Learn new coaching skills

Join our Coaching Skills Certificate Programme

Whether you are craving a fresh challenge after dedicating years to your family or seeking a flexible career path, our programme provides experiential training enabling you to refresh your career. With a supportive environment for personal and professional growth, you will leverage your life experiences and innate talents. Whether aspiring to entrepreneurship or aiming to pivot within your current role and life circumstance, our Coaching Skills Certificate offers a pathway to becoming a qualified coach. Enhance communication, leadership and empathy skills, to embrace new opportunities with confidence and purpose.

What you will learn

What coaching is – this foundation level programme explains what coaching is, how it can be applied in the workplace and how it differs from similar interventions such as mentoring, counselling, training, managing, consulting and life coaching.

Essential coaching skills – you will be introduced to the core coaching skills needed to work effectively with colleagues or clients – listening, questioning, reflecting back and mirroring and paraphrasing and summarising. The course explores the principles behind each and establishes how they are used in coaching conversations.

About the GROW coaching model – one of the most widely used and powerful professional coaching models, you will discover how to apply this framework to everyday conversations to unlock potential and support developmental opportunities.

How to structure coaching conversations or sessions – fine-tune your interpersonal skills by learning how to design better developmental and performance management conversations. You will learn how to contract with the coachee, build rapport, manage expectations and set goals.

How you will learn

Our two day programme is available virtually and in-person in London. You will work with fellow participants in pairs and small groups throughout the course to practise coaching skills, gain peer feedback and embed your learning.

It is also available to teams within organisations and through some of our AoEC Global Partners.

Price

Programmes running both virtually, or in-person in London are £695 + vat.

Please see individial Global Partner webpages for their pricing.

What is Coaching?

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How we can help

We provide a range of coach training opportunities no matter where you are on your coaching journey, to individuals and organisations and have a global capacity.

Offering the highest quality experiential training, our programmes are rigorous and uphold ethical and professional competencies to meet the standards set by several professional bodies. After you have completed our Coaching Skills Certificate programme, you can then embark on our flagship Practitioner Diploma in Executive Coaching; one of the few triple accredited coach training programmes that exists today.

Is coaching your calling?

Purpose, meaning, giving something back or helping others. These are common reasons why people want to coach.

Whether you want to be your own boss, have more flexibility around your busy family life or even reduce your working hours as you approach retirement, life as an executive coach is a good option.

It can offer you more meaningful and satisfying work where you get to use your special gifts of empathy, emotional intelligence, business acumen and curiosity as you support others to realise their own worth and ambitions.

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