Empower's ICF Accredited Coach Certification Training Course

This course helps you to coach yourself first and hence discovers or rather uncovers the true potential of coaching also as a coach. It fine tunes the coaching competencies as per international certification requirements.

The program involves a holistic approach to coaching as it combines Eastern philosophy and Western approaches, ie. spiritual and analytical.

The Emmpower brand of coaching certification has an inspirational essence which enables self awareness, self regulation and self motivation. It empowers self transformation to become a centered coach and leader.

The face to face session help the individual to open up and break free. It makes it easy for the individual to go in depth; share their emotions and learn about themselves.

The session gives an appreciative insight into unrealized potential and inner resources of an individual. The program enables you to address business applications and development as well, apart from working with personal attitudes and values. Reaching your long term goal and working backwards from your life vision is another unique approach to the program.

Currently in Bangalore, Emmpower delivers the ICF Accredited Coach Certification Training Course for ICF certification towards ACC and PCC. The International Coaching Federation, USA, (ICF), is the largest non-profit, peer-managed, international coaching community.

Recognizing the significance of executive coaching for leadership in global business today, Emmpower took the lead to promote in India, an internationally co-created brand of leadership development – over the last 7 years. Today Emmpower offers the ICF oriented ACSTH Course Certificate Program for the Associate Coach Certification, ACC and the Professional Coach Certification, PCC.

Target Audience

Leaders, managers, HR professionals, L&D specialists and entrepreneurs looking to gain leadership competence.

The ICF Accredited ACSTH Program

Emmpower offers the ICF Accredited ACSTH Program that lead to ACC, Associate Certified Coach and PCC Professional Certified Coach for professionals and executives.

The requirements for certification for PCC include - 125 hours of training, including assignment validated self study hours, with minimum 10 hours mentor coaching, 2 coach recordings demonstrating the ICF Core Competencies, 500 hours of validated coaching experience from the date of joining the Coach Training Program and clearance of an online written test , the CKA, Coach Knowledge Assessment.

Level - 1 Level - 2
  ICF ACSTH Associate Coach Certification (“ACC”) ICF ACSTH Professional Coach Certification (“PCC”)
Total commitment 60 hours over 4 months 125 hours over 9 months
Synchronous Face-to-face at location 48 hours over 6 days 100 hours over 12 days
PCC Mentored Coaching 10 hours with 3 one on ones 20 hours with 6 one on ones
Asynchronous Self-study, assignments and practice coaching 12-hours 25-hours
Batch size 05 to 10 05 to 10
Target audience Leaders, managers, HR professionals and L&D specialists looking to gain leadership competence. Experienced 15+ year leaders & entrepreneurs looking to gain in depth awareness and advanced leadership competence.


Schedule for Coach Certification Training towards ACC and PCC April Batch 2019 is as follows :-

Session One - (ACC & PCC) 26th, 27th & 28th, April 2019 Face to face sessions
Session Two - (ACC & PCC) 24th, 25th & 26th, May, 2019 Face to face and virtual sessions
Session Three - (PCC) 12th,13th & 14th July, 2019 Face to face sessions
Session Four - (PCC) 9th, 10th & 11th August, 2019 Face to face and virtual sessions

for more information contact : lenimathews@emmpower.com
or call @ +91 98452 02315


Emmpower certifies total training hours including face-to-face, virtual, mentoring, and assignments. To complete the ICF credential process, participants must submit the following to ICF online:

  • This certificate along with a required Coaching Log verification of coaching experience hours as relevant
  • ICF membership details
  • ICF Updated Certification Application Fee (not included in Emmpower’s course fees)
  • Four coach recordings for ACSTH PCC certification route.
  • Ensure you are familiarized with the latest updated ICF Ethics and Professional Standards through the ICF website.

Once the above application is accepted and approved by ICF, then they will send you the link for your Online ICF CKA.

For current details of credential requirements and fees, please visit: www.coachfederation.org

Course Outline

Emmpower’s, ICF ACSTH Program employs its proprietary SACCRED Model™ and Emmpower Process™ based on ICF competencies, GROW model and the Appreciative Transformative approach, to deliver the following through 12 structured modules of 09-hours each:

All Modules are Face to Face sessions and include the, 11 ICF competencies with mentor coaching at 3 credential levels

  • Module-1 : Setting the Foundation : Coaching definition, differentiation, discerning benefits, ICF Applications process, ICF Competencies and C1 -Ethics and Professional standards..
  • Module-2 : Setting the Foundation : C2 – Establishing The Coaching Agreement, The Coaching Process, the GROW Model and Emmpower’s SACCRED Model™ with a focus on agreement.
  • Module-3 : Co-Creating the Relationship : C3 - Establishing Trust and Intimacy, Building Relationships C4 – The Coaching Presence and being in the Ideal Performance State of a Coach
  • Module-4 : Communicating Effectively : C5 – Active Listening, Listening at different levels, the Inner Game and about Coaching at 3 credential levels and Assignments
  • Module-5 : Communicating Effectively : C6 – Powerful Questioning, Emotional Intelligence C7- Direct Communication
  • Module-6 : Facilitating Learning and Results : C8 – Creating awareness, Reframing C9,10 & 11 –Actions, planning, managing progress and accountability and Appreciative Inquiry moving from a limited space to a resourceful, liberated, accountable state.
  • Module-7 : Learning Reviews and ICF Competencies : Assignments, learning evaluations against ICF competencies and Cognitiv Behavioral Therapy
  • Module-8 : ICF Competencies and the Holistic Approach : ICF Competencies and Wheel of Life
  • Module-9 : ICF Competencies : ICF Competencies in Leadership, and Creative Visualization
  • Module-10 : ICF Competencies : ICF Competencies in Business and Professional Applications of coaching
  • Module-11 : ICF Competencies : ICF Competencies and the Coaching Journey
  • Module-12 : ICF Competencies : ICF Competencies review, assignments, objective review and ICF application process.

All modules inculdes

  • Observed coaching based on the ICF Core Coaching Competence
  • Course Content Manual

Executive Student Feedback

Arundathi Rao,
Director Hewlett Packard

"Leni is a great trainer/mentor that I have in my journey for getting certified as a coach. read more...

Professor PS James
OB, HR & Leadership,
TA Pai Institute of Management.

“I undertook the PCC certification course work with Ms Leni Mathews. Her professionalism, precision and deep understanding of coaching impressed me read more...

Vasudha Mangalam
Director. HR Razorsight Software Pvt. Ltd.

Leni has a great presence as a COACH and as a MENTOR Coach this presence helps her to connect with her COACHEES well. The expanse and exhaustive subject is handled and delivered to the best of Coachee’s advantage. read more...

Trupti Magdum
Manager, Strategic Projects & Change Management. WS ATKINS

Leni is an authentic person and that makes her an excellent Mentor coach. Her keenness to contribute in developing Coaches is evident. read more...

Venkatesh Prasad
HR Head Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Really appreciate the way you took us through this course which was more of an experiential learning with your high level of commitment , every time reinforcing the message that when a client/coachee comes to the table of the coach read more...

Akhil Salunkey
Learning, Leadership and Org Effectiveness, Juniper Networks

Coaches provide others an opportunity to develop skills and abilities on an aspirational level. I am very fortunate to have met Leni and learnt the essence of coaching. read more...

Gowri S Ramani
Executive Mentor and Consultant

This is an excellent program. Leni is a great facilitator. Her hands on experience, depth of knowledge and values shine through the program. read more...

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