The Centre for Coaching is one of the few coaching bodies in South Africa with both local and international accreditation.

International Accreditation

The International Coach Federation 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. more information on how to become or find an ICF-credentialed coach, please visit
New Ventures West (NVW), one of the leading coaching schools in the USA, founded in 1987, is a San Francisco based organisation dedicated to having people be both effective and fulfilled in their work as integral

Under the auspices of our learning partner, NVW, the Associate Coaching Course and the Professional Coaching Course provide Approved Coach Specific Training Hours to go towards receiving your ICF Credentials. On completion of these two programmes, you will have 286 Approved Coach Specific Training Hours. This fulfils the ICF coach educational requirements for MCC (Master Certified Coach).

Local Accreditation

The Centre for Coaching is based at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) – one of Africa’s leading business schools. Its courses form part of the GSB Executive Education suite of offerings and are informed by both academic rigour and coaching
Launched in April 2006, Coaches and Mentors of South Africa (COMENSA) is an inclusive, umbrella professional association for individual and corporate providers, buyers and trainers of coaching and mentoring services. The Centre for Coaching is a registered Training Institution and Coaching/Mentoring Company member of COMENSA. The Centre for Coaching director, Janine Ahlers, is also a