Coach training

Level 2 - Accredited Award in Coach Training

60 hours of coach specific training - classroom (5 days) and online

Enroll Now - £ 2700

About this course

Our course is accredited by the Association for Coaching and has been running since 2010. We are proud to have a vibrant coaching community from our alumni and would love if you joined us.

Course overview:

      Origins and history of coaching in sports, psychology and helping  professions

       The development of coaching as a profession

       Differences between coaching and other professions/disciplines

       Benefits and the power of coaching

       Coaching stories/ testimonials

       Attributes, skills and characteristics of a good coach

       Communication skills and tools used in coaching

       Goal-setting in coaching

       The coaching process


       Live coaching demos & observed coaching sessions

       What will you do with your coaching?

       When and how will you use coaching?

       Coaching Accreditation. Ethics and Competencies (AC)

Threaded throughout the course is coaching in two parts:

1. You will have the opportunity to coach 1 delegate over the period of the course using the full coaching process as above, as well as others in the course and 1 external coaching experience.

2. You will also be coached as part of the course making this a truly transformational course, both in terms of skills and personal development.

Before you commit to our course, you may have lots of questions. You may be wondering if coaching is the right path for you, or whether our course will deliver what you need? We can help with these questions. We are always delighted to chat about the coaching in general and the course with you. We also have a bank of past delegates who would be happy to share their experience with you. 

Please do get in touch with any queries on

Course content

Getting ready!

Welcome to the Coaching Direct learning platform

Welcome to the Accredited Award in Coach Training!

Pre course questionnaire

Coaching Direct App!

Development tools - links to online assessment (please do before Day 1 of course)

EQ assessment link & explanation of the model

Strengths Profile

Resource section

Course handbook

Session 1 tools/guides



Competency questions

Next steps


What is Supervision?

Accreditation overview

Steps to accreditation


Group supervision session

Online video modules

External Coaches

Internal coaches

Meet the expert

Kirsty McWilliam

Kirsty is a Leadership Coach based in Scotland. She is an experienced, accredited coach and coach trainer. After being a Chartered Accountant for 15 years in both KPMG & PwC, Kirsty had the opportunity for coach training within PwC and has never looked back. Moving her passion from change in business to change in people, Coaching Direct was born in 2008. To connect, and read more see Kirsty's Linkedin profile here -


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