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Certificate of Life Coaching


Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

If working in a rewarding profession where you help individuals and organisations achieve their highest life and business aspirations then life coaching might be for you.

The Certificate of Life Coaching is an online professional development course that will give you the essential knowledge and skills to pursue a career as a life coach. This online life coaching course will teach you how to be a successful life coach through learning how to coach using different coaching methodologies, how to build your coaching business and how to market yourself. You will also will discover the role of a life coach, how to deal with difficult situations and learn how to help people achieve personal and professional success.

On conclusion of this life-coaching program, you will have developed a business plan to launch your life coaching business, including life coaching documentation and templates for success.

Course Structure

Unit: Life Coaching

  • Introduction to life coaching
  • Counselling versus life coaching
  • How to become a life coach
  • Facilitating change
  • Change theories
  • Relationship building
  • Life coaching methodologies
  • Life coaching tools
  • Identifying risk factors
  • Working for yourself
  • Developing a business plan
  • Life coaching templates/documentation
  • The planning process
  • Life coaching theories
  • Interdisciplinary fields
  • Psychotherapy and counselling
  • Coaching and consulting
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Traits and personal qualities
  • Client relationships
  • Personal development coaching
  • Business coaching
  • Career coaching
  • Executive coaching
  • Relationship coaching
  • Coaching business fundamentals
  • Coaching ethics
  • Coaching process
  • Coaching models
  • Life coaching skills
  • Life coaching pitfalls


Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment.


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Certificate Course



  • Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
  • Improve your employment opportunities;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
  • No entry requirements;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • Unlimited enrolment with no expiry;
  • Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
  • Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.

Career Pathways

Future growth




  • Life Coach
  • Personal Development Coach
  • Life Strategist
  • Includes unlimited access
  • Full up-front payment only