PC101 Peer Coaching


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Dates of next taught course

Our next taught course for this unit will run for 4 weeks online via Google Meet between 7-9pm from 8th to 29th September 2020.


This unit will provide you with the opportunity to develop an introductory understanding of the principles and practices of life coaching.

The unit comprises two modules. During the first module you will explore the communication principles and structures essential to becoming a successful life coach. The second module will guide you through the fundamentals of life coaching as a discipline specifically exploring the GROW model and working out some of the practicalities.

On successful completion of the unit you will be ready to start applying the principles to undertaking some simple life coaching with your peers and others who require a basic level of coaching.

This unit comprises:

  • Course introduction
  • Verbal communication
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Using powerful questions
  • Session structures
  • Understanding coaching
  • Foundations for coaching
  • Exploring the GROW model
  • Practice and Ethics
  • Summarising peer coaching, opportunities for practice and development


Assessment is through a 1,000-word assignment.

Who is the unit aimed at?

This unit is aimed at those with a general interest in life coaching along with those who would like to start their journey into life coaching others. This unit provides the mandatory foundation for all our life coach training.

Completion of this unit on it's own will entitile you to our Certificate in Coaching.

Upon completion

After completing the unit, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts and thresholds for peer coaching.
  • Demonstrate the necessary skills and understanding in practice.
  • Appreciate the subtle differences between coaching, counselling and mentoring.
  • Critically apply the concepts to your own peer coaching practice.

Enrolment requirements

There are no specific requirements to undertake this unit other than a willingness to engage in all the learning materials. We would also ask your permission to share your name, address, email and phone number with the Association for Coaching to enable your enrollment as a Student Member of the Association.


The materials included are:

  • Pre-recorded session content
  • Unit handbook
  • Module manuals
  • Links to additional resources (including YouTube videos, articles, websites, suggested books etc)
  • Session quizzes
  • End of unit assessment
  • Live one-to-one tutorial
  • Live weekly sessions via Google Meet (except for those enrolled on our independent e-learning option)

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