About the Board Certified Coach Credential
The Board Certified Coach (BCC) credential, offered by the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE), is an ideal pathway for professionals and those with academic and/or work experience helping/training/coaching/healing others. If you are currently working or training as a therapist, doctor, social worker, business mentor, yoga teacher, or healing professional, our accredited BCC training program will leverage your academic and work experience into a coaching credential.
Our Life Coach Training Program, in Psychosynthesis is Certified by CCE-Global as a BCC Training Provider
The Board Certified Coach (BCC) credential is a mark of distinction for credential holders and a source of credibility for their clients. A BCC has met professional coaching competency standards established by CCE and subject matter experts.
The BCC certification demonstrates to the public that a professional coach has:
- Met educational and training requirements
- Passed a psychometrically sound coach-specific examination
- Obtained experience in the field of coaching
- Professional peer references
- Accountability to an enforceable ethics code
- Commitment to continuing education
The achievement of the Board Certified Coach credential solidifies the professional identity of the coach. The BCC credential is attractive to professionals who would like to provide independent third-party verification that they have achieved certain coaching competency standards.
And, if you are new to coaching and wanting to develop your skills from “the ground up”, our program also offers the theory, applications and practice experience that provides a foundation and support to build a credentialed coaching practice.
With verifiable practice experience – inside and/or outside the coach training program – the Center for Credentialing and Education provides an independent third-party “fast track: verification for the BCC credential.
Working professionals who already have experience commensurate with the methodologies of coaching may be able to fast track a certification by applying their current experience. This option is available through a Board Certified Coach (BCC) credential.
Training and practice requirements for a BCC credential will be determined by your academic history and work experience, along with up to 120 hours of coach training along with 30 logged hours of coaching experience. You must, additionally, take and and pass the BCC exam, to certify your knowledge, which is made available at numerous national and global Pearson sites. To maintain your credential you will be required to engage in ongoing professional development through continuing education on an annual basis.
A Board Certified Credential (BCC) indicates to prospective clients that you are familiar with and have successfully met standards and requirements for:
- Education and person-to-person training
- Coaching ethics
- Field experience
- Peer review and referral
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