Step-by-Step Business System for Trainers & Coaches
This Course is 100% FREE When You Enroll in any Spencer Institute or NESTA Certification
GREAT NEWS: You will get all the training materials in the Online Coach Certification course for FREE when you register for ANY certification or certificate program from Spencer Institute, NESTA or MMACA. Once you register for any certificate/certification, you will be also be sent private access to ALL the training materials listed on this page (at no cost).
The only thing excluded in this FREE offer is the Online Coach Certification exam itself, and the continuing education units (CEUs). You have the option to upgrade later (to get the certificate and CEUs) for just $165. There is no obligation. You still get all the online coach and business training for FREE. Instant access.
To summarize: You can get the the Online Coach Certification, an official mailed certificate, and CEUs for the price listed on this page. Or, you can get ALL the training materials in this course (minus the certificate and CEUs) for FREE just by enrolling in any other qualified course which are all listed here and here.
The training course is designed to help ALL COACHES/TRAINERS in ALL NICHES take your business online to help clients locally, nationally, regionally and globally. You can also apply many of these techniques and strategies to a physical (in-person) business as well.
QUICK PROGRAM OVERVIEW: 100% online coach certification program including detailed, step-by-step video training videos, coaching demonstrations, forms, resources and online exam. It also includes the very comprehensive Online Expert Empire curriculum.
Certified Online Coach Certification
100% online training and online exam
Unlimited access to online training materials
New training system compatible on any device
Our new training system will help you stay on track, easy interface, manage your courses and more.
Digital certificate upon passing the exam
*Paper certificate with official seal mailed within North America 2-4 weeks upon verification
Additional shipping fees & delivery times applies to students living outside of North America.
2-Year Renewable Certification
Refer to training, exam and re-certification details below.
Your Benefits of Becoming a Certified Online Coach and Starting Your Own Business
There are too many benefits to list them all here. However, these are some highlights:
You can coach from your home, by the pool, at your office or anywhere with Internet or phone access
You can set the hours that are most convenient for you and your family
You can command up to — and well beyond — $200 per hour, and you are worth it!
You get between 4 and 16 weeks of paid vacation per year. (Coach from your laptop and cell phone while on the beach using Skype, Viber, Facebook Messenger, email, and other free communication tools)
You will attract interesting people who enhance your life as you help them
You will feel the joy of helping others with your skills and insight
You will feel excited about helping others maximize their lives
You will be appreciated by people who value your expertise and knowledge
You will see and enjoy the immediate results and personal growth of your clients
You can start a successful local or global online coaching business right after graduation
You will learn the following, so you can become a highly effective coach who achieves long-lasting results:
How to discover your ideal target market that needs your help
How to attract your perfect clients on demand for FREE
Proven and simple sales funnels that will sell your online coaching/training fast
How to get a virtual team to make your job easy, and you get more free time
How to inspire your online clients so they can get dramatic results and refer more clients to you
How to align your clients’ goals, values, beliefs, and support system for maximum results
How to create an exciting online business that gives you freedom, fun and fulfillment
Here is a breakdown of the entire online coaching, training and consulting system:
Your training is divided into 2 distinct segments.
FIRST, you will complete your core training modules. This is the segment you will be tested on for your certification exam.
Your core modules are the following:
Core Module 1: What is Online Coaching? This is an overview of all the basics you will want and need.
Core Module 2: Expert Positioning. You will learn how to build your position as a trusted authority in your niche.
Core Module 3: Building a Community. This community will be your biggest fans, potential clients, and eventually your paid clients.
Core Module 4: Your Daily Habits and Rituals. You can only be as successful as your daily habits and rituals. You will also learn the one single most overlooked aspect of daily success. You will learn to master daily success.
Core Module 5: Pricing Your Services. Learn how to charge the right amount while you are appealing to prospects and you earn what you are worth.
Core Module 6: Your FREE Mini Course Creation. This lesson will show you how to get dozens of people into your program with this simple, fast and easy strategy.
Core Module 7. Client Renewals. There is a specific method to ensure your clients renew and refer friends and family. This is how you keep your business growing while you save on marketing costs.
Core Module 8. Your Check List and Start-up Sequence. You will learn the sequence of basic structures and processes that need to be in place for you to launch your business.
Core Module 9. This is Your Launchpad for the Online Expert Empire. There are many resources in the OEE Program; you will be given all the forms you will need including intake forms, evaluation forms and more.
After you complete all core modules, you will proceed to the Online Expert Empire segment of the training materials. This is very in-depth training with Dr. John Spencer Ellis and a wide range of experts. This is where the real learning begins.
Your Exam. You conclude your course studies with a 25-question exam based ONLY on your core modules.
