Our Programs Are Life Changing

Our coaches all tell us the same thing - they came to coaching to help other people, but the person they helped the most was themselves!

What Are The Different Accreditation Options?

ICFAll our coach training programs are accredited with the International Coach Federation (ICF). Coaching is a global profession and the ICF continues to be the most established and globally recognised peak body. Not only do they provide high standards and competencies for coaching and coach training, clients also want to know they are employing someone who has been through a rigorous training and accreditation process.

Accreditation indicates that a school has had their program undergo rigorous external scrutiny and quality testing by a peak body.  The curriculum is mapped across core competencies, with the faculty, assessment and learning processes all assessed.  Program accreditations at International Coach Academy include ACTP, ACSTH and CCE's.

Certification is a globally recognized statement of attainment that indicates you have been assessed by an Accredited Coach Training Provider as having the industry recognized skills and expertise required to practice as a coach.

A credential designates a recognized level of expertise in coaching, as assessed by an industry peak body such as the ICF.  This is represented by designations such as ACC, PCC or MCC.

Read more about Accreditation, Certification and Credentialing

YOU WILL GET MORE BEACH IN YOUR LIFE

Coaching is not only an extremely rewarding career, it is also extremely portable and flexible. Most of our coaches use the telephone to conduct their coaching sessions and hold meetings with staff and many of our coaches travel frequently.

YOU WILL CHOOSE WHEN AND WHERE YOU WORK

Life is short, and we only get one shot at it so most of us try and spend as much time as we can with the people who matter. As a coach you determine when you work and for how long, so you never have to miss out on important family events again.

YOU WILL EARN MORE MONEY AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN PEOPLES' LIVES

This is the one most people struggle to believe is possible. But we have hundreds of coaches living their own version of a Coaching Lifestyle, making it all very very possible. And you can too.

ACTP

An ACTP (Accredited Coach Training Program) is considered to be an “all inclusive” training option.  With a minimum of 125 student contact hours, our certified and advanced programs includes core curriculum,  Mentor Coaching, Observed Coaching, Niche Development labs and peer coaching.  Students who graduate from an ACTP can apply via the ACTP track for ACC or PCC credentials.  View Study Options

ACSTH

ACSTH (Accredited Coach Specific Training) is curriculum that has been accredited by the International Coach Federation and is aligned with the core competencies of coaching.  At ICA the ACSTH program (Vocational) has been packed so that it directly suits the needs of those who want to become a coach or add coaching to their existing career, with the option to apply for the credential of ACC via the direct ACSTH track. View Study Options

CCE

ACSTH (Accredited Coach Specific Training) is curriculum that has been accredited by the International Coach Federation and is aligned with the core competencies of coaching.  At ICA the ACSTH program (Vocational) has been packed so that it directly suits the needs of those who want to become a coach or add coaching to their existing career, with the option to apply for the credential of ACC via the direct ACSTH track. View Study Options

Which Program is Right for You?

Use our Interactive Selector Tool and work out the best path, best certification, best value program for you.

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KIMBERLY DENISE DENNIS

Business Coach, UNITED STATES

testimonial-avatarNow that I have graduated I plan to:

"Help people who are growing a side business while holding down a full-time job to clarify their vision and maintain their focus."

SHERRY HUANG

Life Coach, CHINA

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"My memorable moment “in one of my first classes, one student said taking classes was like talking to her soul mate. I had the exact same feeling after a few classes."

B . K . KULKARNI

Life Coach, INDIA

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"Its fantastic how the structured ICA coach training works. It was my first experience with distance learning and adult education. All instructors are amazing ! ICA You have given me new purpose in Life - A Coaching Career. Thank You "

SAMAR NAIM

Life & Executive Coach, UAE

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"Moment? There were many moments including my very first class, my first practicum, my first session as a client, my first session as a coach, feedback from clients, referrals, assessments. But, above all, realizing that coaching skills are not only applicable in coach-client sessions but also in my daily life and personal development!"