Become a Coach

 

Are you curious or ready to take the first step in becoming a life coach with the International Christian Coaching Association?

Getting started takes courage, but we are here with you every step of the way.

Core Christian Coach Training

Your first step is to take the Professional Life Coaching 101 and 201 courses. These courses will help you start your journey as a coach and discover:

  • An overview of Christian life coaching
  • Foundational principles of coaching
  • How to start a coaching business
  • Explore practical and scriptural aspects of life coaching.
  • Discover your coaching niche
  • How to find the right clients for you

Credentialing as a Christian Coach

Once you complete Professional Life Coaching 101 and 201 through Light University, you are eligible to apply for a Board of Christian Life Coaching Credential through our partner organization, the International Board of Christian Care.

3 Updated Coaching Credentials Coming January 2023!

CACC – Certified Associate Christian Coach

Basic Requirements:

  • Identify and practice as a Christian Coach. This refers to independently practicing life coaches who incorporate biblical principles and coaching skills with appropriate theory, knowledge, and professional practice.
  • Completion of a minimum of 24 educational hours/CEs of an approved specialized Christian life coach training related to the incorporation of biblical principles and coaching skills with appropriate theory, knowledge, and professional practice.
  • Completion of the Christian Life Coach Knowledge Assessment.
  • Be able to document coaching liability insurance.
  • Once the credential is awarded, maintain at least 12 CEs of an approved specialized Christian life coach training every two years related to the incorporation of biblical principles and coaching skills with appropriate theory, knowledge, and practice.

 

 

 

CPCC – Certified Professional Christian Coach

Basic Requirements:

  • Identify and practice as a Christian Coach. This refers to independently practicing life coaches who incorporate biblical principles and coaching skills with appropriate theory, knowledge, and professional practice.
  • Completion of a minimum of 60 educational hours/CEs of an approved specialized Christian life coach training related to the incorporation of biblical principles and coaching skills with appropriate theory, knowledge, and professional practice.
  • Completion of the Christian Life Coach Knowledge Assessment.
  • Be able to document a minimum of 80 hours of coaching experience.
  • Be able to document a minimum of 5 mentor coaching sessions with an approved ICCA mentor coach.
  • Be able to document coaching liability insurance.
  • Once the credential is awarded, maintain at least 12 CEs of an approved specialized Christian life coach training every two years related to the incorporation of biblical principles and coaching skills with appropriate theory, knowledge, and practice.

 

 

 

CMCC – Certified Master Christian Coach

Basic Requirements:

  • Identify and practice as a Christian Coach. This refers to independently practicing life coaches who incorporate biblical principles and coaching skills with appropriate theory, knowledge, and who are involved in a significant professional practice of Christian Coaching.
  • Completion of a minimum of 140 educational hours/CEs of specialized life coach training related to the incorporation of biblical principles and coaching skills with appropriate theory, knowledge, and professional practice.
  • Completion of the Christian Life Coach Knowledge Assessment.
  • Be able to document a minimum of 175 hours of coaching experience.
  • Be able to document a minimum of 10 mentor coaching sessions with an approved ICCA mentor coach.
  • Once the credential is awarded, maintain at least 12 CEs every two years related to the incorporation of biblical principles and coaching skills with appropriate theory, knowledge, and practice.