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NLP Practitioner Course

12 Modules, 6 Videos

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What Will You Learn?

Would you like to change your mind? Not on a decision you’ve made, per se, but in the way you think - your mindset. Learning and applying the skills and techniques of NLP can help you to change your outlook on life through the use of words, retrain the way you perceive things, and set up guideposts to a more successful, purposeful future. One that you direct and control. The NLP Practitioner Course provides the knowledge you need to gain control over your mind and your life.

The NLP Practitioner Course begins by guiding you through the mind. You’ll consider your current beliefs, subconscious drives, how your thought patterns and habits are formed, how short-term and long-term memory works, and how habits are formed. You’ll identify how yo...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Your Role as an NLP Practitioner
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Changing Beliefs
  • Part 2: Subconscious Drives
  • Part 3: How Habits and Thought Patterns are Formed in the Brain
  • Part 4: Short-Term Versus Long-Term Memory
  • Part 5: Changing Your Story – NLP Frameworks and the Anatomy of a Habit
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Identifying Flawed Thinking
  • Part 1: Changing Beliefs with NLP
  • Part 2: When Thinking is Flawed
  • Part 3: NLP Assumptions/Presuppositions
  • Part 4: Internal Representations
  • Part 5: Identifying Schemas
  • Part 6: Cognitive Distortions
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Reframing Negative Self-Talk with CBT Techniques
  • Part 1: What is CBT?
  • Part 2: Operant Conditioning and CBT Versus NLP
  • Part 3: Cognitive Restructuring
  • Part 4: Automatic Negative Thoughts
  • Part 5: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Part 6: Cognitive Restructuring and Reframing
  • Part 7: Cognitive Journaling
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: The VAK Model and Submodalities
  • Part 1: The VAK Method
  • Part 2: Identifying and Working with Submodalities
  • Part 3: Eye Accessing Cues
  • Part 4: Swish Technique for Change
  • Part 5: The Screen of the Mind Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Meta Programming and Chunking
  • Part 1: Understanding Your Filters and Perceptions
  • Part 2: Internal Frame of Reference and External Frame of Reference NLP Meta Program
  • Part 3: Towards and Away Exercise
  • Part 4: Logical Levels Pyramid
  • Part 5: Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
  • Part 6: Chunking as a Tool
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: NLP Timelines for Making Change
  • Part 1: Working with Timelines
  • Part 2: How to Use Timelines
  • Part 3: Timeline Exercise and Perceptual Positions
  • Part 4: Three-Step Process to Set Up Perceptual Positions
  • Part 5: Timelines and Goal Setting
  • Part 6: Changing Personal History with Timelines
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Building Rapport
  • Part 1: Building Rapport
  • Part 2: Advanced Language Patterns
  • Part 3: The Four Stages of a Counselling Relationship
  • Part 4: How to Build Rapport Naturally and Empathetic Listening and Questioning Techniques
  • Part 5: Questioning Techniques
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Working with Metaphors
  • Part 1: Destroying Resistance with Stories
  • Part 2: The Power of Belief
  • Part 3: Creating Metaphors
  • Part 4: Metaphors for Common Problems
  • Part 5: Popular Therapeutic Metaphors
  • Part 6: Gestalt Therapy
  • Part 7: The 12 States of Attention
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Behavioural Modelling
  • Part 1: Behavioural Modelling
  • Part 2: Entrepreneurial Success Mindset
  • Part 3: Entrepreneur Success Mindset Read Aloud Script
  • Part 4: Moving from Dream to Realisation
  • Part 5: Tips for Achieving Success
  • Part 6: Visualisation and Modelling Techniques
  • Part 7: Potential Future Visualisation Exercise
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: NLP Anchors
  • Part 1: NLP Anchors
  • Part 2: Installing Anchors
  • Part 3: Anchoring Practice
  • Part 4: Building Resource Anchors
  • Part 5: Collapsing Anchors
  • Part 6: Chaining Anchors and Post-Hypnotic Suggestions
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11: New Behaviour Generator
  • Part 1: New Behaviour Generator
  • Part 2: New Behaviour Generator Exercise Number 1
  • Part 3: New Behaviour Generator Exercise Number 2
  • Part 4: New Behaviour Generator Technique Number 3
  • Part 5: Detailed Steps for New Behaviour Generator
  • Module 11 Assessment
Module 12: Accelerating Personal and Professional Growth
  • Part 1: The Circle of Excellence
  • Part 2: Circle of Excellence Meditation
  • Part 3: Tackling Phobias
  • Part 4: Secondary Gains - Understanding Primary Motivation Behind Patterns of Behaviour
  • Part 5: Parts Therapy for Internal Conflict
  • Part 6: The 10-Step Parts Integration Process
  • Conclusion
  • Module 12 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The NLP Practitioner Course is perfect for those looking to use NLP skills and techniques in their own lives or to help others as an NLP coach. NLP coaches can work in various industries such as business, sports, coaching and health and wellness. The certification provided upon successful completion of this course will enable you to gain insurance to set up a practice as an NLP coach.

This course can be taken as a follow on from our NLP Foundation Skills Diploma Course or as the starting point in your NLP journey. Upon completion, you can continue to study NLP with us, with our NLP Master Practitioner course.


The NLP Practitioner Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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