Established in Vancouver, BC in 2009 the FLOW Coaching Institute is an international training and development organization specialized in professional coach training and certification programs.
The FLOW Coaching Institute has been passionate to developing confident and competent coaches all over the world. With great dedication and commitment the FLOW Coaching Institute has helped more that +50,000 individuals and Fortune 1000 companies around the world to transform their lives, performance, and cultures forever. It’s rigorous program is the only coach training program that certifies you as a professional coach at the end of 5 FLOW Modules. The program gives you 175 ICF accredited (ACTP) hours – amongst the highest accredited hours in the world.
The online ACTP program consists of:
- Weekly webinar classrooms where theory and practice will be taught and demonstrated (2,5 hours each webinar)
- Knowledge and skill development assignments and tasks by program instructors
- Coaching practices and observed sessions
- Coaching session recordings
- Individual and group feedback sessions specific to developing coaching skills and competencies
The FLOW Coach Institute's online professional coach certification program has two parts:
Over the course of 5-6 months, program participants attend five webinars lasting 2.5 hours each. The program is designed to teach specific skills that increase coaching confidence and competency at the end of each module where individuals are given direct feedback and supported through skill development in running powerful and transformational coaching sessions. Upon completion of the program, participants acquire an FCPC (FLOW Certified Professional Coach) title. Click on the modules below to learn more about each individual course.
The Awareness Module is the foundation of FLOW Coaching. This training Module will train you in the foundational theory and practice of coaching. You will learn the critical elements of coaching, as noted by the International Coaching Federation (ICF): ethics and principles, building trust and intimacy, establishing agreement, effective goal setting, creating compelling futures, creative questions, and more. By the end of this Module, you will be able to competently conduct a basic coaching session.
The Motivation Module will provide you with a deeper understanding how you can motivate and inspire your clients to realise their goals. During this Module, you will learn to recognize your clients’ internal blocks so you can encourage them to overcome these blocks to achieve success. Finding and dissolving these barriers will help your clients move towards the planning phase and ultimate achievement of their goals. The Module will show you how to teach your clients to internally integrate and externally apply the skills and tools they need to overcome the internalized beliefs and fears that prevent them from growing.
Module 3Creative Planning
The Creative Planning Module will provide you with the tools to go deeper into the FLOW Coach Methodology. You will learn how to help your clients design solutions to achieve their personal and professional goals. In this Module, theory and practice are integrated using advanced creative tools and strategies. You will graduate this Module with a deeper knowledge of FLOW Coaching’s practices, and the ability to empower your clients to move towards meaningful and sustainable life changes.
The Achievement Module will enhance your coaching skills to help you support your clients as they move towards achieving sustainable results. You will learn how to help your clients refine their visions and goals, and project their achievements. This Module will give you the wisdom to empower and help your clients realise their visions and goals.
The Focus Module is about focus and resilience. Many people have problems focusing on what is truly important to them, and procrastination is a common challenge to overcome. In this Module, you will learn how to help your clients stay focused on what is truly meaningful to them. You will also learn how to support them to overcome procrastination and negativity, and support their progress through daily actions and ‘small wins’. As a coach, you will learn to create a strong and supportive coaching presence that will keep your clients on track.
Upon completion of this module, participants are eligible to become an ACC (Associate Certified Coach) and PCC (Professional Certified Coach). For more information see the section below.
Module 6Practicum and Supervision
The PATH to Mastery: Practicum and Supervision
In this second part of the program you will be able to focus on ICF competencies and developing your coaching practice towards success. In this module, we will coach you, mentor you and provide you with close supervision so that you become a powerful and confident coach. This module is designed in way that will provide you the supervision and feedback you will need to become a competent and confident coach. As we genuinely care about our alumni’s achievements, we don’t leave you alone and instead we support you with one to one & group mentoring on your coaching skills; business development skills; personal coaching profile; your strengths as a coach; your potential area of specialty; your competency increase and practice development.
Another good news about distinguishing advantages about the FLOW Coaching Institute’s coach certification program is that when you finish the full program, the program hours qualify you already to become eligible to apply to your ICF PCC credentialing so that you don’t have to wait for a few more years. This means that once you finish your coaching hours, without waiting for many years, you can apply to ICF to pursue PCC credential directly.