Coach accreditation is an award to a professional coach who has met stringent education and experience requirements and has demonstrated a thorough understanding and practice of the coaching competencies and standards in the coaching industry. Achieving accreditation signifies a coach’s commitment to integrity, understanding and practice of coaching skills and outmost dedication to the clients.
The list provided below does not seek to endorse any of the bodies. It is displayed by region and in alphabetical order:
In partnership with Career Connections, the Academy of Executive Coaches offers the AoEC Practitioner Diploma in Executive Coaching programme. The programme is accredited by the Association for Coaching (AC), the International Coach Federation (ICF), the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC), and the Association for Professional Executive Coaches and Supervisors (APECS).
CDI Africa offers internationally accredited training programs through the International Coach Federation (ICF).
In partnership with Rise & Learn, Erickson International offers an ICF- accredited coach training programme.
SUBS offers an Executive Coaching for Managers programme that combines training in coaching skills for executives as well as tested leading high performing team strategies.
Dimensions Management Consultants offers an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP). A minimum of 125 student contact hours, Mentor Coaching and a performance evaluation process are provided for ACTP approval. Graduates of an ACTP program may apply for an individual ICF Credential via the ACTP credential application path.
Situated at the UCT (University of Cape Town) Graduate School of Business (GSB) – Africa’s leading business school, the Centre for Coaching offers courses in coaching, psychological coaching & coaching psychology courses. Its coaching courses are accredited by ICF.