ICF Approved Intensive 3-day Classroom or Online Training

Certified Life Coach 

This course serves as a primary course for basis life coach training and incorporates core content in coaching. It provides students with core coaching competencies, techniques and professional practice standards. Students completing this course will be a Professional Certified Life Coach.

This ICF accredited course is designed to provide training on the basics of coaching skills. The first half of this class focuses on the skills used by professional coaches, covering the definition of coaching, the distinctions between counseling, therapy, and coaching, the ethics of coaching, and a strong focus on the development of the basic coaching skills or core competencies, including but not limited to creating rapport, reframing, open questions, and active listening, and goal setting.

Learning is developed both through experiential,observational learning, and complete post-class assignments. Mentoring is provided from a Professional Certified Life Coach after training. (VIEW COURSE INFORMATION PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS)

AREAS DIRECTLY ADDRESSED INCLUDE

  • Fundamental coaching skills

  • Ethical and professional practice

  • Screening and orientation

  • Interventions for individuals

  • Explain coaching processes to client

  • Providing coaching via distance technologies

  • Facilitate client development of decision making skills

  • Assist clients in their role transitions

  • Facilitate client use of resources in coaching (books,             articles, skills, habits etc)

  • Apply standards of practice of coaching

  • Promote awareness of coaching

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the completion of the course, students will:

  • Be familiar with and comfortable with basic coaching skills and methods that enable you to serve as a coach.

  • Develop an understanding of the evidence-based theories, philosophies, and models on which the profession of coaching is based and be able to explain the process of coaching to a client.

  • Understand and apply the ethical standards of the profession of coaching in your work with clients.

  • Be able to use basic methods and strategies for personal coaching.

  • Be able to design your coaching business distinct from counseling or therapy practice and the ethical issues which must be considered.

  • Identify the transferable skills that form your background and what non-transferable skills, methods, habits, and orientations you need to leave behind.