An ideal route if you want to improve your personal performance whether this is for home or work life. This course provides an introduction to a range of practical tools and strategies such as how to be an effective listener; effective communicator that supports building healthy rapport and relationships with people along with a deeper self awareness.

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Who is this course for?

This course provides the first step for those who wish to explore coaching skills whether this is for use as personal development, improve career prospects within current employment or as the start of a new career pathway. This course does not lead to a qualification, is for personal development and is at beginner level in this subject.

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What can I expect to learn?

This non-accredited programme is a basic introduction to life coaching skills and practice. Topics
include:

  • An awareness of the characteristics of the coaching perspective
  • What defines coaching rather than therapy and counselling
  • Communication skills for coaching, including listening and building rapport
  • The role and impact of values
  • Practical tools and strategies for effective coaching
  • How to be a reflective practitioner
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How will I learn?

Tutor presentations, small and large group discussions, pair work, case studies, workshops, journal self reflections and personal research. Sessions will be interactive and equip participants with a range of tools for immediate application in their own lives and with others in their personal or professional life.

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How do I enrol?

View all Life Coaching and book your course.

You can also view our full range of Mental Health & Wellbeing Courses.

For further information about the courses or to discuss suitability please email Juliet.Gill@essex.gov.uk. You can also call 0345 603 7635 to enrol.