Certified Coaching Professional (CCP)

Coaching and being coachable are essential competences for the modern workplace. Coaching can be a form of development, a leadership style, an approach to communication and a workplace culture.

Certified Coaching Professional (CCP)

Introduction:
Coaching and being coachable are essential competences for the modern workplace. Coaching can be a form of development, a leadership style, an approach to communication and a workplace culture. Coaching is hugely powerful when utilised correctly and can develop and grow leaders, build confidence, increase creativity, advance problem solving and thinking, and reduce stress and staff turnover.

Objectives:
The course has the following objectives:
1. To develop the essential knowledge, skills and mindset needed for effective coaching.
2. To be able to apply best practices for effective coaching.
3. To be able to utilise coaching as a leadership style.
4. To develop the communicative competences required of a coach.
5. To be able to structure coaching sessions using appropriate models.

Outcomes:
By the end of this course, you will:
1. Be able to utilise coaching as a form of development and understand how coaching compares and contrasts with mentoring.
2. Have developed the communication skills needed for taking a coaching approach to stakeholder engagement.
3. Know the pros, cons and uses of coaching as a leadership style
4. Be able to begin building a coaching culture in the workplace.
5. Have the competences to engage in problem-focused and solution-focused coaching sessions.

Target Audience:
The course will be of interest to anyone who:
- wishes to work as an internal workplace coach
- is considering a move into professional coaching
- wishes to be able to use coaching as a form of development
- is interested in using coaching as a leadership style and seeks to become less directive as a leader
- would like to advance their communicative competences through coaching

Content:
The course has the following content:
- The true meaning of coaching
- The skills and qualities of an effective coach
- The characteristics of a coaching conversation
- Coaching versus mentoring
- Effective coaching questions and avoiding questioning errors
- The levels of listening in coaching
- What makes an effective coachee and being coachable
- Confidentiality, ethics and contracting
- Having a problem-focused coaching conversation and the GROW and TGROW models
- Having a solutions-focused coaching conversation with the OSKAR model
- The benefits and scope of coaching
- Coaching as a leadership style
- Notetaking and nonverbal communication in coaching
- Keeping a coaching log and records

Assessment:
The course is assessed through two pieces of coursework:
1. Submission of a record of coaching hours conducted (20 hours)
2. A reflective assignment focused on your own coaching practice

Regular Fee:
£599 (GBP) / €695 (EUR) including preliminary interview, course materials, assessment and certification.

Distance Cert Alumni Fee:
£455 (GBP) / €530 (EUR) including preliminary interview, course materials, assessment and certification.