FAQ

What types of coach training programs do you offer?

Coacharya offers coach training programs to qualify for the ACC and PCC credentials from the International Coaching Federation (ICF), as well as the Board Certified Coach (BCC) credential from the Center for Credentialing Education (CCE).

Learn about our coach training programs.

What is unique about Coacharya?

Coacharya is an ICF-ACTP accredited trainer, the highest level of status offered to coach training firms with 447-hours of content in diverse coaching competencies. Our practice is amongst the largest in the industry with programs delivered by PCC-certified trainers with executive corporate experience. The ACTP evaluation occurs through an independent MCC-certified coach. Coacharya’s programs offer credentials from multiple international accreditation bodies.

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Learn about Coacharya’s accreditations.

In what format(s) do you offer the training programs?

These programs are offered as face-to-face sessions on select dates/locations  in the U.S. and Asia, and as internet-based virtual programs globally.  A blend of in-person and virtual training is also offered when it suits the logistical needs of participants.

With ICF credentials, what training paths do you offer?

We train to ICF-PCC credentials through the ACTP route, which allows us to offer ACSTH and CCE hours.

Learn about ICF credential paths here.

Learn about our accredited coach training program (ACTP) here.

What does a training schedule look like?

  • ICF-ACC: 60-hours over 3 months; includes observed and mentored coaching by a PCC-credentialed coach (Learn about our ACC program).
  • ICF-PCC: 125-hours over 6 months, includes observed and mentored coaching by a PCC-credentialed coach, further mentored and evaluated by an MCC-certified coach (Learn about our PCC program).
  • ICF-MCC: 200-hours over 24-months, includes observed and mentored coaching by a MCC-certified coach (Learn about our MCC program).

What are the ICF credentialing requirements?

  • ICF-ACC: 60 hours of classroom training with an ICF-approved trainer, which includes 10 hours of mentoring by an ACC-certified coach and 100 hours coaching experience (Learn about our ACC program).
  • ICF-PCC: 125  hours of classroom training with an ICF-approved trainer, which includes 10 hours of mentoring by an PCC-certified coach and 500 hours coaching experience (Learn about our PCC program).
  • ICF MCC: 200 hours of classroom training with an ICF-approved trainer, which includes 10 hours of mentoring by an MCC-certified coach and 2500 hours coaching experience (Learn about our MCC program).

What is the ICF evaluation process to attain these credentials post application?

  • ICF-ACC: An online assessment in the form of a 3-hour multiple choice exam
  • ICF-PCC
    • ACTP route: an online assessment in the form of a 3-hour multiple choice exam
    •  ACSTH route: An ICF external assessment of recorded coaching conversations
  • ICF-MCC: PCC-credentialing plus an additional 75-hours of classroom training, which includes 10-hours of mentoring by an MCC-certified coach, followed by and external assessment of two recordings.
  • CCE-BCC: An online assessment in the form of a 3-hour multiple choice exam

Learn more about ICF here.

What do your programs cost?

Fees vary for different programs, please contact us for details.

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