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Become a Career Coach




2 weks

Human Resources Management Specialist

Program Overview

Become a Career Coach

What you will learn:

what a career coach does and how to do career coaching, how to develop your skills to succeed as a career coach, how to get hired for a job as a career coach, and how to start your own career coaching business and get clients.

What to Expect in Career Coach Course

The Career Coach Certificate course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (IAP Career College Guide to Become a Career Coach). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.

This part-time Career Coach Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.

The Career Coach Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.

Course Topics

The Career Coach Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards for career coach certification, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Career Coach Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.

The Career Coach Certificate Course covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to become a career coach including:


  • What is a Career Coach?

  • The Career Coaching Industry

  • Benefits of Being a Career Coach

  • Providing Career Coaching Services

  • Career Coaching Specializations

How to Deliver Career Coaching Services

  • Services for Corporate Clients

  • Establishing the Coach/Client Relationship

  • Career Coaching Techniques

  • Helping Clients Conduct a Targeted Job Search

  • Preparing Clients for Interviews and Job Offers

How to Learn Career Coaching

  • Getting Hands-On Career Coaching Experience

  • Learn From Other Career Coaches

  • Self Study

Starting Your Own Business

  • Creating a Business Plan

  • Financial Matters

  • Setting Your Fees

  • Working with Support Staff

Getting Clients

  • Choosing Your Target Market

  • Marketing Tools and Techniques

  • Marketing to Corporate Clients

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