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Achieve internationally-recognised coaching qualifications

Forton was the first organisation accredited by the International Coach Federation, for professional leadership coach development, and manager-as-coach training.  Forton has grown consistently, adding Post-Graduate Level 7 Certificate and Diploma qualifications accredited by the Chartered Management Institute in leadership, coaching and mentoring.

A taste of the Forton learning experience -

Hear what Angela Dellar has to say about the Forton approach

Coach Training Options

Leadership Coaching

The Forton leadership coaching model is purpose built for organisations: where change, complexity and volatility are the norm. Based on whole-systems approaches, using the latest understanding in neuroscience, emotional and conversational intelligence, Forton Coaches are expert in working with senior leaders and managers, and are selected for their own professional experience of leading and managing teams.

Manager as Coach

Forton has delivered manager-as-coach programmes since 1992 in organisations such as BT, the NHS and Network Rail, and now trains managers worldwide, including universities, multi-nationals, government, and non-government organisations. Customers choose from individual modules, to full qualification programmes.

Internal Coach Qualifications

We offer a comprehensive toolkit for customers developing in-house coaching capability including:

  • Internal Coach qualification
  • Training in Coaching Mentoring and Supervision
  • Team-coach Training
  • In-house coaching Masterclass series

Modular Approach

Forton’s courses are modular and can build towards higher qualifications (PCC or MCC levels). They are also convertible to the CMI professional qualifications, within 3 years (or vice versa); prior learning is accepted.

Identify your development needs (free resources)

  1. Free self-assessment: explore your coach-training needs
  2. Register to access a free Personal Development Plan
  3. Contact our Global Partners for training in five languages
  4. Discover the steps to International Coach Federation (ICF) credentials here

We actively support all our students to achieve your coach-qualification goals

Leadership development

Forton offers a range of short courses, management and leadership development programmes from a wide selection of off-the-shelf and tailored products.

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Accredited Coach Training Programmes

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Core Programmes

Elective Programmes

Ignite Leadership Coaching

Coach-Mentor & Coach-Supervisor Training

Certified Leadership Coach

Team Coach Training

Professional Leadership Coach

Transformational Coaching: the hero's journey

Manager as Coach modules

Mastery in Leadership Coaching

Live, Online Master Classes: suitable for leaders, managers and coaches

1-1/Group Coach-Mentoring & Supervision packages

     Leadership Book Club

"I strongly recommend the Forton Coaching Programme to anyone who wants tangible results.  It opened up a new dimension to the way I engage with leaders and managers.  The coaching methodology presented was so simple and practical that it only accentuated my natural style of communication.” Senior Manager, Tata Sky India

We meet the highest International Coach Federation standards and we're accredited by the Chartered Management Institute. Programmes blend in-person, online classes, and Elearning. You get plenty of time to practice skills, get feedback and discuss your learning.  So you can apply your skills straight away - with confidence. 

Blended learning: in-person or live virtual classroom options

We use carefully-selected, comfortable, specialist training venues in beautiful surroundings, conveniently located close to Motorway, Rail and International Airports in Central England.

  • Residential programmes: accommodation and refreshments included
  • Or choose fully virtual live programmes with our International Faculty
  • Relevant Prior Learning (APL) can be accepted as part-credits - find out more
  • Class sizes are limited to protect the learning experience of each person, so book well in advance

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Accredited Coach Training Programmes