So, What is included in the Online Expert Empire (OEE)?
OEE Module 1 – Introduction to online entrepreneurship, success mindset & business 101: Proper mindset and daily habits needed for success, setting up your business, bank account, and fundamental business structure. You will also learn about the benefits of operating a “for purpose” business. Yes, this module is less glamorous, but it’s 100% critical to your overall success. And, it sets you up for overall success. You also receive 2 of my books on success and business. Approximately 3 hours of video.
OEE Module 2 – Developing Your Brand/Image: Creating and growing your online brand is vital to your short-term and long-term success. Your brand is far more than your logo or website. It’s more than just your photos, fonts and Facebook profile. Your brand is all that and more. And, most importantly, your brand is how people feel about you, and their connection to you. You will learn from my personal branding coach and my branding/influencer photographer. Approximately 2 hours of video.
OEE Module 3 – Discovering Your Perfect Customer Avatar and Niche: You will learn exactly how to find your perfect customer type. And, you will learn how to find thousands and thousands of people just like them. These are the people who will purchase your programs, products and services (Yes…. even while you sleep). Approximately 1 hour of video.
OEE Module 4 – Essential Equipment for Your Successful Business: You likely have much of this now. And, the good news is that much of the simple-to-use software and apps are FREE or very, very affordable. Other equipment is found on Amazon for as little at $7. I’m well aware of keeping start-up and scaling costs low and affordable. I get it. You will learn how to build your empire for pennies compared to essentially all other industries and business models. Approximately 1 hour of video.
OEE Module 5 – Social Media Mastery: You will be treated to high-level yet easy-to-follow social media training and discussions with my master-level team of coaches. My team of experts have made MILLIONS and MILLIONS of dollars with social media. And, with their help, their clients have earned a total of around $1 Billion online. Yes, with a “B”. They are also responsible for some of the most viral campaigns every launched on social media. Now they are your coaches. You will learn how to make viral content and do paid media on social. You will finish this module knowing exactly what to do on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and more. My team of experts teach you the art and science of each major social media platform. You will also learn my specific Facebook Group strategy that brings in 6-figures per year with ZERO cost. Approximately 4 hours of video.
OEE Module 6 – Video Marketing Mastery: I’m giving you the entire Video Authority training system from Chris Perilli. Chris is a video marketing genius who has worked with legends such as Tim Ferris, Wu-tang Clan and top experts in the health, fitness, coaching and martial arts industries including top UFC fighters. You will learn about pre-production, production, post-production, using XLR cameras and/or smart phones, mic set-up, lighting, editing in Screenflow, Camtasia, iMovie and Final Cut Pro. You will also learn how to add graphics and special effects. This training is in-depth, fun, easy-to-follow, step-by-step and incredibly awesome. Approximately 9 hours of video, plus 20-page PDF manual and PDF study materials.
OEE Module 7 – Information Product & Online Course Blueprint: Imagine, you can help people all over the world, earn money 24/7/365 and increase your free time. Let the power of the Internet work for you as you sell online courses and information products. This is the video from my live full-day workshop. BONUS: You will also learn from my VP, Scott Gaines. He’s an expert in online curriculum development and instructional design. Approximately 8 hours of video and PDF note packs.
OEE Module 8 – Professional Speaker Training: This module is taught by Topher Morrison who is a world-class speaker trainer and keynote. You will learn the fundamentals of adding speaking to your business line-up. And, you will learn professional speaking skills for social media, training videos, meetings and the stage. You will gain clarity and confidence so you can feel and appear on any camera as a world-class expert. This training is very helpful for your all of your social media videos as well. Approximately 3 hours of video.
OEE Module 9 – Successful Online Experts Reveal Their Secrets to You: My students and business associates, who have earned 10s of millions of dollars online as experts, peel back the curtain and tell you exactly how they went from obscurity to making multiple 6-figures to multi-millions per year. I feel this is where your real learning begins. Learning from other’s mistakes and triumphs is useful and powerful. Nothing is off topic, and we dive deep in these discussions. Then, you apply what works for you. Approximately 3 hours of video.
OEE Module 10 – E-mail Marketing, Website Traffic, Podcasting and Webinars: Every successful Online Expert knows that email marketing and webinars (live and evergreen) are critical for success. And, when you master simple strategies, your results and your business will grow quickly. And, when you learn to increase your website traffic, you will get more leads, prospects and customers. You will learn from top industry leaders. Approximately 4 hours of video.
