ICF-Accredited Coach Training

Next Steps: How to Complete Your Coach Certification

After you complete our 44-hour in-person intensive training, what do you do next to complete full certification? The most economical path is to register for a discounted package curriculum—either the Phase Two Certified Professional Coach (CPC) Certification or the Phase Two + Three Advanced Certified Personal and Executive Coach (ACPEC) Certification.

How to Complete Your Coach Certification


Phase Two: Certified Professional Coach (CPC) Certification

72 Hours (PRESUMES COMPLETION OF 44-HOUR INPERSON PROGRAM)

Certified Professional Coach (CPC) Certification includes:

  • Intermediate Coaching Skills Telecourse (16 hours)
  • Coaching Feedback II Telecourse (6 hours)
  • Individual Learning Labs (6 hours)
  • Certification Application

This allows you to further refine the skills that you developed at the in-person training. You will:

  • Receive useful forms and handouts to augment your coaching practice
  • Listen to demonstrations and practices supplemented by interactive dialogue
  • Receive extensive feedback on your coaching from an ICF-credentialed faculty member to fine-tune your core coaching competencies
  • Participate in one-on-on sessions with a faculty member of your choice designed to help you build your coaching practice, or serve as consultation on client situations

Tuition a la carte: $2,610
Tuition with discount: $2,479*

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Register for the remaining requirements of the Certified Professional Coach (CPC) Certification within three weeks of completing the 44-hour in-person program to receive a 5% discounted tuition.


Phase Two + Three: Advanced Certified Personal and Executive Coach (ACPEC) Certification

128 Hours (PRESUMES COMPLETION OF 44-HOUR INPERSON PROGRAM)

Advanced Certified Personal and Executive Coach (ACPEC) Certification includes:

  • All courses in Certified Professional Coach (CPC) Certification (28 hours)
  • Advanced Coaching Telecourse (12 hours)
  • Peak Performance for Your Coaching Clients (6 hours)
  • Laws and Ethics Telecourse (6 hours)
  • Support and Consultation Telecourse (8 hours)
  • Faculty Review of Six Coaching Sessions
  • Niche Marketing Telecourse (12 hours)
  • Positive Psychology Telecourse (12 hours)

Completion of Advanced Certified Personal and Executive Coach (ACPEC) Certification provides you with an entire ICF Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) and all the educational coach training hours needed for an ICF ACC or PCC Credential. Along the way to your Advanced Certified Personal and Executive Coach (ACPEC) Certification, you also first earn your Certified Professional Coach (CPC) Certification after just completing 72 hours of the program. You will be equipped with a comprehensive, content-rich ICF-accredited curriculum, which includes:

  • Special emphasis on leadership coaching, coaching teams, career coaching, and other specialized coaching approaches appropriate for both personal and executive coaching
  • Additional development of your professional coaching competencies
  • Critical Examination of the International Coaching Federation Ethical Standards
  • Small group teleconference call course to discuss your actual coaching situations
  • Development of your ideal practice vision and implementation of marketing approaches that fit with your personality

Tuition a la carte: $7,343
Tuition with discount: $6,975*

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Register for the remaining requirements of the Advanced Certified Personal and Executive Coach (ACPEC) Certification within three weeks of completing the 44-hour in-person program to receive a 5% discounted tuition.


Continuing Education: College of Executive Coaching is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CEC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. In 2002, the California MCEP accrediting agency began accepting APA approved courses for California psychologists. Provider number: COA014 The California Board of Behavioral Sciences has approved the College of Executive Coaching as a provider of continuing education for Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Clinical Social Workers. Provider number PCE1780. The Provider is approved by the National Board For Certified Counselors to provide continuing education to Nationally Certified Counselors and Licensed Professional Counselors. Provider number: 5969. The Provider is approved by the National Association of Social Workers to provide continuing education to Licensed Clinical Social Workers. Provider number: 886383501. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 15517 for 6 contact hours. This program, ORG-PROGRAM-95469, has been approved for 44 (Specified-Strategic Business) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Please be sure to note the program ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute. Center for Credentialing and Education: the College of Executive Coaching's 44-Hour training program is approved for the Board Certified Coach credential. College of Executive Coaching's "Certified Personal and Executive Coach" Program has been accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF). All our courses count toward ICF certification and our 128-Hour program is an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program. Accreditation is awarded to programs that meet the rigorous professional standards for coach training programs established by the ICF. Refunds or changes: until one week before the start date of the class refunds or change requests are allowed less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds or changes are allowed after that date.

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  • ACTP: Accredited Coach Training Program
  • BCC: Board Certified Coach
  • PHR, SPHR, GPHR Approved Provider
  • IOC: Institute of Coaching