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The Art andScienceof Coaching

Why choose Erickson?

Largest coaching community

Erickson Coaching International is represented in 85 countries worldwide. By 45000 graduates.

International experience

Erickson Coaching International is present in more than 85 countries worldwide.

39 years of tradition

You will learn methods and techniques which we have been developing since 1980.

Top-notch trainers

Erickson Coaching International has worldwide trainers in every continent.

The most effective coaching methodology

We developed the solution-focused methodology, which you can apply in every area of your life.

ICF Accredited

Our coach training is certified by top-notch coach federation, ICF.

Erickson Hub

You will have access to all materials and videos for long-term learning and developing.

Up-to-date training

Each year, we develop our training and adapt it to current and future trends.

Pioneering Solution-Focused Coach Training since 1980

Dr. Marilyn Atkinson - the founder of Erickson International and the creator of the most effective solution-focused coaching methodology in the world, actively contributes to emergence and the expansion of solution-focused philosophy.

About the training:

“The Art and Science of Coaching” is a 4 modules training covering end to end all phases of a succesull coaching conversation:

Module 1 - Inspiration: The aim of this module is to provide participants with the necessary theory and practice in order to be able to carry out a complete coaching session and inspire clients to take necessary actions for success. This module can be completed as a separate training.

Module 2 - Implementation: The focus of the second module is on the development and implementation of coaching skills. In this module you are going to learn about different ways in which you can assist the client in finding their own answers to the question “How can I achieve the desired goal?”

Module 3 - Establishing of Values: This module gives you the opportunity to get to know methods for raising clients’ awareness of core values. You will learn how to assist the client in connecting with the goals and values under which they operate.

Module 4 – Integration: The aim of the fourth module is for you to create your own strategies for success, plans for development of your own coaching business or implementation of coaching in your company.

Note: “Training is delivered in English. Each module contains 8 live online sessions for 3h15min each, with an expectation of approximately 45min of outside class study time per session via provided learning platform”

ICF Certification

What is ICF?

The International Coach Federation (ICF) is a leading global organization committed to advancing coaching profession through setting high standards, providing independent certification and building a world-wide network of professional coaches. This organization was founded in 1995, and today it has more than 20 000 members worldwide. ICF is known for its golden, highest standards in coaching.

As the world's largest organization of professional coaches, ICF gives credibility to its members. The focus of this organization is on linking members with the tools and resources they need in order to be successful in their careers.

Become ICF accredited:

There are three levels of accreditation by ICF:

  • The Associated Certified Coach (ACC)
  • The Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • The Master Certified Coach (MCC)

These are three paths how to get the accreditation by the ICF:

  • CCE (Continuing Coach Education)
  • ACSTH (Approved Coaching Specific Training Hours)
  • ACTP (Accredited Coaching Training Program)

If the institution wants to accredit its program
In order to be accredited by the ICF, it is necessary to fully or to some extent meet the rigorous rules and high standards.

When choosing education for yourself, it is very important to check which exact level of ICF accreditation meets the program that you want to attend, as it will depend on your benefits after training. The ICF also requires renewal of accreditation every three years.

If you want to become a certified professional coach

ICF is the only organization in the world which offers a globally recognized, independent accreditation program for co-workers.

ICF testimonies are awarded to professional coaches who have met the strict educational and experiential requirements and have shown a thorough understanding of the coaching competencies that set standards in the profession.

The achievement of ICF accreditation demonstrates commitment to coaching integrity, understanding and mastering coaching skills, as well as commitment to clients.

Why is it important to become an ICF certified coaching?

ICF certification demonstrates to potential clients your commitment to the coaching profession and builds your credibility in the entire coaching industry.

Below the text we will explain why it is so important that your knowledge is crowned by the ICF certificate:

  • As many as 84% of clients require an ICF certificate as a guarantee of quality of coaching services
  • Certified coaches have twice as much income than those who are not certified
  • Clients working with certified coaches are satisfied with the service and will be happy to recommend their coaching skills

How to become an ICF Certified Coach?

The Art & Science of Coaching modules 1 – 4

Four Modules consist 16 training days

Duration: 136 instructional hours

The training is delivered by international coaches

ACTP Path – Mastery Coaching Program

After completing The Art and Science of coaching Module1 – M4 + Mastery Coaching Program you will be able to get your Erickson Coach Diploma, with which you can apply directly to ICF and gain your credentials.

Coaching Mastery Program consists of:

  • I. Preparation
  • II. Group Mentoring Sessions
  • III. One-on-One Mentor Coaching Sessions
  • IV. Oral Assessment

In online group mentoring sessions and one-on- one mentor calls, Erickson qualified Mentors are supporting you to reach the level of professional coaching that is required by the ICF. Passing the oral assessment successfully will get you the Erickson Solution-Focused Diploma, with which you can apply to the ICF for your ACC or PCC accreditation via ACTP path.

We are helping you to choose the best option for yourself, find here recommended option on your coach journey:

The Art and Science of Coaching modules 1 - 4 (136h) + Coaching Mastery Program = Erickson Coach Diploma

Complete required Coaching Hours & Apply to ICF for ACC or PCC Credential (ACTP Path)

ICF Accreditation Holders should demonstrate a clear understanding of

  • ICF definition of coaching
  • Key competences
  • Ethical Codex

Erickson Coach Diploma proves that you mastered all these requirements.

For more details on ICF accreditations visit:

For more details of training courses, visit Erickson Coaching International:

Benefits of the training

Training is an excellent preparation for starting a business as well as coaching.
The money invested in the first training module will return for 8 to 10 sessions with clients.
You will ensure harmony with clients and employees through monitoring and active listening.
You will help clients or employees to develop creativity and strategic thinking.
More than 80% of the time is devoted to practical training of coaching techniques.
You will learn how to ask effective questions and develop motivation.

The ICF maintains high standards for professional coaches around the world and require accreditation to be renewed every three years.

Continuing Coaching Education (CONTINUING COACH EDUCATION - CCE

If the CCE ICF coaching program is accredited, this means that the hours gained in this training can be used to renew the ICF accreditation.

Key competencies: Advanced training, writing or research that is directly related to ICF key competencies.

Resource Development: Training, writing, research, or self-learning outside ICF key competencies that contribute to the professional development of the coaching.

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“Beneath learning very precious techniques on how to coach effectively, I valued the personal learning from practicing these in triads. The training offered the added value of being coached by peers and able to pursue my own dreams and goals. The approach is very inspiring and a world of opportunities as well as measurable outcomes unfolded for me.” Eva L.

“I enjoyed this professionally conducted training a lot. Especially the atmosphere was highly supportive. Although a well trained coach myself I could definitely improve my skills.” Manfred R.

“Excellent course. Learned a lot, had so much fun and I am getting more and more confident about coaching. I love this program and am impressed by the depth of subject areas to assist clients. I find that every sentence Marilyn speaks is full of information.” Wendy M.

“The Art & Science of Coaching has been transformational; I now truly understand moving from scarcity to abundance. I am so looking forward to stretching myself to becoming a global listener and having trust in that.” Tara L.

“Coaching training with Erickson International helped me not only in professional life, but it also improved my communication in my private life especially with my teenage son, as it improved my active listening and communication skills. I do appreciate quality and experience of our teachers. Training was on one hand intensive but on the other hand amusing and as an added value, the time which we spent together with ITO colleagues strengthen our team spirit.” Miriam K.

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