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International Coaching Federation (ICF) Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (Level 1)
International Coaching Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Partial Hours
International Coaching Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program (Level 2)
Authorized International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Certification Provider
Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) Continuing Education Unit (CEU)-Approved Program
Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO)

Coach Training Programs – Segments of the Credentialing Cohorts

Each a la carte coach training program is part of one or more ICF-accredited Level 1 or Level 2 credentialing cohorts for earning the ACC or PCC credentials. The coach training is offered a la carte for an initial certification to use in conjunction with other professional roles or to provide a step-by-step option for managing the schedule and budget while on the journey to become a coach.  For a Level 1 certificate, combine the Certified Professional Coach, Certified Master Coach, and Mentor Coaching.  For a Level 2 certificate combine the Certified Professional Coach, Certified Master Coach, Certified Advance Coach, Coaching Experience class, and Mentor Coaching.  

  • Certified Professional Coach (30 hours)
  • Certified Master Coach (35 hours)
  • Certified Advanced Coach – (Academic Specialist, Addiction Specialist, Business Specialist, Career Specialist, Executive Specialist, Holistic Specialist, Leadership Specialist, Life Specialist, or Wellness Specialist) (35 hours)
  • Coaching Experience class (30 hours)
  • For Mentor Coaching to earn ACC, PCC, or MCC go to https://www.coachcert.com/mentor-coaching/mentor-coach-program-overview.html

Select from the boxes below to view the overview for that program.

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This program is designed to develop the ICF's Core Competencies of a coach plus provide a model, coaching processes, and tools for you to start coaching.  There are five live, interactive, online classes and a group session:

  1. About Coaching: What a Coach Is Not, What a Coach Is, How to Excel as a Coach with the ICF's Core Competencies
  2. Ethics: What the specifics of the Code of Ethics means for you, scenarios and what to do, and ethical accountability
  3. Understanding Your Client: A tool for recognizing how your client is thinking and interacting combined with tips to adjust
  4. Communication:  Techniques for fully engaging through listening, clear, direct language, and asking powerful questions
  5. Focus and Motivation: Tools for recognizing language patterns and thought patterns to create a shift for a positive forward focus
  6. Group Session: Q&A, model and process overview, and explore resources

After each of the first five online classes, you will have an assignment to either research and reflect or to practice specific people and communication techniques, then write a two-page report.  Expect to invest at least 90 minutes in each of your reports.

Coaching Practicum:

  • Coach, Be Coached, and Observe Coaching: Introductory Coaching Session, Opening Coaching Session, Second, Third, and Fourth Coaching Sessions.  
  • After the opening session you will have a homework assignment in preparation for your second coaching session - expect 3 hours to complete it.

Because the coaching practicum involves you being matched with classmates to coach, be coached, and observe coaching full participation in all times scheduled is required.

Case Study: Fill in a table outlining the coaching process from the initial conversation through challenges.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the parameters of coaching
  • List the ICF's Core Competencies
  • Discuss the Code of Ethics
  • Identify and coach different personal styles
  • Use listening, assertive communication, and questioning techniques
  • Recognize and adjust to V-A-K styles, Meta Models, and Meta Programs
  • Coach for proactive goal setting and action planning

One-on-One Coaching Session: Schedule your one-on-one coaching session individually to plan getting started with your coaching hours.  To support you engaging coaching clients and completing the required coaching hours, we also provide information and resources on business and marketing plus offer a free Q&A call each month.

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The complete Certified Professional Coach program to earn this certification is $1995.00 which includes all class materials, classes, group sessions, and coaching sessions required for each certification.

Prior to earning certification, applicant understands and agrees to complete the course work, attend all hours of training and fully participate, complete research, practice, and report assignments, fully participate in all segments of the coaching practicum, submit all evaluations, and complete the case study or final report assigned. Certification is possible within offered schedules; applicant has up to three months after the last pre-scheduled date of the program to complete the deliverables or transfer to a different class with the associated transfer fee. A certificate is issued upon completion showing the program approvals and accreditations for hours. Applicant agrees and understands that any opportunity for make-up work is at the discretion of the trainer. Transferring to a different class before starting is based on space available. If you attend part of the program with one class and part with another class, there will be an additional fee of $350.

