Coach Certification

Master the art of effective coaching, gain powerful teaching tools and learn proven techniques, backed by rigorous psychological and behavioral research. This is a coach training and certification program like no other! Successful completion of this 60-hour coach training program will lead to your designation as a Certified Personal and Executive Coach (CPEC), granted by The CaPP Institute.

The CAPP INSTITUTE CPEC PROGRAM is as simple as 1-2-3!
Here’s how it works:

1. ATTEND and graduate from a CaPP Institute Coach Training Intensive course.

2. ENROLL in the six-month accelerated coach certification program.

3. COMPLETE all program requirements, which include:

  • Graduation from the 16-hour, two-day (with a 3rd day optional business development workshop) Coach Training Intensive or 22-hour , three-day Coach Training Intensive.
  • 45+ hours of teleclass and online coach-specific coursework (those who have attended a CaPP business development intensive may count six hours towards this requirement).
  • Successfully pass a test demonstrating foundational knowledge of key positive psychology concepts.
  • Successfully demonstrate mastery of the International Coach Federation Core Coaching Competencies.
  • Successfully pass a test demonstrating key business development skills.
  • Proof of 50 coaching client hours.
  • Successful demonstration of effective coaching skills via live coaching evaluation.
  • Positive references from clients and colleagues.

The accelerated coach certification program takes six months for completion. When finished, you will have well over 60+ coach-specific training hours under your belt.

Registration Opens November 4th 2013

COMPREHENSIVE PREPARATION FOR PERSONAL
AND EXECUTIVE COACHES

The Certified Personal and Executive Coach (CPEC) program prepares you via coursework in three distinct proficiencies:

1. Advanced Coaching Skills

Through multiple, focused Coaching Skills “labs”, CPEC candidates learn how to coach powerfully and effectively in a supportive, engaging learning environment.

2. Positive Psychology

Through focused courses in the pioneering field of applied positive psychology, CPEC candidates establish a foundation for coaching that is based in years of university research in optimal human performance, productivity, resilience, goal setting, strengths, communication, meaning and happiness.

3. Business Development

At the CAPP Institute, we believe that any coach training program that does not prepare you to launch a viable career as a coach is incomplete. We want to see you succeed! We equip you with tools and knowledge to effectively run a coaching practice-whether in an organization or as a business owner. It isn’t enough to be a great coach if you have few opportunities to coach. Our business development coursework will equip you with a personalized action plan to develop the right coaching opportunities for you.

PROGRAM COURSEWORK

In-person coursework

  • Coach Training Intensive: 16-22 hour of in-person accelerated training course
  • Teleclasses and Webinars (Coaching) – Teleclasses and webinars will take place via your choice of live online webinars or teleclass format so you may participate from anywhere in the world.

 

Sample CPEC course descriptions:

Coaching Labs

Core Competencies Coaching Lab I

The Core Competencies I coaching lab focuses on using the foundational skills deemed by the International Coach Federation as the most important skills for professional coaches. This course will review the first two categories of ICF Core Competencies, Setting the Foundation and Co-Creating the Relationship. Students will engage in live coaching and learning through observation, and “coach-the-coach” methods.

Core Competences Coaching Lab II

The Core Competencies II coaching lab focuses on using the foundational skills deemed by the International Coach Federation as the most important skills for professional coaches.  This course will review the third category of ICF Core Competencies, Communicating Effectively. Building the skills of active listening, powerful questioning and direct communication, students will engage in live coaching and learning through observation, and “coach-the-coach” methods.

Core Competences Coaching Lab III

The Core Competencies III coaching lab focuses on using the foundational skills deemed by the International Coach Federation as the most important skills for professional coaches. This course will review the fourth category of ICF Core Competencies, Facilitating Learning and Results. Building the skills of creating awareness, designing actions, planning and goal setting, and managing progress, students will engage in live coaching and learning through observation, and “coach-the-coach” methods.

Intuition and Language

Intuition and language are two of the primary tools highly effective coaches use to communicate effectively with clients. This coaching lab will focus on how to tap into your intuition when coaching clients. You will also learn the nuances of language and how to use language to increase your effectiveness as a coach, including a discussion and practice of tone, word choice, silence, empathy, and metaphors.

Creating Breakthroughs

Clients often find themselves stuck and unable to pinpoint why. Creating Breakthroughs is a coaching lab that provides both knowledge and practice in the art of coaching the essence of who a person is, which is a catalyst for uncovering and overcoming blocks on the path to their vision. You will learn to detect and melt “icebergs” that block progress and help clients become more self-aware, so they can intentionally create more productive thought patterns.

