STEP 3: Validate

If you decide to externally validate your coaching, we like the ICF Accreditation process (ACC, PCC, MCC) because they assess your coaching skills – rather than your knowledge – against their core competencies.  We have chosen not to become an ICF Accredited Coach Training Programme because once you have completed our training we would like your coaching skills to be assessed by someone independent of 3D Coaching.

You can get training from many providers and we can provide you training to reach the 60 hours required for ICF Portfolio Accreditation at Associate Certified Coach Level. Accreditation is a gateway rather than a start point – you will need to be coaching in order to collect what the accreditation process requires.

Our experience is that modular training offers you more opportunity to integrate your learning and practice and therefore develops your coaching more effectively.

By the time you apply, you will need

You can include Face to Face or Voice to Voice coach training from other providers as long as they meet the requirements of the ICF.

We recommend that you start with

You can then chose a minimum of 15 hours from elective modules:

Prices and dates are here.  If you have already completed Transforming Conversations, the total cost of the training and mentoring you will need to fulfil the ICF requirements is approx. £1000-£1200 depending on the modules you chose.  We can offer a staggered payment plan over a year.

The ICF charge an exam fee in addition. At the moment it is $400 for members or $600 for non-members