The Professional Guild

Introduced and maintained an NLP Practitioner Certificate where the holder had successfully completed a minimum of 120 hour direct training.

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The Professional Guild

Whilst the Guild formally closed down in 2017, ANLP supports their former members and continues to recognise their ‘Master Trainers’.

In the early 80’s when NLP training was being formally introduced into the UK, an NLP Practitioner Certificate meant that the holder had successfully completed a minimum of 120 hour direct training.

In recent years, a wider range of formats and methods of delivery, specifically in the area of NLP Practitioner certification, has been introduced. And at the same time, more new material has been developed to add to the possible content.

In 2003, a group of established NLP training providers came together with the desire to assert an independent profile. This group of founder members were committed to maintaining the original provision of a minimum of 120 hours of direct training, in no less than 18 days. They reason that NLP is a skill which requires supervised practice, and the more time that can be given to this learning the more effective the learning can be.

The original group of diverse providers, are typical of the overall Guild membership. Fiercely independent, and rightly proud of their uniqueness, these founder members united in their commitment to formulate a Code of Practice and agree Core Content as well as supporting the establishment of this website which is the Guild’s focal point.

The Professional Guild introduced their own Trainers Training recognition process, akin to the Master Trainer programme offered by other certification bodies.