ICF COACH PRACTITIONER - ACSTH
Our ICF accredited Coach Practitioner programme is our flagship programme for HR, people managers and consultants aiming to develop professional coaching skills and enable their clients to thrive.
It is ideal for purpose-driven individuals wanting to operate as external or internal coaches, or integrating high-quality coaching skills in their leadership and communication style.
The programme’s unique methodology enables coaches to gain the level of competency they need to professionally work with leaders and teams looking for extraordinary results.
Moreover, it develops the emotional intelligence necessary to align the coach’s inner and outer worlds and to manage the most challenging relational dynamic to produce deep-rooted transformational changes.
The ICF Coach Practitioner programme is officially recognised by the International Coach Federation as an Approved Coach-Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) route, and provides alumni with a simplified and cheaper path to obtain an individual ICF ACC or PCC credential.
The programme includes workshops, virtual activities, one-to-one mentoring, group and peer supervision and coaching practice and is delivered over about 9 months.
The course is approximately 9 months in length and involves / includes:
5 workshops over 10 days
6 hours of Group Supervision provided by ICF credentialed coaches
2 hours of Individual Mentoring with an ICF credentialed coach operating as your personal mentor throughout the entire programme
4 hours of Co-Supervision with your peers
Minimum of 4 observed coaching sessions and written feedback by a credentialed ICF faculty member
Reflective practice and coaching assignments
Access to our online learning resources
WORKSHOP OUTPUTS – PRACTITIONER LEVEL
Foundation coaching skills
Develop core coach competencies
Understand the key skills and models for coaching and be able to apply these in a coaching relationship
Define coaching and understand the range of coaching styles
Understand the boundaries for a coaching relationship and how to contract effectively
Explore the importance of coach mentoring and supervision within coaching
Learn to self-reflect and appraise coaching capabilities to identify areas for personal development in coaching, and plan for new learning.
Exploring your vision and identity as a coach; understanding your signature strengths and areas of focus
Becoming more self aware and emotionally intelligent as a coach
Learning to self evaluate performance and ways of being as a coach
Helping clients develop emotional intelligence and personal insight
Exploring a number of different concepts and tools which generate personal insights in others and enable personal change.
psychology in coaching
Understand different tools, concepts and approaches from Positive Psychology and how these can be used to impact learning and performance
Helping a system and clients to become more resilient and have more of a strengths based focus
Working with purpose and meaning
Using transpersonal tools and techniques to create deep awareness and personal change.
Understand key leadership models and frameworks
Explore models, tools and concepts for effective leadership development
Experience practical tools and techniques which are congruent with developing leaders
Enabling leaders to create a vision for their leadership, to think strategically, to problem solve
Coaching leaders in transition
ABOUT THE ICF
The International Coach Federation (ICF) is the leading global organisation dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals.
As the world’s largest organisation of professionally trained coaches, ICF confers instant credibility upon its members. ICF is also committed to connecting member coaches with the tools and resources they need to succeed in their careers.
Approved Coaching Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) program accreditation is intended for training providers who have their training program accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF). Graduates from an ACSTH program may apply for the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) Credential or the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) Credential using the ACSTH application path if they meet the credentialing application requirements.
If you have successfully completed a training programme provided by an ICF ACSTH provider, you do not automatically receive an ACC or PCC credential. You do, however, qualify for a simplified, less costly ACSTH Path application process