Welcome to the ANWCB Health Coach Board Certification Prep course! 

We are so happy you are here.  We are pleased to offer a non-medical affiliated board certification for coaches that helps to keep them even more in the scope of practice while offering valuable training as well.

Our goal at IFHC is to get coaches out there helping people in a way that doesn’t make them feel overwhelmed and also increases their confidence.  Take your time and please breathe easy during this course and the testing…...a low-stress approach will make this a breeze!


We have teamed up with ANWCB and created this Exam Prep Course for you, to overview all of the important information you need to know as a health coach as well as to properly prepare you for the ANWCB Board Certification Exam. 

Here’s what’s you’ll review inside the Prep Course: 

Section One: Business Foundations

State Regulations

Scope of Practice

Section One Quiz

Section Two: Anatomy & Health Essentials

Health Essentials

Anatomy & Physiology

Actions in the Body

Macronutrients & Micronutrients

Section Two Quiz

Section Three: Coaching Skills

Working with Clients

Labs & Supplement review

Safe Language Overview

Motivational Interviewing & Client Mindset

Section Three Quiz

Section Four: Ethical Health Coaching

Self Care & Creating Healthy Boundaries

Ethics for Health Coaches & Staying up to date

Section Four Quiz

Section Five: Resources & References

Resources for you to tap into and take your learning even further.

Resources cover each section of each module so you will have comprehensive coverage of each subject.

About Your Instructor

Carmen Hunter is the founder of The Institute for Functional Health Coaching®. She has over eight years of health coaching experience, has worked with hundreds of one-on-one clients, conducted countless group trainings, and hosted hundreds of in-person and online health education talks.

 She has been privileged to teach health coaches for over 4 years in her own business as well as teach her low-risk health coaching method at other institutions. Carmen believes that diagnoses are symptoms of a larger health condition. She feels that approaching a client from a whole mind-body perspective by integrating the seven foundations required for optimal health is the only way to reach true wellness.

 She believes in supporting other coaches in their businesses as well as collaborating with those who compliment her beliefs and operate with integrity and transparency. She believes that working together allows us all to make a bigger impact on the world.

 Her number one focus in the health coaching profession is to educate and inspire coaches to build a successful business with integrity and service that surpasses all others. “No question goes unanswered and no need goes unmet” is her motto.


What does a Board Certification Exam do? 

A Board Certification Exam demonstrates professional competence and dedication. It validates the qualifications of a professional in a respective field of study.

Why Board Certify with American Natural Wellness Coaching Board (ANWCB)?

  • Our Advisory Board has over 120 years of combined Natural Wellness experience
  • You will receive a FREE AANWC Membership – (including all benefits)
  • You will get a Holistic Health Link Directory Listing
  • You will be pre-qualified for a GEMA license
  • You will also be pre-qualified for liability insurance
  • ANWCB provides an easy Online Application and Online Exam
  • You will get an ANWCB “Board Certified By” Emblem for your website/marketing materials
  • Beautiful Wall document
  • You will be listed on the ANWCB Registry

*All Education is considered to take the ANWCB Board Certification Exam  – with or without ANWCB School Accreditation! 


We've got A's for your Q's

What does ANWCB stand for?

ANWCB stands for The American Natural Wellness Coaches Board You can learn more about the board here.

How long will it take me to go through the prep course?

Depending on your previous studies and knowledge of the subjects contained in the prep course, we recommend you take 12-14 hours to completely navigate the course and any resources that speak to you thoroughly. It is suggested to take notes as you navigate through the course.

Will it adequately prepare me for the exam?

This course was specifically created as a way for you to review, study and prepare adequately for taking the ANWCB Board Certification Exam and the questions contained in it. Everything contained in the prep course is relevant to the exam.

How many quizzes/questions are there in the prep course?

There are 4 quizzes throughout the prep course with a total of 25 practice questions to help test your knowledge and get a feel for exam questions. 

How many chapters/sections are in the coursework?

The Prep Course is broken up into 4 sections with several chapters contained within each. The following section are included: Business Foundations, Anatomy & Health Essentials, Coaching Skills, Ethics for Health Coaches.

What does the ANWCB Board Certification exam look like?

The board certification exam is a 90 min online exam that contains 75 questions. You can learn more information about the exam here.


Are you living abroad and have completed a health coaching certificate program? Then you are also invited to join others in taking this ANWCB Prep Course as well as apply to take the ANWCB Board Certification Exam. 

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