Coach Training Opportunities

LifeCare Coach Training is fully accredited by the Association for Coaching (AC), a global organization with members from over 70 countries including professional coaches, training and coaching service providers, internal coaches, and organizations building coaching cultures.

All three of our training options below come with the LifeCare self-guided study and the LifeCare training manual – over 500 pages of learning content in total!

Not sure which training is right for you?  Click HERE to schedule a free 20-minute discovery call with the course instructor.

Option 1: LifeCare Coaching Ministry Certificate Course

  • This virtual, on-demand course is accessible 24/7 online.
  • Perfect for those who want to learn at their own pace and gain tools they can begin using right away in a life, business or ministry context.
  • After this course you will never be left wondering how to respond to those you’re leading or ministering to when presented with a challenging situation!
  • You will learn:
    • Person centered-coaching skills
    • Cognitive behavioral coaching
    • Motivational Interviewing for coaches
    • Goal setting for life or business
    • So much more! 
  • Over 11 hours of video content
  • Access to a private LifeCare Coaching group page where you can network with other current or past graduates of any of our courses
  • Includes recorded real-life coaching sessions so you can see the tools in action
  • Same teaching content as in the accredited course, which meets industry standards for professional coach accreditation
  • Over 500 pages of reference material included in the course that will be mailed right to your door!
  • This material has been taught to individuals and church groups all over the US, Europe and beyond


  • Those who complete this course and live locally in the Austin TX area become eligible to volunteer to join The Forward Foundation’s coaching ministry to the formerly homeless at the Community First! village.
  • If you do not live locally and want to start a similar ministry in your area, we’d love to partner with you in an advisory capacity to help you develop your coaching outreach ministry.

Book Now     Price: $150.00 USD

Option 2: LifeCare Skills Certificate

Participate in Weeks 1-13 of our 16 week accredited course. Scroll down for upcoming course dates. Students will receive all Option 1 benefits, plus:

  • 24/7 access to video modules – watch them at your own pace each week before class.
  • In the class you will practice the skills you learned and read about that week before class.
  • You will be a part of a cohort of coaching students and be placed in a learning triad where you will take turns rotating through the roles of Client, Coach and Observer.
  • In your triad, you will experience the coaching process from every angle.  You will:
    • Practice each new coaching skill you are taught as the Coach
    • Experience what it is like to be a coaching client working towards a goal as the Client
    • Have the opportunity to observe coaching sessions to gain valuable insight on what works and what doesn’t as the Observer

Book Now     Price: $495.00

That’s just $12 per learning hour!! Pay at once, or with monthly installments of $100 spread over 5 months.

Click HERE for the course syllabus.

Bonus! Those who choose this training option are eligible to receive a discount of $300.00 if they upgrade to our fully accredited LifeCare Coach Training (option 3 below) within 1 year of purchase.

Option 3: Accredited LifeCare Coach Training

This is a 16 week, Professionally Accredited Coaching course that satisfies the requirements to become a Foundation Coach/Executive Coach, Coach/Executive Coach, or Professional Coach/Executive Coach with the Association for Coaching.  You will receive all option 1 and 2 training benefits, plus:

  • 2 FREE group supervision sessions after the course is completed as you complete the 20 additional coaching hours required for graduation
  • Ongoing accreditation support with our accreditation support team as you complete the remaining requirements for accreditation (essays, coaching hours, etc.)
  • Ability to apply to join The Forward Foundation’s team of coaches, which includes:
    • Team environment of Licensed Mental Health Therapists, and Professionally Trained and Accredited Life and Business Coaches
    • An opportunity to become part of The Forward Foundation’s vision to create an expanding network of counselors and coaches dedicated to helping people get unstuck and move Forward in their personal and professional lives
    • An opportunity to teach individual and group marriage enrichment courses throughout the network of churches we partner with through our Austin Marriage Initiative.

Book Now     Price: $1995.00

That’s less than $40 per training hour for a professional coach qualification!  Pay at once, or with monthly installments of $170 spread over 12 months.

Click HERE for the course syllabus.

2023 Course Dates

(Times listed below are in Central Standard Time (CST))

Our next LIVE virtual course will run in the Spring Semester of 2023 on Monday evenings from 6-9pm for the Accredited LifeCare Coach Training OR for the LifeCare Skills Certificate.

Accredited Training Track:

  • 16 weeks, starting Monday January 9 and finishing Monday, May 1.
  • Click Here to register for Accredited LifeCare training now!

Skills Certificate Training Track:

  • 13 weeks, starting Monday January 9 and finishing Tuesday, April 11.
  • Click Here to register for LifeCare Skills training now!

Exceptions: We typically will meet on a different day if class falls on a school holiday, and we skip the week if class falls during an extended school break. This semester’s exceptions include the following:

  • Class will meet on Tuesday Jan. 17 instead of Monday Jan. 16 in honor of MLK day.
  • Class will meet Tuesday Feb. 21 instead of Monday Feb. 20 in honor of Presidents day.
  • We will skip the week of Monday March 13 for Spring Break.
  • Class will meet on Tuesday April 11 instead of Monday April 10 in honor of Easter Monday.

Enroll today at NO RISK: We Have a 100% Money Back Guarantee

Hundreds of people have grown both personally and professionally from the LifeCare course, and we’re confident you will too! If you are not satisfied with the quality and content of the training after completing no more than half the course, we will send you a full refund and cancel your registration. Simply request a refund in writing to We guarantee it!

You have nothing to lose, and a whole suite of coaching skills to gain to improve your effectiveness as a coach, manager, or volunteer! Enroll today and save your spot on our next course!

Still not sure which training is right for you? Click HERE to schedule a free 20-minute discovery call with the course instructor.

For more information, please email

1464 E Whitestone Blvd STE 101
Cedar Park, TX 78613
(512) 829-3969

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