Life Coaching Level 3


This Life Coaching course can be taken online or from a printed manual. It will teach you how to encourage and support your clients to work through any challenging issues towards self-empowerment, self-confidence and a happier, more productive and successful life.



Life Coaching Course at Level 3

  • Course code: HTL02
  • Delivery method: Online or Paper
  • Course duration: 12 Months
  • Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed
  • Award achieved: Certificate of Achievement by ABC
  • Awarding body: ABC

On this Life Coaching course you’ll cover the following topics:

  • Introduction: What is life coaching?
  • What makes an effective coach?
  • In what areas can coaching be applied?
  • Skills of the coach
  • The life coaching process
  • Practical Coaching
  • Making a living from Coaching (This is an optional unit)
  • Setting up your own business
Course Content

The course is divided up into four elements:

1:  Introduction

  • What is life coaching?
  • Coaching requirements
  • The aim of coaching
  • The coaching sessions
  • What life coaching is not
  • Therapy
  • Counselling
  • Teaching or training
  • Consultancy
  • Mentoring

2:  What makes an effective coach?

  • Could you be a coach?
  • Competencies of coaching

3:  In what areas can coaching be applied?

  • Work
  • Home
  • Finances
  • Social life
  • Love
  • Dreams
  • Spiritual
  • Health

4:  Skills of the coach

  • Listening
  • Questioning
  • Silence
  • Values and beliefs
  • Rapport
  • Building self-esteem
  • Not making suggestions
  • Encouraging responsibility
Qualification Information

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Kendal Publishing Ltd on behalf of UK Distance Learning & Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by UK Distance Learning & Publishing to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government[1]. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

[1] Regulators for exams and assessments in England and Wales 

Method of Study

The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.

You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.

Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.


Online Version

Our online courses are fully digitised versions of the paper-courses, so you can study on any PC or smart device when connected to the internet.

As with the paper course, your online learning programme is completely flexible, so you can study at a pace that suits you.

All of our online course content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective.

Method of Assessment
Course Length Information
Tutor Support

Additional information

Study Method

Paper Manual, Online

Paper based courses are only available for UK deliveries. Online courses are available for UK and International students. Dismiss