Life Purpose Institute Certification

Life Coach Certification

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

You’ll be able to help clients make progress in all areas of their lives; relationships, health, career, life balance, spirituality, finances.

You’ll also be able to coach people through life transitions, help them discover their life purpose, find meaning and fulfillment in life, and support them as they change or enhance their career.

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, and make progress in all area of their life.

You’ll help people tap into the power and strength of their spirituality to create an amazing life.

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).

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