What is the process for becoming certified through the International Coach Federation (ICF)?

The International Coach Federation (ICF) is a non-profit professional association and the largest organization of coaches in the world. They are the primary interface for professional-grade coaching with the media and with private & public corporations throughout the world, and they serve advocatory as well as regulatory functions to benefit both coaches and consumers. Since [...]

By |2018-11-27T09:45:52-06:00April 19th, 2014||

What is the process for becoming certified through PCCI?

The designation Certified Professional Life Coach (CPLC) or Certified Professional Leadership Coach (CPLC) is awarded to those who meet our high standards of training, experience and proficiency as demonstrated by completion of the following: The Essentials of Life Coaching or The Essentials of Leadership Coaching, or an equivalent introductory coach training course that is aligned with the [...]

By |2021-06-04T13:53:13-05:00April 19th, 2014||

How long does it take to become certified through PCCI?

A person can expect to meet the requirements for either of our Certified Professional Life Coach OR Certified Professional Leadership Coach (CPLC) designations within 12 – 18 months. This time frame can be shortened based upon the timing of each course offering and on the number of clients the coach is able to secure quickly. [...]

By |2017-01-09T14:33:34-06:00April 19th, 2014||

How much does it cost to become certified through PCCI?

Aside from the tuition for our four Core Courses and 5 hours of mentor coaching from an ICF-certified coach of your own choosing, there are processing fees involved in becoming a Certified Professional Life Coach (CPLC) or Certified Professional Leadership Coach (CPLC), but there are no periodic renewal fees. Costs for the four Core Courses are as [...]

By |2018-11-27T09:40:53-06:00April 19th, 2014||

Is certification or licensing required to become a life coach?

There is no certification or licensing required to practice professional coaching in the U.S., just as none is required to practice professional consulting. Several types of certification exist, however, and can be beneficial for establishing credibility in the marketplace. Most coach training schools provide their own internal certifications affirming competency in coaching, and PCCI provides [...]

By |2017-01-09T14:33:34-06:00April 19th, 2014||

What type of Mentor Coaching is required for certification through PCCI?

In order to be awarded our Certified Professional Life Coach credential or our Certified Professional Leadership Coach credential, you must receive 5 hours of one-on-one mentor coaching from an ICF certified coach with the PCC or MCC designation. The coaching must be focused on developing your skills in alignment with the ICF Core Competencies rather [...]

By |2021-07-29T17:07:17-05:00October 23rd, 2018||

What is the benefit of receiving formal training in life coaching?

Although formal training is not yet required to practice life coaching, it is our firm belief that those who have been trained through a recognized institution are generally more skilled and professional in their service delivery. Coaching draws upon numerous disciplines and yet it is a distinct profession. Our training clarifies these distinctions, covers the [...]

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