have fun in the process!

Continuous education

Stay focused and motivated with ongoing learning opportunities including webinars and e-newsletters. Your training never stops and you only get better!

Practical framework and tools

Walk away with a strong knowledge of evidence-based practice and access to our online “The Hub” with practical tools that work on the ground.

Certification and accreditation

Advance your career within your workplace and industry with nationally accredited training and certification as a Wellness Designs Practitioner.


“It’s been a key component of building (our teams) confidence, the ability to keep up to date….and networking”

Sean Silvey, Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing, Bupa

“Our key people are now equipped to develop a contemporary health, safety and wellness strategy, that will serve the organisation and its people well into the future”

Tony Doyle, CEO, Knox City Council

The course was a really good sense check of where we are and the path that we were on

Sue Lowe, Safety, Health and Wellbeing Manager, CUA

“…I’ve got so much more confidence and far clearer how I am presenting the concept to employers”

Dave Shrowder, Coordinator, Champ Programs

“After doing the course, I was able to…secure a short-term (workplace wellness) role. I’m now feeling more experienced, confident and able to apply for more roles.”

Voula Sofiou, Workplace Wellness Professional

“(I gained most) how to develop a strategic health and wellbeing plan… I’ve also been able to take those skills to our champions network and our strategy group and help them develop”

Meg Shadbolt, Assistant Director, Business Services, Department of Justice, Tasmania

“It has enhanced the framework that I apply to my own training program design..I’m really excited to show businesses how all these pieces come together to create a total wellness package”

Dr Liz Kirk, Director and Founder of Beyond Ergo

‘I liked the idea that it wasn’t just training and nothing else….(and) that there was follow up’.

Brett Leadbetter, Education Officer, Diocese of Toowoomba Catholic Schools.

“The knowledge and facilitation was excellent, and it’s helping me to think forward”

Yvonne Barretta, Wellbeing & Rehabilitation Manager, Asciano (plus others!)

Ready to advance your career in workplace wellness?


Join our community and get nationally accredited today