Coaching for Performance, Level 1

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Lead Faculty for Level 1

Carolyn Dawson, PCC
Ciarán Coleman, ACC
Davina Kobrin, PCC
Jon Williams, ACC
Lisa Kleitz, PCC
Nathalie Ducray, PCC
Suncica Getter, PCC
Tina Gaarn Christensen, ACC

“One of the best facilitated programmes I’ve attended – very good content and empowering support.”
Dan Jacota, Regional Director Eastern Europe, ISS World Services (Denmark)

Programme Syllabus and Content

Coaching for Performance, Level 1 forms the foundation of the Coaching for Performance: Coach Certification Pathway programme. The content is aligned with the International Coach Federation (ICF) core competencies. Over the course of two days you will learn essential coaching skills and behaviours.

Grow Model

  • GROW Model;
  • The Inner Game;
  • awareness & responsibility;
  • being & doing of coaching;
  • curiosity;
  • coachee’s agenda;
  • powerful questions;
  • active listening;
  • trust & non-judgement;
  • coaching presence;
  • emotional intelligence (EQ);
  • coaching feedback;
  • support & challenge;
  • energized meaningful goals;
  • goal setting;
  • action planning;
  • accountability;
  • managing progress;
  • about coaching in organizations;
  • ethics and professional standards.

Goal Setting Pyramid

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

You will learn to coach with a participant group of senior-level peers from around the globe and receive support and feedback from experienced coach trainers. At the end of this unique programme you will be equipped with:

  • coaching practice;
  • valuable coaching skills and behaviours;
  • experience of practical, work-related coaching;
  • understanding of the GROW Model for goal setting and action planning;
  • practice in the use of coaching feedback;
  • insight into how to facilitate high performance in individuals and teams;
  • realization of your potential to become a coach and an outstanding leader.

“Very professional, practical and inspiring – thank you for the great two days.”
Piotr Jankiewicz, Managing Director, Maximizing Resources (Poland)

Programme Structure

Level 1 consists of two in-person training days followed by two coaching supervision calls run by senior qualified coaches. Participants are also provided with coaching practice assignments and a 140-page Coaching Foundations & Skills Manual. At the end of Level 1 you’ll have completed approximately 21 hours of learning and receive a Certificate of Professional Development.

* Please visit the Coaching for Performance: Distance Learning page for the online coach training programme structure.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for Level 1.

Further Training

For those seeking to continue their learning and develop expertise, Coaching for Performance is a three-level coach-training programme including 14 days of face-to-face training:

document icon See Levels 1 & 2 pdf for further information.

“Excellent structure, value for money, engaged coaches and inspiring colleagues. Thank you for making it a safe yet stretching space and teaching me so much. And thank you for guiding me to Level 1 not Level 2 , it was absolutely right.”
Judith Fogarty, Skills Development Lecturer, SWAT UK (UK)


Coaching for Performance: Coach Certification Pathway offers a unique opportunity for you to develop authentic and powerful coaching skills that integrate performance and purpose, and gain an internationally recognized business coaching credential that will give you credibility around the world.

The Coaching for Performance curriculum is aligned with the ICF professional coaching certification process. On attending and successfully completing the course requirements for each level of Coaching for Performance you will receive a Certificate of Professional Development (CDP) noting the hours you have completed. These contribute to the coach-specific training hours required for a Portfolio application for an ICF Credential.

Completion of Coaching for Performance Level 1 and Level 2 fulfils the coach-specific training element of the Portfolio application requirements for ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and for accreditation as a Performance Consultants certified coach (see ICF Credential Requirements and Application Pathways).

“A fantastic course – great mix of practice and theory. I’m looking forwards to Level 2.”
Becky Judge, Clinical Executive Member, NHS Norfolk (UK)

Fees – Public Course
Level 1: £1,295 + VAT Early Bird Rate or £1,395 + VAT full price

CERTIFICATION OPTION:* £5,745 + VAT – includes Coaching for Performance, Level 1 & Level 2 (63 hours of coach training including 6 hours of group support calls), 10 hours of mentor coaching, coaching demos and skill building practices, e-learning resources and a Certification guide and tracking tool.

* Please note, the certification option is designed for certification with the International Coach Federation (ICF) though other certification providers have similar requirements in terms of training and mentoring. This package does not include the fees required by the ICF for application submission and exam assessment.

Booking and Enquiries
To book a place on the public course, please register now online. For course enquiries or to discuss how we can support the specific training needs of your managers, leaders and organization, please email or call +44 (0)20 7373 6431.