Welcome to our Global Campus

Robyn Logan

As of July all our programs will have fresh curriculum, increased portfolio opportunities, Learning Labs, and Mentor Coaching.  Business Development and a Coaching Mastermind group will also be added to our elite Advanced program.  If you’re not sure which program is best for you, then take a moment to connect with a Program Advisor

Robyn Logan CEO & Founder

Become a Coach or Add Coaching to an Existing Career

The Program you select will depend on how you plan to use coaching and the certification you anticipate you will need.

* Already have some Coach Training but need ACTP or ACSTH hours for ICF credentialing?

Our Bridging program offers 72 hours of coach specific training for those wanting to pursue ICF Credentials via the portfolio path.

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Learning Overview

Program Delivery, Participation, and Graduation

Learnsite Access
Within 24 hours of enrollment, all students are given access to ICA's unique learnsite. This is a timed access of either 6 months, 12 months, or 18 months. This is also the maximum period of time available for the submission of graduation requirements.This includes downloadable modules, live class schedules, assessment, student forum, learning resources and support. All contents of the learnsite are available to you for the period of your program membership.

The exception being graduates of the Advanced program, who have two years to complete their program but then enjoy lifetime access to selected course materials after they graduate.

Program Delivery
All our programs are delivered via a blend of online learning, teleclasses, forum discussion and self reflection.   The learning process is as follows

1. Download and read the course module
2. Dial into a teleclass (facilitated by an ICA Trainer)
3. Post reflections on the forum

Flexible Program Participation
It's up to each student how many or few classes they take each week.  The schedules have been timed to allow for self paced study, where the study schedule fits with your lifestyle and not the other way around.

Lifetime Access Students who join the Advanced Coach Program enjoy ongoing access after graduation to the ICA Community, downloadable modules and selected classes, resources, and peer coaching.

* Mentor Coaching, Coaching Mastermind and Business Development are unlimited during the 2 year program access but are not included in lifetime access

Program Learning Areas and Student Contact Hours

Core Coach Training

All modules are mapped against ICF competencies and cover the fundamental theories and frameworks of coaching and core skills you needed to get up and running as a successful coach.  This includes ICA's trademarked Power Tools.  Available and taught only at International Coach Academy, this set of distinctions can powerfully shift a perspective, and will be something you find yourself coming back to over and over again.

Coach Skills Essential Bridging Certified Advanced
Foundation Coach 2 hrs 12 hrs 12 hrs 12 hrs
Coaching Presence 3 hrs 12 hrs  12 hrs 12 hrs
Coach Skills 3 hrs 16 hrs 16 hrs 16 hrs
Framework and Models - - 15 hrs 15 hrs 15 hrs
Power Tools 9 hrs - 14 hrs 14 hrs 14 hrs
Total Teleclass Hours 16 hrs 40 hrs 29 hrs 69 hrs 69 hrs

Coach Development

In mentor coaching you refine your coaching skills, with the support and feedback of an ICA Mentor coach.  You will gain the confidence to coach anyone, anywhere, anytime.  Observed coaching is an opportunity to showcase your coaching skills and refine your coaching mastery.

Coach Development (Live Teleclasses) Coach Skills Essential Bridging Certified Advanced
Mentor Coaching 2hrs 10hrs 16hrs 16hrs 16hrs
Observed Coaching - - 16hrs 16hrs 16hrs
Total Teleclass Hours 2hrs 10hrs 31hrs 31hrs 31hrs

Coach Portfolio

No 2 coaches are alike.  Your coaching portfolio will communicate who you are as a coach - your brand, your niche and your coaching model.  Selected portfolios are published and shared (with permission) on the ICA website and will position you as a coaching expert to future clients.

Coaching Skills Essential Bridging Certified Advanced
Coaching Development Plan
Training and Certification plan
Create a Research Project
Design your own Coaching Model
Create your own Power Tool
Your Client Starter Pack
Total Self-Study Hours 2 hrs 10 hrs 12 hrs 25 hrs 25 hrs

Peer Coaching

There are two components to the Peer Coaching Course; coaching and being coached. In many ways this is one of the most powerful parts of the program. It is the place where theory meets practice, where you can implement and apply the many skills and tools you will learn.

Peer Coaching (One on One) Coach Skills Essential Bridging Certified Advanced
As a Coach 10hrs 10hrs unlimited
As a Client 6 hrs 10 hrs 10 hrs unlimited
Total Teleclass Hours 6 hrs 20 hrs 20 hrs 30 hrs (minimum)

Business Development

You can spend hours of your time trying to figure our your Business model - or you can learn from people who have been there and done that!  ICA's business development is designed to get you 'business ready' by the time you graduate.  There's a heavy focus on the 'how to' and implementation support, including how to set up your website, how to connect your business with social media and how to turn prospects into paying clients.

Coach Skills Essential Bridging Certified Advanced
Social Media and Website 'How To' Video Tutorials - - - - 10 hrs
Live Business Development Teleclasses unlimited
Total Teleclass Hours unlimited

Coach Mastermind

ICA is a firm believer in lifelong learning.  As a professional coach, your learning and development continues long beyond your coach training graduation. As a member of the Coach Mastermind you will connect as a small group to deepen your coaching presence, awareness and competency. 

Coach Supervision Coach Skills Essential Bridging Certified Advanced
As a Coach unlimited
As a Client unlimited
Total Teleclass Hours 30 hrs (minimum)

Graduation Timeframe

Each program has a fixed period for graduation.  In most cases students fast track and finish much sooner than the times below.  However, it's entirely up to you and we recommend you choose a pace that works best for your life/ work / family balance.

Coach Skills Essential Bridging Certified Advanced
Graduation and Assessment timeframe 6 months 12 months 12 months 18 months 2 years