If you want to develop your skills to help other people move forward in life, this is the course for you. This course will enable you to discover and practice some of the key theories and skills of life coaching. Our unique programme has been designed to take an approach often reserved for executives, and re-focus its use for people who are marginalised, disadvantaged, troubled and troublesome.
Our training is fully accredited by the Association for Coaching and includes student membership of the association. Upon qualifying, you will be eligible to apply for full membership of the Association as a professional life coach once you have completed 35 hours of coaching practice.
Induction - An opportunity to get to know how to make the most from the course and your guild membership.
Module 1 - Communication Fundamentals: Session 1 - Verbal communication; Session 2 - Non-verbal communication; Session 3 - Listening and giving feedback; Session 4 – Developing assertiveness
Module 2 - Coaching Fundamentals: Session 1 - Understanding coaching; Session 2 - Exploring the GROW model; Session 3 - Using powerful questions; Session 4 - Practical ethics
Module 3 – Engaging Values, Beliefs and Spirituality: Session 1 – Identity; Session 2 – Reconciliation; Session 3 – Creativity; Session 4 – Resilience
Module 4 – Developing a Personal Coaching Style: Session 1 – Coaching models 1; Session 2 – Coaching models 2; Session 3 – Engaging your own journey; Session 4 – Creating a personal synthesis
Tutorials - You will be offered the chance of two one-to-one tutorials during the course to reflect on your learning and prepare for your assessments.
Graduation - a chance to celebrate your achievements with our other graduates and guild members.
You will need to attend all core day or evening sessions. Sessions are interactive with space for reflection and practice. You will be encouraged to link the session content with your experience and read suggested texts outside of the course. Formative assessment and feedback takes place during the sessions in an informal manner and through the learners own reflective log. Summative feedback is given through peer observation and two reflective essays.
As part of your training package you will receive a one year membership of the Metanoeo Guild giving you free access to two continued professional development events, two copies of the Metanoeo learning journal Discover and bi-monthly group-supervision events. Guild membership also provides a support network of like-minded people for co-working opportunities. You will also receive one years student membership of the Association for Coaching.
We want to make our training as accessible as possible and so offer a variety of prices and levels of support:
Comprehensive Package (£595)
Our most comprehensive option, the Community Wellbeing Entrepreneurship is more than just a training package. Our comprehensive option includes the core training package of the induction session, 4 core modules, 2 tutorials and graduation, Guild membership and student membership of Association of Coaching. However, you also get the opportunity to complete our 16 session entrepreneurship training package giving you a fantastic opportunity to get your business foundations in place. Further you will also get a community placement to enable you to undertake your 35 hours of coaching, and the opportunity to attend six group reflective learning circle sessions, have two coaching observations and receive four one-to-one coaching sessions.
Standard Package (£295)
Our most popular option. The standard package includes the core training package of the induction session, 4 core modules, 2 tutorials and graduation, Guild membership and student membership of Association of Coaching. In addition you get two one-to-one sessions to help establish your coaching practice. These additional sessions can be used for help setting up your practice or for coaching observations.
Basic Package (£195)
The ideal option if you already have your own business idea established, are volunteering somewhere, or simply want to complete our life coach training for your own personal development. Our economy package includes the core training package of the induction session, 4 core modules, 2 tutorials and graduation, Guild membership and student membership of Association of Coaching.
Want to dip your toe in to life coaching? Attend one of our free workshops:
Want to find out more about our comprehensive package which includes business training, additional support and a community placement?
Are you a community group or wellbeing organisation which would like to train your staff or volunteers. If so we have our unique peer coach training comprising the firsttwo modules of our life coach course with the option for the individual to upgrade at a later date.