Certified Professional Life Coach (CPLC)

Certified Professional Life Coach (CPLC)

Course Description: The Certified Professional Life Coach (CPLC) program, offered by the Chartered Institute of Mentoring and Coaching Nigeria (CIMCN), is an intensive and comprehensive training course designed to equip aspiring and practicing life coaches with the expertise, tools, and methodologies necessary for impactful coaching and mentoring. This program blends theoretical knowledge with practical experiences, ensuring that participants are well-prepared to support individuals in achieving their personal and professional goals.

Who Should Enroll:

  • Aspiring Life Coaches: Individuals looking to start a career in life coaching and seeking a structured, professional foundation.
  • Practicing Life Coaches: Established coaches wanting to enhance their skills and gain a recognized certification.
  • Professional Mentors: Mentors in various fields who aim to formalize their coaching skills and methodologies.
  • Human Resource Professionals: HR managers and consultants who provide career guidance and development coaching.
  • Therapists and Counselors: Mental health professionals interested in incorporating life coaching techniques into their practice.
  • Educators and Academic Advisors: Teachers, professors, and academic advisors who support students in personal development.
  • Corporate Trainers: Business coaches and corporate trainers who facilitate professional growth and development within organizations.
  • Other Professionals: Professionals seeking to maximize their potential through mentoring and life coaching initiatives in personal and professional space.

Dimensional Expertise

The CPLC program offers expertise in the following dimensions:

  1. Personal Development: Techniques and strategies for enhancing self-awareness, goal-setting, and personal growth.
  2. Professional Coaching: Skills for supporting clients in career advancement, leadership development, and professional transitions.
  3. Emotional Intelligence: Understanding and applying emotional intelligence in coaching to improve client outcomes.
  4. Behavioral Change: Methods for facilitating sustainable behavioral change and habit formation.
  5. Health and Wellness: Coaching practices that promote physical and mental well-being.
  6. Relationship Coaching: Strategies for improving interpersonal relationships and communication skills.
  7. Performance Enhancement: Tools for optimizing performance and achieving peak potential in various life areas.


Participants in the CPLC program will engage in a variety of enriching experiences, including:

  1. Interactive Workshops: Hands-on sessions that encourage active participation and practical application of coaching techniques.
  2. Peer Coaching: Opportunities to practice coaching with fellow participants, receiving feedback and honing skills in a supportive environment.
  3. Mentor Supervision: Guidance and supervision from experienced mentors to refine coaching practices.
  4. Case Studies: Analysis of real-life coaching scenarios to develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  5. Role-Playing Exercises: Simulated coaching sessions to practice and improve coaching techniques.
  6. Self-Reflection Activities: Exercises designed to promote self-awareness and personal growth as a coach.
  7. Networking Opportunities: Building connections with peers, mentors, and industry professionals.


  1. Develop Core Coaching Skills: Equip participants with fundamental coaching competencies and methodologies.
  2. Enhance Communication Abilities: Improve active listening, questioning techniques, and effective communication skills.
  3. Foster Ethical Coaching Practices: Promote ethical standards and professional integrity in coaching relationships.
  4. Cultivate Emotional Intelligence: Develop emotional awareness and empathy to better support clients.
  5. Facilitate Personal and Professional Growth: Empower clients to achieve their goals and realize their potential.
  6. Integrate Coaching Models: Apply various coaching models and frameworks to diverse client needs.
  7. Strengthen Reflective Practice: Encourage continuous self-reflection and professional development.


Upon successful completion of the Certified Professional Life Coach (CPLC) program, participants will be able to:

  1. Coach Effectively: Demonstrate proficiency in core coaching skills and techniques to support clients’ personal and professional development.
  2. Communicate Powerfully: Utilize advanced communication skills to foster trust and openness in coaching relationships.
  3. Adhere to Ethical Standards: Uphold the highest ethical standards in all coaching interactions.
  4. Apply Emotional Intelligence: Leverage emotional intelligence to enhance coaching effectiveness and client outcomes.
  5. Facilitate Transformative Change: Guide clients through significant personal and professional transformations.
  6. Utilize Diverse Models: Employ a range of coaching models and frameworks tailored to individual client needs.
  7. Engage in Lifelong Learning: Commit to ongoing professional growth and development through reflective practice and continuous learning.

The CPLC program by CIMCN is designed to transform participants into highly skilled, ethical, and effective life coaches who can make a meaningful impact on the lives of their clients. This specialized program provides the knowledge, tools, and experiences necessary for a successful and fulfilling career in life coaching.

FEE: 200,000.00 (NGN)