Foundation for Wellness certificate courseCreating a new standard in wellness education
What is ICAA’s Foundation for Wellness Certificate requirement?
ICAA’s Foundation for Wellness certificate is earned by demonstrating fundamental knowledge of wellness, including key information specific to the seven dimensions of wellness. This certificate is earned by successfully passing the quizzes with an average of 80% or higher.
What will I learn by taking this course?
You will learn the importance of understanding wellness and developing a wellness vision, essential research-based content on the seven dimensions of wellness, essential wellness terminology, and wellness information based on science and best practices. Students will also learn how to develop a holistic wellness program and apply strategies to improve customers’ quality of life.
What is the time commitment, deadlines, and expectations?
Although each module takes an average of 3-5 hours to complete, students have up to 20 weeks to complete the course. Students should be able to complete the course within this time, however, ICAA is flexible and willing to meet the needs of the individual student. By achieving an average of 80% or higher on quizzes, you will earn a professional certificate and will be honored as a member of the ICAA Education Network of course graduates.
Since this course is entirely online, what kind of support is there if I have a question?
Although the course is entirely online, students will be designated an official “Instructor of Record.” This instructor has advanced education and experience in the active aging and wellness industry. She/he will be available via email and phone to help you during regular business hours.
How much does ICAA’s Foundation for Wellness cost?
Regular fee: $649
ICAA members: $449
ICAA offers a discount for multiple team members from the same company. Please contact ICAA’s central office for more information: 866.335.9777
Note: The cost of CEUs will vary depending upon the specific organization. CEUs range from $50-$150.This fee covers costs charged by certifying agencies.
What if I fall behind or cannot complete the course due to a major life event and wish to withdraw?
If you fall behind, have difficulty with the material, or feel you cannot complete the course due to a major life event, please notify your instructor and the ICAA staff immediately by email or phone. We are here to help you in any way possible.
The course withdrawal policy is:
- 100% refund, minus a $50 processing fee, if requested 30 days or more before course start date;
- 50% refund, minus a $50 processing fee, if requested 14–29 days before the course start date;
- 25% refund, minus a $50 processing fee, 1–7 days after the course has begun.
There will be no refunds after Day 7 of the course. Days are counted consecutively and include weekends. All requests must be in writing. The tuition for this course is nonrefundable and nontransferable. You will be allowed to retake the course one time and will be charged a $100 processing fee. You may only reschedule the course once.
How can I pay by check OR register a group on one invoice?
Please send an email request firstname.lastname@example.org or call ICAA at 866.335.9777.
How long does it take for a paid registration to result in an email providing access information for the course?
One week before the start of class, you will receive an email invitation with a unique link to create an account providing access to the educational portal.
I registered but I did not receive an invitation email from ICAA?
Check your spam folder for an email from @icaa.cc or contact ICAA right away.
I am not an ICAA member—how do I register?
You may register without ICAA membership, however, there are excellent benefits by obtaining a membership. To learn more about ICAA memberships and to join, click here.