Equipping You to Coach and Facilitate Change in People's Lives! 

Next Program

April 2-4, 2020

ICF Life Coach Certification, $1799

Non-Business Certification, $1299

Please note that full payment must be received 14 days prior to the seminar you have signed up for.

Future Dates:   July 16-18, 2020    October 15-17, 2020

If you have 6 or more people in your area,

we can make arrangements on alternative dates to bring Aim Higher to you!

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Your Professional Life Coach Program Includes:

  • Complete required education and training via 30 hours of out of class assignments and a 3-day LIVE program

  • Become an certified life coach the same day.

  • Receive approved ACC 60 training hours.

  • Receive pertinent business and marketing advice and direction.

  • Receive valuable handouts and extra material not found in other life coach programs.

  • Start your life coaching business the next day! 



About the Instructors



Did You Know?
  • ​The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the gold standard for coaching accreditation.

  • An ICF certified coach practitioner’s average salary is $61,900/year in North America.3

  • The demand for coach practitioners will grow year over year in this multi-billion dollar industry.3

  • The biggest obstacle facing clients is finding properly trained and certified coaches.3

3 - https://coachfederation.org/research/global-coaching-study

How does the AIM HIGHER program benefit you? 


  • You will be fully trained and equipped to help your clients achieve spiritual, emotional, cognitive and physical well-being.

  • ICF ACC Credentialed instructors are deans over a state licensed and accredited Christian Counseling Institute and Bible college, and ready to share their vast educational experience with you.

  • All training meets ICF coaching standards.

  • Curriculum fulfills ICF coaching standards.

What does AIM HIGHER offer you?

  • Efficient live training sessions held in Roseville, Michigan, throughout the year, or on-site instructors will come to a city of your choosing, with a minimum of 6 students.

Skills You Will Learn

  • Meeting Ethical Guidelines and Professional Standards

  • Establishing the Coaching Agreement

  • The Coaching Agreement

  • Establishing Coaching Agreement with the client

  • Establishing Boundaries

  • Communicating Effectively

  • How to Demonstrate Active Listening?

  • Managing the Fixer

  • Listening and Evaluating

  • Creating Awareness

  • Powerful Questions (open ended vs. closed ended)

  • Direct Communication

  • Intake Session

  • Establishing the Coaching Environment/Relationship

  • Discuss Responsibilities

  • Blocks and Obstacles

  • Putting Actions in to a Plan

  • Goal Setting

  • Coaching Skills Building

  • Coaching as a Process

Certification includes:

  • A 3-day, 60-hour seminar consisting of 30 hours of in-class instruction and 30 hours out-of-class assignments and exercises to be completed prior to program attendance.

  • A complete manual and additional reference materials so you feel confident to life coach. 

  • Observation and activation of live coaching sessions

  • How to set up your business

  • NOTE: non-business credential available for those wanting life coach training without starting a business. 

Curriculum includes:

  • Life coaching manual from a Christian, counseling, and practical perspective

  • Developing a personal/business vision

  • Discovering your gifts, purpose & passion (your calling)

  • Life coaching and ministry development

  • Business instruction

  • Extra support materials and references


Students who complete the Aim Higher 60-hour program meet the training hours necessary to apply for an Associate Coach Credential (ACC) through the International Coach Federation. Aim Higher graduates may apply for an ICF credential after receiving coach-specific training.  Graduates are encouraged to become members of the ICF once they have received coach-specific training hours.

ICF Credentialing Levels & Requirements

Associate Certified Coach (ACC) Credential:

  • 60 hours of coach-specific training

  • 100 hours of client coaching experience (75 paid and 25 pro-bono)

  • 10 hours of work with a qualified mentor coach (included with Aim Higher registration)

  • Performance evaluation

  • ICF Application fee: $300 for ICF members ($500 for non-members)

Professional Certified Coach (PCC) Credential:

  • 125 hours of coach-specific training

  • 500 hours of client coaching experience

  • 10 hours of work with a qualified mentor Coach

  • ICF Application fee: $575 for ICF members

Master Certified Coach (MCC) Credential

  • 200 hours of coach-specific training

  • 2500 hours of client coaching experience

  • 10 hours of work with a qualified mentor coach

  • Performance evaluation

  • ICF Application fee: $575

At the end of our program, you will be able to define and demonstrate the 11 ICF Core Competencies:

Setting the foundation:

  1. ethical guidelines

  2. coaching agreement

Co-creating the relationship:

  1. trust and intimacy

  2. coaching presence

Communicating effectively:

  1. active listening

  2. powerful questioning

  3. direct communication

Facilitating learning and results:

  1. creating awareness

  2. designing actions

  3. planning and goal setting

  4. accountability.



Tel: 586-773-6568

28491 Utica Rd.
Roseville, MI 48066

God is calling you to the “good work” of becoming an effective Life Coach,

Eph. 2:8-10.

You can “walk” in your calling

and be fulfilled.

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