This course will equip you with what you need to create a successful coaching business. You will develop your skills and learn how to create and structure coaching programmes with your clients to give them the success they are looking for. Uniquely, the course also features video footage from live Association for Coaching accredited coaching training sessions, filmed during our Accredited Certificate in Coach Training courses, to heighten your training experience.
Delivered by Steve Payne, an expert International Coach and one of very few Certified Master Trainers of NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) in the world, the course mixes studio and live training videos, graphics, downloads, text, quizzes and tests to help you chart your progress through the course. This is a high-quality course that provides you with the very best instruction, tools and techniques that a professional coach could wish for.
By the end of this course, you will have the confidence to get more successful coaching clients and make a real difference to the lives of others, and, just as importantly, to your own life! Success is just a few clicks away!
This video is the introduction to the course and asks the important question, 'why should you undertake training as a coach'?
After this video learners will understand some of the principal reasons and benefits for enrolling in this coach training.
This video is a clip from a live training scenario in which the trainer, Steve Payne, expands upon the need for coach training.
In this video Steve explores some of the communication habits that might not help us in a coaching scenario, including interpretation, assumption and linking what a client says to our own experience.
This quiz will help you test your knowledge and understanding of the topics covered in section 1 of the course.
This video looks at some official coaching definitions from the main bodies that oversee the coaching industry.
This video is a filmed interaction with a group of students looking at the official definitions of coaching from the International Coaching Federation and The Association for Coaching.
This video explains the Academy of Coaching and Training's philosophy on coach training.
What can make our success more likely to happen? This video takes us through the Principles of Success, also known as the Growth Mindset.
This video explores the Change Model and looks at the principle behind moving from where we are, to where we want to be.
Comfort zones do not usually promote growth, they can actually be a barrier to growth. This video looks at how stepping out of our comfort zones can help us discover new possibilities.
All change involves moving from where we are to where we want to be; effectively we have a 'present state' and a 'desired state'. The coach's job is to help the client successfully navigate that journey. This video is filmed during a live training to give you a different perspective of the Change Model.
This video focuses on the structure around the coaching journey provided by the Generic Model of Coaching.
Here, again we drop in on a live training, this time to explore the Generic Model of Coaching.
It is essential for coaching to have structure, a framework within which there is room for creativity. This video outlines the 4-key stages of the coaching relationship.
The 4-key stages of the coaching relationship are explored in this video from a live training session.
This quiz will help you test your knowledge and understanding of the topics covered in section 2 of the course.
Calibration means awareness, and more specifically awareness of change. This video looks at how we can calibrate more effectively.
This video is focused on creating strong relationships with clients. The key elements of creating strong connection, also known as rapport, are explored and made explicit.
Join the class on the Accredited Certificate in Coach Training as they explore calibration and rapport.
In this video, Steve explains the importance of being able to view a situation from multiple perspectives.
This quiz will help you test your knowledge and understanding of the topics covered in section 3of the course.
Questions are one of the key tools that a coach has. Great questions tend to get great responses. This video explores some of the finer points in the art of asking the right question.
This video looks at a great tool for understanding; using specific sets of questions.
Listening is a skill. This video looks at some of the elements of the best kind of listening for a coach - and some that are not so effective!
Language is clearly an important aspect of coaching. What words do people use to convey thoughts and what do those words mean? This video looks at the key language patterns in our everyday language and what that could mean.
This video shows an example of paying attention to the clues given when someone speaks.
This quiz will help you test your knowledge and understanding of the topics covered in section 4 of the course.
Coaching is all about setting and achieving goals. This video explores S.M.A.R.T., P.U.R.E. and C.L.E.A.R. goals.
The first thing to decide once you have your goal, is to determine whether or not your goal is well-formed, i.e. it ticks all the right boxes. This video will show you how to do that.
This video looks at one of the classic coaching models, the G.R.O.W. Model. Although one of the oldest coaching models, it remains one of the most widely used and one of the most effective.
The Disney Model is an options brainstorming model that fits well in the O section of the G.R.O.W. Model. This video looks at what the Disney Model entails.
This video explores a very useful goal-setting process that you can use with clients, or on your own goals of course!
This video explores the use of the Wheel of Life. This is one of the most versatile and well-used processes in coaching. It not only acts as an exploratory tool, it also produces action points for the client.
This video from a live training session explores the process of setting tasks for clients.
The quiz will help you test your knowledge and understanding of the topics covered in section 5 of the course
Values provide our motivation, they are the 'driver' or reason 'why' we do what we do and why we often feel bad when we act in a way that does not support our values. This video explores understanding a client's values.
This video from a live training session looks at the link between values and influence.
In this video Nik Moore, MD of Mindset Communications, interviews Steve about how values play a key role in the corporate world; especially in terms of unlocking the potential of a workforce. If you work in the corporate arena, or are wanting to coach corporate people, then this video will give you an overview of why working with corporate values is so important.
Beliefs will always play a fundamental role in your client's success or failure. This video looks at some strategies for changing limiting beliefs through conversation.
This quiz will help you test your knowledge and understanding of the topics covered in section 6 of the course
This video highlights the Association for Coaching's key coaching competencies to help coaches become as effective and ethical as possible.
This video looks at the Association for Coaching's competency framework.
In this video from a live training session, Steve elicits the skills the group used in a coaching exercise to highlight the sensibilities a coach needs.
It is very important for a coach to set up a coach-client contract. This video looks at what needs to be in that contract.
Professional coaches who are members of coaching bodies follow a code of ethics and good practice (CoE). This video outlines the AC's CoE.
In this video you will find invaluable tips and traps for coaches.
This component of the course let's you download some useful documents. These are:
This quiz will help you to test your knowledge and understanding of the topics covered in section 6 of the course
Founder & CEO of NLP Dynamics and the Academy of Coaching and Training
Steven is an international executive coach, actor, author, entrepreneur and motivational speaker and one of very few certified Master Trainers of NLP in the world. He has been helping individuals and organisations achieve their performance goals for over twenty years. As an actor Steven trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London and has worked in radio drama for BBC Radio 4, as well as appearing in theatre, film and television over many years. His television roles include appearances in some of the UK’s best-known television series.
In February 2017, Steven was nominated by The Best You magazine for Best Personal Development Author for his critically acclaimed book 'My 31 Practices', co-written with Alan Williams.
As a business coach, Steven has helped senior executives from blue chip companies to SMEs in Europe, America and South America achieve their full potential. He has developed training programmes that that help companies deal with the challenges brought about by organisational change. Much of Steven’s work in business is based on creating a values-based culture. Steven has also created coach-training programmes for the Academy of Coaching and Training (ACT), accredited by the Association for Coaching in the UK.
Steven has a passion for helping people overcome assumed limitations to reach their full potential. He runs certified training courses in Public Speaking, NLP and Coaching across Europe and South America.
Steve speaks Brazilian Portuguese and his hobbies include travel, film, screenwriting and flying. He holds a private pilots licence.