Levels of Certification

LEVEL ONE | AG CERTIFIED COACH:

This entry level certification is for the person who has taken initial coach training and has begun to use coaching skills. Their intent is to go on to higher coach certification. AGCC coaches are able to exhibit the ability to guide a client through an appropriate conversation model such as the hourglass or G.R.O.W. conversation model.


REQUIREMENTS:

Completed "Coaching Basics" or "501" or an equivalent course that teaches ICF competencies

Complete a minimum of 30 hrs. of coach specific training that teaches ICF competencies.

Be presently coached by a mentor coach holding at least AG Coaching Level 3 (AGCC).

Log 15 hours of coaching experience

Must be assessed

Fee: $80

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LEVEL TWO | AG ADVANCED COACH:

General Explanation

This certification is for the individual who demonstrates at least 50-60% of the quality level of each coaching skill competency required for ICF ACC.


REQUIREMENTS:

Complete another 15 hours (accumulated total of 45 hrs) of coach specific training by an AG Coaching Endorsed Trainer or training from a recognized equivalent.

Must log 50 hours of coaching experience

Received 5 hours of work with a mentor coach who holds at least AG Coaching Level 3 (AGCC).

Must be assessed

Fee: $140

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LEVEL THREE | AG PROFICIENT COACH:

General Explanation

This certificate is for the individual who is applying all of the fundamental ICF competencies. While this credential is not the same as the ICF credential of Associate Certified Coach (ACC), the intent is that the coach will exhibit the same level of skill competency as if they qualified for the ICF/ACC credential.


REQUIREMENTS:

Must complete another 15 hours (accumulated total of 60 hrs) of coach specific training by an AG Coaching Endorsed Trainer or training from a recognized equivalent.

A minimum of 100 hours of logged coaching experience

Coached at least 8 different clients

Received 10 hours of work with a mentor coach who holds at least AG Coaching Level 3 (AGCC).

Must be assessed

Fee: $200

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