Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist

With hundreds of certified specialists and counting around the world, CCWS is the most complete and trusted corporate & workplace wellness certification on the market.


Why CCWS? Become a Specialist in Corporate Wellness

The Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist® is a certification of expertise offered by the Corporate Health & Wellness Association (CHWA). The certification requires 10 Modules of training/classes and can be completed either live in-person at a CHWA event or online.

In order to maintain certification after the required training, Certified Corporate Wellness Specialists® must complete five hours per year of continuing education credits to stay up-to-date with industry best-practices and standards.

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What You Will Learn

Becoming a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist® provides you with a competitive edge in the industry by demonstrating to employers and colleagues that you:

  • Possess the training and knowledge to successfully implement and manage a wellness program
  • Understand best practices in wellness programs
  • Comprehend the different types of wellness programs and learn how to tailor one to meet the needs of your specific corporate culture
  • Demonstrate that you are up to date with current best practices on an ongoing basis through continuing education credits required for re-certification
  • Possess the qualifications and abilities for job promotion and career enhancement

Who Will Benefit from this Certification?

  • HR/Benefits Directors or Wellness Managers
  • Agents, Brokers and Consultants
  • Insurance/Healthcare Industry Professionals

Benefits for Employers/Corporations:

By requiring or covering the cost of certification for your HR staff, you are ensuring that your staff has the most updated wellness policies and that best practices are implemented for your employees. Certified wellness  staff can help your organization maintain a competitive edge through lower healthcare costs and a better bottom line due to employee engagement in their health and wellness.

A Note on Compliance

CCWS participants remain compliant by taking two advanced and three intermediate courses per year and paying the necessary fees for providing the invaluable benefits of receiving up-to-date education by the leading employers such as LinkedIn and LL Bean. This vital education keeps our participants creative, legally compliant and helps them understand the emerging trends so their engagement and wellness programs are the absolute best they can be.

CCWS participants who have not lapsed in their required education and fees receive the benefit of being searchable by employers looking for the best in the wellness field, as well as discounts to our annual events. Additionally, members can utilize our seal and branding tools while they remain complaint. (Members who lapse in compliance must remove seals and other associated materials from all print and online media until the member becomes compliant.)

Get Certified In 3 Easy Steps

STEP 1: Register

Register for CCWS Certification

STEP 2: Read

Our comprehensive industry textbook, “Engaging Wellness,” as part of the certification curriculum.

  • Price of certification does not include textbook fee
  • Purchase print copy for $80 or digital textbook for $35
  • Book accounts for roughly 35 percent of the exam questions and is mandatory to pass
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STEP 3: Take

10 modules of online education and pass the 100 multiple choice question exam within 65 days of beginning the course.

  • Participants will be given two opportunities to pass the exam before paying a re-examination fee of $200
  • A grade of 75 percent or higher is required.