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Certified Life Coach

The Certified Life Coach (CLC)  is one of ILCT’s internal certifications, and is primarily awarded to those who are pursuing the Professional Certified Coach credential after they have completed the 40-hour Foundational Course, the 20-hour ICF Core Competency course and the 20-hour Coaching Skills Practicum course, 3 of the required courses for that credential.

The courses required for the CLC must be taken sequentially, so it takes approximately one year to complete the studies for the CLC. The cost for the three required courses is $4,950. The only additional cost is the book used in the Foundational course, Becoming a Professional Life Coach, by Dr. Patrick Williams.

Through the course of the CLC courses, students can receive up to 7.0 hours of mentor coaching, which is included in the tuition, and can be used towards ICF credentialing,

All courses are conducted via teleconferences.

All credits earned as you become a CLC will also count towards your pursuing credentialing with the International Coach Federation (ICF) or the Center for Credentialing and Education’s BCC.

You may also want to consider the ACC credential, awarded by the International Coach Federation.

Required Courses



The cornerstone of our ICF Accredited Coach Training Program

TOTAL 40 hrs
ICF Core Competency


Learn and practice core coaching competencies

TOTAL 20 hrs
Coaching Skills Practicum


Take your coaching skills to a new level

TOTAL 20 hrs
Certified Life Coach


Requirements Met

TOTAL 80 hrs