The International Coaching Federation, ICF, has accredited all Center for Coaching Certification programs as (formerly ACSTH, ACTP), Level 1, Level 2, or CCE. Partial hours of Level 1 or Level 2 programs are available as well as the complete cohorts.

The International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training, IACET, and Association of Image Consultants International, AICI, have accredited offering CEUs as follows:

  • The Certified Professional Coach program: 30 hours = 3 CEUs, is $1995.00.
  • The Certified Master Coach program: 35 hours = 3.5 CEUs, is $2195.00.
  • The Certified Advanced Coach program: 35 hours = 3.5 CEUs, is $2195.00.
  • The Coaching Experience class: 30 hours = 3 CEUs, is $1995.00.
  • The Mentor Coaching meets the ICF requirements for the ACC, PCC, or MCC credentialing = 1 CEU, is $2195.00.
  • Foundational Cohort: = 7.5 CEUs, Level 1 is $5890.
  • Growth Cohort: = 7.5 CEUs, from Level 1 to Level 2, is $5890.
  • Advanced Cohort: = 14 CEUs, Level 2, is $9780.

AICI CEUs may be earned. Please note that while these courses are accredited by the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) certification earned through the trainer upon completion of this course is entirely independent from AICI’s certification programs. If you wish to pursue AICI certification, please refer to AICI's website. http://www.aici.org.

The International Coaching Federation, ICF, and International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training, IACET, have accredited offering CCEs or CEUs as follows:

  • 10 CCEs or 1 CEU for the Coaching Supervision group, is $2095.
  • Coaching Skills for Professionals: 12 hours of Core Competency = 12 CCEs or 1.2 CEUs, is $895.
  • Diversity and Equity in Coaching: 8 of Core Competency and 2 of Resource Development = 10 CCEs or 1 CEU, is $595.
  • Science of Positivity: 12 hours: 8 of Core Competency and 4 of Resource Development = 12 CCEs or 1.2 CEUs, is $595.

The certification training programs are owned by the Center for Coaching Certification LLC, parent company Effect Services LLC, and its founder Cathy Liska. Other trainers are independent contractors with no proprietary interest.

The program and materials are the intellectual property of the Center for Coaching Certification LLC. Participant hereby agrees that there shall be no sharing, replicating, duplicating, or otherwise reproducing the materials for the use of anyone other than the course participant, and no using the content for training programs.

Classes are recorded for the participants. Recordings are also used for internal training of trainers, periodic audits by accrediting organizations, and occasionally for students in other classes when their recordings are defective. Registering for a class means agreeing to these uses of recordings.

Information from each form on this website is used by the Center for Coaching Certification to respond and follow-up. The information is maintained on our internal database. Trainers maintain student records during classes and after a class is over the Center for Coaching Certification maintains the records internally. Completing a form means agreeing to your information being held in our records.

Cancellation Policy: In the event you must cancel participation, up to seven days prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of the amount less a twenty percent processing fee; six days or less prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of fifty percent of the registration. You may transfer your full registration to someone else up to three days prior to the start of the first webinar. Transferring to a different class before starting is based on space available.

Transfer Policy: If you attend part of the program with one class and part with another class, there will be an additional fee of $350.

The Center for Coaching Certification is focused on the integrity of all coach training programs. To ensure the student experience is honored and certification standards held true, payment or the registration fee must be paid to hold a space in the program and the full amount is due in before the start of the program. Payment in full is the best rate and payment plans of two or three payments are available at an additional cost.

Offering quality training programs and classes for Academic, Business, Career, Executive, Life, or Wellness Coaching is the priority at CCC. After reviewing your options for coach certification classes and this coaching program schedule, CCC invites you to complete your registration for coach training today to earn the Certified Professional Coach designation.

You can hold your place in class and complete registration by submitting payment. Payment in full is due before class starts.

By clicking submit below, I am acknowledging that I have read and agree to the above statements and agree to receiving emails and phone calls.

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Pre-requisite: Certified Professional Coach program with the Center for Coaching Certification

Designed to expand your knowledge and application of the ICF's Core Competencies of a coach, prepare for the Coach Knowledge Assessment, and add tools and techniques for your coaching.  There are six live, interactive online classes and a debrief class.  Before each class you will write a one-page report responding to three questions.

