Life Coach Training - QLS Level 5 Diploma in Performance Coaching with NLP

Life Coach Training - Diploma in Performance Coaching with NLP

Become a highly trained, credible and professionally accredited Life Coach with the Simply Changing Life Coach Training Programme! 

Here's more information for you about our Diploma in Performance Coaching with NLP. 

This Diploma at QLS Level 5 is endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme, which is part of the Skills and Education Group.

The Diploma is also professionally recognised by the National Council of Integrative Psycotherapists (NCIP) 

There are three ways to train to become a Life Coach with Simply Changing.  You can choose our Face to Face programme delivered from beautiful Derbyshire, you can choose our Fast Track 4 Month programme delivered by weekly webinars, or you can choose our 1:1 Learning Programme and learn in the comfort of your own home.

So, that's 3 flexible ways of learning which are:

  1. Face to Face - taking some time out for you to relax in the beautiful countryside
  2. Fast Track 4 Month Programme - weekly online webinars - a cost effective and brilliant way to learn
  3. Dedicated 1:1 trainer (known as Buddy Coaching) - focused learning with your own specialist trainer

Train to become a Coach with us and transform your life, your business, your relationships

We know that coaching is valuable, after all it’s everything we do!    

Louise Trevatt, our Founder, holds a Masters in Coaching. She designed one of the very first post-graduate coaching programmes in the UK. Invited by the University and leading coaching training providers, she pioneered training and development in this field. Louise has vast experience gained through working in the areas of management, personal development, business, executive and performance coaching. This has enabled her to design this innovative and unique programme for you.

Content That Makes Us Different.

Being experienced and skilled in personal change we see coaching as an artform where we can be creative. Creativity gives your coachee the best opportunity of making the changes they wish to make. At Simply Changing, we actively coach in a range of different specialisms and in this programme we share with you our expertise. We give you the opportunity to develop your own appreciation of varied coaching practices. This experience will add tremendously to your own coaching practice.

Coaching Module Content

We are skilled in Coaching and NLP.  We know how to make endorsed and professionally accredited programmes practical, fun and easy to learn.  This is an easy-to-follow learning process which focuses on how you ‘behave’ as a coach and what ‘language’ to use.  It is full of terrific tools and techniques that will enable you to build your skills rapidly.  You receive tremendous support throughout.  You will receive:

  • All the Coaching documentation you need to get you up and running as a coach
  • Coaching techniques
  • Full explanation of all tools, techniques and models
  • Masses of Coaching activities

Here's just some of what you will gain from the coaching module:

  • Information on the background, origins and current use of coaching (for your own marketing purposes)
  • All the documentation you will need to coach people professionally and get up and running immediately
  • Ability to use powerful models of coaching to bring about change
  • A full range of questioning techniques for any coaching situation
  • A working knowledge of belief and how to build strong unshakeable beliefs
  • Terrific Goal Setting Techniques
  • A working knowledge of how coaching relates to other disciplines (Counselling, Training etc)

NLP Module

Having over 20 years of NLP as a Practitioner and Trainer, this module is carefully crafted to ensure that you build your knowledge from a great point of understanding. We want to share with you what we know about how the coaching process transforms the effect NLP has on your coachees. In this module you get:

  • Step by Step guide to understanding How NLP works!
  • Practical guidance on applying NLP
  • Fun Exercises to enjoy
  • Tried and tested accelerated learning process - you will be using NLP from the word GO!
  • Terrific understanding of NLP including:
    • NLP Language
    • NLP Behaviours
    • NLP Techniques including:
      1. Submodalities
      2. Eye Representational System
      3. Neurology and Psychology
      4. Meta Model
      5. Milton Model
      6. Anchoring
      7. NLP Strategies

So, Is It: 1-1 Dedicated Trainer, Fast Track Or Face To Face For You?

Our 1-1 Dedicated Trainer experience is lovingly called the 'Buddy Coaching' programme because:

You have your very own highly skilled Simply Changing Trainer who takes you through the programme. This is the programme for you if you are busy and need flexibility. You can organise your sessions to suit yourself and your diary. It's a rich and fabulous experience that you will treasure. A real indulgence of personal learning. 

Our Face to Face Programme is a popular choice here in Derbyshire

The opportunity of learning face to face with us, is for you if you like:

  1. To learn in a relaxed, friendly and supportive environment
  2. To immerse yourself in learning just for you
  3. To have the opportunity to check out your understanding with us throughout the programme
  4. To receive positive feedback on the application of your Coaching and NLP skills
  5. To experience 'positive reinforcement' first-hand
  6. To accelerate your learning with focused supportive approach to delivery and support
  7. To have direct experience of training delivered in a Coaching format


Our Fast Track 4-Month Webinar Delivered Programme  

A fabulous choice for flexible webinar distance learning in the comfort of your own home or office! 

You will be joining us for weekly webinars delivered by Louise and Jane held 6.30pm to 8.30pm 

These webinars are interactive, fun and generate lively discussions. 


