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Graduate Certificate of Applied Coaching

Graduate Certificate of Applied Coaching

Take the lead and join our graduate coaching course - awarded Gold Standard ICF accreditation
Graduate Certificate of Applied Coaching
Duration
26 Weeks Full Time
Graduate Certificate
Australian Qualification Framework: 8
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Graduate Certificate of Applied Coaching

Overview

Take the lead and enhance your career prospects with a qualification in applied coaching. Become a leader who can successfully guide individuals towards a sustainable future.

Now, more than ever, there is a need for strong leadership as individuals and organisations face unprecedented economic, social, and psychological challenges.

The Graduate Certificate of Applied Coaching teaches you to inspire change, empower others, and improve performance within your organisation.

Individuals wishing to strengthen their leadership skills, progress their careers, or re-skill in a new area should consider undertaking this course. It has been awarded the International Coaching Federation (ICF) accreditation for its excellence in coaching education.

This course has been accredited by ACAP under its self-accrediting authority.

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What you'll learn

Expertise in human behaviour forms the foundation of all our courses including our Graduate Certificate of Applied Coaching.

EXPLORE WITH AN APPLIED FOCUS:

  • Coaching methodology
  • Sustainable leadership
  • Professional wellbeing
  • Applied coaching skills

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Potential Careers

Once you graduate from the Graduate Certificate of Applied Coaching, you will open doors to a range of possible career opportunities. Listed below are a few typical jobs you could consider.

  • Leadership/Executive
  • Wellness Coach
  • Consultant
  • Professional Facilitator
  • People and Culture Expert
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ACAP awarded ICF accreditation

ACAP has been awarded the International Coaching Federation (ICF) accreditation for its excellence in coaching education. The four-year ICF accreditation applies to our Graduate Certificate of Applied Coaching for 170 program hours of coach-specific training.

This achievement is a result of a rigorous review process and demonstrates that ACAP’s coaching curriculum aligns with the ICF definition of coaching, Core Competencies and Code of Ethics.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate of Applied Coaching course is comprised of 4 units, which are level 500 units.

The course duration is 26 weeks full time or up to 2 years part time. For more information on the recommended course sequence click here.

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Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an advanced theoretical and technical knowledge of leadership coaching and relevant industry standards for contemporary professional coaching practice.  
  2. Critically analyse, synthesise, evaluate and apply evidence based coaching research and techniques to generate innovative coaching interventions.  
  3. Demonstrate professional practice and problem solving using ethical principles, processes and cultural responsiveness to support diverse applications of coaching.  
  4. Professionally apply knowledge and skills to effectively demonstrate sophisticated levels of reflection, communication and responsibility as a leadership coach and life-long learner. 

Pathways for future study

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate of Applied Coaching can also gain entry to ACAP’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.

For further information on the ACAP MBA pathway, including unit credit and scholarship options, please visit here .

Other postgraduate study options in counselling and social work are also available at ACAP.

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What our students valued most about ACAP

STUDENT STORIES

Studying the Graduate Certificate of Applied Coaching was life changing for me. It played a significant role in my decision to fully invest my time and energy into my new coaching business, stepping away from my safe, secure and successful senior public service job. This was one of the best decisions I have ever made.

Natalie,
Student
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What our students valued most about ACAP

STUDENT STORIES

I realised that coaching is a complex area with great responsibility so I researched study options that would support my own performance and self-awareness. I chose ACAP as I found they had a great reputation and the course leader's background and experience appealed to me.

Tina,
Student
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What our students valued most about ACAP

STUDENT STORIES

ACAP’s coaching course has been extremely useful for me to support my team’s growth and development. From the first class I attended, I found it to be really engaging and practical. The content from this course will also help me once I graduate as I plan to develop my own coaching consultancy business which will focus on leadership development within high-growth technology start-ups.

Kieran,
Student

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