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Coach Training

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Our fully ICF Accredited Coaching Courses can be combined in various ways depending on what you would like to do with your coach training and what type of credentialing you are looking for.  We have programs well suited if you are looking to use coaching skills in your existing occupation or role, as well as a full training path to becoming a certified professional coach.  Regardless of where you end up your journey begins with our Foundations of Professional Coaching course, offered as a week-long intensive or over 2 weekends.  All of our Foundations courses are backed up by our Money Back Guarantee*

Training Programs

The Essential Coach

Foundations + Context of Work Mentor Coaching
60 hours of Coach Specific Training and 10 hours of mentor coaching 

This is the essential program for individuals looking to fulfil the minimum training requirements for the International Coaching Federation's (ICF) credential of Accredited Certified Coach (ACC) using their Approved Coaching Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) application path - or for anyone adding coaching to their existing role. The program provides a solid understanding of the coaching competencies and professional, ethical, practice required by ICF. Basic, yet robust, the typical time frame to complete this program is approximately 6 months. Following the Foundations module, you can begin coaching towards the 100 client coaching hours, that, along with your training and mentor coaching hours, will fulfil the ICF requirement for taking the Coach Knowledge Assessment exam (CKA). 

The Expert Coach

Foundations + Context of Work + Artful Coaching + Practicum

140 hours of Coach Specific Training

The Expert Coach program is for individuals who are looking to become skillful and expert professional coaches. Individuals who would be seeking the ICF credentials of Accredited Certified Coach (ACC)Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and Master Certified Coach (MCC) using their Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) path. The Expert Coach program includes the three modules in the Advance Program, plus an additional 48 hours of training in the Practicum component, a total of 140 hours of coach-specific training. The practicum is a 6-month course with multiple components designed to enhance your coaching competencies and transition the student into the world of an active coaching practitioner. Seven hours of group mentor coaching is experienced in Practicum which can be counted towards the ICF credentialing requirements. Upon successful completion of Practicum, students are distinguished as an ATC – ADLER Trained Coach.

Please be advised that additional costs are required for any of the components other than the courses provided by ADLER as outlined below:

  • ADLER ACPC Exam - $500 +HST
  • ICF Coach Knowledge Assessment - please see the ICF Website for up to date fees and requirements

Not sure about what program is right for you? Contact one of our Coaching Program Advisors toll-free at 1.877.923.4419 or locally at 416.923.4419 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a no-obligation consultation.


  • Jane Kidner"Outstanding value. This course far exceeded my expectations. It was incredibly rich in content and extremely well taught. No matter what I do next, this course has forever changed how I will approach coaching relationships for the better.

    Jane Kidner
  • Heather Haigh "Upon reflection, the depth and breadth of the Adler coaching program is astounding. I feel so well positioned for Practicum and I would highly recommend this program to anyone interested in coaching or who has coaching within their role at an organization.

    Heather Haigh
  • Judi Argue"First I need to share with you how amazing the experience has been with Adler and my coaching foundations course. The course design and delivery are fantastic and Robin is spectacular!

    Judi Argue