Coach Training Accreditation
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Coach Training Accreditation  Coach Training Accreditation

To continue to drive the highest standards in coaching the Association for Coaching offers accreditation of Coach Training programmes. AC Coach Training Accreditation signals to students that a training course meets the AC standard for comprehensive coach training, encompassing the application of the AC Coaching Competency Framework (pdf), works within the Global Code of Ethics for Coaches and Mentors ethical guidelines and provides practical experience.

Coach training may be accredited at one of four different levels depending on the length and content of the course, ranging from initial training to advanced programmes for more experienced coaches. Each level of accreditation has specific requirements as outlined in the AC Coach Training Accreditation Overview.

AC Coach Training Accreditation is only available to AC Organizational members. Programmes can be based in any discipline, approach or model as long as they meet the AC’s accreditation requirements which include a blended learning approach balancing practical and theoretical content.

As an additional and exclusive benefit, training providers with AC Accredited Coach Training Courses qualify to access AC Student Associate Membership for students on these courses. This high value 12-month reduced-fee membership is an additional benefit that can be marketed as part of an AC accredited programme.

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Supporting Documentation

1. AC Coach Training Applicant Guide

2. AC Coach Training Accreditation Overview

3. AC Coaching Competency Framework

Application Documentation

1. Coach Training Accreditation Application Form

2. AC Coach Training Accreditation Reference


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