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"This has been an AMAZING program! The personal growth and mastery gained, in addition to the skill cultivation, was monumental."
"I feel like I learned more in this six month course than in my two-year master's (OD) program..."
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".... this is the best coaching training available."
We provide a robust, all-inclusive ICF Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) based in Houston, Texas. This program includes 140 hours of Training, 10 hours of Mentor Coaching (required for any ICF credential application), and the ACTP Performance Exam. This program is designed to equip the coach to earn an ICF PCC level credential—the second level out of three. We teach our participants coach to a master level and work with high-level clients, right off the bat.
ICF credentialed coaches are required to earn CCE's and/or continued Approved Coach Training Hours (ACSTH) in order to renew a credential or move to the next level credential. We offer 2 to 4 day events for established coach practitioners and managers/leaders. Click and take a look at our menu for more details.
We offer a-la-carte One-to-One Mentor Coaching and Online Group Mentor Coaching. Mentor coaching is required to apply for any ICF credential and is the best way to prepare for the mandatory performance exam. Mentor coaching hours are also required to renew an ICF ACC credential. Our mentor coaches are all MCC or PCC credentialed, Registered ICF Mentor Coaches, and ICF ACTP assessors.
What makes Envision Coach Training stand out?
In a rapidly growing field, coach accreditation through a reputable organization with internationally accepted professional standards is becoming more important. We are an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program, or "ACTP"—a complete program including 125 + hrs of training, 10 + hrs of Mentor Coaching and an ACTP exam—leading to an ICF PCC credential. We are also recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
90% of our program training hours are in-person and highly interactive. We believe that, when it comes to such an interpersonal craft, this is the way to go. We provide ample skill-drills, practicums and coaching exercise in all of our in-person trainings. Our online training sessions are given via your private online learning platform and consists of high-quality video of instructional presentations and master-level coaching demonstrations.
There are only about 700 coaches in the world who have reached Master Certified Coach (MCC) status and there are just 4 in the Greater Houston area. We have 2 of them on our faculty. All your instructors are highly experienced, having spent decades coaching clients in greatly varied industries, situations and walks of life. They have also completed the ACTP in-house and taken years of instructor training prior to working as faculty.
We subscribe to the Law of Primacy—what we learn first we continue to fall back on. Because of this we teach how to coach to a Master level (MCC) from the first day. It's no harder to learn like this and you only have to pass the exam at a PCC level. With our guidance you simply focus a certain way, and the payoffs are immense. We set you up to be the best coach you can be from day one.
We train and credential people from all walks of life and professions. Our participants comprise of approximately 40% independent coaches and 60% internal professionals working in organizations such as Chevron, Shell, Texas A&M University, Rice University, Enbridge, Bechtal, Sutter Health, City of Houston, Strategic Materials and Aetna.
Business leaders are learning that highly skilled coaches are a sound investment for company success. Whether you are ready to explore a career in business coaching or are already an experienced coach wanting advanced training, we provide several programs to help you on your path.
Life coaching can be about a client's relationships, career, health, finances, spirituality, anything else. Whether you are ready to explore a career in life coaching or are already an experienced coach wanting advanced training, we provide several programs to help you on your path.
Corporations around the globe are increasing their use of executive coaches in an effort to maximize productivity and efficiency. Whether you are an internal or external executive coach, our programs teach the specific skills required to work with executives and leaders.
We specialize in working with individuals and organizations to teach the specific skills required to work with executives and leaders. Most of our students come to us from major corporations and work in various coaching roles in HR and Learning & Development.