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Advanced Certificate in Life Coaching
人生教練高等證書

Course Code
CS032A
Application Code
1490-CS032A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Duration
7 months
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$18000 per programme

This programme is designed for those who wish to apply life coaching skills in a variety of roles so that they can support the people they work with to achieve their life goals or for self-development. It is intended as a introductory as well as intermediate course for students to pursue continued development in area of life coaching.

Would you like to help people achieve their full potential, or find a balance between work and life? Most individuals nowadays are on the quest for answers on how to improve their lives as a whole. Whether they are hoping to improve their career growth and development, want to become more effective leaders in their line of work, or on the search for personal fulfillment and happiness. Life coaching helps and empowers people to fulfill their potential and make the most of their lives.

The Advanced Certificate in Life Coaching programme has been developed in response to a rapidly growing life coaching industry in Hong Kong. It is pitched at Level 4 under the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (QF).

Combining practical life coaching, underpinning theory and applied positive psychology, it is designed for those who wish to apply life coaching skills in a variety of roles so that they can support the people they work with to achieve their life goals or for self-development. It is intended as an introductory as well as intermediate course for students to pursue continued development in the area of life coaching.

It will be of benefit to a broad range of people working in health, social care and education. Also, it will help support personal relationships with family, children, colleagues and friends.

Programme Aims

  • equip students with the knowledge and core competencies of coaching. It is intended as an introductory as well as intermediate course for students to pursue continued development in the area of life coaching;
  • provide students opportunities to gain a greater understanding of themselves, explore the dynamics of relationships, acquire insights into setting and achieving short- and long-term goals, as well as creating a personal plan of action in a variety of settings;
  • develop students’ skills and knowledge in life coaching for application to achieve self-development or professional effectiveness.

Note:

Self-Disclosure is part of the training process for life coaches. We encourage students to explore aspects of their identity as it relates to the professional practice of life coaching.

Because of the nature of the programmeand its relevance to life coaching,we often require self-disclosure and introspectionof our students while in the programme.

No. Module Name Contact Hours
1 Introduction to Life Coaching 69
2 Process and Practice 32

Students need to fulfill the requirements of the following before graduation:

  • A minimum attendance requirement of 70%
  • Passed all assessment items of Module 1 and Module 2
Days / Time
  • Monday , from 12 June to 20 November, 2017 (7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.) for Module I
  • Saturday , 25 November and 16 December 2017 (9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.) for Module II
  • Sunday , 26 November and 17 December 2017 (9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.) for Module II
Duration
  • 69 hours (lectures) and 32 hours (workshops)

Module 1: Introduction to Life Coaching (69 contact hours)

This module integrates with positive psychology and aims to develop an understanding of the theoretical basis of life coaching. It is achieved by exploring ideas from the main approaches to life coaching, and drawing out the implications and applications particularly relevant to personal satisfaction and/or professional growth. Ethical and professional issues are also addressed.

Module 2: Process and Practice (32 contact hours)

This module is an entirely experiential learning that is focused on each student’s ability and skill development coaching in specifically directed personal foundation life coaching interactions.

Classes will be delivered through face-to-face lectures, case study, and skill demonstration with emphasisi on student participation.

Applicants shall:

  1. (i) have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in five subjects including English Language; OR

    (ii) have gained in the HKCEE Grade E in four subjects, and Level 2 in English Language*, or equivalent;

    AND

  2. be aged 21 or above with at least two years' experience in a supervisory role.                                                                                                                                                                 *  With effect from 2007, HKU SPACE recognises Grade E previously awarded for English Language (Syllabus B) (Grade C in the case of English Language (Syllabus A)) at the HKCEE as an acceptable alternative of Level 2 in English Language.   

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.

Application Fee

HK$150 (non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$18000 per programme

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method

Applications should submit: i) a completed application form*, ii) copies of academic certificates, iii) a copy of HKID card or passport^, and iv) an application fee of HK$150 by crossed cheque (payable to "HKU SPACE" to the following address.

Ms. Nicole Chan HKU SPACE, Unit 1109, 11/F, Fortress Tower, 250 King's Road, North Point, H.K. (Remarks: Application for the Advanced Certificate in Life Coaching)

* Application forms can be obtained from any HKU SPACE Learning Centres or download from http://hkuspace.hku.hk/assets/ files/SF26.pdf

^Applicants will be asked to present their HKID cards or passports for verification if apply at one of the HKU SPACE enrolment counters, or to attafh a copy of their HKID cards or passports if applying by post