Recognised & Quality Checked by the
National Hypnotherapy Society

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is extremely well known as a powerful tool for personal change, therapeutic work, and is even used by corporations worldwide to build success.
How do we think and learn? What negative patterns hold us back?  How do outstanding people in any field achieve results?  NLP helps us to transform our negative beliefs in all aspects of our life.

This introductory course gives you all the fundamental knowledge you need to understand more about this exciting area of therapy and the tools to start implementing them on yourself. You’ll learn more effective communication skills and be able to make positive changes at home, work and play and achieve long-held personal goals.

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

The course is the first steps towards full professional-level training and an exciting career.  Alternatively, purchase our Advanced Certificate in NLP and start working professionally straight away!

Upon completion of the course, you will achieve:

  • Chrysalis Online Certificate in NLP (Cert. CNS.) approved & Quality Checked by the National Hypnotherapy Society.
  • 10% Discount on Chrysalis Courses Online Advanced Certificate in NLP – a professional level qualification
  • Guaranteed interview for face-to-face professional training with Chrysalis Courses held in 30 venues across the UK which is 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: 4 weeks.

The syllabus consists of 3 modules:

module 1 - introduction & basics

  • Guidelines and Purpose of a Personal Journal.
  • What is NLP and What Can it Do For Me.
  • Effective Communication.
  • Thinking and Doing - changing the thought can change the action.
  • Modelling Success and Looking at Natural Talent.
  • The Strategy of Excellence.
  • Creating Experience.
  • How to Get What You Want.
  • The Technology of Goal Achievement.

module 2 - knowledge building and application

  • The Four Stage Success Model - an in depth look at this process of goal achievement.
  • Knowing What You Really Want to Achieve.
  • Outcome Ecology.
  • The Role of the Unconscious.
  • Looking at Values.

module 3 - cementing skills and where next?

  • Revisiting the Presuppositions of NLP.
  • Matching and Building Rapport.
  • The Importance of Self-Development and Training in NLP.
  • A Look at Attitudes and Beliefs in Relation to NLP.
  • Looking at Personal Development Needs.


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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