Coach Credential Information

Become a Credentialed Coach

Our Brain-Based Coaching programs are designed to help you achieve an internationally recognized coaching credential to enable your success as a professional coach. 

ICF Certified

We have partnered with the International Coaching Federation (ICF), which is the world's largest organization of professional coaches, to formally accredit our BBCC Brain-Based Coaching Certificate® as a Level 1 program. The program provides the following components towards an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential:

  • 60+ hours of coaching education
  • 10 hours of Mentor Coaching
  • Performance evaluation by a certified assessor


After our training there are just a few additional steps required to achieve the Associate Certified Coach credential:

  1. Upload your BBCC certificate of completion, which we will provide.
  2. Upload your certificate of completion for ethics training, which the ICF will provide
  3. Pass the external ICF credentialing exam. For more information click here.
  4. Submit your client coaching experience hours. For more information click here.

In addition to your BBCC certificate, you will also receive:

  • A digital badge from CredlyAcclaim, which can also be used on LinkedIn under Education
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Continuing Coach Education

The BBCS Brain-Based Conversation Skills® program is also accredited for 30+ ICF Continuing Education units. As such, it is suitable for coaches seeking to renew or upgrade their existing ICF credential. 

After BBCS Brain-Based Conversation Skills® you will be able to:

  • Help others generate insight, learning and new habits
  • Integrate a brain-based coaching approach into your everyday conversations
  • Confidently facilitate structured coaching conversations

After BBCT Brain-Based Coaching Toolkit™ you will be able to:

  1. Deepen the experience of coaching through the appropriate application of tools 
  2. Cultivate impactful coaching partnerships
  3. Embed the ICF core coaching competencies in your approach

RCC Certified

Benchmark your skills as a trained coach and lift your credibility to coach professionally as soon as you have completed the Brain-Based Coaching Certificate. This is an optional assessment that evaluates your coaching skills based on the ICF Core Competencies for coaching.

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