Assessment and Graduation

GRADUATION OVERVIEW

  • GRADUATION CHECKLIST

    Your graduation checklist has a section for each Graduation requirement. This must be completed during your studies (eg. record every class you attend) and then submitted when you apply to graduate.

    To graduate from any program, all requirements and assessments must be met. For Certified these include

    1. Attend and Track Core Curriculum Class
    2. Attend and Track Lab Classes
    3. Complete and Track Peer Coaching hours
    4. Complete and track Mentor Coaching
    5. Complete and Track Observed Coaching
    6. Complete and Track Coach Supervision (or Mastermind)
    7. Complete and Track Business Building (optional in new program)
    8. Post course requirements to the the forum and track
    9. Oral Exam and Written Exam

    Download Checklist

  • APPLICATION TO GRADUATE

    Once you have completed all above requirements, you are able to apply to graduate.  Graduations are processed monthly, with graduation ceremonies held twice a year. To complete this form you will need a copy of your Graduation checklist, your peer coaching records and the results of your performance and knowledge evaluations.

    APPLY TO GRADUATE

TELECLASSES (Record Your Attendance)

  • Live Class with Expert Faculty

    It’s important you attend the full hour for each class, and arrive on time.  You are then required to record the date, time and trainer for each of the following classes

    Original Advanced (Pre Sept 17)

    1. Core Coach Training Classes (44 hrs)
    2. Niche Development and Portfolio Labs (24 hrs)
    3. Mentor Coaching (22 hrs)
    4. Observed Coaching (10 hrs)
    5.  Coach Mastermind (17 hrs)
    6. Business Express (10hrs)

    NEW Advanced (Post Sept 17)

    1. Core Coach Training Classes (44 hrs)
    2. Niche Development and Portfolio Labs (24 hrs)
    3. Mentor Coaching (22 hrs)
    4. Observed Coaching (10 hrs)
    5. Coach Supervision (25 hrs)
    6. Business Building (optional)

    These should be recorded in your graduation checklist.

Your Unique Coach Portfolio (Peer Reviewed)

  • Learning and Development Plan

    Your ‘Coaching Presence”, or who you are as a coach, is a huge part of developing your proficiency as a coach. In this outcome you will create a Coach Development Plan. The below worksheet is a way for you to explore your current skill level as a coach and identify your ideal skill level. You will then be in a better position to decide which areas or your ICA Program you would like to focus on first.

    Your FOUNDATION COACH Course area will support you with this course requirement.

    – Download Worksheet
    –  Prepare your Learning and Development plan
    – Share ONE KEY goal with your study group via the forum
    – Select a peers one key goal that resonates with you and provide feedback or acknowledgement
    – Submit your plan to assessment@icoachacademy.com
    – Copy and Paste the Forum URL for your feedback into your graduation checklist

  • Case Study or Research Paper

    Your coaching research paper allows you to go deeper and investigate an area of interest to you and demonstrate how it relates to coaching. It can explore a coaching theory or practice or coaching within a particular niche or about a particular topic. Your paper will include  knowledge of a coaching theory as well as its practical application.

    OR

    You can choose to do a coaching case study which demonstrates how you have applied your coaching skills. It may be a positive or negative case study. Either way we are interested in your PROCESS and LEARNING more than your result.

    Attend the Labs to workshop your coaching model and get support from the trainer and connect with and learn from other students.

    Your COACH SKILLS Course area will help you with this course requirement

    – Download Worksheet
    – Read & review a peer research paper or case study in the forum
    – Upload your research paper or case study to the forum
    –  Copy and Paste the URL of the forum post into your graduation checklist

  • Your Coaching Power Tool

    After studying a number of ways you can change someone’s perspective from this to that, create a power tool that resonates with you and your coaching niche. You can read hundreds of our students power tools to get some ideas and then attend the Portfolio Labs to workshop your own power tool, get support from the trainer and connect with and learn from other student.  You can use ICA’s Power tools for inspiration, but your power tool must be unique to you and named uniquely.  It should also fit with the this vs that framework

    Your POWER TOOLS course area will support you with this course requirement

    – Download Worksheet
    – Read & review a peer power tool in the forum
    – Prepare your own this vs that power tool & upload to the forum
    – Copy and Paste the URL of your forum posting into your graduation checklist

  • Your Coaching Model

    One of the benefits of the ICA Program is that you get to create your own unique coaching model. In this outcome you will look at a range of theories and coaching models and then create your own. Attend the Labs the portfolio lab to workshop your coaching model and get support from the trainer and connect with and learn from other students.Get support or read coaching model module.

    – Download Worksheet
    – Read & review a peer coaching model in the forum
    – Prepare your own research paper or case study & upload to the forum

Your Performance Evaluation (Assessed)

  • Observed Coaching

    As part of your Assessment and Graduation requirements you must participate in Observed Coaching.  You will be observed coaching and provided with feedback, against PCC markers.   This must be submitted with your application to graduate.

  • Written Exam

    The oral exam is your final assessment. Students record a 30 minute coaching session (with a client of their choice) and submit both an audio and transcript of the session. This is then assessed by an ICA mentor coach will be mark the coaching as being competent or not competent against PCC markers and ICA competencies.

  • Oral Exam

    This is your final assessment. Students record and transcribe a coaching session where they demonstrate coaching at PCC level. This is then submitted for faculty assessment.  Each student will be provided with feedback and either a competent or not competent outcome.

Peer Coaching (Self Regulated)

  • Peer Supervision (only for students in NEW Advanced Program)

    Peer Supervision (5 hours)
    Peer Supervision takes your peer coaching a step further.  Instead of holding the role of coach and client, you will partner with a fellow students and hold the roles of coach and supervisor. Unlike peer coaching, you can choose to partner with the one peer for your full 5 hours. In these sessions you will develop a deeper understanding of your own behaviours and beliefs as a coach.

  • Coach, and Be Coached

    One of the most beneficial parts of this course is the opportunity to be coached in our Peer Coaching Program. This program consists of coaching from all over the world and in many different industries and professions. Students set up real coaching appointments and get to experience the coach/client relationship in a learning environment.

    The Peer Coaching Program is self regulated, which means it is up to you to get your own peer coach and clients.  You must record your sessions in your graduation checklist.