NLP Diploma

TrainingMindsThis is an excellent introduction to being able to use the principles of NLP to enrich your life.  This 4 day course  includes the fundamentals of what NLP is, how and why it works, and how to use a range of thought techniques for personal development. It usually runs over two weekends although other formats are available so please get in touch if you’re interested.

“The course challenged me in many ways and allowed me to take a step back and to look at my own self-development in relation to work. Also I feel I have gained powerful tools from the course which I will be able to pass onto a team that works with a very challenging client group.”  Jim Brookes, Building Young People’s Potential, Blacon Community Trust

The course includes techniques for controlling your own emotional state – how to make a choice about relaxation and confidence etc, setting goals that connect with emotional as well as SMART objectives, a process for visual rehearsal that gives fantastic results, the principles of ensuring effective communication with anyone, learning to control the structure of your thoughts and their meaning, recognising common language pitfalls and using different language preferences, building rapport, understanding external behaviour/body language, understanding how to use beliefs, values and personality preferences to make relationships more effective, an introduction to the use of time-lines and how to apply the belief systems of highly effective people.

“Brilliant, it’s like I’ve found the remote-control to my life”

Ian from North Wales

In addition to the INLPTA course content, delegates will also cover material on personality type including an introduction to Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and an introduction to some other key personality dimensions

For full course content see below and for more information go to

INLPTA Standards: NLP Diploma
Training Structure
Requirements for certification for INLPTA NLP Diploma are:
Trained by an INLPTA registered NLP Trainer or Master Trainer.
The certification training meets INLPTA training structure requirements:
– minimum of 30 hours of formal classroom training (excluding breaks longer than 30 minutes)
– minimum of 4 days of formal course training
The attended training meets the INLPTA accreditation competency standards and guidelines. The candidate has successfully met the competency standards of INLPTA NLP Diploma, as assessed by the registered INLPTA Trainer.
The assessment criteria for NLP Diploma
ATTITUDE (embodiment of the presuppositions of NLP)

CONTENT KNOWLEDGE(principles, techniques & skills)

BEHAVIOURAL SKILL (demonstrated integration of learnings)



You are expected to demonstrate your behavioural integration and embodiment of the three legs of NLP at all times.



You are expected to know the following NLP content  at appropriate levels of principles, techniques and skills:

* The History of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

* The Three Legs of NLP

– Know in detail what your outcome is (and is not)

– Have the sensory skills to know when you are achieving it

– Have the flexibility to change your behaviour until you get it


* The NLP Communication Model

– The filters everyone has through which they perceive events

– How an external event causes an internal representation

– The effect of internal representations on our state, physiology and behaviour


* Rapport; how to build and improve relationship skills

– Matching & mirroring; how people like people who are like themselves

– Pacing & leading; how to test whether you have built a successful relationship


* Sensory Acuity

– Fine tuning your senses to better understand the reactions of others (and yourself!)


* The Feedback Model

– How to give and receive feedback positively


* Well-formed Outcomes

– Ensuring that what you think you want really is what you want


* An Introduction to Submodalities

– Understanding how you (and others) think


* Change of Perspective / NBG (New Behaviour Generator)

– A simple tool for solving problems and generating creativity


* Language

– The power of positive language: say what you want to happen, not what you don’t!

– Chunking: the essentials of negotiating

– Presuppositions: words that create mindsets (if, but, try)

– Visual, auditory, and kinaesthetic styles, how to recognise them and use them to improve your communication


* Presuppositions of NLP

– keys to personal development


* Simple kinaesthetic anchoring

– How to “store” your resources (e.g. confidence, happiness, calm) and then regenerate the appropriate resource whenever it is needed


* An introduction to Timelines

– Discover how you personally structure time, and how to place a clear goal in your future.




ALL of the NLP skills listed above are required to be behaviourally demonstrated with both self and others.