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Associate Training

Advancing and Refining Your Skills


Following successful completion of Essential Training, Associate Training is the second building block to further develop your coaching skills.

If pursuing the International Coach Federation (ICF) designation as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) is on your horizon, Associate Training is the next step toward certification. Complete information is found on the CCE Certification page or you can request a free consultation.


Training Approach

Associate Training provides coaching observation, coaching demonstrations, group interaction, collaborative peer exercises, and dialogue that strengthens comprehension, application, and synthesis. You will continue to expand your knowledge, understanding, and application of advanced coaching.


 Training Structure

Option 1

1. 65 hours' coach-specific training

  • Phase 1: Advanced Coaching Skills

    • Advanced Coaching Practicums

  • Phase 2: Associate Training Workshop

    • Ethics and Risk Management for Coaches

    • Organizational Coaching

    • Coaching Practicums

  • Phase 3: Professional and Personal Development Coaching Process

    • Coaching with StrengthsFinder® and Personality Indicators

  • Phase 4: Four hours of mentor coaching


Option 2

2. 20 hours' coach-specific trainingLive virtual classes only

  • Phase 1: Advanced Coaching Skills

  • Phase 2: Ethics and Risk Management

  • Phase 3: Coaching practicums

  • Phase 4: Four hours of mentor coaching


Option 1: $2775 per person. Payment plans available.

Option 2: $1975. Payment plans available.

2019 Associate Training dates

January 17–May 1

Option 1: 65 coach-specific training hours

  • Thursdays, 11:00am–12:30pm CT

Facilitator: Mary Verstraete, PCC 

Registration closes on January 3, 2018