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Credentials and Standards

ICF Core Competencies

ICF developed the core coaching competencies to support greater understanding about the skills and approaches used within today’s coaching profession.

Credentials and Standards


Visit this page for periodic updates about ICF's credentialing services program and ICF Credentials and Standards.


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Credentials and Standards

Renew Credential

ICF maintains high standards for professional coaches worldwide, and requires ICF Credentials to be renewed every three years.

Coaching Education

Level 2 Accreditation

Coaching Education

Level 1 Accreditation

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