Life Coaching


Course Details

Life coaching is a new and rapidly growing profession. The aim of Life Coaching is to create a partnership in which the coach helps guide the client to realise their full potential, and achieve success in both their personal and business life. This is accomplished by creating a balance between all the different aspects of an individual’s life, together with developing clear directions to take that person to a happier new future. The aim of this programme is to develop Life Coaching skills and to provide advanced understanding of the principles and practice of Life Coaching for those who wish to commence work in this area.

Your Tutor will support you throughout the duration of the course. You complete the course by undertaking activities and assignments. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

By choosing to study this course with CMIT, Students have 24×7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive Course Manual, Video, Quizzes and personalised Tutor Support. The course documentation for this course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.

Who should complete this course?
  • People considering commencing a career as a Life Coach.
  • People currently working as a Life Coach who wish to gain a qualification in the area.
  • HR Specialists and those responsible for managing people who wish to develop Life Coaching skills.
  • People who work in occupations such as Counsellors, Teachers and Team coaches.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
  • None.
  • For technical requirements required to access CMIT eLearning click here>
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Topics covered in this Course

Unit 1: Introduction

  • Coaching requirements, The aim of coaching
  • The coaching sessions
  • Therapy
  • Counselling
  • Teaching or training
  • Consultancy
  • Mentoring

Unit 2: What makes an effective coach?

  • Could you be a coach?
  • Competencies of coaching

Unit 3: In what areas can coaching be applied?

  • Work, Home, Finances, Social life, Love, Dreams, Spiritual

Unit 4: Skills of the coach

  • Listening
  • Questioning
  • Silence
  • Values and beliefs
  • Rapport
  • Building self esteem
  • Not making suggestions
  • Encouraging responsibility

Unit 5: The life coaching process

  • Discovery
  • Life’s purpose
  • TGROW model

Unit 6: Practical Coaching

  • Coaching styles
  • Push or pull
  • The benefits of coaching for clients
  • How can the client get the most from coaching?
  • When is coaching most effective?

Unit 7: Making a living from coaching

  • Setting up your own business
  • Your business plan
  • Tax and the small business
  • VAT and the self employed
  • Insurance for the small company
  • Health and safety requirements
  • This course is assessed through a series of tutor marked assignments. There is no exam with this course.
  • At the end of this course successful learners will receive a certificate of achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course). The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing Ltd has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.  The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.  The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing Ltd to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.   ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
  •  An ABC Awards Level 3 is roughly equivalent to a Level 5 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications, but is not an award on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications.
  • Please note that there is a Eur60 fee payable for administration, moderation and certification.
  • Click here for Accreditation Details
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by Student April 2017 on Apr 25 2017 12:12

I think the course was very good. I learned enough for what I need and plan on adding to the skills I gained in this course.

by on Dec 19 2016 11:13

I found it useful and convenient to undertake the course, The course was interesting and enhanced creative thinking.

by Student July 2016 on Jul 4 2016 11:40

I feel doing my course on line give me great benefits to work around my children and everyday life plus the cost of the course was affordable. I feel this course was very interesting and so good to use in everyday life.

by Student June 2016 on Jun 20 2016 12:02

Very interesting course, both helpful for work purposes but for everyday living too. I studied before with CMIT, found tutors and courses both helpful and enjoyed both courses

by Student April 2016 on Apr 14 2016 17:29

I really enjoyed my course. My tutor made all the difference, Jackie was amazing! I was feeling nervous at the start and Jackie put me at ease. I am so grateful i choose to do my course with CMIT.

by Student March 2016 on Mar 23 2016 10:24

Have studied before with CMIT, and found courses very interesting and tutors very helpful, very easy to follow.

by Student March 2016 on Mar 18 2016 14:09

I feel this course was a challenge for me but i really enjoyed everything about it.

by Student July 2015 on Jul 16 2015 14:54

I have so far found the course very interesting, sometimes challenging, I am looking at how I deal with life differently, it has got me really thinking about myself and how I would deal with stresses and changes in my life, this is the first big course I have ever done and I am totally enjoying it and my Tutor is great.

by on Mar 19 2014 12:13

My tutor has been very helpful and has emailed me back quickly with answers

by on Feb 25 2014 15:48


by on Feb 4 2014 15:45

Student December 2013 I found the course to be very straightforward and interesting. I thought it was very good.
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