  1. Group and Team Coaching: Explore considerations for coaching groups or teams and prepare for your group coaching
  2. Ethics and Agreements: Review the don'ts and the do's for competencies 1 and 2, then explore application
  3. Coaching Process: Discuss the don'ts and do's for the competencies 3, 4, and 5, then expand with the how to tips for a coach
  4. People and Communication: Consider the don'ts and do's for competencies 6 and 7, then confer on how to effectively use the techniques when coaching
  5. Creating Change with Confidence: Go through the don'ts and do's of competency 8, then delve into application when coaching
  6. Time and Money: Review tools and basic concepts plus talk about coaching on sensitive topics with specific examples for time and money coaching
  7. Debrief: Chat about learning points and plan for your next steps as a coach

After each class you will write a one-page report responding to three questions.

For the Coaching Practicum you will:

  • Interview and be interviewed for selecting a coach
  • Coach, Be Coached, Observe Coaching for three individual sessions each
  • Coach the Group plus be in the coaching group for six group coaching sessions

Final Report: Write a two-page report about your coaching with a client over viewing your approach, results, and what you learned.

One-on-One Coaching Session: Schedule your one-on-one coaching session individually to review your progress with your coaching experience and strategize your efforts.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Differentiate between Group Coaching, Team Coaching, Facilitation, and Training.
  • Plan for and coach a group session.
  • Fully describe a coaching agreement and the Code of Ethics.
  • Identify the do’s and the don’ts for meeting ethical guidelines and establishing the coaching agreement.
  • Illustrate and describe coaching process.
  • Recognize and apply the do’s and don’ts for establishing trust and coaching presence.
  • Practice and demonstrate active listening, powerful questioning, and direct communication.
  • Practice and demonstrate creating awareness, designing actions, planning and goal setting, and managing progress and accountability.
  • Explore sensitive topics and demonstrate openness to discuss in coaching sessions.
  • Identify areas for additional research to enhance coaching services.
  • Plan for and coach in keeping with the Code of Ethics and ICF's Core Competencies.

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The complete Certified Master Coach program to earn this certification is $2195.00 which includes all class materials, classes, group sessions, and coaching sessions required for each certification.

Prior to earning certification, applicant understands and agrees to complete the course work, attend all hours of training and fully participate, complete research, practice, and report assignments, fully participate in all segments of the coaching practicum, submit all evaluations, and complete the case study or final report assigned. Certification is possible within offered schedules; applicant has up to three months after the last pre-scheduled date of the program to complete the deliverables or transfer to a different class with the associated transfer fee. A certificate is issued upon completion showing the program approvals and accreditations for hours. Applicant agrees and understands that any opportunity for make-up work is at the discretion of the trainer. Transferring to a different class before starting is based on space available. If you attend part of the program with one class and part with another class, there will be an additional fee of $350.

The International Coaching Federation, ICF, has accredited all Center for Coaching Certification programs as (formerly ACSTH, ACTP), Level 1, Level 2, or CCE. Partial hours of Level 1 or Level 2 programs are available as well as the complete cohorts.

The International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training, IACET, and Association of Image Consultants International, AICI, have accredited offering CEUs as follows:

  • The Certified Professional Coach program: 30 hours = 3 CEUs, is $1995.00.
  • The Certified Master Coach program: 35 hours = 3.5 CEUs, is $2195.00.
  • The Certified Advanced Coach program: 35 hours = 3.5 CEUs, is $2195.00.
  • The Coaching Experience class: 30 hours = 3 CEUs, is $1995.00.
  • The Mentor Coaching meets the ICF requirements for the ACC, PCC, or MCC credentialing = 1 CEU, is $2195.00.
  • Foundational Cohort: = 7.5 CEUs, Level 1 is $5890.
  • Growth Cohort: = 7.5 CEUs, from Level 1 to Level 2, is $5890.
  • Advanced Cohort: = 14 CEUs, Level 2, is $9780.

AICI CEUs may be earned. Please note that while these courses are accredited by the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) certification earned through the trainer upon completion of this course is entirely independent from AICI’s certification programs. If you wish to pursue AICI certification, please refer to AICI's website. http://www.aici.org.

