How to Become a Certified Coach – In a Nutshell
Choose a Niche
Coaching is a vast field, so professionals have a myriad of niches to choose from. This helps coaches market their services to a specific type of clientele and gives potential customers confidence that the coach has expertise in helping people with their unique challenges
- Career transition and job search
- Romantic relationships
- Academic issues
- Work-life balance
- Weight loss
- General wellness
Complete a Training Program
Helping people improve different areas of their life is a big responsibility—and requires specialized training to be effective. During training, prospective coaches learn the psychological principles of coaching, how to conduct a coaching assessment to determine clients’ needs, ethics in coaching, and communication skills.
Pass Your Exam and Become Officially Certified!
Earning a certification can go a long way toward gaining the trust of potential clients. Credentials, which are provided by professional associations like The Spencer Institute, require expertise and demonstration of high work standards.
Learn more about the benefits of becoming a Certified Coach and the different niches you can serve.