Sapphire Coaches Credential Training Program

Get connected and launch your coaching career!

Associate Certified Coach (ACC) Credential Starter Program

Find out if coaching is the right path for you without a huge investment or risk

A comprehensive, deeply-engaging program accredited by the International Coaching Federation

Experience learning in a fun, interactive program designed by PhD coaches

Attain your Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential with confidence

Feel supported by our team of insightful instuctors and your fellow students

Is the Sapphire Coaches Credential Training Program Right For You?

The answer is YES if you are a career changer, ladder climber, corporate executive, manager, entrepreneur, counselor, parent, academic, life-explorer or simply enjoy helping others be the best they can be.


Sapphire's Treasury of coaching. Essential coaching materials
& Practice tools.

A must-have for every new coach.





Every Hour Counts Toward Your Certification

The program is accredited by the International Coaching Federation. You’ll complete 60 training hours both live and self-paced on our student learning portal, 10 mentor coaching hours, including seven group and three one-on-one sessions.  You’ll be supported in logging 100 hours of practice coaching.  And most importantly, you will have the knowledge and confidence to take the ICF Credentialing Exam, the final step in attaining your Associate Certified Coach credential.


GAIN COMPETENCY WITH the World’s Most-Used Coaching Model

Learn the same ICF Core Coaching Competencies that professional coaches worldwide have used for over 25 years. Enjoy an immersive online training experience designed and presented by doctoral-degreed college educators and ICF-certified professional coaches.


Sapphire’s Treasury of Coaching

Take advantage of our curated collection of information worth its weight in sapphires! We include essential, easy-to-use coaching materials and practical tools that new coaches can put to work immediately. Get laser-focused clarity with 37 Questions to Liberate Your Clients. Open your mind with Through the Eyes of a Master Coach. The Treasury of Coaching provides a treasure trove of tools that are perfect for professional coaches.



Sapphire Coaches core business-building curriculum and individualized personal support help ensure that you have a clear and proven framework to establish a successful coaching practice.  Working professionals in the coaching industry share ideas and strategies that help you find and retain quality coaching clients.

Profound Learning. Heartfelt Community. Constant Support.

Comprehensive Training

Vital accredited training to help every new coach learn the basics of coaching and earn all needed credit towards becoming an Associate Certified Coach (ACC), credentialed by the International Coaching Federation.

Thriving Student &
Alumni Community

Connect with other aspiring coaches, share information, find coaching buddies to practice with, and participate in special by-invitation only learning and development events. You gain the collective insights, wisdom and experience from others including students and working coaches. You have lifetime access to the group.

Personal Support

Get all your coaching questions answered as you work through the program.  Sapphire Coaches is committed to providing you with personal attention and easy access to our coaching instructor team.  We are your supporters and cheerleaders, always kind and ready to assist.

Sapphire Students in Sixty Seconds!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the program take?

The Sapphire Coaches Credential Training Program includes all elements required to apply for your Associate Certified Coach credential from the International Coaching Federation.  Our 16-week program includes a three-hour weekly live classroom meeting on Zoom and approximately 1 – 1.5 hours per week of self-paced learning on our student portal.  The core curriculum fulfills the ICF trainings hours requirement, providing 48 live (synchronous) training hours and 12 hours offline (asynchronous) learning on our student portal.

Do I need prior experience?

No experience is needed. If you enjoy helping others, this program is an excellent starting point that equips you with the tools and knowledge needed to become an ICF-Certified coach! Coaches come from all backgrounds and professions. Coaching can be used in personal life, the business world, and so many other places. We teach a universal set of skills in a specific coaching model that can be used with individuals and groups in a variety of environments.

What Language Is Used in the Training?

English is the primary language used in the training.  We openheartedly welcome learners from around the world, including those for whom English is a second language.  The ICF Credentialing Exam is available with language aids in Chinese (Simplified), French, Spanish and Turkish.  Language aids scheduled for future release include Japanese, Arabic, Italian, Russian, Swedish, Czech, German, Hungarian, Korean, Polish, and Portuguese.

How does this program differ from others?

Unlike many coach training programs that focus on quantity of information over depth, the Sapphire Coaches Credential Training Program provides deep learning in a 100% complete package, designed by university professors with extensive background in coaching and instructional design. By the end of the program you’ll clearly understand and be able to apply the information required to apply for the ACC credential.  You
will see the relevance of coaching in your current job, business and personal life and be able to apply what you
learn with basic proficiency.

What does the program include?

What is the cost of the program?

The Sapphire Coaches Credential Training Program provides everything required in a high-quality, professionally designed learning program.  There are no add-ons or additional expenses.  Tuition for the program is $7,500 USD.  Payment plans may be available to qualified participants.  


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