MCC, International Coach Federation

The Road to Becoming a Master Certified Coach (MCC)

Being a Master Certified Coach (MCC) is an honor few people earn. People who are certified as MCCs are not coaches who just train or teach and hand out certificates to those they deem ready. They are not just those with the best self-developed training programs or techniques. This guide will give you an inside look into what it takes to become an MCC. What is a Master Certified Coach (MCC)? An MCC is a coach who has completed the highest level of certification in the Coaching … [Read more...]

ACC Credential, International Coach Federation

ACC Credential: A Great Start for Life Coaches

If you have a goal of becoming a professional life coach and have already decided that you want to start in the coaching industry, then you should consider obtaining the ACC credential. There are currently many ways you can go about starting your career as a life coach, though when it comes to finding the best way to begin your journey, there's no denying that accreditation will open doors for you. What is the ACC credential? If you want to be a certified life coach, you need to obtain … [Read more...]

ICF ACC Certification in a Nutshell

ICF ACC Certification in a Nutshell

Planning to become an ICF ACC coach? Coaching certification can be a scary prospect, particularly if you’re new to the world of coaching. With so many different coach certifications out there, it can be hard to know which ones are worth your time and which ones aren’t.  If you’ve read this far, it probably means that you are interested in getting your ICF Associate Certified Coach Certification. That’s great news because this article will tell you everything you need to know about … [Read more...]

International Coach Federation (ICF)'s Code of Ethics

International Coach Federation (ICF)’s Code of Ethics

The International Coach Federation (ICF) has established the Code of Ethics for Coaches as its governing document. This document is a set of guidelines for coaches that outline their responsibilities and best practices. It also serves as an expectation of the highest level of coaching that every coach should adhere to. However, do you know what it means or how it will affect you? You might be wondering if you need to make any changes in your coaching. Keep reading to find out more about … [Read more...]

All About ICF International Coach Federation

The ICF International Coach Federation was formed in 1995 as a federation of national coaching associations by professional coach Thomas Leonard (USA). Right from the onset, the purpose and goal of the organization was to advance and increase the recognition, respect, value, status, and use of coaching worldwide. Since then, numerous organizations have come on board—and each member’s mission statement speaks to its commitment toward those same principles. The ICF has grown dramatically … [Read more...]

How to Create an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program

How to Create an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program

Creating an ICF accredited coach training program is a great way to grow your coaching business. To help you decide if creating an ICF accredited coach training program is right for you, we’ve broken down what it means to be accredited and the steps involved in ensuring your program has met all their requirements. It’s time to get serious about making sure your program is up to par with industry standards. What does accredited mean anyway? Accreditation means that your training program … [Read more...]

Ready to Coach at Another Level? Get an MCC Credential!

Ready to Coach at Another Level? Get an MCC Credential!

The MCC credential by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the highest level of achievement in your coaching career. If you want to coach at another level and present yourself as a highly skilled coach, get the MCC credential. What is an ICF MCC credential? The ICF is one of the very few credible credentialing organizations offering coaching credentials to professional life coaches across the globe. It offers various credentials that help coaches present themselves as … [Read more...]

Understanding ICF PCC Markers

Understanding ICF PCC Markers

The International Coaching Federation (ICF) updated ICF PCC Markers on October 21, 2020. The purpose of the update was to align them with Updated Core Competencies issued on November 14, 2019. Let’s find out more about the PCC markers and how they are used. What are ICF PCC Markers and how are they used? ICF PCC markers are the indicators that an assessor listens for in a recorded coaching conversation to assess the evidence as well as the extent of use of ICF Core … [Read more...]

Interested in ICF Certified Coaching Programs?

Interested in ICF Certified Coaching Programs?

ICF certified coaching programs are extremely useful and beneficial for coaching professionals. Despite this fact, people often raise objections and question if certification programs are really worth it. In today's post, we are going to shed some light on the value of ICF certified coaching programs and how you can choose the right certification path. Understanding the value of ICF Certified Coaching Programs ICF certified programs make the careers of coaches more wonderful, … [Read more...]

Getting Your ICF Credential Via The ACTP, ACSTH or CCE Path

Getting Your ICF Credential Via The ACTP, ACSTH or CCE Path

You are an aspiring life coach and thinking about getting an ICF Credential! Check out below the three different available paths. About The Coaching Federation The International Coaching Federation (ICF) was established in 1995 and has grown to become the world's largest organization of professionally trained coaches and the leading voice for the global coaching community.  It is the most widely known oversight in the field of coaching. Through its six unique family units, which … [Read more...]