Gain a Certificate in Life Coaching!

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Certificate in Life Coaching

Help others achieve their dreams!

Many people have periods in their life that they find difficult to manage, and will seek help to navigate change and reorganise or rejuvenate their thirst for life. Being a life coach requires planning, motivation and a genuine desire to help others succeed. This course will help you to not only set realistic and achievable goals in your own life, but also teach you the essential tools and techniques for coaching others attain theirs. If this sounds like you, then enquire about how to become a life coach today.


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Key Benefits

The course is designed for those that aspire to become accredited life coaches; healthcare practitioners that want to broaden their skill-set and update their toolbox of techniques to help their clients; and for those that generally want to learn more about themselves and plan a better life through coaching.


  • Gain an accredited certificate to add to your CV.
  • Learn the fundamentals of life coaching and how to help facilitate change
  • Advance your career by learning new techniques to help your clients learn and develop
  • Use your new skills to help a wide range of people in a wide range of contexts
  • Get promoted and achieve your own goals
  • Understand the key principles of success, self-awareness, managing time and productivity, and helping people to achieve their goals and dreams.

ACCPH Accreditation

ACCPH, which is an independent regulatory body for Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists, and Hypnotherapists. The certificate has been awarded level 3 status meaning students can become accredited members of the association on completion of the course. They will also have access to discounted life insurance, which is needed to practise as a coach.

What our students say about us

★★★★★ “The tutors were brilliant and helpful – they always got me on the right track! I loved the fact that it was online and that I was able to juggle the kids and life with study. There was so much that I learned. I particularly enjoyed the links to websites that helped with our own research and provided excellent supplementary details.” – Melissa Edge

Course Summary

Investment: $995 + GST or from only $25 per week on an interest free payment plan.


Assessments: Mini quizzes, case studies, and written assessments


Delivery and Support: Online, with tutor support via email or phone


Duration: 100 hours. You can learn at your own pace. Most people complete within six months.


Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete

This Certificate in Life Coaching modules

1. Principles of Life Coaching
2. Coaching Skills and Processes
3. Setting SMART Goals
4. Advanced Coaching Techniques
5. Change Management – Boost Performance During Change
6. Effective Time Management
7. Developing a Vision and Mission Statement
8. The Perfect Coaching Session
9. Ethics, Boundaries and Safety
10. Business Principles and Setting up a Coaching Business

Sarah Tottle – Developer and Tutor

The course has been designed by a fully accredited life coach, psychologist and trainer who has many years of experience across sectors. Sarah Tottle is a trained business psychologist, and a member of the Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists & Clinical Hypnotherapists (ACCPH) association . Sarah is an international writer and her psychology research has been published in high profile magazines such as CEO magazine, World Economic Forum, and other business magazines. She is an organisational trainer, and has coached and counselled individuals and groups in both the public and third sector. She is currently completing her PhD.

Principles of Life Coaching

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:


  • Explain what life coaching is and how it differs from other similar disciplines.
  • List the traits a life coach should possess.
  • Summarise the fundamentals of building rapport with a client.
  • Outline why time management is important in coaching.

Setting SMART Goals

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:


  • Summarise what SMART stands for.
  • Explain how a coach can use SMART to help clients set goals.
  • Outline how coaches help their clients reframe failure.

Advanced Coaching Techniques

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:


  • Define and give examples of the T GROW Model and Oscar Model.
  • List 5 affirmations that you can use to help make and sustain positive changes in your life.
  • Explain how you can help a client that wants to get fit and healthy develop new habits.
  • Develop a mind map for an area of your life you want to experience progress and find solutions to.

Change Management – Boost Performance During Change

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:


  • Explain what the Kubler-Ross Change curve is and how a coach can help a client work through each part of the curve.
  • Summarise what socialisation is and how can it help coaches understand their clients.
  • List the stages of the Gestalt Cycle of Awareness, and provide an example of how a coach can use this model to help clients

Effective Time Management

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:


  • Explain what the Pareto principle is.
  • List and discuss 3 productivity principles and how you can implement these in your life and help clients do the same.

Developing a Vision and Mission Statement

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:


  • Develop and mission statement.
  • Write a five or ten year plan.
  • Discuss how visualisation is used to help clients relax.

The Perfect Coaching Session

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:


  • Create a session plan.
  • Discuss how you will ensure client safety and comfort.
  • Define the importance of time management for coaches.
  • Define and discuss ways in which a coach can effectively manage their time.

Ethics, Boundaries and Safety

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:


  • Define how a coach can maintain professional boundaries.
  • Explain the meaning of confidentiality and anonymity, and identify how a coach can protect these for clients.
  • Define the term ‘safeguarding’ and the process for coaches to follow when there is a risk of harm to a client.
  • List and briefly describe key legislation relevant for coaches.

Business Principles and Setting up a Coaching Business

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:


  • Carry out market research and develop a business plan.
  • Research digital media resources and develop a plan to advertise your business.
  • Research social media for use in advertising your business.
  • Develop a brand for yourself. Understand what your USP is.

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