Recognised & Quality Checked by the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

Life Coaching is a method of mentoring and helping people achieve their goals or master specific skills. A wonderful series of techniques can be applied with transformative effect in your own life, as well as applied to others.

The Advanced Certificate in Life Coaching enables you to embark on a new career as a Life Coach or if you’re a practising therapist, you can add the learning to your existing therapeutic toolkit. Coaching is extremely popular and can be used in a wide variety of settings, professional and personal.

N.B There are no requirements to have undertaken our Certificate in Life Coaching Course first or have any previous qualifications in order to purchase this course.

This course is recognised and Quality Checked by the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society which holds an Accredited Register, recognised by the Professional Standards Authority.

Upon completion of the course, you will achieve:

  • The Chrysalis Online Advanced Certificate in Life Coaching (Ad. Cert. CNS.), approved by the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society
  • Guaranteed interview for face-to-face professional counselling training with Chrysalis Courses held in 30 venues across the UK which offers a route to the Accredited Register
  • 10% Discount on future professional training if successful, worth up to £494.60 (Discount is not valid in conjunction with any other offers or promotions).

Minimum Time to Complete: 8 weeks

The Syllabus consists of 5 modules:

module 1

  • Introduction to Coaching
  • History of Coaching
  • Definition of Coaching
  • Coaching Ethics
  • Coaching Skills
  • Effective Communication
  • Contracting
  • Beliefs/Values
  • Balance Wheel
  • Grow Model

module 2

  • Learning styles – VAKOG, Honey & Mumford’s Learning Styles
  • Drama triangle
  • Cycle of change
  • Egans 3 stage model
  • Smart goals

module 3

  • Coaching Plans
  • Time Management
  • Sabotage
  • Self Esteem
  • Championing
  • Collusion

module 4

  • Transforming Limiting Beliefs
  • Assertiveness
  • Modifying Goals/Strategies
  • Motivation
  • Managing the Relationship

module 5

  • Self Assessment
  • Supervision
  • Professional Development
  • Marketing
  • Niche Coaching
  • Professional Action Plan


Upon successful completion of every one of our courses, you will achieve a Certificate or Diploma which (where indicated) is Quality Checked by the relevant professional associations National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS) or National Hypnotherapy Society. Some courses (where indicated) allow you to practice straight away.

The Work

Our courses are solely coursework based so students are able to download and print the relevant material to read and then you will be encouraged to complete a variety of tasks. These can be typed either directly onto our Word Processing service or alternatively you can use Microsoft Word to upload and submit your coursework. If you would prefer to receive materials in the post this can be arranged at time of purchase (extra charges apply.)

Each module has a number of difference exercises within it and you are asked to complete every exercise in full before submitting your module for marking. If you are successful in passing, you will receive your results and the next module will become available for you to begin. When you have completed all the modules, you will receive your Certificate.

Time to Complete

All our courses indicate the minimum time you would need to complete them. The main thing to remember though, is that you can take as long as you like to complete your studies *

* Terms and Conditions Apply.

Your own Tutor

When you purchase a Chrysalis Course Online you will be assigned to one of our expert tutors who really know their specialist subject and who has been instrumental in building the content for your course. You can contact them easily for help and advice throughout your course ensuring you have all the support you need to achieve success.

Coffee Shop Forum

Our coffee shop forum is a great interactive tool where students can meet online to discuss their course or simply chat with like-minded people. It provides a support base where you can make friends and feel part of a community – who knows, you could even meet up with your new friend on a professional level face-to-face Chrysalis course in the future!

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