For all of our programmes: 

Our Aim - is to get you to a place where you are skilled and comfortable as a Coach.  We provide a tremendous range of coaching tools and techniques supported by a fabulous set of materials that hold your hand through the learning process and give you a ton of tools to work with whilst you are learning and when you are also a trained Coach
Why Choose NLP and Coaching? – NLP is a tremendous skill set for any good coach.  We introduce you to NLP and quickly get you up and running with our unique and effective approach.  
Ongoing Support  -   whichever coaching programme you choose, we provide a ton of support.

How Long Does The Coaching Programme Take?

Our programmes are flexible and give you different options up to 12 months. Please speak to about your options 

Remember - You will gain direct and first-hand experience of the following:

  • The latest coaching models tools and techniques
  • Developing NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) skills to enhance coaching performance
  • Coaching tools and techniques (of course!)
  • Discovering the creativity of coaching and how it can dovetail with your skills, interests and passions

Our Specialism Is Your Specialism!

We specialise in developing your ability to apply coaching in any context and facilitate personal change. The Diploma in Performance Coaching will give you tremendous coaching skill. The content of this programme is varied in scope and covers new innovative coaching approaches. Your learning experience will enable you to develop a mature and professional practice.

This programme is for you if:

  • You are a great listener
  • You have an intuitive understanding of human behaviour
  • You feel that listening and empathising is just not enough
  • You believe you have the ability to make a big difference to others

We love the fact that prestigious bodies such as the CIPD agree with us when they say:  

  • Coaching provides people with feedback on their performance
  • Coaching supports changes in attitudes and behaviour that can translate into more effective performance at work
  • Coaching enables people to refocus and take a critical look at their approaches and style at work
  • Coaching helps people identify barriers that are preventing them from being more effective in their jobs
  • Coaching helps people commit to new performance goals
  • Coaching gives people someone to listen/talk to without judgement
  • Coaching helps to promote individual self-awareness and self-management
  • Coaching offers a flexible and tailored approach to development
  • Coaching demands individual responsibility for performance and development
  • Coaching is a challenging and demanding experience, but this can help to accelerate learning

This Simply Changing coaching programme will give you the opportunity to make a REAL difference to the lives of those you coach. Why?  Because we know what we are doing!

Your Diploma in Performance Coaching with NLP

QLS Endorsed and NCIP Professionally Accredited Diploma

"This Diploma is at QLS Level 5 delivered both in the UK and Internationally and has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision.  This means that Simply Changing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the course if offers, meets defined quality criteria.  To this end the learning outcomes have been bench marked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and the level of demand and complexity.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives.  With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group's strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access.  Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector.  We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment and skills for life. 

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market."

The National Council of Integrative Psychotherapists (NCIP)

Simply Changing has long been recognised by the National Council of Integrative Psychotherapists as a leader in high-quality training provision in Coaching and NLP. The NCIP are committed to raising the standard of training in the fields of Coaching and NLP and recognise that the professional practices, here at Simply Changing, are informed by a deep understanding of Coaching and NLP and the learning process and a passion for supporting their learners to absolutely know HOW to apply that learning. 

The NCIP recognises Coaching and NLP as a modality in psychotherapeutic integrative practice.

Formed in 1971, the NCIP is one of the longest established societies of its type.

About Your Award

Performance coaching enables you to coach in any context, including business, sport, education, life, etc. Once you step into our coaching environment you know you are in skilled hands. You can relax and enjoy developing your ability to make a big difference to those you coach.

Your learning experience will fill you with the ability to excel in your coaching activities. You can be sure of a friendly approachable delivery team.  We deliver our training in a coaching style and have a fun, stimulating learning experience waiting for you.   You will learn the most effective coaching tools, techniques and models. 

Your experience on this programme will lead you to develop your knowledge and understanding of positive psychology and NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming). The course is particularly enjoyable because our successful style means that you are coaching from the first few hours and developing your expertise throughout the course.

Benefits For The People You Coach

There is a growing interest in coaching and it is one of the fastest growing professions in the UK because more people are seeking help and guidance in achieving their business and life ambitions.

Here are some more benefits the people you coach, will receive:

  • Increased ability in chosen area, eg, sport, work, home, education etc
  • Increased return on investment (benefits outweigh coaching costs)
  • Better relationships
  • Better conflict resolution
  • Peace of mind
  • Better Relationships
  • Clearer understanding of self
  • Higher job satisfaction
  • Greater commitment to the organisation

Benefits For You As a Coach

Here are, just some, of the benefits you will receive when you become a trained Coach with Simply Changing. You will gain:  

  • A QLS Level 5 Diploma endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme with ABC Awards & Certa Awards 
  • A Professionally Accredited Diploma with the National Council of Integrative Psycotherapists and the International Council of Integrative Psycotherapists
  • A tremendous learning experience
  • Superb support throughout your learning experience
  • A great learning environment
  • Coaching skills
  • NLP skills
  • A great network
  • Contact with like-minded people
  • Professional supervision when you become a Trained Coach with us  

To enrol or find out more, please call or email

0333 800 7777

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