Coaching Accreditations: Why They Matter

Coaching Accreditations: Why They Matter

Do coaching accreditations just seem like random pieces of jargon to you? If you are a coach and are unsure about what accreditation means and why it is important, you are not alone. With more coaches entering a field that’s not regulated, stiff competition is expected. Being a coach is no longer about learning the material and walking away with valuable skills and knowledge that mean something. While some unaccredited programs might offer valuable learning experiences, not all offerings … [Read more...]

Reasons Why You Need a Certified Mentor Coach

Reasons Why You Need a Certified Mentor Coach

Starting your accreditation journey can be daunting but a certified mentor coach can guide you along the process of becoming accredited and increase your confidence and competence in your coaching skills. If you are looking to become accredited at the Associate Certified Coach, Professional Certified Coach, and Master Certified Coach levels through the Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) or Portfolio Path, mentor coaching is a requirement from the International Coach Federation … [Read more...]

Life Coach Accredited Training Schools in The United States

Life Coach Accredited Training Schools in The United States

There are many life coach accredited training schools that offer quality training to its students. These schools provide their coach training using different platforms i.e. online and in a traditional classroom setting. If you are looking to get certified as a life coach, there are a few things to consider when choosing the right training program. Choosing The Right Coach Training School A few key considerations when selecting an accredited training program in the United States are : • … [Read more...]

What Coaching Credentials Exists For Life Coaches in the United States?

What Coaching Credentials Exists For Life Coaches in the United States?

Due to the burgeoning popularity and growth of the coaching industry, there are several coaching credentials that exist today. If you are seeking certification as a new life coach starting out in the field, I am sure finding out what type of credentials are available for you is one of the top things on your mind. Is a Life Coaching Credential Mandatory? The short answer is “NO." However, many in the field will argue It should be mandatory for life coaches to have coaching credentials if … [Read more...]

A Simple Guide to Coaching Accreditation Bodies

A Simple Guide to Coaching Accreditation Bodies

Accreditation by coaching accreditation bodies is increasingly sought after in the coaching industry – particularly in the business or executive coaching field. With no formal regulation in the industry, there is a need for coaches to demonstrate credibility and provide reassurance to their clients. Accreditation provides this and means that life coaching is a profession and individuals within the industry should be professional. This helps to develop standards, ethics, morals, … [Read more...]

Life Coaching Degree Unraveled in 5 Minutes…

Life Coaching Degree Unraveled in 5 Minutes…

Do I need a life coaching degree to be a life coach? You might be asking yourself this question at this juncture in your life where you are ready to break free from the monotony of life and try something different. Or you are probably a life coach already but are seriously thinking of taking your business to the next level. Have you placed a dream on a shelf? Maybe it’s time to dust off the idea and rediscover the passionate pursuit of possibilities through life coaching. Do You Need a … [Read more...]

Accredited Coaching Programs: How do I Become an ICF Accredited Coach Training Provider?

Accredited Coaching Programs: How do I Become an ICF Accredited Coach Training Provider?

There are several accredited coaching programs out there today. However, as an ICF Credentialed Coach, looking to establish your own coach training program, you will prefer to be accredited through the International Coach Federation. If you are unsure how to get started, my hope is this article will help guide you in the right direction. International Coach Federation The International Coach Federation is a reputable and well-known coaching organization that accredits coach training … [Read more...]

The Board Certified Coach vs The Board Certified Life Coach

Is Board Certified Life Coach The Same as The Board Certified Coach Credential?

Do you know of any training program or organization that provides credentialing for a Board Certified Life Coach? If you conduct your research, you most likely will not locate this particular designation given by any training provider. However, the closest you will find is the Board Certified Coach credential offered by The Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE). About CCE The Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) is a not-for-profit organization that provides … [Read more...]

How do you become a certified life coach in Nigeria with the ICF?

How do you become a certified life coach in Nigeria with the ICF?

How do you become a certified life coach in Nigeria was a question put across to me recently by a childhood friend of mine. She currently lives in the city of Lagos, which is often compared to New York City. I offered my friend a couple of suggestions as to where to locate ICF accredited training programs and other helpful information. After further research, I found out the International Coach Federation actually has a chapter in Nigeria. A Brief History of Nigeria Nigeria officially … [Read more...]

ICF Master Coach Certification: The Highest Level of Achievement

ICF Master Coach Certification: The Highest Level of Achievement

An ICF Master Coach Certification might be right for you if you are seeking to progress higher in your coaching career. I hope this article will be able to steer you in the appropriate direction as you pursue your goal towards obtaining a coaching certification. Why the ICF? Why should I consider their credentials? For one, the ICF is well respected in the field of coaching, and it provides accountability to both clients and the profession as a whole. The International Coach Federation … [Read more...]