We have partnered with Inner Life Skills (ILS) to bring you their internationally recognised, ICF-accredited life coaching course. This course is aimed at teaching you how to create and use powerful life coaching tools in order to improve your abilities to persuade, negotiate, lead, motivate and inspire others and, ultimately, help them achieve their goals, whether personal or professional.
You will learn to build plans, drive action, transform negativity, bust fear, overcome obstacles and beat procrastination in order to master your own destiny and empower others to master their’s in turn.
This course is presented in 2 components, Life Coach 101 (level 1) and Life Coach Qualified (Level 2). You may select to complete only the level 1 component of the course for which you will receive a certificate of completion.
Master your own destiny and empower others to master their’s in turn
Internationally recognised by the International Coaching Federation (60+ ICF training hours)
Practice & earn as a professionally qualified life coach (not all certifications enable you to work at this level)
- Start your own life coaching business (coach individuals, groups, executives, entrepreneurs, children, teens, talent, parents and more!)
- Work within an organisation to help improve organisational performance
- Expand your scope of practice to supplement your current income
What is a life coach?
In a nutshell, a life coach is a person who helps other people define and attain their goals and reach their full potential in all aspects of life through solution-focused methods and conversations. The International Coaching Federation has recognised several core issues that life coaches help people address, these include:
Physical fitness and wellness
Interpersonal and communication skills
Who is ILS (InnerLifeSkills®)?
InnerLifeSkills® (ILS) Coaching International is a brand of specialised coaching methods that have been developed and refined over 20 years and have proven their merit over this time.
ILS is amongst fewer than 250 international training providers with an ACTP accreditation from the ICF – the most prized and highest coach training accreditation in the world.
Anyone with a passion for empowering others, who has a dream of making a difference in their world or who wants to liberate their own full potential can benefit from ILS.
We are proud to have partnered with ILS to empower you to empower others.
How is this course presented? (Study mode & duration)
The course is presented as a two-part course:
ILS Life Coach 101 (Level 1)
This component provides 12 accredited ICF training hours. It is an introductory weekend workshop that teaches the foundations of life coaching, providing the basic knowledge necessary to progress to an advanced level. This component gives you the ability to use the skills you learn in your daily life, but does not let you practice as a qualified life coach, for this you are required to complete level 2 of the course.
ILS Life Coach Qualified (Level 2)
This component provides 60+ accredited ICF training hours and gives you the ability to charge for your coaching services. In other words you will be a fully qualified ILS life coach operating at a professional level. This part of the course runs over a 3-6 month period in which lectures take place once weekly in the evenings. You will also need to attend 3 weekend workshops and schedule your practical and theory exam with an ILS assessor.
What are the contents of this course? (Modules and chapters)
The ILS Life Coach 101 workshop provides an in-depth introduction to the ILS life coaching methods and philosophies. You will learn, among other things, exactly what a life coach is and is not, how life coaches communicate, how to build rapport and trust with clients and how to use a powerful 3-step method to help others achieve success.
You will receive the following tools and skills in ILS Coach 101:
Foundation life coaching skills
Coach starter pack with script, manual and worksheets
Full 3-step coach method scripts and worksheets
Practical coaching exercises
Level 2, ILS Life Coach Qualified, consists of 6 modules in which you will advance the skills you learned in level 1. You will learn, among other things, tools for strategy and planning, brainstorming techniques, goal statements, deeper questioning techniques, dream building, business coaching, conflict resolution and coaching management.
You will receive the following tools and skills in ILS Life Coach Qualified:
Training in all ICF internationally recognised competencies
Training to coach executives, children, teens, entrepreneurs, talent, parents, groups and anyone with a desire for growth or positive change
Comprehensive training on how to build a professional coaching business, including critical niche marketing, finding clients, charging, the importance of coaching specialisations, etc.
You will also receive the ILS toolbox that includes:
3-Step coach method
First meeting script
Kite coach obstacles
Disney strategy big dreams
Theme selection wheels
Decision making wheels
Themes, goals and contracts
3-Chairs AHA insights
Mentors table guidance
4×4 Motivation matrix
Review session script
Niche marketing digger
Sticky content column
Do I need any previous qualifications to enroll in this course? (Entry requirements)
No prior qualifications or coaching experience is required for this course.
How will I be recognised upon completion of this course? (Accreditation)
Upon completion of this course you will have gained 60+ training hours recognised by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). The ICF aims to preserve the integrity of coaching through internationally accepted professional standards. With an accredited ICF qualification you will be able to practice and earn at a professional level and your clients will be assured that you have completed rigorous education and practice requirements and are committed to excellence in coaching.
What career opportunities exist for me as a life Coach? (Career paths)
Whether you are looking to enjoy the freedom of having your own life coaching business or looking to learn new skills to enhance your current career or future job prospects, there is no doubt that a life coaching qualification can open many doors for you.
Careers as a life coach include:
Be your own boss
Typically, life coaches are self-employed, providing services to individuals, groups, executives, entrepreneurs, children, teens, talent or anyone who has a desire for growth or positive change.
More and more employers are looking to hire coaches within their organisations. In fact these organisations are increasingly emphasising the value of this role in improving individual productivity and overall organisational performance. Companies are also putting importance on training their managers and leaders to use life coaching skills to empower their teams.
Supplement your current career
Other professionals, including health and fitness professionals, psychologists, consultants, financial planners and educators also see the value of life coaching in increasing their scope of practice and earning potential in a competitive working world.
What opportunities exist for continuing education upon completion of this course? (Further learning)
Upon completion of this course, you can start practicing and earning immediately as a professional life coach.
However, should you wish to pursue further learning, we offer a number of lifestyle and continuing education courses that are well suited to expanding your life coaching practice.
How to Register for this Course
Thank you for choosing to do our Life Coaching course! Please refer to the below steps to guide you through the registration process.
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- Then click ‘View cart’.
- You will be redirected to our secure payment gateway where you will be required to ‘pay now’ or ‘pay later’ for the course deposit.
This payment option will require you to pay the course deposit immediately via credit card or instant EFT through PayFast’s secure payment gateway. Upon successful payment you will receive a confirmation email and a link to complete our online registration form.
This payment option will require you to make an EFT in to our bank account using your [Order ID + Initial + Surname] as a reference number. You will receive a confirmation email with further payment details and a link to complete our online registration form.
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2017 Course Dates
- Rivonia 2017 Level 1: ILS 101:
- Feb 4 – 5
- Rivonia 2017 Level 2: ILS Coach Qualified
- Feb 22; Mar 1, 11 – 12, 15, 29; Apr 5, 12; May 13 – 14
- Rivonia 2017 Combined Level 1 & 2
- Feb 4 – 5, 22; Mar 1, 11 – 12, 15, 29; Apr 5, 12; May, 13 – 14