Certified Mental Wellness Coach & Facilitator

Offered by CET

Short Course / 3 days / TGS-2021003754

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the scientific bases of work stress, positive psychology and mental well-being, with an emphasis on evidence-based models and concepts
2. Understand a coach’s mindset, thinking patterns, underlying motives, perceived stressors, and their related behaviours at work and in life
3. Use assessment and measurement tools to profile a coachee’s traits and tendencies at work and in life
4. Apply a positive psychology coaching process with relevant exercises and interventions to enhance coachee well-being through resilience coping strategies and mindsets
5. Apply facilitation strategies and intervention tools for small group sessions (e.g., interactive workshop)
6. Understand the ethical issues in profiling, coaching and group facilitation


Course Date: 15 Jul 2024 – 17 Jul 2024
Application Period: 16 May 2024 – 23 June 2024
Duration: 3 days
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Course outline below:

Trainer's Profile

Edgar Tham

Edgar is Singapore's pioneer Sport & Performance Psychologist; he has worked with more than 40 different performance domains (e.g., sports, music, performing arts, military, civil defense, business, sales, online forex/futures trading, motor racing, professional poker, etc) from the schools to world championship levels since 1993. He was employed by the Singapore Government as its very first local sport psychologist in 1995. Edgar was the founding Head of the Sport Psychology Unit of the Singapore Sports Council in 1996. He was team consultant and travelling psychologist to numerous national teams preparing for the SEA Games, Asian Youth Games, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Youth Olympic Games, Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, World Championships, and ASEAN Armies Rifle Meets (till 2001). Currently, Edgar is a full-time sport & performance psychologist in private practice. He has consulted for and implemented season-long sport psychology programmes for numerous sports teams. He is also a longtime lecturer for the Singapore Sports Council’s National Coaching Accreditation Programme in Sport Psychology (Mental Skills Training) since 1996.


Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.

Entry Requirements

  • 21 years old and older
  • Strong interest in applied psychology and personal development topics
  • Able to communicate well in English (written and spoken)

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 7 Apr 2021 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024. Please refer to our STEP portal for the updated fees. (Click on STEP)


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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course fee$850.20
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs for Singapore Citizen$99.06
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs - SPR & LTVP+$99.06
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy for Singapore Citizen aged 40 and above$99.06
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for Singapore Citizen Aged Below 40$255.06
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for SPR/LTVP+$255.06