Diploma of Health and Wellbeing

  • Qualification:


  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

  • Start date:

    Enquire now, for start dates!

  • Awarded by:

    Torrens University Australia

  • Course fee:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Holistic Wellness Coach | Health Promotion Officer | Allied Health Assistant | Health Development Officer | Community Wellness Officer | View All

Course Rundown

Turn your passion for health and wellbeing into a rewarding, people-focused career by studying this online Diploma of Health and Wellbeing course. 

Designed for anyone seeking to begin a career in the health sector, this flexible online qualification provides a solid foundation in principles of health and wellbeing, and offers an accelerated opportunity for students eager to enter the industry within a year. 

In this course, you’ll study key health and wellbeing principles. nutrition and fitness solutions, health maintenance and disease prevention, health theories and social determinants, and health promotion, helping you develop a sound understanding of health and wellness to use to make a positive difference in people’s lives. 


If you’re interested in holistic health and want a rewarding, people-focused career, this practical and exciting online course is your first career step. 



To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet Torrens University Australia's minimum entry requirements. 

International students will also be required to demonstrate English language proficiency. 

What You’ll Learn

In this health course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Body systems and disease
  • Health promotion
  • Understanding health
  • Human nutrition
  • Disease prevention 
  • Active lifestyle promotion
  • Corporate health
  • Active ageing and falls prevention
  • Social and emotional wellbeing 
  • Leisure, sport and fulfilling lives for older people

Why study with Torrens University Australia?

Torrens University Australia brings together some of the country’s most regarded tertiary institutes across industries like business, design, public health, hospitality, and sports management.

Studying with Torrens means learning from the industry’s best and brightest minds through cutting-edge syllabuses and small classroom environments. By becoming a Torrens student, you will not only have access to Torrens’ state-of-the-art campuses across the nation, you’ll also get to leverage Torrens status as a Laureate International University, and be able to access a global network of over 70 universities across 25 countries.

Torrens schools include; APM College of Business and Communication, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Chifley Business School, Media Design School, Real Madrid Graduate School, Southern School of Natural Therapies and William Blue College of Hospitality.

Student Support

Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.

Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.

Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Health and Wellbeing from Torrens University Australia.

This qualification will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to seek employment in a wide range of roles in the health and community services sectors. Upon completing this qualification, you may choose to work in community health promotion, nutrition counselling, sports development, lifestyle therapy, or in health research.


Curious about where a career in health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government’s FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Torrens University Australia also offers scholarships to successful applicants.

Students can also pay fees upfront.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.