Are you thinking about becoming a Life Coach (a Health Coach, or Business Coach, or Resilience Coach, or Leadership Coach or any other sort of Coach)? Do you want to know more about the profession of coaching and learn proven coaching techniques? Do you need to develop your own coaching skills to lead a team or group more effectively?

If this sounds like you, then our 5 day Foundations of Coaching Certificate (FCC) course is for you.

Our 5 day Foundations of Coaching Certificate (FCC) course is perfect for the following people:

  • Those people wishing to become a life coach
  • Those people wishing to get a full understanding of the profession of coaching
  • Anyone with an interest in coaching to enhance personal development

All our trainers are International Coach Federation (ICF) certified. The course is made up of pre-work, in-person training, and post course work to meet the requirements of the ICF for the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential (ACSTH path). For a full description of ICF ACC requirements please click below (you will be redirected to the ICF website)

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the course participants will have a thorough understanding of the profession of coaching and will have also carried out at least 5 coaching sessions themselves with feedback provided. Topics covered to ensure these learning outcomes are reached include:

  • History of Coaching
  • Professional Organisations
  • Coaching Core Competencies
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Types of Coaching
  • Types of Coaches
  • Coaching Questions
  • Coaching Tools
  • Personal Change Theories
  • Positive Psychology
  • Building Your Own Coaching Business

Additionally, a large portion of the course is devoted to observed coaching sessions with individual feedback provided. Participants will coach, be coached and act as observers.


Our 5 day course runs in two formats, each designed to maximise learning by giving you time between sessions to absorb the material, and also fit in better with your current schedule.

  • 1 day a week for 5 weeks
  • Held over 2 weeks with 3 days the first week and 2 days the second week

Check the course dates near you for the formats being offered.

Course Fees

All course fees are in your local currency and the final invoice includes all applicable taxes. Payment must be made before attending the course. Course costs include:

  • All study materials
  • Course work and follow up coaching support
  • Morning break, lunch and afternoon break food and drinks each day

If more than one person from your organisation is enrolling on the course, contact us for group discounts.