The NLP Coaching Company The NLP Coaching Company
Specialists in Transformational Coaching part of Life Practice Group



2020 Course Overview

  • Max 12 places per course
  • Early Bird £2000 plus VAT ( course fees paid in full 4 weeks prior to course commencement) Full Price £3000 plus vat
  • 3 master practitioner level certs in 1 accredited diploma
  • NLP, hypnosis, life coaching
  • Certifying professionals since 2005
  • Formulating the big 5 programmes
  • 7 day intensive fast track training
  • 2 Course Discount. Book Practitioner and Mastery Level Together for £3000 plus vat you Save £3000.00 Learn more

Enrolment Updates Call 01462431112

20/1/20-26/1/20 £2000 plus vat fully booked 1 place become available

18/5/20-24/5/20 Enrolling now 6 places available

28/9/20-4/10/20 Enrolling now 6 places available


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Phil Roberton – September 2019

I couldn’t recommend Mark more highly. I have completed the NLP & Hypnotherapy courses and the benefit to me both personally & professionally is profound. Knowledgeable, professional, and authentic. If anyone wanted to discuss this testimonial, I’m happy for anyone to contact me.

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Mariana Alonso – August 2019

Such an amazing experience with The NLP Coaching Company! Mark and his team are really wonderful! I’m studying NLP, Hypnosis and Life Coach, I’ve been getting all the support that I need from them! Every day I get happier with the content that I learn! I can not recommend Mark highly enough!

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Hayley Austin AMACCPH – September 2019

Mark Shields and his team have been absolutely wonderful. The tutoring, mentoring and coaching is first class. Excellent and very enjoyable experience. I have been on an incredible journey with this company and cannot thank Mark enough for his continued support.

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Thomas MASSELIS  – October 2018

Top quality! Surrounded by a wonderful team of lovely people, you are supervised by friendly and highly skilled tutors. The course is just a life changing experience. I cannot recommend this institute or Mark Shields highly enough!

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Course Overview

This course is ideal for students looking to gain advanced knowledge and qualifications in NLP, Hypnotherapy and Coaching. It is also ideal for those looking to become practicing professional life coaches, NLP Practitioners, Hypnotherapists either now or in the future.

Our integrated NLP, Hypnotherapy and Coaching courses enable us to be able to offer our students a powerful combination of modalities in one integrated diploma. The course consists of a healthy balance of pre course work, face to face training and follow up coaching post course.

The Integrated NLP, Hypnotherapy and Coaching  Mastery provides an interactive and informal structure, so when you attend a 7-day training your skills will come alive.

Our Mastery level course builds on the core skills you will have learned on our practitioner training and teaches you step by step how to apply these modalities in real life situations.  You can expect a healthy balance of  First Class Demonstrations,  Question & Answer Sessions, Individual Coaching & Support, Practical Group Assessments and Skill Building Exercises. You will have needed to have completed our practitioner core skills course prior to attending this course or hold a practitioner level qualification and evidenced training hours.

Small Groups, Intimate Learning, Max 12 Places

We take you through a complex process completely unique to this diploma. We address the BIG 5 areas clients presented to professional life coaches, NLP Practitioners and Hypnotherapists today and teach you coaching programmes on Weight Management, Stress, Anxiety and Depression, Performance Phobias, and Addictions.

In addition we cover advanced NLP, Hypnosis skill sets including

Clinical Hypnosis – Past Life and Inner Child

NLP – The circle of confidence, The six step reframe, parts integration, Rapid Swish.

Course Accreditation
You can join the following membership organisations

  • Professional Membership by Association of NLP – Practitioner Level / Mastery
  • General Hypnotherapy Register – Practitioner Level
  • British Association of Therapeutic Hypnosis and NLP Practitioners. Full Practitioner Level
  • ACCPH Senior Practitioner
  • CNHC Clinical Hypnotherapist

Lifetime access to our student portal and coaching resources

Access all your pre course material online via our student portal where you will find course manuals, skill set videos, course manuals, case studies, presentations, free hypnosis scripts, recommended reading, free resources, free business building workshop

We are trainer members of the UK’s largest professional NLP membership body which means you can join ANLP as a professional NLP Practitioner upon course completion



Why train with us?

Mark Shields and his training executive still work with clients and run successful coaching practices all over the UK. With over 1000 articles published since 2005, numerous media appearances and a best selling NLP book to their credit they are often given the accolade of being amongst the Worlds leading NLP experts.

Their courses are unique in format, as they offer the delegate a robust balance of pre-course work, in-class scheduled training and 3 months free post course support.

Based upon their best selling NLP business book the CAM Coach their integrated diploma not only accredits students worldwide in NLP, Hypnotherapy and Coaching but also teaches aspiring professionals how to set up and sustain a successful coaching business.

Their recent new range of online programmes have proved extremely popular offering students that prefer home study and flexible learning a truly unique learning experience.

They combine industry leading qualifications, a challenging yet practical and exciting course syllabus and to ensure we offer the ultimate learning package, full tutor support.

Are the courses Accredited?

