- Get the the skills you need to set up and work as a life coach
- Help you develop contacts and build networks within industry
- Raise your awareness of opportunities within the Coaching Industry
- Lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills which can grow with experience and further study
Life coaching not only involves planning and engaging in processes to bring about change, it can also involve the life coach in motivating the client to accept the need for inner change in order to bring about outer change. In the end, the processes of recognising a need for change and for managing change may be even more valuable and contribute more to the personal growth of the client than the outcomes.
- Define life coaching and differentiate it from other professions such as psychotherapist, counsellor, personal trainer and so on.
- Understand that people perceive the world in different ways, and identify ways to help clients change counter-productive perceptions without excessive discomfort.
- Define a well-rounded individual and well-rounded life.
- Define different coaching skills including listening, analysing, planning and focusing.
- Identify ways in which life coaching can contribute to physical well-being.
- Identify ways in which life coaching can contribute to psychological well-being.
- Identify the areas in which successful life coaching can benefit a client.
- Understand the importance enabling clients to develop aims, plans and goals.
- Recognise the importance of reviewing and adjusting the life-coaching processes.
"... I learnt so much and was able to draw on my own experiences of life and knowledge as well as being challenged to think about a variety of issues...Elizabeth Seward is a great tutor and her feedback was insightful, thorough and helpful". A. Finsterer, Life Coaching Graduate
Detailed Course Outline
This course is made up of a number of lessons or units. Each of these has self assessment questions, a set task (practical homework) and an assignment which you can upload online.
There are 10 Lessons in this course:
- nature of life coaching
- cognitive behaviour therapy
- different approaches
- the scope of life coaching
- psychology of self-perception
- perceptual barriers
- motivating clients to challenge their perceptions
A well-balanced life
- the inter-relationship between psychology and physiology
- the psychology of balance
- key coaching processes
- assessment of the client’s situation
- dealing with emotions
- setting goals
- replacing negative habits with positive ones
- leadership qualities in a life coach
- imagination and enthusiasm
- clarifying goals
- recognition of limitations
- understanding the communication process
- body language
- communication barriers
- listening skills
- assessing learning styles
Coaching and physical well-being
- human nutrition
- important factors in nutrition
- physical well-being
Coaching and psychological well-being
- the psychology of self-esteem
- stress management program
- identifying stressors
- high achievement
- coaching success
- career guidance
- managing your money
- beginning a business
- aims and goals
- types of goals
- future goals
- steps for sucessful goal achievement
- effort and attribution.
Review and adjustment
- indications that a program needs to be reassessed
- client’s lack of confidence
- personality clash
- health and safety issues
When you have completed your lessons you have the option of taking the optional exam. It's ok if you don't want the exam, we still issue your Careerline Certificate.
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Dr Nicholas Harris B. Psychology (Hons I), PhD
Nicholas is a social psychologist; he studies and teaches on topics involving group-level and individual-level behavior, as well as examining the effect of the situation. Nicholas has been involved in writing textbooks and research papers in psychology. Nicholas’ teaching experience is vast; he has taught social psychology, indigenous and intercultural psychology, statistics, research methods, psychological measurement and assessment, personality, organizational psychology, counselling skills, and ethics. Nicholas has also completed a number of short courses on counselling and suicide prevention, and has volunteered for a number of years with Lifeline. Nicholas has supervised a number of honours and master’s research theses.
How It Works
1. Learn Online
Get access to your course content anywhere, anytime and study at your own pace.
2. Get Help & Support
Connect with other like-minded students and get help from the teacher whenever you have a question.
3. Receive Certificate
Graduate from your course knowing that you have what it takes to reach your next step.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I pay in installments?
Yes! We offer great payment plans, however full payment up front is the cheapest. You can choose the best payment plan for you from the course page, or call us on 07 55368782 to talk to one of our course consultants for a custom plan.
Can I study from anywhere in the world?
We have many international students. Careerline's range of courses are suitable for any one, anywhere in the world.
Do I get a discount if I enroll in a second course?
Yes. You may claim a 5% fee discount when you enroll in a second course, and a further 10% off a three-course package.
Do I have to sit an Exam?
No. If you are enrolled in a Certificate course (100hrs), the exam is optional. You will be issued with a certificate which proves that you are competent in all units, if you choose not to sit the exam.
Do you have set start dates?
There are no set start dates, you may start at any time. Our courses are all self-paced. As our home page says, ‘Courses for Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime’. ‘Anytime’ includes the start time of your choice. However, we do encourage our students to submit assignments on a regular basis. Wherever possible, we suggest developing a study routine.