Career Paths & Opportunities
Upskilling in wellness opens a world of limitless possibilities for you in the booming global wellness industry where there is simply more positions available than there are suitably qualified and skilled people to fill the positions. You can also create a new role in your current worplace, start your own wellness consultancy practice or partner with other safety, health and wellbeing professionals. Our training and mentoring services prepare you to confidently optimise all of these opportunities.
The ASWA team has over 25 years of global wellness industry experience to further enable your career with relevant and transferable professional wellness skills.
In addition to mental health (one of the dimensions of wellbeing) now being a core focus of psychological health and safety obligations of employers, wellness is continues to be one of the fastest growing industries on earth.
With Governments and employers prioritising supporting the mental health and wellbeing of their people, this provides greater employment and new business opportunities for those that have the capabilities to harness those possibilities. Due to the massive skills gap of wellbeing knowledge, skills and best practices, particularly in a workplace context, professionals are utilising their newfound skills across all sectors including:
- Education and professional development
- Logistics and Transport
- Mining and Construction
- Social and Community
- Finance and banking
- Hotel, hospitality, travel and tourism
- Aged care
- Personal and professional services
Here’s another 6 reasons to transition to wellness:
1. Join one of the fastest growing industries
Wellness is now a staggering $5.6 trillion market and one of the biggest, fastest-growing industries on earth at almost 5 times bigger than the $1.27 trillion, global pharmaceutical industry. GLOBAL WELLNESS INSTITUTE 2022.
2. Be the change
Through an integrated education in wellness and leadership skills, covering the essentials of nutrition, sleep, exercise and developing your own mindfulness and emotional intelligence, you will be empowered to integrate these skills into your life, career and organisation. You will be equipped to contribute to positive transformations of individuals, teams, businesses, communities and beyond.
3. Add value
Achieve your personal and professional goals and share in the life-changing journey of others to achieve their goals, resulting in personal fulfilment and a rewarding career.
4. Learn at your pace and place
The ability to blend wellness principles into your own life during your learning journey is essential. Enjoy the freedom and flexibility to study anywhere and at any time that suits your needs and lifestyle. Complete your course as quickly as you like and as it suits your personal lifestyle and circumstances. You choose the pace at which you study with, combined with our personalised support and guidance available to you every step of the way.
5. Stay informed with exciting research
Workplace wellbeing, global wellness tourism, resilience, mindfulness, nutritional science and neuroscience are just a few areas of exciting research and innovative initiatives taking place in the wellness industry and this course provides opportunities for you to delve into all of them.
6. Maturity is embraced
<>The booming wellness industry embraces maturity as it is associated with sought-after traits such as reliability, flexibility, relationship building skills, valuable life experience and positive work ethics. It’s never too late to make a change!
In addition to wellness integration into workplace practices and culture to boost performance of organisations, the ASWA Diploma of Wellness Leadership is also intended to provide graduates with additional skills and knowledge to contribute to community outcomes such as:
- consideration of the increasing prevalence of health conditions, in particular obesity, cancer, diabetes and mental health issues such as anxiety and depression;
- creating community awareness of the long term benefits of greater levels of wellness;
- improved community health;
- reducing the cost of, and impact on, healthcare associated with a lack of wellness.
We love talking all things wellness so CONTACT US to arrange a convenient time for a complimentary chat about the ‘best fit’ solution for your career or business needs.