Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I work as a Life Coach or Business Coach at the completion of the course?
Yes, you can. Upon completing the Certificate IV in Business & Personal Coaching or the Diploma of Leadership, Coaching & Mentoring you’ll have the skills & coaching techniques to coach others make lasting changes in their lives. We equip you to focus on the context you want to coach in whether it be life coaching, executive coaching, health and wellbeing coaching, career coaching, leadership coaching, sales, compassion or mindset coaching.
What accreditation do I receive?
Our Certificate IV and Diploma courses are Nationally recognised Training Programs delivering vocational qualifications and credentials recognised across Australia. Only Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) can deliver nationally recognised training and issue nationally recognised qualifications or statements of attainment.
Accredited coach training program (ACTP) accreditation means the training program accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). ACTP accredited programs are considered “all inclusive” training programs, which offer start to finish coach training. A minimum of 125 student contact hours, mentor coaching and a performance evaluation process are required for ACTP approval. Graduates of an ACTP program may apply for an individual ICF credential via the ACTP credential application path.
Can I get recognition if I have studied before?
If you have been working in a related field or have completed related study, you may be able to gain exemption from certain parts of the course via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
I have been coaching for a while now, do I really need a Qualification?
If you already have practical experience as a coach but no formal qualifications, you may be limiting the opportunities that coaching could give you. More and more Clients are expecting their Coach to be qualified, particular if you aspire to coach within Corporations or Government organisations.
Completing a coaching qualification now will mean you’ll receive recognition, and creditability from your prospective clients or associates.
Which course should I do?
To make this decision, you need to consider a few initial questions such as: What do you plan to ‘do’ with your Life Coaching qualification? What level of knowledge do you want when you start practicing? What timeframe would you like to have your course completed within? And, How much do you want to invest on Life Coaching studies? Determining your goals for each of these questions will assist you determine which course you should enrol into.