In order to become a certified life coach with the Universal Coach Institute you must successfully complete either the home study or the live teleclass course.
The certified life coach training program consist of two components. The first component is the foundation program called “Coach Training”. The second component is the niche program. In this case the niche program is the “Life Coach Training”.
The Coach Training program is that teaches about coaching and how to coach in general. It teaches you about asking powerful questions, setting goals, creating action plans, how to motivate your clients, how to empower them, how to create an awareness in your client, how to help them to achieve success, how to group coach, how to give seminars, and how to start your coaching business.
Life Coach Training
The Life Coach Training program is a deals with coaching people in areas of personal life. You will learn how to help your client increase their happiness, deal with stress and difficult emotions. You will learn how to boost your client’s self-esteem, how to help your client find their passion, and how to deal with life coaching situations in general.
For live teleclass students the total hours come out to 60 hours and qualifies as ICF coach specific hours.
Assignments and Exam
In order to successfully complete the program you must complete all mandatory assignments. Currently there are only 4 – 5 assignments. You must also pass the exam.
For the home study program the assignments count for 50% of your grade. And the exam counts for the other 50% of your grade. The exam for home study students will be a 30 – 60 minute recorded coaching session with a client. The exam must show all of the skills that are taught in the program.
For the live teleclass students your attendance counts for 37.5% of your grade, the exam counts for 37.5%, and the assignments counts for 25% of your grade. The exam for teleclass students is a student coaching session that will take place during the call. In the exam we will assess you based on the coaching skills learned during the program.
Receive Your Certification
After you have successfully completed all assignments, passed the exam, and had good attendance for teleclass students, you will be a certified life coach. A life coach certification and transcript will be mailed to you. You will also receive a certified life coach logo for your website.
If you are a teleclass student you can use you’re the hours for ICF certification. You will have to provide the International Coach Federation with the transcript given to you by the Universal Coach Institute.
These are the steps on how to become a certified life coach with Universal Coach Institute.