Do you ever wonder if there is something else that you are meant to be doing with your life? Perhaps you have a good job that pays the bills, but you dread starting the new work week? Maybe you struggle with confidence or are a fierce inner critic, and you want to learn the skills to change your mindset and enjoy a more fulfilling life.
The good news is you’re not alone.
Since The Life Coaching College launched in 2011, some 2,300+ graduates have taken the leap into the financially and emotionally rewarding career that is coaching. Many of our students enrolled with similar thoughts to what you may be experiencing right now:
I want a job I enjoy, a life that fulfils me, and a more flexible work schedule that allows me to grow while maintaining a work-life balance.
But, if you're not sure how to get started on becoming a life coach - don't stress! Our free guide is full of important information that will help guide you towards getting started in this incredible and life-changing industry.
In particular, this guide will:
You'll get to hear his personal journey of how coaching saved (and changed!) his life in this guide, and you may even be able to relate to his story.
There are plenty of myths about what is involved in becoming a certified life coach, so we'll help dispel them for you in this guide.
Coaching has grown enormously over the past two decades because of four crucial components, which we explore in this guide.
Uncover personal statements in this guide, and if they resonate with you, you're probably ready to become a certified life coach.
Use the leading questions in this guide to help you find the right coaching education provider for you.
We outline what makes us different in this guide, from a wide range of courses to world-class trainers to a supportive network and more.
Frequently Asked Questions About How to Become a Life Coach
Essentially anyone can become a life coach in Australia. However, some specialised training is required to become a successful life coach who truly makes a difference in people’s lives. Some beneficial qualities in a life coach are empathy, active listening and approachability. Undertaking life coach training will allow you to further hone those skills and learn advanced coaching techniques such as hypnosis and positive psychology.
Once you’ve obtained your life coach qualifications, you will be able to assist clients with setting personal goals to achieve their overall vision they have for their lives. You will work together to help them achieve goals such as being a more effective communicator, improving their financial situation and having a more balanced life.
If you are considering a career as a life coach, chances are you already possess many of the attributes one needs to build a strong foundation as a life coach. These attributes include empathy, patience and a drive to help others. Whilst completing life coach training, you will expand on this foundation and develop skills to understand, motivate and and inspire your clients. In addition, Yyou will learn how to be an effective communicator, how to build a rapport with your clients and ways to coach them toward a more fulfilling life.
Whilst you don’t need a license to become a life coach, these days information is so easily accessible that it is likely any potential clients will do their research to find someone who is most qualified. Someone who has been formally educated and has experience in one-on -one coaching is far more likely to gain new clients and grow their business. With the range of life coach training options available through The Life Coaching College, you will quickly find yourself becoming appealing to new clients.
The amount of time you will need to invest in life coach training will depend on the level of accreditation you want to achieve and the skills you want to possess.
At The Life Coaching College, our introductory course Practitioner of Coaching is a 6-month course that will provide you with the foundations of becoming a life coach. The Diploma of Life Coaching is a 12-month course that will teach you everything you need to establish a sustainable coaching business. We also offer the Master Practitioner Coaching Program, which takes 24 months, and provides you with a wide array of coaching skills to build a thriving business.
Check out these courses or any of our specialised training options for further information.
At The Life Coaching College, we have spent the past decade perfecting how we train future life coaches. With over 2,300 graduates, we must be doing something right. By studying with us, you will gain access to:
- Internationally recognised ICF accreditation
- The most extensive range of courses in Australia
- Expert trainers
- Practical, real-world experience
In Australia, the average annual salary for a life coach is around $83,000 but this can go as high as $300,000. Like any self-employed professional, you will determine the rates you charge for your services. When studying a life coach certification through The Life Coaching College, you will learn how to set-up your own business, find clients and the key factors included in packaging your services and pricing them appropriately.
This will depend on which course you choose to study and the level of certification you will achieve. At The Life Coaching College, we offer a range of courses from our Practitioner of Life Coaching course to becoming a Master Practitioner of Life Coaching. You can also study specialist courses such as relationship or kids and parents coaching. Typically, prices can range from $5,000 to $20,000. We also offer several payment options to suit your personal situation, including interest-free payment plans.
What Our Students Say
"In the first 10 months of setting up my coaching business, I earned $100,000 and now I am routinely earning double that amount each year. You can be making $100,000 a year as long as you put into practice what you learn and stay focused and disciplined."
"I love the fact that you are given so many materials through the course, so when your first box arrives, you've got workbooks, you've got scripts if you need them, and you have all of the tools to go out there and coach."
So, what are you waiting for?
Download your free guide below. And, by doing so, you will have taken the first step towards a career that offers personal growth, stimulation, financial stability and, most importantly, a friendly community of fellow travellers who support and stand by you every step of the way!