Accreditation has two fundamental purposes:

  • To assure the quality of the coach
  • Assist in the improvement of the profession

Our courses are accredited by the International Authority for Professional Coaching and Mentoring (IAPC&M) which has the following objectives:

  • To support all coaches, mentors, and students worldwide
  • To support all coaching and mentoring training organisations worldwide
  • To be a resource centre for everyone interested in the wonderful, powerful, life changing phenomenon known as coaching and mentoring
  • To provide a platform of support and guidance for all our members, with coaches, mentors, and teams worldwide to assist them
  • To be a source of continuing education for all of our members, accredited and professional coaches and mentors, through our resources, education, and events
  • To provide our associate members, accredited and professional coaches and mentors, with a friendly caring home that will look after and take care of them and also provide countless resources and a large comprehensive benefits programme
  • To help our members engage on a path of growth and education through our regular communications, our white papers, and our highly thought of interactive webinar

Our courses are also accredited or endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) and the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Noble Manhattan Coaching has also achieved ‘approved’ status as a provider by the International Regulator of Coaching and Mentoring (IRCM)

Being accredited is an integral part of building a professional coaching business; to be able to say to clients, ‘I have been recognised as being a high standard coach, and my practice is monitored, and here is where you can complain in the unlikely event you are not satisfied.’ - This is putting the client first.

There are a number of accrediting bodies, each with a different mission statement. Here are some:

The International Coach Federation (ICF) is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals”

European Mentoring & Coaching Council, which exists to promote good practice and the expectation of good practice in mentoring and coaching across Europe”

The Association for Coaching® (AC) is a leading independent, and not-for-profit professional body dedicated to promoting best practice and raising the awareness and standards of coaching, worldwide.”

The Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision (APECS) is the top level professional membership body for executive coaching, supervision, and advisory services to corporate organisations”