Module 11 – Advanced Online Coaching, Mentoring, Training and Consulting: You will discover the advanced techniques and systems for developing your expert empire with a wide range of coaching, mentoring, training and consulting options. You will discover how you can take your current knowledge and experience and turn it into a highly profitable coaching, consulting, training or mentoring business online, off or both. You will also be given numerous video lessons from a wide range of coaching and training courses to improve your skills and give you a broad base of knowledge. Approximately 6 hours of video.
OEE Module 12 – Membership Sites and Re-Occurring Income Models: You will be taught by Ryan Lee. He’s a legend and icon in the online business space. We’ve been friends for nearly 20 years. He gives you insight into his multi-million dollar membership and re-occurring revenue models. You will learn about software, community development and marketing. Approximately 1 hour of video.
OEE Module 13 – Ecommerce: Did you know you can have a thriving online business as an expert selling your signature products on Amazon, Walmart, Sears, eBay and more than a dozen other sites all over the world? Did you know you can set up systems so it’s almost completely automated. You will learn how to get started, and some industry insider secrets that will not only show you how to get started, but also SAVE YOU THOUSANDS of DOLLARS EACH YEAR by learning how to shop for your business and your family. World-renowned eComm expert, Larry Loik is your coach for this module. Approximately 2 hours of video.
OEE Module 14 – Affiliate Marketing: You will learn how to have hundreds, or thousands, of other people sell your products and services. And, you will learn how to sell other people’s products and services and earn between 50% – 70% commissions. Yes, sometimes even higher! You can make money with affiliate marketing even before you get your website built. Approximately 1 hour of video.
OEE Module 15 – How to Launch Your Site, Program, Product or Service: You will learn from Peter Sorensen who is “the man behind the scenes” of some of the most profitable and highest-grossing Internet launches in history (totaling over $100M). Find out how to maximize all of your efforts when you release your products/services to the world. Approximately 1 hour of video.
Program Title: Online Coach Certification & Business System
Credential You Will Earn: Certified Online Coach (COC)
Program Overview: Comprehensive course including online coaching concepts, coaching strategies, client acquisition strategies, sales funnels, motivational strategies, easy-to-use technology options, list of assessment tools and techniques and business models for online coaching. You also receive the entire Online Expert Empire training system.
Course Objective: To provide you with all the needed tools and knowledge to become an effective online coach, and grow your successful business.
Approvals and Recognition: 4.0 NESTA CEUs, 20 ISSA CECs, 2.0 Spencer Institute CEUs, 2.0 MMACA CEUs, 2.0 ITCA CEUs
Recertification Requirements: Certification is valid for (2) two years. You are required to complete 2.0 units (20 hours) of CEUs (continuing education credits) to keep your certification valid. Please review the 2-Year Recertification Guide for further details.
Learning Format: Online access of materials including training videos, resource list, full-length interview video, note packet and non-proctored online exam.
Internet access is required. Online training is provided in an online format which is accessed through an online training website available 27/7 LIFETIME access. Once you register, you will be given immediate access to begin your studies. You can test when you are ready.
The entire course is now compatible on iPhone, Android, iPad or any hand held tablet, laptop or desktop.
The only special technology you will need is an Adobe Reader. Download Adobe Reader for FREE: Get Adobe Reader
Certification Exam Requirements: Passing a 25 multiple choice, non-proctored online exam with 70% or higher. Three attempts at the exam are given; you may take up to 3 hours per exam attempt. Results are known immediately.
Retest Fee: $95 retest fee applies if the passing requirement is not met at the end of the second exam attempt.
Estimated Completion Time: Course and exam should be completed within one year of purchase. The average student can complete the course if they dedicate approximately 20 hours of study time.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How is the Online Coaching Certification graded?
You will complete a multiple choice online exam at the conclusion of your core studies. Results are known immediately.
Does it matter where I live?
You can successfully complete the online coach training course and exam regardless of your physical location. All materials are in English and assignments must be submitted in English as well. You will complete this online training program on a schedule that works for you (day, night or weekends). And you can operate your online business from anywhere in the world with Internet connection.
What are the graduation requirements to earn the title of Certified Online Coach?
You must complete all course requirements at a satisfactory level, and a passing grade on your multiple choice final exam.
What educational background do I need to become a coach?
Some coaches may have a degree, advanced degree or designation, but there is NO CORRELATION between a particular degree and success. Clients like and trust you, and what you can do to help them resolve their challenges. They’re not buying degrees; they are buying expertise and results. A degree may be helpful, but not required. Many professionals with varied certifications transition very well into a coaching career.
Certified Online Coach Certification
Spencer Institute 4-Month Payment Plan
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Payment Plan Terms:
$101.25/MO automatically debited/credited every 30 days, for the next 4-months
(includes one-time $30 processing fee)
At the end of terms, total payments made $409
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