Our mission is to offer our students the best qualifications the industry has to offer. We do this by offering multi levels of accreditation through who we believe to be leaders in their field when it comes to credible professional membership bodies.

We know how important it is to ensure our courses offer all our delegates the best qualifications the industry has to offer. To be truly unique we are the only training college that offers all students ” multi accreditation ” on all our courses.

What is Multi Accreditation?

Multi Accreditation means you can gain accreditation from many different sources.

Our courses are accredited by BathH, GHR, GHSC and gain acceptance at professional practitioner level with the ANLP. This means your qualifications will be recognised worldwide. We accredit all our courses through ACCPH Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists. For students studying clinical hypnotherapy membership to the governments voluntary register the CNHC can be gained via membership to BathH. We are the official accredited trainers of BathH

All our courses are accredited through ACCPH –  Accreditation of Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists.

Interest-free payment plans

You can split your course fees free with various payments and study options. For longer term payment plans a surcharge of 20% will apply.

Venue – residential or commute?


107 Bancroft





The Bella Vita Hotel 9 Sun Street Hitchin Hertfordshire. 20 Minutes from London Kings Cross Station. £75 bed and breakfast. Call 01462 434380. In your own time you can enjoy the many cafes, bars and restaurants in the beautiful market town of Hitchin Hertfordshire. Early booking recommended. email

Manager – Carole

Owner Georgio

Website –

01462 434380


How many students on each course?

To provide each delegate the best possible learning experience we teach in small intimate groups of a maximum of 12 students per course. You can expect a healthy combination of in class demonstrations, live role play, video presentations, group debate and practice and case study’s all conducted in a relaxed and informal setting

Can I Study To Become A NLP Practitioner From Home?

Yes… With us you can. Our 3 -12  month Home Learning Programme covers everything you would learn on the live training via weekly audio and video tutorials. We give you access to our online systems where you can listen to our audio tutorials, download our manuals, watch NLP demonstrations and answer modular questions to check your progress. You work with a NLP tutor (qualified NLP Trainer) who will support you through the programme. Once you complete a module it will be marked automatically and feedback will be sent to you. Our course is split into four parts. Part 1 covers core knowledge in NLP and Life Coaching. Part 2 is dedicated to you, allowing you to work through the NLP coaching process yourself to witness how this powerful coaching strategy can help you. This module includes NLP, Life Coaching and Human Givens Psychology. Part 3 focuses on NLP Techniques and you will have your own library of video demonstrations to work from. Part 4 looks at your own development journey. Once you have completed the course we will need to complete a case study assessment. This can be completed on one of our numerous assessment days that run throughout the year, on SKYPE or via direct correspondence. When you have completed all of the modules and tasks, we award you with your new qualification as a NLP Practitioner.

National Occupational Standards and Course Core Competencies

Course Competencies, National Occupational Standards, Meeting the required standards of competency.

All of our courses follow the principles and core competencies outlined within the National Occupational Standards outlined below.

Our course material covers a multitude of learning modalities listed below to ensure our students meet the standards of competency required to practice professionally and meet the level of qualification awarded with this course. Course study hours, learning modalities and assessment processes are influencing factors when awarding levels of competence. All course material and course assessment follows these guidelines and markers stipulated by the UK’S National Occupational Standards.

Course learning modalities include

Course structure
Allocated study hours
Course syllabus
Course manuals
Recommended reading
Course material
Course lectures and content
Case studies
Course dissertation
Course video demonstrations
Course assessments
Course exam
Course face to face assessment

What are National Occupational Standards?

NOS describe the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to undertake a particular task or job to a nationally recognised level of competence. They focus on what the person needs to be able to do, as well as what they must know and understand to work effectively. They cover the key activities undertaken within the occupation in question under all the circumstances the jobholder is likely to encounter. (Definition supported by UK Commission for Employment and Skills).
Each NOS contains an agreed set of knowledge and understanding and performance criteria that must be met before someone can be deemed competent. They describe the minimum standard to which an individual is expected to work in a given occupation.

Competency Based Assessments

All of our courses follow the Principles of Good Practice that are underpinned by the National Occupational Standards (NOS) and describe the ways in which practitioners should demonstrate good practice across all of their work.

Principles of Good Practice

These Principles of Good Practice are underpinned by the National Occupational Standards (NOS) and describe the ways in which practitioners should demonstrate good practice across all of their work.

Practitioners working in complementary and natural healthcare should demonstrate:

1. That they partake in regular and appropriate formal supervision

2. An understanding of the philosophy and principles underpinning their discipline

3. An understanding of current legislation and policy as it applies to their discipline

4. Respect for clients’ dignity, privacy, autonomy, cultural differences and rights

5. Regard for the safety of the client and themselves

6. That they learn from others, including clients and colleagues and continually develop their own knowledge, understanding and skills through reflective practice, and research findings

7. An awareness of their own and others’ emotional state and responses, incorporating such awareness into their own practice

8. That they communicate clearly, concisely and in a professional manner

9. That they work with confidence, integrity and sensitivity

10.That they undertake systematic, critical evaluation of their professional knowledge

11. That they work within their scope of practice, experience and capability at all times

Source: Complementary and Natural Healthcare NOS 2011


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