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At The Coaching Academy we understand how important it is for your qualifications to be accredited and endorsed.

To ensure that your qualification remains current, recognised and relevant we have a designated team who's sole purpose is to keep us at the forefront of the coaching industry.

All of these endorsements and accreditations involve our training courses being audited and assessed to ensure their quality. These accreditations fully demonstrate our commitment to providing robust, serious qualifications that carry weight with future clients.

The Coaching Academy has several external, professional and academic endorsements and accreditations. These currently are:

Internationally Accredited - Association for Coaching

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We are also an Organisational Member of the Association for Coaching.

As qualifications in coaching become increasingly important, The Coaching Academy aims to always be at the forefront of the profession and will always add to courses as new coaching techniques evolve and seek appropriate accreditations that are right for our coaches.

The Association for Coaching purpose is to champion excellence, ethics, and mastery in Coaching, making a sustainable difference to businesses, individuals, and society, worldwide. We are striving to inspire our community at all times and to engage them to create an impact on individuals, businesses, and society in general.

ICF International Coach Federation

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Formed in 1995, the ICF is a global organisation, with over 21,000 members, dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high professional standards, providing independent certification, and building a network of credentialed coaches.

The Coaching Academy’s Life Coaching Diploma is designed to align with the ICF’s updated Level 1 standards and their updated accreditation structure.

Graduates of the programme will have met the requirements required to apply for further individual credentials from ICF, dependant on the requested level of certification*.

* Information regarding the specific credential requirements can be located on the ICF website.


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Each of our individual niche training events have been awarded 6 CCE hours.

CPD Standards Office

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The CPD Standards Office are an independent accrediting body that focuses on recognising quality training provision that fits within the continuing professional development classifications.

The Coaching Academy are an approved training centre and all of our Diplomas have received a dedicated accredited quality mark. This means each Diploma has been externally appraised and meets with the quality standards as universally accepted CPD guidelines.

Furthermore, attendance of any of our CPD for Coaches Accelerator Days will result in a certificate of attendance and can be recorded on your own formal CPD record for a professional body, institute or employer.

SFEDI Approved Centre

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The Coaching Academy are a SFEDI Awards Approved Centre and are the ONLY Coach Training Organisation able to offer this LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA Qualification in Personal Performance Coaching.

The standards within this Diploma have been approved by OFQUAL - the regulatory body for qualifications in England. You will have a level 5 DIPLOMA qualification (degree level) on the RQF (The Regulated Qualification Framework). You can become a studying member of the IOEE (The Institute Of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship). Once qualified you can further this membership and have letters after your name (F.I.O.E.E.). You will be able to have a professional listing on the SFEDI Directory.

Provider of Training Excellence

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The Coaching Academy are proud to announce that we are one of the first training providers in the UK to be awarded The Provider of Training Excellence and are the very first coach training provider to receive this prestigious award from the Professional Development Consortium.

The Professional Development Consortium was founded in 2010 predominately as a research project exploring professional development, education and training. This provided a strong academic platform for the Consortium.

Today the Consortium work with a range of different educational organisations, training providers, professional bodies and oversee the CPD Standards Office who deliver a set of accreditation services within a formal CPD context.

ELCAS Approved Supplier

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The Coaching Academy are proud to be an approved supplier for ELCAS (Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Services).

The Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC) is an MOD initiative to promote lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces. The ELC scheme provides financial support in the form of a single up-front payment towards national qualifications at level 3 or above for those who have served 4 years or more. If you have completed 4 years full-time service since 1st April 2000, are a current ELC scheme member and meet with UK residency requirements then you may be entitled to up to £2000 worth of funding towards our Personal Performance Diploma.

For further information regarding this please call the office on 0208 996 5057 to discuss your requirements in further detail or visit the ELCAS website.

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