IBNLP is not a certifying organisation, however IBNLP member trainers may issue IBNLP certificates as long as IBNLP quality criteria are met.

IBNLP members work in a business context, with professional people who want to achieve improved relationships and results in their working lives. The standards that they work to are defined by this context.

Certification in NLP is a contentious subject.

IBNLP members commit to uphold the following standards, designed to create integrity, consistency and best practice in the professional application of NLP in business.

The IBNLP subscribes to theĀ Global Code of Ethics which can be downloaded here and is summarised as follows.

An important aspect of having standards for membership is enforcing those standards. This provides security both for IBNLP members and for their clients.