INLPTA 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 room training
  • The attended training meets the INLPTA accreditation competency standards and guidelines
  • The candidate has successfully met the competency standards of INLPTA of NLP Diploma, as assessed by the registered INLPTA Trainer

The assessement 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 eventsHow 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 Behavior 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 negotiatingPresuppositions: 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 (eg. 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.