"New Insights Life Coaching 101 is a must-do introductory online life coaching course for anyone who is curious about whether, how, and what it takes to become a professional life coach."



Utilising the state-of-the-art New Insights Online learning platform. Enrol and get started whenever it suits you!


Bring your passion for people ... and curiosity


Study in your own time and at your own pace.

Minimum time required approx. 3 weeks
Average time required approx. 3 months
Maximum time allowed = 6 months


Though not a prerequisite for our full certification training programme, this course is great preparation for anyone who wants an excellent grounding in life coaching before making the decision to enrol for the certification training.

  • Three Information rich modules
  • Two mini-assignments
  • One short exam
  • Certificate issued on completion


Scroll down to get information on the current fees and payment options for this course, as well as details of our special upgrade offer.


This online life coaching course was specially created by Bill Burridge, owner and Managing Director of New Insights.

New Insights Life Coaching 101 is an introductory level course specifically designed to provide an excellent grounding in life coaching at the foundation level.

The course is also designed to assist students to decide whether to take things to the next level and invest in professional certification training that will allow the pursuit of a career in this field.

This course is delivered in ultra convenient, online learning format, via the New Insights Online learning platform.

course objectives

course objectives

The primary aim of this online life coaching course  is to provide you, the  student,  with:

  • substantial insights into what life coaching is, what life coaches do, what makes life coaching such a special career and what it takes to be successful in the industry;
  • an understanding of some of the most important concepts, skills, tools and techniques that life coaches use; and
  • assistance to help decide whether or not life coaching is the right career for you. This includes decision support in the form of tools, recommendations and advice on whether to enrol in the full Life Coach Training and Certification Programme, and how to plan accordingly


New Insights Life Coaching 101 is offered as an online life coaching course at the foundation level.

The course  consists of three information-packed Modules, each of which includes numerous thought provoking ideas, examples and practical exercises.

Let's visit these Modules briefly:

Module One

In Module One you'll explore:

  • what life coaching is;
  • how it differs from other forms of coaching;
  • why it is such a fascinating and rewarding career;
  • what lies at the heart of life coaching;
  • what it’s really like to be a life coach; and
  • what it takes to be successful.

Module Two

Module Two is designed to impart to you:

  • a high level overview of the life coaching skills, tools, techniques and concepts that a trainee life coach can expect to study and practice;
  • insights into your own life and what makes you tick;
  • a glimpse of the true power of life coaching.

Module Three

Module Three will support you in:

  • getting real clarity on what you want from life;
  • testing how well suited you are to a career in life coaching;
  • overcoming inertia and dealing with your ‘what ifs’;
  • developing a personal plan of action to kick-start your life coaching journey.

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Course commencement and duration:

New Insights Life Coaching 101 offers you complete freedom and flexibility. The only restriction is that you must complete the course within a maximum period of six months of enrolling. 

As this is an online life coaching course, you can enrol and start whenever it suits you.

You can study the material and complete the exercises in your own time and at your own pace within the six month period.

By spending just a few hours per week reading the material and completing the exercises and assignments you should easily be able to complete the course within three months or less. If you have plenty of time on your hands you could complete it in as little as just three weeks!

Course assessment and certificate:

The course is assessed by way of:

  • Mini Assignments to be completed and submitted after Modules One and Two. These are not formally marked by New Insights but we do provide comments to help ensure you're on the right track.
  • A One-Hour Exam which you can take when you are ready after completing all three Modules and both mini assignments. This is an open book exam. All questions are of the type True/False, Multiple Choice and variants thereof.

A handsome certificate of completion, in digital format, is issued after successful completion within the six month period allowed.


This course is not intended to equip you to practice as a life coach (that's the job of its big brother, the New Insights Life Coach Training & Certification Programme). 

This course is designed to give you the kind of grounding in – and understanding of – life coaching that will fully prepare you to take the next important step, should you decide that this is the direction you would like to take.

That step would be to enrol in full certification training, such as the New Insights Life Coach Training & Certification Programme, that will equip you to become a professional life coach.

Completing New Insights Life Coaching 101 is not a prerequisite for our certification training. However, it is strongly recommended if you feel a need to gain a better understanding what life coaching can offer you and whether this is a career you are cut out for, before taking the plunge.


The required investment in this introductory online life coaching course is just ...

£197 (all inclusive)


We offer you two convenient ways to pay:

1. By Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) to our bank account

2. By Credit Card/Debit Card using PayPal (you do not require a PayPal account for this purpose as a guest account can be set up for you)

special upgrade offer:

special discount

50% of the course fee for Life Coaching 101 refunded as a discount!

If you enrol for the New Insights Life Coach Training and Certification Programme within three months of successfully completing Life Coaching 101, we will refund you 50% of the course fee you paid for Life Coaching 101 in the form of a discount against the full certificatiopn programme fee.

What could be fairer than that?

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The registration and enrolment process for New Insights Life Coaching 101 is one and the same.

When you're ready, please click on the button below to start your journey!

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