This fact sheet explains the process to have your
course (as the course developer and /or owner) internationally accredited by the
International Coaching Council.
Foundered in 1998,
the ICC is one of only 3
recognized coaching accreditation bodies. Not to be confused with the
mass-market coach training marketplace, the ICC has a long-standing
reputation as the premier coaching body representing the
higher end of the professional learning and development global
The ICC has exclusively authorized the
Behavioral Coaching Institute (BCI) to act as
its international agent and assign the international stamp of
coaching and training excellence (ICC's elite Accreditation stamp) to world
best standard training programs.
What types of courses does
the ICC accredit?
The ICC accredits a range of people development training and
coaching courses including those delivered in various formats such
as; face-to-face, online or by distance -some of which may be
provided over one or more sessions or over a fixed or flexible
What is ICC course accreditation?
ICC course accreditation is a process by which professional
development course activities are peer-reviewed by expert members of
the profession and validated against specific principles and current
world-best standards. Through course accreditation, ICC recognize
best practice adult learning within the context and scope of courses
delivered inside organizations or by independent providers/training
groups. Students undertaking ICC accredited courses can be confident
that they are industry best-practice, professionally delivered and
Why have your course accredited?
ICC accredited courses ensures prospective international students
that they will receive quality activities which meet specific local
and world-best available relevant content, principles and Standards
demanded by the professional market. To have a course accredited by
ICC you must be committed to ongoing research and development in the
domain areas presented in the course/s and support the
learning needs of your students with a minimum requirement to
understand best practice vocational training standards in your
region of practice.
ICC provides use of the ICC
course accreditation logo for course marketing purposes by way of a
The aims of ICC course accreditation are:
To encourage providers to adopt best
practice educational principles when developing their courses.
To encourage ICC membersí commitment to
EXCELLENCE in the development of their course content, in the
delivery of the course and in student support.
To provide the opportunity for ICC
members to stand above their competitorís and position themselves as
best in what they do.
What courses can ICC accredit?
Any personal or professional development course may be submitted for
How much does it cost?
ICC will provide a quotation for course accreditation (licensing use
of ICC Accreditation logo) based on the information submitted by the
provider and verified through research by the ICC Accreditation
Panel. The licensing fee will be relevant to the regional or
international market that the course is delivered in. The fee varies
according to course type, audience, student fee, frequency
held, location, local currency etc.
Use of the ICC Accreditation logo
stamp for marketing and sales purposes.
Typically the fee is payable
twice a year, reviewed per year (based on the Licensed Member
providing end of year course statistics) and with an agreement
period of 2 or 5 years. The ICC maintains the right to revoke any membership
if set agreements, as stipulated in the Member/Licensing Agreement
Form governing the conditions to use the ICC name and Accreditation logo, are not met.
SUBMIT THE BELOW
FORM - or
GO HERE FOR
more information plus notes on acquiring the ICC ACCREDITED COURSE
DEVELOPER AND ACCREDITED FACILITATOR DESIGNATION..