Life Coach Certification

The Strongest Foundation for Your Coaching Career

Your life coach certification is an essential tool that opens pathways and opportunities to launch your life coach career.

Coach Training EDU’s accreditation is recognized internationally. And because CTEDU is an Accredited Coach Training Program by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), you are placed on the fastest possible path to your ICF coaching credential.

Experience Coach Training Refined by Over a Decade of Experience.

Since 2009 CTEDU has trained thousands of coaches from New York to Dubai in over fifty countries. A few of the organizations that have worked with CTEDU:


Certification is included in each of CTEDU’s program packages.

Certification is vital to your success as a coach, which is why certification through Coach Training EDU is included.

Coach Training EDU offers life coach certification as part of the 1.0 and 2.0 training programs. We’re committed to providing you with the means to earn your ICF or Health Board credentials.

With everything included—from hardcopies of the materials to life coach certification—you can focus more of your energy on learning coaching concepts and less time navigating the maze of coach certifications.

With CTEDU you have the gold standard of life coach certifications.


Benefits of Earning Your Coach Certification

Earning your certification ensures that you have reached the high standards in the field. Your coaching certification signals to your potential clients or employers that you completed a robust coach training and understand and use industry-standard best practices.


Get all in one place

CTEDU Coach Certification is included in each Associate and Professional Tuition Package.


Be Hired

Industry trends point to more and more organizations are looking for ICF or Health Board certifications as requirements to hire in-house coaches.


Get Confidence

Ensure you have a solid foundation for your coaching skills. Increases your own confidence and the confidence potential clients have in enrolling with you as their coach.


Meet all Requirements

CTEDU Coach Certification fulfills training and mentor coaching requirements from the ICF and Health Board.

"I'm learning that the time you have with a client is really sacred." – Emme Aronson, Executive Life Coach

“I have a picture . . . of me sitting on Martin Luther King’s lap. I’ve always had that picture and it reminds me of what I’m supposed to do. Now I’m trying to help raise this next generation to keep the fight up.” – Alyn Waller, Executive Life Coach

“I was able to find my thing for myself. I didn't know what I wanted to do in life...Being able to find coaching, summed it up for me." – Gabrielle Matthews, Executive Life Coach


What Kinds of Life Coach Certification are Available?

Each CTEDU program is built on an ICF accredited core coaching program, set into a practical context to save you time and give you targeted tools.


Certified through CTEDU’s University Partnerships

Coach Training EDU has also nutured relationships and offers joint programs with premier universities, such as the Executive and Team Coaching Program with Saint Joseph University in Philadelphia.


Health Board Certified Coach

Coach Training EDU is also in the process of earning its designation by the Health Board to be a certified provider of coach training for those wanting to become a Health Board Certified Coach. Expected December 2021.


International Coach Federation (ICF) Certified Coach

Coach Training EDU is recognized by the ICF as an Accredited Coach Training Program, the highest designation offered by the ICF. Each CTEDU program fulfills ICF training and mentor coaching requirements.


Coach Training EDU Continuing Coach Education

CTEDU offers dozens of free virtual workshops and other opportunities each year to stay connected with other CTEDU alumni and earn Continuing Education Credits toward your credential renewals.


Coach Training EDU Professional Certified Coach

This Certification includes Associate plus the 2.0 Advanced Coach Training course. It’s designed for those wanting to establish a full-time coaching practice or be an organization’s in-house coach.


Coach Training EDU Associate Certified Coach

This Certification requires successfully completing any of CTEDU’s 1.0 level courses as well as Group Mentor Coaching. An idea entry-level certification, it’s designed to get your coaching practice up and running quickly.


Complete a Life Coach Training Course

Choose between Associate or Professional Certification. The following section offers guidance on which path best fits your goals. Depending on whether you pick to enroll only in a 1.0 course, or you choose to enroll in the 2.0 advanced coach training as well.


Complete Mentor Coaching

Complete a Group Mentor Coaching Program.


Log Coaching Hours

You need to log your paid coaching hours and send a log to CTEDU.


Apply to Coach Training EDU

Once you complete the first three steps, your student folder includes a link to apply for certification. Your certification is included in each of the Coach Training EDU’s package.

What is the ICF and Why is it Important?

The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the current leading standard in the coaching field. (Click to explore a brief history of the certification and the ICF.) Its certification is a must for any coach training school interested in best practices and standards in the life coaching field.

Coach Training EDU has passed the highest standards the ICF offers: CTEDU is an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP). Knowing your training organization has passed rigorous 3rd party standards gives you confidence in the quality and content of your training program.


What is the Health Board and Why is it important?

Founded in 2016, the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching is quickly becoming the leading standard of coaching.

It’s a nonprofit affiliate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. Graduates of an NBHWC can sit for the twice yearly National Board exam to earn certification as a Certified National Board Health and Wellness Coach. The American Medical Association recently approved codes for wellness coaching to track its effectiveness. These steps will enable NBHWC to help client use insurance plans to pay for health and wellness coaching.

CTEDU is currently in the process of applying with the NBHWC to be an accredited institution with CTEDU’s Wellness Coach Training Program leading to the NBHWC path.


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Speak to an Advisor.

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Attend a Sample Training Class.

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