WHO THE COURSE IS FOR

slider-image-2The Certificate in Life Coaching is suitable for anyone interested in health and wellbeing as well as qualified or near-qualified health and wellbeing professionals.  Life coaches provide support, structure and encouragement to help clients fulfil their potential, make the most of their lives and move forward in the areas which they want to change e.g. relationships, careers, fitness, work-life balance or self-confidence.

Please note this course is designed to provide the underpinning theory of life coaching and doesn’t include any skills development.   The course carries 1 CPD point for each hour of study and can be used as a stepping stone to further training.

HOW THE CERTIFICATE IS DELIVERED

The Certificate in Life Coaching is taken over one year through supported distance learning.  You can complete the course quicker if you choose.  Features of distance learning include:

  • Flexibility: Start your course anytime and learn from anywhere.
  • Accreditation and credibility:

    – CPD recognition from the National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP). You can apply for student membership of the NCP at the start of your study.

    – CPD recognition from the Complementary Medical Association (CMA).

    – There is the opportunity to apply for full membership of the NCP and CMA upon qualification depending on criteria fulfilment.

  • Community: Access to a private Facebook student group.  Study-buddies are encouraged.
  • Materials and resources provided: Course textbooks and learning materials.
  • Tutor support: Quick turnaround for queries and marking (one week) with support by email, phone, post and online.  You are constantly encouraged with quality feedback and challenge.
COURSE ACCREDITATION
Complementary Medical Association (CMA)

Wellness Professionals at Work is an authorized course provider of the Complementary Medical Association (CMA). The Certificate in Life Coaching carries CPD points (1 point for every hour of study or skills development). Following successful completion of the course, you are eligible for full membership.

National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP)

The NCP is one of the longest established and prestigious societies of its type in the UK and enjoys an international reputation.    Wellness Professionals at Work is an accredited provider of CPD with the NCP.  Each hour of this course counts towards CPD points.  You are eligible to join the NCP as a student member when you begin the course.  At course completion, you can apply for full membership as long as you fulfil membership criteria.

Association for Coaching (AC)

 

Wellness Professionals at Work is an organizational and training provider member of the AC and is committed to the ethical development of coaching as a profession. Our coaching-related training is in line with the Association’s Code of Ethics and Good Practice. Upon successful completion of this course and subject to fulfilling AC criteria for membership, graduates can apply for membership of the AC.

COURSE OUTLINE

Differences between coaching, counselling and mentoring – AC Coaching Competency Framework – AC Code of Ethics and Good Practice – GROW Model

Introduction to the cognitive behavioural approach –  8-step process to using CBC


Personal tele-coaching – Group tele-coaching – Personal face-to-face coaching – Personal coaching by Skype – Face-to-face group coaching – Webinars – Teleseminars – Email coaching – Products

 

ASSESSMENT

Each module has guided reading plus a 1000 word assignment.

UPGRADE:  After successful completion of this course, you can upgrade to the Diploma in Life Coaching Skills. 

FEES

Your fee of £499 includes:

  • student membership of accrediting bodies
  • CPD recognition from the Complementary Medical Association (CMA)
  • accreditation from the National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP)
  • opportunity to apply for full membership (AC, NCP and CMA) upon criteria fulfilment
  • access to a private Facebook student group
  • study-buddies
  • course textbooks and learning materials
  • tutor support by email, phone, post and online

UK postal charges are included in the above costs. International postage will incur additional costs. Please email Laurel on info@laurelalexander.co.uk for additional cost.

You can pay by bank transfer or online.

£499

HOW TO ENROL ON THE COURSE

If you would like to enrol on the Certificate in Life Coaching, send an email informing of your payment to info@laurelalexander.co.uk and you will be emailed across an enrolment form to complete and return.  Pay online here or contact Laurel to make a standing order or bank transfer arrangement.