The International Coaching Federation, ICF, and International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training, IACET, have accredited offering CCEs or CEUs as follows:

  • 10 CCEs or 1 CEU for the Coaching Supervision group, is $2095.
  • Coaching Skills for Professionals: 12 hours of Core Competency = 12 CCEs or 1.2 CEUs, is $895.
  • Diversity and Equity in Coaching: 8 of Core Competency and 2 of Resource Development = 10 CCEs or 1 CEU, is $595.
  • Science of Positivity: 12 hours: 8 of Core Competency and 4 of Resource Development = 12 CCEs or 1.2 CEUs, is $595.

The program is owned by the Center for Coaching Certification LLC, parent company Effect Services LLC, and its founder Cathy Liska. Other trainers are independent contractors with no proprietary interest.

The program and materials are the intellectual property of the Center for Coaching Certification LLC. Participant hereby agrees that there shall be no sharing, replicating, duplicating, or otherwise reproducing the materials for the use of anyone other than the course participant, and no using the content for training programs.

Classes are recorded for the participants. Recordings are also used for internal training of trainers, periodic audits by accrediting organizations, and occasionally for students in other classes when their recordings are defective. Registering for a class means agreeing to these uses of recordings.

Information from each form on this website is used by the Center for Coaching Certification to respond and follow-up. The information is maintained on our internal database. Trainers maintain student records during classes and after a class is over the Center for Coaching Certification maintains the records internally. Completing a form means agreeing to your information being held in our records.

Cancellation Policy: In the event you must cancel participation, up to seven days prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of the amount less a twenty percent processing fee; six days or less prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of fifty percent of the registration. You may transfer your full registration to someone else up to three days prior to the start of the first webinar. Transferring to a different class before starting is based on space available.

Transfer Policy: If you attend part of the program with one class and part with another class, there will be an additional fee of $350.

The Center for Coaching Certification is focused on the integrity of all coach training programs. To ensure the student experience is honored and certification standards held true, payment or the registration fee must be paid to hold a space in the program and the full amount is due in before the start of the program. Payment in full is the best rate and payment plans of two or three payments are available at an additional cost.

Offering quality training programs and classes for Academic, Business, Career, Executive, Life, or Wellness Coaching is the priority at CCC. After reviewing your options for coach certification classes and this coaching program schedule, CCC invites you to complete your registration for coach training today to earn the Certified Master Coach designation.

You can hold your place in class and complete registration by submitting payment. Payment in full is due before class starts.

By clicking submit below, I am acknowledging that I have read and agree to the above statements and agree to receiving emails and phone calls.

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Choose your focus and Designation: Academic Specialist, Addiction Specialist, Business Specialist, Career Specialist, Executive Specialist, Holistic Specialist, Leadership Specialist, Life Specialist, or Wellness Specialist.

Designed to deepen your skills with the competencies of coaching for PCC credentialing plus refine your offerings as a coach based on your area of specialization, this program includes six live, interactive online classes, group and individual coaching practicum, and a practicum debrief:

  1. Coach Competencies and Strengths: Discuss the blend of Strength Areas (a self-evaluation based on your area of focus is provided) for a Certified Advanced Coach - Specialist with coaching competencies serving the who and the what; define strength areas of the specialist coach; and self-evaluate knowledge areas.
  2. Engaging and Understanding Your Clients: Consider visibility, credibility, niche areas, approaches to an agreement, on-boarding different types of clients, planning for different types of coaching, and explore coaching models.
  3. The Coaching Relationship: Review how to co-create alignment; expand possibilities through the exploration of various basis options for coaching and creating meaningful change.
  4. Client Priority Management: Analyze different processes for prioritization, influencing factors, motivators, commitment, and follow-through. Discuss application in your area of coaching.
  5. The Client's Future: Explore planning for meaningful change including how to create change; discuss moving past obstacles and strategies for the long-term.  Review completing a coaching engagement.
  6. Challenges and Trends: Explore how to manage different challenges in coaching and plan how to stay current as a coach.
  7. Coaching Debrief: Discuss insights, techniques, and approaches during coaching.
  8. Independent Learning and Reports: Prior to each webinar there is assigned reading from the Coaching Perspectives series. Following each webinar there are assignments designed for you to think and reflect, research and review, and enhance your learning.

