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Life Coaches

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

Life coaches pursue voluntary certification to enhance their skills and knowledge, as well as to demonstrate to prospective clients and employers that they have achieved a high level of recognition in their field. The International Association of Coaching offers a certification process that leads to the designation of Certified Masteries Coach. The first step requires passing an online test and successfully completing a masteries practitioner review. The second step requires submitting two recorded coaching sessions for the IAC to review. Certification information can be found at

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