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Achieve recognised coach qualifications

The ICF Route

Watch this short video to understand the steps to your ICF qualifications - recognised globally

  • Training Hours
  • Mentor-Coaching Hours
  • Logging your coaching experience
  • Certification & evidence

Whichever Forton programme you choose, we'll support your accreditation choices too.

The coach-training options we offer

We meet International Coach Federation, Association of Coaching and EMCC standards, and we are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute.

Our approach blends in-person and group online classes, with self-paced learning.  You can also choose from fully-virtual options, so you can achieve your coaching qualifications wherever you are.

  1. Ignite 1 in-person module, plus blended learning
  2. Level 7 PG Certificate in Leadership Coaching and Mentoring; 2 in-person modules plus blended learning
  3. Certified Leadership Coach 3 modules - suitable for in-house coaches
  4. Professional Leadership Coach 4 modules - the gold standard for independent professionals
  5. Live, online masterclasses to top up your skills

VIRTUAL TRAINING OPTIONS: You can also experience our Ignite programme and Certified Leadership Coach training through our live online, virtual programmes.
Forton's coach-training is accredited by the International Coach Federation

Advanced Coach-training options

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Coach-Training Resources

Use these resources to help you identify your development needs

1. Your coach training needs self-assessment: Access a free self-assessment to explore your coach-training needs

2. Map out your coach-training steps: Register here to access a copy of your Personal Development Plan

Choose the right training for you

Click the link to listen to Bob Hughes being interviewed on Coach Radio International about choosing the right coach-training: 

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The Forton difference

Engaging and interactive learning

There's always plenty of practice, feedback and discussion time, so you can apply your skills straight away - with confidence.

  • A recognised school since 2002
  • The 1st ICF leadership coach-training programme
  • Learn in-person or online
  • Focus on executive, leadership & team coaching