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.

Coach Training Accreditation Clinics

The Coach Training Accreditation Clinics are a great source for support and advice if you wish to apply for one of the levels of AC Coach Training Accreditation. The Clinics provide the opportunity for you to raise questions with an AC Accreditation expert on any aspect of the application process. Once you have read the Coach Training Applicant Guide (available to download on the website), please do drop in and have a chat with us. Please visit the AC Events calendar to book your place.

The Clinics take place via the Zoom Meeting platform and are complimentary to AC Organizational members. Please Click on the Register button to book your place.

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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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