Life Coaching

Life Coaching Level 5 Advanced Diploma endorsed by ABC Awards | Tutor Support and Assessments included in Course Price

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Offer ends 02 June 2020
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Online, self-paced
320 Hours
Endorsed by ABC Awards
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Life Coaching

Endorsed Life Coaching Diploma of Achievement Level 5. Interested in becoming a successful life coach? Ready to put your people skills practical use and perhaps even become your own boss? With an endorsed Level 5 Life CoachingDiploma on your CV, the career of your dreams could be right at your fingertips!

Life coaches provide an extensive range of invaluable services for millions of people worldwide. Clients approach life coaches for various reasons, though don’t always know exactly what they want to achieve. They know there’s something about their life they’d like to improve, or perhaps something that’s holding them back. The job of the life coach being to help clients pinpoint problems in their lives, identify obstacles standing in their way and empower them to fulfil their objectives. The life coach also plays an important role helping clients establish immediate and long-term objectives in the first place. Rather than ‘curing’ patients in the traditional sense, life coaches believe every client already has it within themselves to achieve even the most ambitious goals. It’s simply a case of tapping into their hidden potential and eliminating every obstacle barring their progress.

Engineered exclusively for distance learning, this advanced Level 5 Life Coaching Skills Diploma could pave the way for an incredible career in coaching! Examine the functions and objectives of life coaching in-depth, along with the reasons clients consult with life coaches and an overview of the coaching process. Take your interpersonal communication skills to the next level, study the art of effective neuro linguistic programming and take the first steps towards building your own successful life coaching practice from scratch. Whether new to life coaching or looking to advance an existing career, this Level 5 Life CoachingDiploma could transform your professional outlook for life!


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Life Coaching

Course Benefits

An endorsed Level 5 Life Coaching Skills Diploma could prove helpful in bringing your long-term career goals to life. Get started on your studies today and enjoy a variety of exclusive benefits including:

  • The committed support and consultancy of your own personally-assigned tutor, every step of the way.
  • Premium quality course materials and learning resources, created by experienced industry veterans and respected academics.
  • Total flexibility and freedom from deadlines, allowing candidates to study from any location worldwide at a pace that suits their lifestyle.
  • No additional fees or costs incurred at any time - our courses represent unbeatable value for money.
  • The chance to boost your professional profile, with an endorsed Level 5 Life Coaching Skills Diploma from a recognised awarding body!

Learning Objectives

The objective of this course is to instil candidates with the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to thrive in the field of professional coaching. Along with a passion for people and the desire to help others, the life coach must be an incredibly accomplished communicator. From body language to listening skills to neuro linguistic programming, a variety of specialist skills are needed to get to the heart of clients’ issues. From start to finish, this course provides a detailed overview of the skills, competencies and character traits at the heart of effective life coaching.

No prior knowledge or experience is required, as complete tutor support is provided from start to finish. In addition, all course materials and study aids are included in the initial fee for unbeatable value for money. Flexibility and accessibility are guaranteed, with no deadlines imposed and no time-restrictions to worry about. Whether new to life coaching or ready to take your career to a more advanced level, this Level 5 Life Coaching Skills Diploma could make all the difference.

Upon completion, learners will have examined the most important concepts and teachings at the heart of effective life coaching, including:

  • The duties and responsibilities of the professional life coach
  • Typical reasons for consulting with life coaches
  • How communication skills affect the quality of consultations
  • Implementation of neuro linguistic programming skills
  • Reading and accurately interpreting non-visual cues
  • A detailed overview of the coaching process
  • An introduction to essential life coaching tools and techniques
  • Tips and strategies for successful business establishment

Course Outline

Whatever your long-term career goals, you’ll be a step closer to fulfilling your potential with a Level 5 Life Coaching Skills Diploma on your CV. This exclusive course is delivered over a series of nine engaging units, which conclude with online assessment for submission to your assigned tutor. Topics and teachings covered in the course are as follows:

Unit 1 - Life Coaching Basics

This unit covers the following topics:

  • The Designed Alliance
  • Establishing a successful life coaching relationship
  • Some common types of coaching
  • Plus more

Unit 2 - The Coaching Process

This unit covers the following topics:

  • A Life Coaching Philosophy?
  • The Difference Between Coaching And Consulting Or Counseling
  • How is Coaching Different from Counselling or Therapy?
  • The Basic Structure Of A Coaching Session
  • The Coaching Process
  • Core Coaching Models
  • Life Coaching Tools And Techniques
  • Plus more

