The rise of Executive Coaching in Australia is partly a product of the slow demise of the stressed-out corporate environment. The corporate culture inherently demands new and established leaders to cope with every obstacle that falls over their path every now and then like a bolt from the blue.
Friends and family can be a tremendous emotional support, but they might not fully recognize what you do and your work’s predicaments. There can be visions and concerns that you can’t discuss with your staff or superior. An executive coach in Australia can help you explore and talk about what’s bothering you and transcend you towards consciousness.
How can executive coaching help?
Executive coaching can be a facilitative, one-to-one partnership where the coach support client to develop self-awareness, become conscious, and gain clarity in goals. An executive coach can help you on a deeper level from understanding the big picture to making shifts in your behavior.
Australian work culture prefers a healthy work/life balance. And the fast-working environment also calls for deeper connections within the workplace. Getting trained as an Executive Coach in Australia can help you on many levels, for instance:
- Enhance leadership abilities to keep your time organized and efficient.
- Holding better and difficult conversations at work.
- Build social relationships and communication skills.
- Boost in cognition at work for achieving greater, realistic objectives steadily.
- A heightened level of motivation to keep your work-life balance on the track.
- Challenge yourself to go beyond what’s possible
A Step By Step Guide To Become A Certified Executive Coach in Australia
Here are some steps that you can take to start your venture into becoming an executive coach in Australia.
1. Choosing an ICF Accredited coach training course/program
When it comes to coaching, European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC), International Coach Federation (ICF), and Continuing Coach Education (CCE) are the major coaching bodies in the world. EMCC is more prevalent in the UK and Europe, while ICF is the largest globally, and very international. If you’re going to get certified as an executive coach in Australia, the first thing that you need to do is to opt for an ICF accredited coach training program.
2. Which coach training institute/course to choose in Australia?
While researching, you may find many coach training institutes providing certified training. What to look for is the accreditations of the course, institute, and the coach trainer. Also, the institute’s community and network are essential if you want to start your coaching practice globally.
For instance, Coach Transformation Academy (CTA) is one of the few organizations in the world accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF), European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC), Continuing Coach Education (CCE), and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Many other factors can help you choose the best training institute for Executive Coach in Australia for you – duration of the training, certification process, accreditations of the course, coaching practice opportunity, training methodology, etc.
3. Selecting the right coach training course
Some want to learn coaching to build upon their strengths and blend coaching to live a quality life and thrive in their career. While some want to support others through coaching and aspire to become a successful coach. Choose the program that fits with your requirements and schedule.
CTA offers online and classroom coach training in Australia. The Certified Professional Coach training program is for leaders, executives, trainers, counselors, and professionals who want to blend coaching in their life and career on a deeper level. The course is ICF accredited under the ACSTH pathway and ideal for ICF-ACC Credentialing training.
4. Completion of the coach training and earning credentialing
Many professionals don’t go for credentialing (takes some time to be eligible) as they may not want to practice as a professional coach. Though there are many professional coaches in the world without proper or formal credentials, yet it’s essential to achieve at least one credential if you plan to practice as a certified, professional coach across the globe.
Coaching industry has many niches and is one of those unique industries where you can build your own niche. No coach training institute can provide you credentialing from ICF, EMCC, or CCE. Credentialing is something you have to work on it on your own. Though your coach training provider may provide you with guidance, resources, and support to earn credentialing. Hence, choosing a coach training provider with excellent post-training support is also crucial.
Join the group of emerging leaders
Australia is an excellent place for business executives willing to take charge and boost their management skills. There are thousands of people across the globe who are creating an exceptional living from coaching. Do you want to hone your leadership and coaching skills to benefit your organization and/ or want a distinct career as an Executive Coach in Australia?
CTA’s in-house and online executive coach training provides everything you need to get started with your coaching journey. The choice is yours!