A Holistic Coach Training Program
The word ‘Coacharya’ combines the best characteristics of a Coach, one who inspires a client to maximize potential holistically, with that of the Acharya, a Sanskrit word for a mentor guide who walks with the client without judgment. Our coach training programs reflect our name.
We want to walk alongside you for the entirety of your career as a coach. We provide various levels of executive coach training as well as continuing coach education to support all steps in your coaching journey.
We recognize the many sides of a coaching education. Our coach training programs are a blend of Western methodologies and Eastern philosophies to ensure a balanced participant experience. Our content focuses on mastery level competencies from the beginning to ensure you get the most value for the time you invest with us.
Finally, we’re mindful of the business of coaching. That is why our training addresses the practicalities of entrepreneurship for independent coaches, and supports you with monthly webinars that address challenges you face along the way.
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.”
— A Return to Love
by Marianne Williamson
Your Journey to Coaching Credentials
Coacharya’s Coach Training Programs are a comprehensive and affordable way to complete your requirements towards coaching certification. They are appropriate for people who want to become business or executive coaches as well as life or personal coaches.
In addition to classroom participation, learners spend two hours of self-study per module, and turn in assignments for trainer and peer review. Participants also engage in peer coaching for practice and in coaching clients, as required by credentialing bodies. You can join us from the start of your coach training or for a bridge program towards your next coaching credential.
Globally Accredited, Internationally Recognized
When you train with Coacharya, you join a global community of like-minded people. Your relationship with Coacharya may start with the coach training program, but we do our best to engage our alumni for the entirety of their journey as a coach. Here’s a playlist of testimonials from some of our former learners. If you prefer to view the videos in a list, you can go to this link on YouTube or this page on our website.
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Support to Help You Grow
We're here to help you succeed. With our programs, you'll gain a solid foundation in coaching and you have the flexibility to pursue advanced study to develop your own coaching model. We support you every step of the way and we offer endless opportunities for you to learn and practice your coaching. We're here for you so you can be the best coach you can be.
Compare Coach Training Programs & Requirements
There are other requirements that must be completed in order to obtain coaching credentials from ICF, CCE or EMCC. Coacharya provides opportunities and support for all these, but we do not guarantee them. That is, learners take responsibility for completing their own requirements.
- Coacharya programs fulfill the training requirement for ICF, EMCC and BCC credentials. They do not guarantee you will receive these credentials. You will still need to apply with the appropriate body (ICF, EMCC, or BCC). No training provider can guarantee credentials.
- Learners are required to attend at least 80% of classes live (on video, via Zoom), complete all required assignments and pay program fees in full in order to get their completion certificate. There are no exceptions considered.
|Coaching Credential||Required Program(s)||Training & Mentoring||Program Duration||High-Level Requirements|
|– Level 1 (ICF ACC) and/or
– Practitioner (EMCC)*
|Coaching Foundation||40 classroom hours (includes mentoring)||4-5 months||– 5 mentored coaching sessions, 2 of which are submitted as recordings, with transcripts, reflections and self-evaluations
– At least 2 additional assignments set by the trainer, which could include presentations, book reviews, reflections, etc.
|– Level 2 (ICF PCC) and/or
– Sr. Practitioner (EMCC)* and/or
– BCC (CCE)
|Coaching Foundation + Advanced Coaching + Mentored Evaluation||125+ classroom hours (includes mentoring and evaluation)||10-12 months||– 6 mentored coaching sessions, 2 of which are submitted as recordings, with transcripts, reflections and self-evaluations
– At least 5 additional assignments set by the trainer, which could include presentations, book reviews, reflections, etc.
|Level 3 (ICF MCC)||Mastery||90 hours (includes mentoring and evaluation)||6 months||You must have your PCC credential before you pursue your MCC|
|ACC to PCC Bridge:
– PCC (ICF) and/or
– Sr. Practitioner (EMCC)* and/or
– BCC (CCE)
|Advanced Coaching + Mentored Evaluation||80 classroom hours (includes mentoring and evaluation)||6 months||This option is for coaches who have their Practitioner, ACC or 60+ accredited coach training hours.
– 5 mentored coaching sessions, 2 of which are submitted as recordings, with transcripts, reflections and self-evaluations
*EMCC requires additional experience and self study. For example, the total hours required for Senior Practitioner is 500. Coacharya’s program is accredited at the EQA level, which means all the activities add up to the required amount of hours. Please reach out to our team with any specific questions you may have. We’re here to help.