NLP Practitioner Training Courses & Certification

Neuro Linguistic Programming or NLP is one of the most effective self-improvement techniques available. As more and more people become aware of and understand the possible uses of NLP (neuro linguistic programming), the demand for NLP Practitioner training and nlp practitioner courses has increased.

There are many organisations that offer NLP practitioner training at various levels. An important part of deciding who you undertake your nlp practitioner course with is knowing what the different levels of qualification means; both practically and financially.

NLP Awarding Bodies

Another important factor to help you consider which is the best training course is the authority of the awarding body. Here are some:

ANLP is an independent organisation, which is not affiliated with any specific training school, we offer a universal Accreditation Scheme which is open to all certified NLP Trainers.
ANLP Accreditation involves an initial application process, followed by an ongoing commitment to the Accreditation Programme.

AIP (NLP, Time empowerment and Hypnosis )
The Association for Integrative Psychology, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in 2005. The purpose of the Association for Integrative Psychology, Inc. is to promote awareness and acceptance of complementary, alternative, and integrative approaches to human behavior as viable ways to facilitate change.
The purpose of the Association for Integrative Psychology (AIP), Inc. is to promote awareness and acceptance of complementary, alternative, and integrative approaches to human behavior as viable ways to facilitate change. It was founded in 2005 by Matthew B. James, MA, PhD.

ABNLP (American Board of NLP)
The American Board of NLP was founded in 1995 by Dr. A. M. Krasner as an adjunct to the American Board of Hypnotherapy and has functioned as its sister organization since then. We have a convention every February on President’s Day weekend in Newport Beach with the ABH. Today we have over 500 institutes worldwide approved at the Trainer Level of NLP, and thousands of members. We believe in NLP and we believe in Hypnosis as being most excellent ways of creating our own personal growth and development.


ABNLP (Australian Board of NLP)
The Australian Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (ABNLP) Inc. was established to create a community of like minded people who have a passion for NLP in Australia. As a community of individuals dedicated to the future of NLP we are able to:

INLPTA (International NLP Training Association)
INLPTA is an international co-operative association of aligned NLP Trainers and Master trainers who have agreed to abide by and uphold INLPTA’s standards of quality, professionalism and ethics in their NLP training and in the conduct of their NLP business.
NLP Trainers and NLP Training have been accredited through INLPTA from an international network of countries including the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Slovenia.

The International Certification Board of Clinical Hypnotherapy is a worldwide hypnosis association organization that provides education to the public and professionals via live training classes and homestudy courses about the benefits of clinical hypnosis, and recognizes hypnosis certification programs and hypnotherapy certification courses. We now also provide training on medical meditation, NLP and life coaching.

As you can see there are a few organisations that award certification. The Personal Development Cafe is not associated with any single body. What we strongly advise is that you contact both the training organisation and the professional awarding body before deciding which is the best NLP practitioner course for you.

All reputable organisations should be willing to answer all your questions regarding certification, cost of courses, length of the course any post-course support and affiliation schemes.

NLP Practitioner Training companies and organisations

In response to the demands of visitors to the site, The Personal Development Cafe provided its readers with an excellent directory for NLP Practitioners, Life Coaches and Hypnotherapists.

Watch this space as The Personal Development Cafe adds reputable organisations that offer NLP Practitioner Training.

Would you like to become an NLP Practitioner? Want to find an organisation that delivers certified NLP training courses? Or perhaps you know of a great place to train and would like to recommend them. Why not ask your questions or add your comments below and tell other visitors to The Personal Development Cafe.