Group Coaching:

Six group coaching sessions as scheduled for the class involving collaboration with colleagues to develop and offer the group coaching program.

Individual Coaching:

Submit your coach bio, review the compiled bios of classmates, submit your order of preference for interviewing, and then interview three classmates.  Be interviewed by three classmates as a prospective coach.  Schedule five individual sessions each as coach and as client with your partner and trainer as follows: one 30-minute session for co-creating the relationship, five 40-minute coaching sessions, and one 30-minute closing session.  Listen to five recordings of your classmates coaching for your observations. Submit evaluations of your coach, yourself, and the coaches you observe via recording.

Final Report: Write about your coaching work

One-on-One Coaching Session: Schedule your one-on-one coaching session individually to review your progress with your coaching experience and strategize your efforts.

Learning Outcomes:

  • List the strengths important to successful specialized coaching.
  • Define and self-assess the knowledge areas important to successful coaching.
  • Consider visibility, credibility, niches, and different approaches to on-boarding and coaching different types of clients.
  • Discover different types of basis for coaching and creating meaningful change.
  • Co-explore and navigate with the client through a variety of prioritization processes.
  • Enhance awareness of influencing factors, motivators, commitment, and long-term follow-through.
  • Develop client’s ability to create change and strategies for long-term follow-through.
  • Strengthen coaching competencies for helping clients in identifying and establishing solutions for long-term adherence and self-management.
  • Create a plan for staying current and relevant as a coach.
  • Practice the ICF's Core Competencies and Strengths and demonstrate the PCC Markers in real time during the coaching practicum.

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The full Foundational Cohort - Level 1, Growth Cohort - from Level 1 to Level 2, or Advanced Cohort - Level 2 include a combination of the Certified Professional Coach program, the Certified Master Coach Program, the Certified Advanced Coach, the Coaching Experience, and the Mentor Coaching for options to complete ICF-accredited coach training.

By paying in full at one time, you will save! Programs include all class materials, classes, group sessions, and coaching sessions required for each certification.

  • The full program fee to earn your Foundational Cohort credential is $5890.
  • The full program fee to earn your Growth Cohort credential is $5890
  • The full program fee to earn your Advanced Cohort credential is $9780.

Prior to earning certification, applicant understands and agrees to complete the course work, attend all hours of training and fully participate, complete research, practice, and report assignments, fully participate in all segments of the coaching practicum, submit all evaluations, and complete the case study or final report assigned. Certification is possible within offered schedules; applicant has up to three months after the last pre-scheduled date of the program to complete the deliverables or transfer to a different class with the associated transfer fee. A certificate is issued upon completion showing the program approvals and accreditations for hours. Applicant agrees and understands that any opportunity for make-up work is at the discretion of the trainer. Transferring to a different class before starting is based on space available. If you attend part of the program with one class and part with another class, there will be an additional fee of $350.

The International Coaching Federation, ICF, has accredited all Center for Coaching Certification programs as (formerly ACSTH, ACTP), Level 1, Level 2, or CCE. Partial hours of Level 1 or Level 2 programs are available as well as the complete cohorts.

The International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training, IACET, and Association of Image Consultants International, AICI, have accredited offering CEUs as follows:

  • The Certified Professional Coach program: 30 hours = 3 CEUs, is $1995.00.
  • The Certified Master Coach program: 35 hours = 3.5 CEUs, is $2195.00.
  • The Certified Advanced Coach program: 35 hours = 3.5 CEUs, is $2195.00.
  • The Coaching Experience class: 30 hours = 3 CEUs, is $1995.00.
  • The Mentor Coaching meets the ICF requirements for the ACC, PCC, or MCC credentialing = 1 CEU, is $2195.00.
  • Foundational Cohort: = 7.5 CEUs, Level 1 is $5890.
  • Growth Cohort: = 7.5 CEUs, from Level 1 to Level 2, is $5890.
  • Advanced Cohort: = 14 CEUs, Level 2, is $9780.

AICI CEUs may be earned. Please note that while these courses are accredited by the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) certification earned through the trainer upon completion of this course is entirely independent from AICI’s certification programs. If you wish to pursue AICI certification, please refer to AICI's website. http://www.aici.org.

