After you complete your program at Life Purpose Institute you will become a Certified Life Coach ( C.L.C.) and be able to start your own coaching practice.
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Life Coach Certification

How is Life Purpose Institute’s Life Coach Certification Program different from other programs I can take?  Comprehensive, step by step training often referred to as a “business in a box”

  • Small group setting (10-12 students) with extensive practice and feedback
  • Personal attentional and support each step of the way
  • Tools to prepare you to coach around all the areas of life
  • Profound and life-changing processes that transform lives and create permanent change
  • Extensive 650 page manual with forms, worksheets and templates
  • Receive ongoing support with marketing during and after your training
  • ICF Accredited
  • Commitment to each person’s success as a coach


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How long does the Life Coach Certification take?

We offer 3 and 6 month programs in both day and evening timeframes, as well as 5 day intensives with four 2-hour follow up classes. Certification requirements include coaching practice clients, peer coaching, taking two exams and meeting with your instructor to review certification documents.

How will obtaining the Life Coach Certification help me?

Clients are looking for coaches that have been trained and certified. Being certified means you have obtained a high level of skill and are trained to use over 100 tools to help people make progress in all areas of life. If you receive our professional training, you’ll be able to consistently get positive results with clients.

Your certification with Life Purpose Institute also includes free marketing support both during and after your training. This includes having your marketing plan and materials being reviewed by your instructor, being able to e-mail or call with questions and to get support, free classes on marketing for your professional development, and a private Facebook group where people network and get support.

By getting your certification through Life Purpose Institute, you’ll become a competent coach with all the tools and support to create a highly successful practice.

The Life Purpose Institute is an ICF Accredited Program.

Once you’ve completed our Life Coach Certification Program, you will become a Certified Life Coach (CLC).  The Coaching Tools you will be certified in have been successfully used with over two million people worldwide since 1984.

You’ll be able to help clients make progress in all areas of their lives: relationships, health, career, life balance, spirituality, finances, etc. You’ll also be able to coach people through life transitions, help them discover their life purpose, find meaning and fulfillment in life and work and create a life they love.

Blocks and obstacles often get in the way of the client’s moving forward and making progress in these areas of life, so you are trained to use transformational tools to help your client resolve or overcome those roadblocks and be able to successfully achieve their goals.

In addition, you will be given extensive marketing materials and tools as well as receive ongoing support during and after the training to create your own successful private practice.

After you complete the Life Coach Certification, you can start your own coaching practice.

You may also wish to go on to obtain an ICF credential. The Life Coach Certification meets the Training Hours required for completing an International Coaching Federation (ICF) credential. The Life Purpose Institute is an ICF Accredited Program.  Accredited Programs have the highest quality trainings and the highest standards.

For more information on obtaining a Life Coach Certification or ICF credential, contact one of our program specialists at Online Life Coach Certification Registration

Spiritual Coach Certification

Once you’ve completed our Spiritual Coach Certification Program you’ll become a Certified Spiritual Coach (CSC).

This program approaches Coaching from a spiritual perspective. You will be able to help people explore and integrate their spirituality, resolve their life challenges using spiritual and healing tools , and coach the client to make progress in all area of their lives. 


ICF Path- Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP)

Once you complete our Advanced Life Coach Training, you’ll become an Advanced Life Coach. You will master the skills you learned as a Life or Spiritual Coach and learn more advanced tools for providing relationship, health and wellness, executive, business, life balance, and spiritual coaching. You will also meet most of the requirements you need to obtain an ICF credential.

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The International Coach Federation is a professional organization (not a regulatory agency) which supports coaches worldwide. The ICF is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards and building a network of credentialed coaches.

The top-rated, highly personalized training at Life Purpose Institute has been accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) – Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP).

Being a student at Life Purpose Institute gave me the clarity and confidence to move forward towards building my own life coaching business. This course breaks things down in a clear and tangible way, gives you the in-class and out-of-class practice, and provides feedback along your journey so you can feel confident in your coaching
Juliette Sakasegawa

State or Federal Regulation of Coaching?

At this time there is no state or federal regulation of the coaching industry. You are able start your own coaching practice as soon as you complete your Coach Training Program with Life Purpose Institute. It is however anticipated, by many in the coaching profession that the profession will be regulated at some point in the future. As ICF is the most powerful coaching organization in the world it is anticipated that ICF will be the regulating body.

An ICF credential is now a requirement for many jobs in human resources, health care, government and non-profit agencies. There is already extensive press coverage of Coaching and an ICF credentials and some clients do ask their coach if they have an ICF credential. These trends are anticipated to grow. As such we recommend that students prepare for and obtain an ICF credential.

What ICF Credentials can I receive?

You can obtain 3 different credentials from the ICF- ACC Accredited Certified Coach, The PCC Professional Certified Coach and MCC the Master Certified Coach.

For more information on ICF and its requirement for each credential go to:

How can I Obtain an ICF Credential?

To obtain an ICF credential there are two paths, you can:

  1. Take our 60-hour course, pay for 10 hours of mentoring and complete other ICF requirements on your own.
  2. Accumulate 125-hours of training and take the ICF exam.

For information on the ICF Path to Become a Professional Coach contact one of our Student Advisors at 858 484-3400.

What is the B.C.C. Credential?

The Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE), as an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, offers a Board-Certified Coach (BCC) Credential. The National Board for Certified Counselors is a well-established organization that has been in operation for over 100 years. The BCC credential is well received and nationally recognized in the coaching industry.

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Life Purpose Institute is an approved training provider for the Center for Credentialing and Education for our Life Coach Training Program. Click here for more information on the BCC