International Community of NLP 06 December 2023

NLP Practitioner


To know the following distinctions:

  • The presuppositions of NLP
  • The present and desired state model
  • The well formed criteria for outcomes  
  • Rapport
  • Calibration
  • Representational systems
  • Predicates
  • Accessing cues
  • Ecology
  • Neurological Levels
  • Perceptual Positions
  • Association and Dissociation
  • Anchors
  • Break state
  • Submodalities
  • Timelines
  • Strategies
  • Meta Model
  • Milton Model
  • Trance
  • Conscious and Unconscious
  • Chunking
  • Reframing
  • Framing
    - Contrast
    - Relevancy
    - Backtrack
    - Outcome
    - As if ...


Participants must also complete a written test as an integration of the knowledge.


The ability to successfully carry out the following patterns:

    • Challenge Meta model patterns when appropriate.
    • Use Milton Model to elicit trance.
    • To use metaphor.
    • To backtrack.
    • Flexibility of thinking to chunk up or down depending on the situation.
    • To carry out a six step reframe.
    • To use both content and context reframing patterns.
    • To elicit submodalities.
    • To build and maintain rapport.
    • To recognise and use accessing cues.
    • To work with anchors:
      - Recognising and setting anchors in all representational systems.
      - Collapsing
      - Setting resource anchors
    • To calibrate accurately emotional states.
    • To future pace interventions you carry out.
    • Pacing and leading (verbal and non verbal)
    • Using sensory acuity to accurately calibrate self and others.
    • To use the New Behaviour Generator
    • To use the Visal/Kinesthetic Dissociation pattern on a fear or phobia
    • To elicit trance.
    • To carry out the Swish pattern.

The most important Practitioner skills are:

  • To be able to build and maintain rapport
  • To use an outcome orientation to govern your own actions and any external issues.
  • To be able to manage your own emotional state.
  • Using the NLP Presuppositions to guide your actions.



Action means to demonstrate NLP in your behaviour and to be a model of NLP presuppositions.

To show NLP in action, participants need to:

    • Demonstrate the NLP presuppositions in your actions
    • Respect other peopleís model of the world.
    • Demonstrate behavioural flexibility based on sensory acuity of your own state and otherís state.


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