A life coach is someone who offers counselling and encouragement to people in various matters involving their careers, relationships or personal challenges. Many people find life coaches to be helpful when navigating through difficult periods in their life. To become a Sydney life coach, you will need to complete either the Certificate IV in Life Coaching or the Diploma programme offered by the Life Coaching Institute.
The Certificate course consists of nine separate units that you must complete whereas the Diploma programme consists of 15 units. Both courses offer students workbooks, interactive assessments, and teleconference classes to help support their study. Both courses are self paced and flexible allowing students to fit their studies around other commitments such as work and family. This also means that each student can finish a course and become a certified life coach as soon as they want.