ICF Coach Training Journey

Solution Focused Coach Training

125-Hour Accredited Program

Level 1: 60 hours for Associate Certified Coach

Level 2: 65 hours for Professional Certified Coach

The Academy of SF Training has been training and equipping coaches since 2004 and the first to bring SF Coaching and Certification to Asia. 

With the Academy, you can go all the way from Associate Certified Coach (ACC) to Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with minimal hassle.

A “One-Stop-Shop” for earning coaching accreditations

Global Gold-Standard Coach Training

  • Accredited Coach Training by the International Coaching Federation 
  • International gold-standard for coach training, with global recognition
  • Level 1 Coach Training of 60 hours leads to Associate Certified Coach
  • Level 1 of 60 hours + Level 2 of 65 hours leads to Professional Certified Coach
  • A one-stop-shop for your credentials with the ICF
  • For complete information go to ICF coachingfederation.org

What Certifications Can I Earn​?

ICF​

  • Level 1: Associate Certified Coach
  • Level 2: Professional Certified Coach

IASTI

  • Level 1: Certified Solution Focused Practitioner
  • Level 2: Advanced Solution Focused Coach
  • Level 3: Master Solution Focused Coach

CCPC

  • Level 1 & 2: Certified Solution Focused Coach

What do I need to apply for ICF Accreditations?

  • Complete Level 1 of 60 hours and pass Level 1 Assessment for ACC
  • Complete Level 2 of 65 hours and pass Level 2 Assessment for PCC
  • Receive 3 hours of individual mentor coaching with a PCC or MCC coach
  • Pay the ICF credentialing fee for ACC or PCC
  • Submit the Certificate of Completion from the Academy of SF Training
  • Attest to your coaching hours (100 for ACC | 500 for PCC)
  • Pass the ICF Credentialing Exam

2023 Level 1 Coach Training

Level 1: Overview
Fundamentals of SF Coaching

Level 1 Training provides a solid foundation in the history, philosophy and mindset of Solution Focused Coaching, with a coherent coaching framework, and an elegant set of coaching tools and questioning techniques. The ICF Core Coaching Competencies and ICF Code of Ethics are reviewed and observed. With a focus on coaching skills development, the training program includes discussions, reflections, practice, demonstrations, Mentor Coaching and Observed Coaching. 

2023 Level 1: Schedule
Fundamentals of SF Coaching
60 hours | Virtual | 12 pax

Cohort 1: Jan – Feb 2023 – OPEN

SG Time | Online | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 

  • Foundations, 9 – 11 Jan
  • Microskills, 6 – 8 Feb

Cohort 2: Mar – Apr 2023 – OPEN

SG Time | Online | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Foundations, 29 – 31 Mar
  • Microskills, 17 – 19 Apr

Cohort 3: Jul – Aug 2023 – OPEN

SG Time | Online | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Foundations, 17 – 19 Jul
  • Microskills, 14 – 16 Aug

Cohort 4: Oct – Nov 2023 – OPEN

SG Time | Online | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Foundations, 9 – 11 Oct
  • Microskills, 6 – 8 Nov

Certifications

Level 1 Program Requirements, 60 hours

  • 40 hours coach training
  • 10 hours Mentor Coaching
  • 10 Hours Self-study 
  • Level 1 assessment
  • Associate Certified Coach (ICF)
  • Certified Solution Focused Practitioner (IASTI)

Your investment:  SGD $4,800/ USD $3,600

Make payment using PayPal with a Credit Card. Additional fee applies if using PayPal for a total cost of SGD $5000/ USD $3750

2023 Level 2 Coach Training

Level 2: Coaching in Organizations

Level 2 Coach Training builds on the basic coaching framework and offers a range of coaching specialties to equip coaches with tools to manage a variety of coaching situations. 

Module 1: Team Coaching enables coaches to learn how to conduct team and group coaching by facilitating a team through a project using a full range of team coaching skills, tools and competencies. 

Module 2: Leadership Coaching  enables coaches to work within organizational contexts through small or large scale change management in conflict situations, performance issues, redundancy, restructuring, etc.

Module 3: Coaching Clinic focuses on observed coaching practice using the ICF core coaching competencies.

2023 Level 2: Coaching in Organizations
65 hours | Virtual | 12 pax

Cohort 1: May – Jun – OPEN

SG Time Zone | 9:00am – 5:00pm

  • Leadership Coaching, 3 – 5 May 2023
  • Team Coaching, 29 – 31 May 2023
  • Coaching Clinic, 26 – 27 Jun 2023

Cohort 2:  Sep – Nov – OPEN

SG Time Zone | 9:00am – 5:00pm

  • Leadership Coaching, 25 – 27 Sep 2023
  • Team Coaching, 23 – 25 Oct 2023
  • Coaching Clinic, 27 – 28 Nov 2023

Level 2 Program Requirements, 65 hours

  • Total of 125 hours of training for PCC level 
  • 60 hrs Level 1 + 65 hrs Level 2 training
  • Level 2 includes 56 hrs training + 9 hrs self-study
  • Mentor and Observed Coaching
  • PCC Assessment

Certifications

  • Advanced Solution Focused Coach (IASTI)
  • Certified Solution Focused Coach (CCPC)
  • Professional Certified Coach (ICF – PCC)

Your investment:  SGD $5,600 / USD $4,225

Make payment using PayPal with a Credit Card. Additional fee applies if using PayPal for a total cost of SGD $5860/USD $4425.

One of my best life choices was to take up the Solutions Focused Coaching Programme with the Academy of Solutions Focused Training. Founders and Trainers Dave and Debbie Hogan are top in the field. They have faithfully nurtured a community of Leading Trainers and Practitioners from around the world to advance the Solutions Focused learning and development.

Koh Juat Muay, Life and Communications Coach