Unit 3 - Life Coaching Tools & Techniques

This unit covers the following topics:

  • The Essential Life Coaching Tools
  • Clarifying Values
  • Busting Negative Assumptions and Limiting Beliefs
  • Brainstorming
  • Future-Self
  • Plus more

Unit 4 - Communication Basics

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Growing Our Self-Awareness
  • Developing Confidence
  • Communication Basics
  • Probing
  • Plus more

Unit 5 - Listening Skills

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Active Listening Skills
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • How Do You Rate Your Listening Ability?
  • Plus more

Unit 6 - Body Language

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Gestures
  • Emotions
  • Eye Contact
  • Facial Expressions
  • Hand/Arm Gestures
  • Body Postures
  • Clothing
  • Proxemics (Physical Space)
  • Voice Characteristics
  • Status Symbols
  • Plus more

Unit 7 - Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Defining Neuro Linguistic Programming
  • Understanding Common NLP Terms
  • The NLP Presuppositions
  • The Senses According to NLP
  • Eye Accessing Cues
  • Using Enriched Language
  • Matching and Mirroring
  • Sensory Systems
  • Pacing and Leading
  • Plus more

Unit 8 - Communication Styles

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Dichotomies in Theory
  • Creating a Positive Self-Image
  • Techniques for the Workplace
  • Delivering Your Message
  • Assertiveness
  • The Assertive Formula
  • Plus more

Unit 9 - Starting & Running a Life Coaching Practice

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Charter of Life Coaching Practice
  • Let us now complete the I-CAN-DO mnemonic:
  • Information and Assistance
  • Confidentiality
  • Time Allocation
  • Aim

Who is this course for?

Life Coaching

Our courses are open to ambitious candidates from all backgrounds, with no specialist knowledge or experience required. Careers in life coaching are suitable for passionate and enthusiastic individuals, who enjoy nothing more than supporting and helping others. While there’s no requirement to obtain a formal degree or license to operate as a life coach, a relevant educational background is mandatory. This course is therefore ideal for newcomers to life coaching and those already working in the field - anyone looking to carve out a rewarding and fulfilling career for life.

Once again, we impose no deadlines or time-restrictions whatsoever, welcoming ambitious applicants from all over the world. Whatever your current position and long-term objectives, our exclusive online courses have you and your career covered!

Sign up for this exclusive Level 5 Life Coaching Skills Diploma today, or contact a member of our admissions team if you have any questions!


Life Coaching

There is no particular entry requirement. We do not ask for any previous qualification or experience.

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £120 accreditation fee.There are £9 postal charges for the UK students and £15 for the non UK students.

Certificate of Completion from OHSC

Certificate of Completion from OHSC (soft copy) can be claimed for £25. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25 + postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK)

Career path

Life Coaching

Studying for an endorsed Level 5 Life Coaching Diploma could help you land your dream job, or open the door to a world of incredible self-employment opportunities.

  • Mindset Coach
  • Human Performance Coach
  • Human Behavioural Expert
  • Life Strategist
  • Empowerment Coach
  • Success Coach
  • Achievements Facilitator
  • Performance Coach
  • Personal Results Coach
  • Personal Mentor
  • Motivational Coach

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Zoe asked:

How are students assessed? Ongoing assessments? Exams? Thanks


Dear Zoe The course is assignment based. You will be required to complete an assignment after each course unit, which you will submit to your tutor for making and feedback. There is no formal examination at the end of the course.

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Frankie kington asked:

What awarding body course name is this under


Dear Frankie, Our "Life Coaching Course " is endorsed by ABC Awards which is a leading national awarding body.

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Mónica Rosello asked:

I’m . From Argentina, is it possible for me to do this course? As I’m not in the Uk? And I’m not a Uk citizen? Thank you


Dear Monica, Our courses are open to all. Anyone from around the world can enrol for our courses. There is no age restriction even. We do not even ask for any previous knowledge of the subject.

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Judy asked:

What is the method/s of assessment?


Dear Judy This is online assignment based course.This exclusive course is delivered over a series of nine engaging units, which conclude with online assessment for submission to your assigned tutor.

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Paulette asked:

Is there an age limit? I am retired but was re-employed to work full time in higher education


Dear Paulette All our courses are suitable for 16+. There are no other age restrictions.

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