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Essential Coaching Program

Design Your Own Coaching Business! If you’re still exploring the world of coaching or you feel stuck between which specialization to choose, the Essential Coach Training Program is likely for you.

This program is designed for folks looking to lay the foundation for a future coaching practice in a niche yet to be decided. CTEDU’s Essential Coach Training Program offers generalized training that helps coaches hone their craft and fully develop their coaching skill set.

Coaches who choose this training typically fall into one of two categories:

1) They haven’t chosen a coaching niche yet, or

2) Their area of expertise doesn’t fit within the parameters of wellness, academic or executive coaching. The Essential Coach Training curriculum provides everything you need to build your coaching practice today.

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Coaching Training Refined by Over a Decade of Experience.

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

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1.0 Essential Coach Training

Course Description

The 1.0 Essential Coach Training Course is a 26-session program and is ideal for those seeking a straight-forward experience of core coaching skills. Theoretically, 1.0 Essential Coach Training prepares you to coach anyone on any topic at any time. Yet the course assumes you know your client base best and empowers you to design your own unique coaching exercises to use with your clients.

Throughout your training, you will:

  • Learn foundational coaching skills, presented in a framework that allows flexibility for working in your niche.
  • Discover ways to identify your niche audience and develop a trusted brand.
  • Develop the confidence you need to become an effective and valuable coach.

Coaches enrolling the 1.0 course also receive the Business Building Materials: Build Your Life’s Work (Self-Study) as a complimentary bonus.

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What to Expect in the 1.0 Essential Coach Training Course

The class will meet once a week for two hours, at your designated class time. Each class is broken into three main parts:

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The first third of class includes an open discussion on the chapter you read to prepare for the course. Your trainer will answer questions and provide additional insight.

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Your trainer will demonstrate how to use the tool or skill being discussed with a volunteer client from class.

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The last portion of class is reserved for practice time, and you will be broken into pairs to practice the coaching tool or skill with a classmate. This section concludes with a reflection.

Coaching Career Growth with Purpose

CTEDU is dedicated to helping the world become a more empathetic place. A key aspect of our mission is to provide a robust life coach certification, accredited by industry leaders.

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I mainly work with creative freelancers, people in the creative space, who want to push themselves beyond what maybe they think they are capable of.

Joeli Kelly / Transformational Life Coach

Meet the Certification Requirements

There are Four Main Components Required for CTEDU Certification:


1. Coach-Client Overviews

Coaches are required to submit three coaching recordings to their Coach Mentor for feedback and review. You must earn a score of 7 or higher on either the second or third overview to complete the course.


2. Course Attendance

Coaches must attend a minimum of 20 of the 24 scheduled training sessions (which does not include the Orientation or Introduction sessions).


3. Coaching Log

Coaches must accumulate a minimum of 10 coaching hours with at least one practice client throughout the coaching program.


4. Group Mentor Course

Group Mentor coaching is an 8-week course where you will receive direct feedback from a coach mentor and a group of peer coaches. This course completes the certification of the 1.0 program and, along with the three overview hours, satisfies the ICF requirement for ten coach mentor hours.

The Proof is in Your Performance

More than 75% of coach training graduates report earning training related income within two months of completing course work.

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Attend a Live 60-Minute Sample Training Session led by a CTEDU trainer.

The best way to learn about coach training is to experience it first hand.

  • Explore core coaching concepts.
  • Experience an in-class coach/client demo.
  • Get a behind-the-scene’s tour of the virtual campus.
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[After years of illness] when I was able to take my physical well-being, and have a plan for what my spiritual and mental and emotional well-being was too, I finally got well.

Christina Dizon / Stress Management & Performance Life Coach

Take Your Coaching Career to the Next Level 2.0 ADVANCED COACH TRAINING

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This course is packed with advanced coaching tools and skills and provides a plethora of research to help coaches build their credibility. This newly updated program is designed to up-level your coach training and bolster your coaching practice.

Let’s Continue the Conversation

Whether you’re new to coaching or already have some coach training, Coach Training EDU’s programs will both challenge and equip you to build the business and career you’re yearning to create.

Participants all over the world rave about the transformative experience both in diving deep into weekly readings and recordings as well as forging friendships with fellow coaches.

If you're passionate about bringing more curiosity, empathy, and personal growth into the world, you're in the right place. We’d love to continue the conversation.


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