About us2021-09-20T12:18:16+10:00

Who we are

The Langley Group Institute is an Australian nationally recognised, registered training organisation (RTO #40655). We are dedicated to inspiring people to realise their potential through positive, evidence-based personal and professional development.

Our Team

Our 10653NAT Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing is the first nationally accredited course designed for people who want to learn how to apply positive psychology in their professional and personal lives, informed by research and best practice.

Our team live and breathe positive psychology, bringing real-world understanding of what it takes to inspire people to create flourishing workplaces, communities, and lives.

The Langley Group Institute is part of the Langley Group of companies, we offer training and programmes worldwide.

Yulia Zlatkin
Yulia ZlatkinCEO, Director
Yulia Zlatkin designs innovative learning solutions that ignite positive change. Her programmes provoke real learning and challenge people to think differently. A seasoned course accreditation consultant and designer, she maps VET qualifications to leadership and personal development, drawing on current research in educational and positive psychology.
Sue Langley
Sue LangleyAcademic Director
Sue Langley is a keynote speaker, global consultant and positive leadership expert. Sue specialises in the practical applications of neuroscience, emotional intelligence and positive psychology, synthesising the science and research into simple, practical tools that anyone can use. Her research – aimed squarely at the sweet spot between emotional intelligence, positive emotions and brain science – inspires people to get the best from themselves and from their peers and teams.
Frances Totney
Frances TotneyStudent Learning Coach
Frances Totney is a wellbeing specialist and teacher who supports student learning. Along with her education degree, Frances has a Diploma in Positive Psychology and Wellbeing, Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health and is studying a Master of Education in Student Wellbeing. She has also designed and delivered resilience, mindfulness and strengths-based training in schools.

Denise Quinlan
Denise Quinlan Facilitator (New Zealand)
Dr Denise Quinlan is acknowledged internationally as an outstanding facilitator and speaker who regularly presents at national and international wellbeing conferences. She has delivered effective and enjoyable programmes to people from primary school students and their teachers, to scientists, engineers and senior corporate executives. Her humour and honesty allow her to create environments where participants fully engage and contribute. NZIWR’s strengths work draws on her validated strengths programme, demonstrated to enhance wellbeing, engagement and relatedness. Her work has been published in international academic journals and edited volumes.
Roxanne Mitchell
Roxanne MitchellProgramme and Assessment Support Manager
Roxanne manages our programmes, psychometric assessments and accounts to ensure they are administered exceptionally.
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10653NAT Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing

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FAQs

Read the answers to some of our frequently asked questions on topics such as course structure, assessment format, who attends the course and what you can go on to do once you have competed the Diploma.

Is government assistance or FEE HELP available in Australia?2021-07-14T12:27:17+10:00

No. As the course is privately run, there is no FEE HELP available. However, you can apply for Skills Checkpoint Funding where if eligible you can receive a contribution of $2000 towards study. To be eligible you must be aged 45-70, employed or recently unemployed (less than 9 months) and not receiving Australian Government employment assistance. Contact us for further information.

Are the assessments hard?2021-06-07T12:27:59+10:00

This sounds unlikely; our students report that completing their assessments is one of the things they enjoyed the most about the course!

The written assessments for the Diploma are generally structured as a demonstration of your understanding of a core concept or idea and a personal reflection. This may take the form of an essay or a learning journal.

Other assessments are based on your participation and engagement during the six days face-to-face.

All assessments are marked on a ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ basis. In the event that your work is marked ‘not yet competent’, we have people who will work with you to help you meet the required standard and, you will have other opportunities to resubmit.

We can be flexible with the way in which the assessments are administered.

Retreat – can I bring my family?2021-03-20T12:46:33+11:00

You can of course bring your family on the retreat and they will have to be booked into the retreat at additional cost. We have had previous applicants do this in the past.

One thing we will add is that you may miss out on the full ‘retreat experience’, whereby you have quiet time outside of the sessions to reflect on the content and assignments, and connect with others in the group. As the days are full and highly engaging, participants often find themselves quite tired at the end of each day, and are grateful for the quiet time in the evenings to rest.

Applicants in the past have expressed that having time away from the responsibilities of family has given them more time to fully absorb and digest the content, get more out of the wonderful retreat experience and return to their families as the best version of themselves.

Please note that we have worked with attendees to extend the discounted rate of the accommodation over the weekend following the Diploma course, in order for family to join them post retreat.

For more information and FAQs download the course guide

How is payment structured?2021-07-08T11:28:30+10:00

Virtual Live Learning Course fees

The course fee for the 10653NAT Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing (Live Learning) is AUD$6,500 and is GST exempt. The payment schedule for the Diploma is:
Deposit AUD$1,500 (on registration)
Instalment One: AUD$2,000 (at commencement of live learning webinars)
Instalment Two: AUD$1,500 (at the third month of the live learning webinars)
Instalment Three: AUD$1,500 (at the fourth month of the live learning webinars)

Where an employer or organisation is funding the training, full payment of AUD$6,500 can be made upfront.

Your course fees include all learning resources, an Expert Strengths Profile assessment and one hour debrief, wellbeing inventories, and access to the recorded sessions.

Payment plans are available, and we are happy to discuss these flexible payment options with you.

Enrolments are accepted all year round. The course is extremely popular, so we recommend you complete your enrolment as early as possible. To guarantee your place, enrol at least eight weeks before course commencement. We are unable to confirm a Diploma will go ahead until we have reached minimum numbers, if minimum numbers have not been reached, we will contact you to discuss the various options available to you.

For the full refund policy, refer to the student information handbook.

Face-to-face Immersion Course Fees

The course fee for the Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing (10653NAT) is AUD$7,500 and is GST exempt.

The payment schedule for the Diploma:
Deposit: AUD$1,500 (on registration)
Instalment One: AUD$2,000 (before starting the face-to-face training)
Instalment Two: AUD$2,000 (within one month after completing the face-to-face training)
Instalment Three: AUD$2,000 (within two months after completing the face-to-face training)

Where an employer or organisation is funding the training, full payment of AUD$7,500 can be made upfront.

Enrolments and bookings:

Enrolments in our courses are accepted all year round, however, our face-to-face immersions prove to be extremely popular, and have filled six months ahead of time. We recommend you complete your enrolment as early as possible. Once the course is full, a waitlist will be kept in case individuals cancel and places become available. While courses are rarely cancelled, if minimum numbers have not been reached, we will contact you to discuss the various options.

For the full refund policy, refer to the student information handbook. You can access this here

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In-house Diplomas

We can offer the Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing internally within organisations as part of learning and development initiatives.

We can customise the delivery of the course to suit your needs. We can deliver the programme as a face-to-face option, virtual or a combination of both.

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