Life Coach Certification Courses & Curriculum

Our ICF-Approved Program consists of two interactive and intensive classes as well as Mentor Coaching hours.

Life Coach Certification Course





  • Certification Class is a 20-hour class, 4 hours of prerequisite homework followed by 16 hours of face-to-face class hours. This class curriculum consists of:
    • A detailed training and overview of the ICF Code of Ethics and Core Competencies
    • The History of Life Coaching
    • Scope of practice for Life Coaching
    • Life Coaching in 3D – LCIA’s unique approach to Life Coaching that will support your clients in the successful attainment of their objectives
    • Niche/specialties within the Life Coaching profession
    • Overview of Motivational Interviewing as it relates to effective Life Coaching. This skill-set will enhance your current professional and personal relationships.
    • Role-playing and demonstrations provided by trainers
    • Practicum work with your colleagues throughout your training. Trainers will provide on-going supervision and feedback to enhance your skill-set development.
    • Client assessment applications
    • Goal-setting tools
    • Administrative Forms Provided to include: welcome letters, data intake forms, session preparation forms, assessments, goal setting tools, and other valuable resources.
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Life Coach Graduate Training Course





  • Graduate Advanced Training Class is a 20 hour class, 16 hours of face to face class hours and a 4 hour homework comprehensive exit exam that may completed within two weeks of the completion of this class. This class consists of:
    • Comprehensive Review of ICF Code of Ethics and Core Competencies
    • The History of Life Coaching
    • More strenuous work in “Life Coaching in 3D
    • Group work presentations
    • Motivational Interviewing skills presented will support the communication skill-sets learned in Certification Class. Additionally, we will train our LCIA graduates in complex reflections, sustain and change talk, the sweet spot of ambivalence and the art of effectively providing collaborative support in client interaction.
    • Role-playing and demonstrations provided by trainers
    • Intensive practicum work that will provide students with a minimum of 3 hours of supervised coaching. Trainers will provide students with written evaluations as it relates to skills taught.
    • Students will learn how to evaluate and will be given the opportunity to engage as observers if skill-set demonstrates competency
    • Overview of group coaching to include: the formulation of fee structure, group guidelines, group processes and organization, and group formation.
    • Group coaching practicum facilitated by trainers
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***Please note, all courses and programs offered at Life Coaching Institute of America are taught in the English language.

Certification & Coach Training Programs was last modified: December 31st, 2016 by Jonathon