This course is designed to train and certify qualified individuals as Professional Life Coaches.
A life coach is an individual trained and certified to provide personal coaching to a variety of clients.
Students will learn 11 Core Competencies as defined by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Students will understand professional ethics, establishing agreements (contracts, guidelines, etc.), creating trust and mutual respect, and how to open and close a coach/client relationship.
- Coaching Foundation skills: Listening, questioning, checking for understanding, feelings and empathy, feedback, ethics and standards of conduct, maintaining records
- Coaching Essential skills: Coaching conversations, goal setting and action planning, problem solving and organizing, implementing change, history and evolution of coaching
- Coaching Relationship skills: Trust, direct communication use of language including metaphor and analogy, intuition, use of humour
- Coaching in Practice skills: Life design, expanding thinking and possibility, values, models of motivation and change, resistance and self – sabotage, creation of a welcome package and practice of coaching sessions.
Course Type: Evening (PT)
Course Length: 21 Weeks
Course Hours: 127
Other Requirements: NONE