Professional Accreditation

Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) (BCounsCoach)

The Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) course has received professional accreditation from the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia. PACFA is a peak body for the counselling and psychotherapy profession which accredits counselling and psychotherapy courses against the PACFA Training Standards developed by professional consensus as appropriate for courses in the disciplines of Counselling and Psychotherapy in the Australian community.

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The Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) is accredited with the International Coach Federation as an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) for 130.5 hours coach specific training. As such, students who complete the full Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) are eligible to apply for credentials from the International Coach Federation using the ACC or PCC ACTP Applications. These applications do not require participation in the International Coach Federation Performance Evaluation Process.



Accredited Academic Teachers

The ICF offers three levels of professional coaching credentials, these qualifications are awarded when the applicant is successful in meeting the specified requirements relevant to their application.

Associate Certified Coach (ACC)

Professional Certified Coach (PCC)

Master Certified Coach (MCC)

The following list of Academic Teachers with ICF credentials are recognised by ICF as competent to facilitate coach specific units. 

  • Lynda Bayada – PCC
  • Dr Bernadette Crompton – PCC
  • Campbell Forsyth – PCC
  • Nina Mezyk - ACC
  • Martin Pardoe – PCC
  • Dr Renata Porzig-Drummond – ACC
  • Dr Mark Setch - MCC
  • Dr Despina Sfakinos – PCC
  • Dr Peter Thompson – PCC
  • Tracy Tresidder – MCC