Is earnings better than coaching classes

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Job characteristics

Coaches support people in the development and expansion of personal skills for both professional and private purposes. Coaches support their clients in realizing a concern or solving a problem. The aim is to improve their learning and performance, taking personal strengths and weaknesses into account. Coaches are usually not employed, but are self-employed.

  • Enthusiasm
  • Didactic skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Enjoying contact with people
  • Ability to concentrate
  • Organizational talent
  • Mental resilience
  • Responsiveness
  • Independent work

Employment opportunities offer e.g .:

  • Coaching company
  • Management consultancies
  • Advice centers and educational institutions

The area of ​​“social care, counseling and therapy” is a growth sector. One reason for this is that more and more people are willing to seek professional help with professional or private problems. Accordingly, the employment opportunities for coaches are also increasing.

Job offers in the "eJob-Room" (Internet job placement service of the AMS):

The following link leads to the inquiry form for the eJob-Room for the professional bundle "Social Advisor"the profession "Coach (m / f)" assigned. In the form you can then do that federal state and the workplace and other criteria choose; after a Click on "Next" receive the vacancies.

open job offers

There is no legally regulated training for this profession. However, relevant initial training in psychology, social science or social education is ideal.

There are various coaching training options. The duration of the training and training costs are different, e.g .:

  • bfi: "Coach"
    Duration: 170 teaching units
  • WIFI: "Course to become a systemic coach"
    Duration: 244 training units
  • ARGE Education Management: "Academic Coach, Organizational & Personnel Consultant"
    Duration: 620 teaching units
Results from the training compass:
  • Lower Austria
    • Training to become a qualified life and social counselor (open)
      NEVEREST Lifelong Learning GmbH (open)
      3500 Imbach, Hofstatt 20/1
      Tel .: +43 (0) 2732/21009, Fax: +43 (0) 2732/21009 -15,
      il Training and Education GmbH (open)
      3500 Krems, Göglstrasse 8
      Tel .: +43 (0) 2732 930 81, Fax: +43 (0) 2732 930 81 -4,
      BFI Vocational Promotion Institute Lower Austria - Service Center Gmünd (open)
      3950 Gmünd, Weitraer Strasse 19
      Tel .: +43 (0) 2852/545 35, Fax: +43 (0) 2852/545 35 -740,
      BFI Vocational Promotion Institute Lower Austria - Service Center St. Pölten