Board Certied Coach
Updated July 2020
WHAT IS A BOARD CERTIFIED COACH?
A Board Certied Coach (BCC) has a minimum of a bachelor's degree, coaching-related training/education and
experience in relationship skills, coaching interactions, approaches and techniques, and ethical and professional practices.
1. Fundamental Coaching Skills
2. Screening/Orientation in Coaching
3. Assessment in Coaching
4. Coaching Approaches for Individuals
5. Coaching Approaches for Businesses and Organizations
6. Ethical and Professional Practice in Coaching
GENERAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
All qualied applicants must demonstrate that they have met specic requirements and must pass the BCC Examination.
See page 6 for details. The application fee is nonrefundable and nontransferable. If you have any questions about the
requirements, please contact CCE prior to submitting an application.
APPLICANTS WITH NON-U.S. DEGREES
Your application materials must be submitted in English. If they are not available in English, please have an English
translation provided at your expense. CCE accepts translations from University Language Services
universitylanguage.com). The translation must be forwarded directly to CCE by University Language Services.
CCE ETHICS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
BCC applicants and credential holders are responsible for ensuring that their behavior adheres to the standards identied
in the BCC Code of Ethics.
Whether you are an applicant or credential holder, you are required to disclose any of the following types of matters:
• Criminal charge (Note: You do not need to disclose trac charges unless they involve drugs or alcohol or injury to
person or property.)
• Legal action related to business or occupational activities in which you are named as a defendant
• Grievance by any government entity or professional organization
• Employment termination due to conduct
• Probation or removal from any graduate program for reasons unrelated to grades
Written disclosures must be received within 60 days of you becoming aware of the required disclosure, unless you are an
applicant and are disclosing a previously concluded matter. In such cases, the disclosure and required documentation must
be submitted with your application
An applicant must complete all portions of the BCC application, including the ethics attestation and the Applicant
Agreement & Release Authorization. Disclosures and other ethics matters are reviewed in accordance with CCE
procedures. Disclosures do not automatically render an individual ineligible for credentialing. CCE reserves the right to
deny eligibility based on an ethics review. Application fees are not refundable when an application is rejected.
ABOUT THE CERTIFICATION