The International Coaching Federation, ICF, and International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training, IACET, have accredited offering CCEs or CEUs as follows:

  • 10 CCEs or 1 CEU for the Coaching Supervision group, is $2095.
  • Coaching Skills for Professionals: 12 hours of Core Competency = 12 CCEs or 1.2 CEUs, is $895.
  • Diversity and Equity in Coaching: 8 of Core Competency and 2 of Resource Development = 10 CCEs or 1 CEU, is $595.
  • Science of Positivity: 12 hours: 8 of Core Competency and 4 of Resource Development = 12 CCEs or 1.2 CEUs, is $595.

The program is owned by the Center for Coaching Certification LLC, parent company Effect Services LLC, and its founder Cathy Liska. Other trainers are independent contractors with no proprietary interest.

The program and materials are the intellectual property of the Center for Coaching Certification LLC. Participant hereby agrees that there shall be no sharing, replicating, duplicating, or otherwise reproducing the materials for the use of anyone other than the course participant, and no using the content for training programs.

Classes are recorded for the participants. Recordings are also used for internal training of trainers, periodic audits by accrediting organizations, and occasionally for students in other classes when their recordings are defective. Registering for a class means agreeing to these uses of recordings.

Information from each form on this website is used by the Center for Coaching Certification to respond and follow-up. The information is maintained on our internal database. Trainers maintain student records during classes and after a class is over the Center for Coaching Certification maintains the records internally. Completing a form means agreeing to your information being held in our records.

Cancellation Policy: In the event you must cancel participation, up to seven days prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of the amount less a twenty percent processing fee; six days or less prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of fifty percent of the registration. You may transfer your full registration to someone else up to three days prior to the start of the first webinar. Transferring to a different class before starting is based on space available.

Transfer Policy: If you attend part of the program with one class and part with another class, there will be an additional fee of $350.

The Center for Coaching Certification is focused on the integrity of all coach training programs. To ensure the student experience is honored and certification standards held true, payment or the registration fee must be paid to hold a space in the program and the full amount is due in before the start of the program. Payment in full is the best rate and payment plans of two or three payments are available at an additional cost.

You can hold your place in class and complete registration by submitting payment. Payment in full is due before class starts.

By clicking submit below, I am acknowledging that I have read and agree to the above statements and agree to receiving emails and phone calls.

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The Coaching Experience class focuses on application of the ICF's Core Competencies as a coach in group and individual coaching sessions.

Designed to provide focused practice coaching, the Coaching Experience class includes live participation in three 90-minute webinars plus full participation in individual and group coaching.

  1. Review ICF's Core Competencies and Evaluation Overview
  2. Group and Team Coaching: Explore definitions and application. Discuss processes and technologies.
  3. Group Coaching Sessions 1 - 6 (90 minutes each) Plan on being the coach for one of the assigned group coaching classes. Outline the format of your group and how to use your technology. Anticipate 60 minutes outside of class for choosing a technology and planning for your group and 30 minutes coordinating with your trainer. Actively participate in the group coaching sessions.
  4. Individual Coaching: 1-5 as Coach, Being Coached, Observing (60 minutes each) Plan to interview three classmates as prospective coach and to be interviewed by three classmates. When coaches are assigned plan to schedule five sessions as coach and five sessions as client. Plan to observe five sessions via recording. Update your coach bio for submission to the coaches in the group and email to your trainer. Review the bios of the coaches in the group and submit a list of everyone in your order of preference for coaches you want to interview. Interview 3 classmates (as assigned) as prospective coaches for 15 minutes each. Be interviewed by three classmates as a prospective coach for 15 minutes each. Submit a list of the 3 classmates interviewed in your order of preference for a coach. When you receive your assigned client, contact your client and using your trainer’s calendar schedule five 60-minute coaching sessions with your client and your trainer. Plan on scheduling the same series of five sessions as a client. Plan on observing the same series of five sessions via recording. Participate fully as coach and client, observe with focus, and submit the evaluations.
  5. Coaching Debrief (90 minutes) Be prepared to share your learning from the coaching practicum and to ask questions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Review the ICF's Core Competencies.
  • Differentiate between Group Coaching, Team Coaching, Facilitation, and Training.
  • Plan for and coach a group.
  • Participate in and observe group coaching.
  • Experience using different processes and tools.
  • Plan for and coach in keeping with the Code of Ethics and ICF's Core Competencies.

