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The Career Counselor and Life Coach includes: Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)
Career Counselor

Career Counselor and Life Coach

This career and life coach certification course teaches you the critical skills needed to become a career counselor and a certified life coach. Upon completion, you will be prepared to take your final exam and earn the Certified Professional Coach (CPC) certification issued through the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC).

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What is a life coach? What does a life coach do?

According to Indeed.com, a life coach advocates for and consults with people to help them strengthen their life skills and reach their full potential. They use their interpersonal skills to learn more about each person/client and their history and to provide them with an objective perspective on the steps necessary to take their personal or professional endeavors to the next level.

Additionally, they offer support, motivation, and accountability to do the work necessary to achieve clients' goals. Life coaches can help people through major life crises and transitions, helping them thrive again.

What is the average salary of a life coach?

The average salary of a life coach is $67,800, according to the 2023 ICF Global Coaching Study.

What is the average salary of a career counselor?

The average salary of a career counselor is $61,710, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on data for educational, guidance, and career Counselors. Their salary range can vary from $48,000 to $78,000.

What is career counseling? What does a career counselor do?

Indeed.com reports that career counseling is a service designed to help people find the right professional path. Career counselors, also called career coaches or job coaches, provide guidance to professionals from varying fields, backgrounds, and experience levels. Clients of a career counselor may seek advice on their ongoing job search, perspective on a mid-career industry change, or guidance on general professional development.

Career counselors will help you understand your options and evaluate challenging professional decisions. They also support professionals by providing resources, administering tests, and recommending tactics for securing a great job.

Does this course include a certification?

Yes. Upon successful completion of the final exam within the course, you will receive the Certified Professional Coach (CPC) certification. This credential is issued through the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC).

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive 12 months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

Our courses are designed to accommodate various learning preferences. Depending on the course structure, you may get different forms of support. Self-paced courses are designed to be user-friendly and independent, minimizing the need for external support. In courses with instructors, our direct platform support feature includes opportunities for questions, discussions, and remediation, with email and phone support available for select courses. Our student advising team is available to guide you on program requirements and administrative requests, but they do not provide assistance with course content. Our goal is to provide you with the necessary support for success, whether it's through self-paced exploration, direct communication, or guidance from our advising team.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.

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