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Accreditation & Recognition

Rhodes Wellness College has been providing high quality professional education since 1996. Over this period we have built strong relationships within the education and business communities, and with our accrediting bodies.

We believe in upholding high standards to protect the public, which is why our programs align with associations that carry educational standards ensuring quality competency in the coaching, counselling, nutrition, and wellness professions. 


Our Accrediting Organizations


International Coaching Federation

The International Coaching Federation is the most sought-after designation in the Life Coaching Industry and is recognized worldwide. Rhodes Wellness College Coaching programs are all ICF approved. This means after your first Life Coaching semester, you can begin the process of registering with ICF. You are also eligible to register with ICF once you complete the Part-Time Life Coaching Certificate or Full-Time Life Skills Certificate.

ICF is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals. For more information, visit: coachingfederation.org


Canadian Professional Counsellor Association

The Canadian Professional Counsellor Association: Rhodes Wellness College is an Associate Member of the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA). We work with the CPCA to ensure a smooth registration process for our graduates applying for the Registered Professional Counsellor (“RPC”) designation. For more information, visit cpca-rpc.ca.

Graduates of the Professional Counselling Diploma Program will be able to register with the CPCA upon passing their entrance exam. Rhodes Wellness College provides help to our graduates with exam preparation and pays for required supervision for one year following graduation. Our long relationship with the CPCA ensures that you will adhere to a strong code of ethics and professional standards. This, combined with over 1,700 hours of experiential learning, will help you become an effective, safe, and competent counsellor in supporting individuals and groups.


Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada

The Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada: Rhodes Wellness College is an Associate School member of the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists (ACCT). For more information about ACCT and it’s benefits, please visit acctcounsellor.com

Graduates of the Professional Counselling Diploma Program with over 1,700 hours of experiential learning, will help you become an effective, safe and competent counsellor in supporting individuals and groups and will meet ACCT’s education criteria for membership. ACCT is home to counsellors nationwide, who demonstrate competency and excellence in the counselling profession as it requires its members to adhere to a strong code of ethics and professional standards. At ACCT you have a voice and a vote in all matters of the Association.


Health Coach Alliance

The Health Coach Alliance is a powerful force for the wellness industry, and is uniting thousands of Registered Health Coaches™ (RHC™), Registered Health & Nutrition Counsellors™ (RHNC™), and Registered Holistic Nutrition Practitioners™ across North America. For more information, visit healthcoachalliance.ca

Graduates of the Professional Nutrition Counsellor Program are recognized and can register with the HCA. By gaining a HCA designation, Rhodes Wellness College graduates will have you have the support of an industry association that has your best interest at heart – whether it is being supported through continuing education, strategic alliance, networking and more, being a part of HCA supports the nutrition industry in maintaining a high standard of ethical practice ensuring the health and safety of the public.


Canadian Association for Integrative Nutrition

The Canadian Association for Integrative Nutrition (CAIN) is a professional Association founded on the principle that the Nutrition and Wellness Industry needs a unified voice. In an ever-changing and unregulated industry it is more important than ever to have a specified standard of education and continual learning opportunities to ensure credibility and industry growth.  

Graduates of the Professional Nutrition Counsellor Program are recognized and can register with the Health Coach Alliance (HCA), CAIN or both organizations. By gaining a CAIN designation, Rhodes Wellness College graduates will have you have the support of an industry association that supports its members through continuing education, strategic alliance, networking and more, being a part of CAIN supports the nutrition industry in maintaining a high standard of ethical practice ensuring the health and safety of the public.


Education Quality Assurance

The Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation is available to public and private institutions in B.C. that meet or exceed quality assurance standards set by the province of B.C.

Rhodes Wellness College as an EQA designated private post-secondary institution has met or exceeded provincial government recognized quality assurance standards. Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation was established by the province of British Columbia (BC) and is administered by the British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE). For more information, visit British Colombia’s Education Quality Assurance designation.


Private Training Institutions Branch

Private Training Institutions Branch: Rhodes Wellness College is a designated institution by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). This regulatory agency was created by the provincial government to regulate private institutions through the Private Training Institutions Act. The Private Training Institutions Branch protects students through a rigorous accreditation process. Students are also protected by the Student Training Completion Fund, an insurance plan to protect students. For more information on the Private Training Institutions Branch of B.C., visit privatetraininginstitutions.gov.bc.ca.


British Columbia Career College Association

Rhodes Wellness College is a member of the British Columbia Career College Association (BCCCA). This association strives to ensure excellence in private post secondary education. The aim is to ensure that the private education and training industry is recognized for the high level of service delivery, commitment to quality, and student satisfaction that the sector delivers to consumers. BCCCA member schools adhere to a Code of Ethics and are committed to providing students with individual care and attention throughout their studies, and as they graduate and search for employment. For more information, visit bccca.com


EduCanada

EduCanada is a brand that supports the international education offerings of Canada’s provinces and territories. The EduCanada brand is the result of collaboration between the provinces and territories through the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) and Global Affairs Canada. The EduCanada website provides information to international students about studying in Canada. For more information, visit educanada.ca


Learn more about Rhodes Wellness College accreditations and credentials by contacting us or by calling us at 604-708-4416.

  • PCTIA
  • CPCA
  • ACSTH
  • Imagine
  • EQA