Understanding The Coaching Masteries ® and being able to apply them appropriately in a live coaching session can be best achieved through study, practice, self- and colleague-feedback, and integrating The Coaching Masteries ® into your life and business.
There are hundreds of coaching schools worldwide available to educate and train new coaches. Their offerings can range from a single weekend to 24-month programs. Some schools are industry-accredited or affiliated with coaching associations; some are not. Some programs teach general life coaching skills; others focus on a particular coaching niche or specialty. With all these choices, it’s challenging for beginning coaches to determine which school is the best fit.
Checklist to choose the right coach training for you
Look for a school or program that:
Starting January 1st, 2022, the School Accreditation replaces the Masteries Licensing model. Experienced and novice coaches worldwide are turning to the Masteries as their preference for professional development and certification because they apply in all cultures and aspects of life and business.
Coach mentors and coach training programs are also turning to The Coaching Masteries ® to expand their offerings and resources for their coach trainees by becoming IAC Accredited Schools. The School Accreditation creates various opportunities for mentors and teachers to support coaches to move toward becoming IAC-Masteries Practitioner™, IAC-Certified Coach™ and IAC-Master Coach™.