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The full Foundational Cohort - Level 1, Growth Cohort - from Level 1 to Level 2, or Advanced Cohort - Level 2 include a combination of the Certified Professional Coach program, the Certified Master Coach Program, the Certified Advanced Coach, the Coaching Experience, and the Mentor Coaching for options to complete ICF-accredited coach training.

By paying in full at one time, you will save! Programs include all class materials, classes, group sessions, and coaching sessions required for each certification.

  • The full program fee to earn your Foundational Cohort credential is $5890.
  • The full program fee to earn your Growth Cohort credential is $5890
  • The full program fee to earn your Advanced Cohort credential is $9780.

Prior to earning certification, applicant understands and agrees to complete the course work, attend all hours of training and fully participate, complete research, practice, and report assignments, fully participate in all segments of the coaching practicum, submit all evaluations, and complete the case study or final report assigned. Certification is possible within offered schedules; applicant has up to three months after the last pre-scheduled date of the program to complete the deliverables or transfer to a different class with the associated transfer fee. A certificate is issued upon completion showing the program approvals and accreditations for hours. Applicant agrees and understands that any opportunity for make-up work is at the discretion of the trainer. Transferring to a different class before starting is based on space available. If you attend part of the program with one class and part with another class, there will be an additional fee of $350.

The International Coaching Federation, ICF, has accredited all Center for Coaching Certification programs as (formerly ACSTH, ACTP), Level 1, Level 2, or CCE. Partial hours of Level 1 or Level 2 programs are available as well as the complete cohorts.

The International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training, IACET, and Association of Image Consultants International, AICI, have accredited offering CEUs as follows:

  • The Certified Professional Coach program: 30 hours = 3 CEUs, is $1995.00.
  • The Certified Master Coach program: 35 hours = 3.5 CEUs, is $2195.00.
  • The Certified Advanced Coach program: 35 hours = 3.5 CEUs, is $2195.00.
  • The Coaching Experience class: 30 hours = 3 CEUs, is $1995.00.
  • The Mentor Coaching meets the ICF requirements for the ACC, PCC, or MCC credentialing = 1 CEU, is $2195.00.
  • Foundational Cohort: = 7.5 CEUs, Level 1 is $5890.
  • Growth Cohort: = 7.5 CEUs, from Level 1 to Level 2, is $5890.
  • Advanced Cohort: = 14 CEUs, Level 2, is $9780.

AICI CEUs may be earned. Please note that while these courses are accredited by the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) certification earned through the trainer upon completion of this course is entirely independent from AICI’s certification programs. If you wish to pursue AICI certification, please refer to AICI's website. http://www.aici.org.

The International Coaching Federation, ICF, and International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training, IACET, have accredited offering CCEs or CEUs as follows:

  • 10 CCEs or 1 CEU for the Coaching Supervision group, is $2095.
  • Coaching Skills for Professionals: 12 hours of Core Competency = 12 CCEs or 1.2 CEUs, is $895.
  • Diversity and Equity in Coaching: 8 of Core Competency and 2 of Resource Development = 10 CCEs or 1 CEU, is $595.
  • Science of Positivity: 12 hours: 8 of Core Competency and 4 of Resource Development = 12 CCEs or 1.2 CEUs, is $595.

The program is owned by the Center for Coaching Certification LLC, parent company Effect Services LLC, and its founder Cathy Liska. Other trainers are independent contractors with no proprietary interest.

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Classes are recorded for the participants. Recordings are also used for internal training of trainers, periodic audits by accrediting organizations, and occasionally for students in other classes when their recordings are defective. Registering for a class means agreeing to these uses of recordings.

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Cancellation Policy: In the event you must cancel participation, up to seven days prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of the amount less a twenty percent processing fee; six days or less prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of fifty percent of the registration. You may transfer your full registration to someone else up to three days prior to the start of the first webinar. Transferring to a different class before starting is based on space available.

Transfer Policy: If you attend part of the program with one class and part with another class, there will be an additional fee of $350.

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