Accredited Diploma in Executive and Life Coaching


Coaching Diploma Features

  • This can also run as a private course to be run in-house for companies and organisations.
  • The Diploma can be tailored to suit specific learning outcomes
  • 2 Awards – A professional qualification and a QQI Level 6 Certificate
  • Nationally and internationally recognised qualification
  • Learn practitioner level coaching skills
  • Real-world case studies
  • Significant personal development
  • Experiental learning
  • Real-world case studies
  • Latest tools and techniques
  • Access to QCC – our coaching membership programme
  • Comprehensive support
  • Our experience of running the course since 2003
  • Multiple locations allow for flexibility around attendance
"In terms of career, the course inspired me to help others seeing what it did for me personally. Maureen Hewitt and her team are exceptionally professional and expert coaches and therefore they prepare their students to the same high standards. All of the above has prepared me to become a confident coach and to create a Coaching business that has found its niche and is growing rapidly" A. CATARECHA. BUSINESS OWNER
“Whether you have an intention of becoming a professional coach or not, still do this course. The learnings can be applied to every aspect of your life and help you to create more meaningful relationships and a happier you. I would highly recommend it.” EILEEN DALY - DISABILITY SUPPORT OFFICER
"When I signed up for the diploma in executive & life coaching, I missed the fine print of personal development! What a journey, three years on and it continues to add value" JAZZ KELLEHER - GROUP KEY ACCOUNT CAPABILITIES MANAGER
"I would like to comment on the support that Positive Success Group offer to all their past students. The networking events that they arrange where we come together to bounce ideas off each other, pitch our business and courses, present our new ideas, express our worries, sport common obstacles, share solutions… It is very instrumental to success particularly for small and new businesses such as mine that need as much exposure as possible" M. KELLY. BUSINESS OWNER
“The content covered enabled our learning – the course was broken down nicely into manageable and reasonable projects and students gained confidence in coaching skills with each weekend session.” KAREN WILLIS - COACH
“Attend if you love people or want to help you understand yourself and people more. You will make a positive difference and continue to do so if you keep up the learning.” S. MURPHY - TEACHER

The Accredited Diploma in Executive & Life Coaching

This course leads to two awards. The first is the Diploma itself which is a professional qualification that allows successful graduates to practise as a coach and also provides eligibility for membership of professional organisations such as the LBCAI (Life & Business Coaching Association of Ireland), the International Coaching Federation (ICF) or the AC (Association for Coaching).

(Note the ICF and AC also have additional criteria for membership including paid client coaching hours.)

The QQI Level 6 Component Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice and Ethics

Diploma students are also eligible for this award. We are one of the first training providers in the country to be approved by QQI to run this course.

Diploma Dates & Locations
(large savings available for early registrations)



Marino Institute of Education

Two Courses –
Weekends or Midweek




River Lee Hotel





Clayton Hotel



Course Fees

Course fees are normally €2,950 for Weekend and Midweek courses. Evening courses are normally €3250. Early registration discounts and special offers may apply. Group discounts for two or more may also be available.

Course fees are payable by a €250 deposit when registering and the balance payable at the start of the course OR payable in interest-free monthly installments over the duration of the course.

Installments can also be paid before the course starts in order to spread the cost over a longer period.

Funding Opportunities

Up to €500 off – in addition to any discount.

Jobseekers and those on other benefits please contact us for details.

For more information download our brochure

Learn more about the diploma, coaching qualifications and the benefits to you. More information on the course content and how to register.

FREE Open Events Dublin, Cork and Galway

You are very welcome to come along to one of our next Open Events to find out more about the benefits of learning coaching skills and gaining a professional qualification.