Life Coaching Certification is the Strongest Foundation for Your Coaching Career

Become a Certified Life Coach

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

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

Life Coaching Certification is the Strongest Foundation for Your Coaching Career

Experience Online Coaching Certification and Training Refined by Over a Decade of Experience

Since 2009 CTEDU has trained thousands of coaches and helped them earn certified life coach credentials from New York to Dubai in over fifty countries. A few of the organizations that have worked with CTEDU:

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How Do I Get Certified as a Life Coach?

Life Coach 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, needed training hours, 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.

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Benefits of Earning Your Life Coaching Certification

Getting certified as a life coach ensures that you have reached the highest 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.

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Get All in One Place

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

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Get Hired

Industry trends point to more and more organizations looking for ICF or Health Board Certifications as hiring requirements for in-house professional coaches.

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Get Confidence

Ensure you have a solid foundation for your coaching skills. Increase your own confidence and the confidence potential clients have in enrolling in your coaching business.

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Meet All Requirements

CTEDU Life Coach Certification fulfills training and mentor coaching requirements for your ICF credentials and Health Board certification.

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What Kinds of Life Coach Certifications are Available?

What Kinds of Life Coach Certifications are Available?

Each CTEDU program is built on an ICF accredited core coaching program, set into a practical context to save you time, give you targeted tools, and assist you in achieving your life coaching career goals.

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Health Board Certified Coach

Coach Training EDU™ is designated by the Health Board as a certified provider of coach training for those wanting to become a Health Board Certified Coach.

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International Coach Federation (ICF) Certified Coach

Requires successful completion of any CTEDU 1.0 level courses, as well as, Group Mentor Coaching. An idea entry-level certification, designed to get your coaching practice up and running quickly.

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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.

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Coach Training EDU Associate Certified Coach

Requires successful completion of any CTEDU 1.0 level courses, as well as, Group Mentor Coaching. An idea entry-level certification, designed to get your coaching practice up and running quickly.

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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.

The Next Steps to Getting Your Life Coach Certification

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Step 1. 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.

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Step 2. Complete Mentor Coaching

Complete a Group Mentor Coaching Program.

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Step 3. Log Coaching Hours

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

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Step 4. 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.

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Step 5. Apply to the ICF

With your Coach Training EDU™ certificate, you are on the fastest path to an International Coaching Federation (ICF) credential. The ICF is an independent organization, certifying organizations and individuals in the coaching field.

A Message from CTEDU President on Life Coaching Certification

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.

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.

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What is the ICF and Why is ICF Life Coaching Certification Important?

The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the current leading standard in the coaching field. ICF 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.

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What is the Health Board and Why is it important?

Founded in 2016, the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) 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’s Health & Wellness Coach Training Program is accredited by the NBHWC.

Certification for Life Coaching to be Successful

Earning your certification ensures that you have reached the high standards set in each of the 7 Essential Coach Qualities.

As part of your coach training and certification journey, you will have an opportunity to engage with a mentor coach and a group mentor coaching to review actual coaching sessions. Coach Training EDU™ adopts the 7 Essential Coach Qualities as its standard for coach training and life coaching certification. These 7 Essential Qualities exceed the standards set by the ICF and match up well with the ICF’s standards. 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.

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And in the meantime, you can check out the FAQs, the Tuition & Pricing and the Schedule page. We also have more information on ICF Certification.

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Speak to an Admissions Advisor.

Get all your questions answered. Here’s the 3 Essential Considerations when choosing a coaching school to use as a guide.

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Attend a Sample Training Class.

This FREE course is designed to give you a firsthand experience of what training with CTEDU is like.

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