Positive Psychology Teleclasses and Webinars
(4 courses)

Happiness Habits: Busting the Myths and Learning the Practical, Everyday Habits of Joy, Fulfillment, and Meaning

While positive psychology is more than the study of happiness, it can be said that every other subject within the field contributes to happiness and well-being. This course will serve as a foundation for understanding the domains of happiness and well-being and how to incorporate them into your own life to enhance your happiness. This course will also give you practical strategies for helping your clients build greater happiness and well-being in their lives. Based in solid research from renowned researchers from around the world, you do not want to miss this foundational positive psychology course.

Goal Setters and Goal Getters: The Art and Science of Setting and Reaching Meaningful Goals

How do you set goals that set you up for success? What do you do when a strategy doesn’t seem to be working? Who is most likely to achieve their goals? What are the most common mistakes and myths that sabotage your goals? These questions and more will be answered in Goal Setters and Goal Getters. As a coach, one of your most important deliverables is helping clients reach their goals effectively, efficiently and more quickly than they would without a coach. It is imperative that you understand the research and practical approaches to goal setting and goal getting that will empower you and your clients to thrive.

Strengths Builder: Identifying and Tapping Strengths in Yourself and Others

When we use our strengths, success becomes easier. As a coach, an important part of your job is helping clients achieve higher levels of success – faster and easier than they would without you. You’ve taken the VIA Character Strengths survey and you know your top five signature strengths. You may be working with clients who have taken the VIA as well. How do you begin to use your strengths in greater ways to accelerate your progress and even overcome challenges? This course will explore all aspects of strengths – what they are, how to use them to your best advantage, and how to spot and celebrate them in others.

The Brilliance of Resilience: How to Bounce Back, Alleviate Stress and Navigate the Challenges of Life

Why is it that some people are able to navigate the setbacks and unexpected turns of life while others never bounce back? Obstacles, disappointments, setbacks and even tragedy are a part of life. Learning the skills to be resilient in the face of them is essential. This fast-paced course teaches you key, research-based concepts and skills you can use to be resilient in work and life, and to coach your clients to do the same. Resilient people think differently. Learn to notice self-sabotaging patterns and thinking traps, and adapt the thinking style that will ensure success in no matter what challenge you or your clients face.

Business Development

Business Smarts 1: Coaching Practice Foundation

Coaching Practice Foundation is the first of the Business Smarts courses. In this course, you will learn how to set up a highly profitable practice, create and customize your welcome packet and toolkit, establish fees and services, set up a system for capturing contacts, and identify your niche audience.

Business Smarts 2: Biz Fit

There a five essential building blocks to effectively create and operate a successful practice. As you prepare to build your practice, this one-hour session walks you through these essential dynamics that propel your business. Even if you have already begun coaching, this course allows you to revamp your blueprint for a more successful and profitable business.

Business Smarts 3: Build Your Brand!

What’s your brand? Do you know? Every highly successful coach is persistent about developing and sustaining a brand that resonates with their core audience and wins clients consistently. This course will teach you the essential elements you must incorporate to build your brand and ultimately your coach practice.

Website WOW! 6 Steps to Land Clients, Make Money, and Save Time

This one-hour power session will give you a must-have checklist of everything a highly-profitable coach needs on his or her website. This session is practical, hands-on and you’ll walk away with the tools and knowledge to create a marketing hub for your business on the web. Even if you already completed your website, this session will give you the information you need to make tweaks and adjustments to maximize your presence and the impact to every visitor to your website.

Accelerate Your Marketing: How to Create Synergy and Leverage Relationship to Multiply Your Marketing Efforts

One of the key building blocks of business development is Synergy. Coaches who catapult their businesses to the next level don’t go it alone. They partner, collaborate and leverage relationships to accelerate growth. This session will give you an easy-to-follow plan of action to create synergy in your business and build relationships that bring you value and allow you to provide value. Come ready to learn and grow your coaching practice.

Sustainable Strategy for Long-term Coaching Success

Sustaining and building your success as a coach is about more than landing several clients this month or next. It is about building a business with a pipeline of prospective opportunities. As you prepare to develop a long-term career, this one-hour power session will give you a specific set of strategies that will fill your pipeline, and more importantly, keep it full as long you want to keep coaching.

INVESTMENT

Certified Personal and Executive Coach Program:         $2,495

When you pay in full by credit card, save $250 and pay just $2,245 or take advantage of our convenient six-month payment option.

What if I have to Cancel my Registration After I Register?

We understand that sometimes plans change. Because this is a limited-size training course, your registration reserves your space in the class. Therefore, cancellation of your registration may prevent others from registering because a spot is being held in good faith for you. If you cancel 30 days prior to the first class, you will receive a full refund less a $100 administrative cancellation fee. Cancellations after 30 days may transfer the registration to another person, a future certification program date or apply their registration fee towards products.

REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS:

The CPEC program uses several powerful books as learning tools. Upon registration in the program, you will receive a list of required books as well as a recommended reading list of books you may find very helpful to your coaching library. These books are all available at online bookstores and book retailers.

Registration Opens November 4th 2013

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