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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.

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The Coaching Academy are now an approved centre for SFEDI Awards. We collaborated to write this Level 5 Diploma in Personal Performance Coaching and upon completion, you will have a qualification recognised on the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) with 37 credits.

Unique to The Coaching Academy

The Coaching Academy are the only coach training provider in the UK authorised to offer you this Level 5 qualification - it's unique to us and we're very proud of that fact.

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.

To download a copy of The Coaching Academy's Accreditation Booklet, please click here.

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

SFEDI Approved Centre

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.

ICF International Coach Federation

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 Personal Performance Coaching Diploma has been awarded 121 Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH). Graduates of the programme will have met the requirements for the coach training hours 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.


The Coaching Academy Advanced Coaching Programme has been awarded 12 Continuing Coach Education (CCE) hours and 7 Resource Development hours. Graduates of the Advanced Coaching Programme will have meet the requirements for these CCE hours to be applied to their Continual Professional Development (CPD) log and be used in conjunction with any ICF credential application.

The programme approval process involves a detailed analysis on the quality of the training and trainers in relation to the coaching core competencies. Overall this demonstrates the quality of our provision and our continuous development approach to our advanced training programme.

Located on the ICF website. Graduates of the Advanced Coaching Programme will also receive The Coaching Academy's 'Advanced Coach Practitioner' designation and associated logo.

Professional Membership

We are also an Organisational Member of the Association of 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.

ELCAS Approved Supplier

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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