FAQ

FAQ

What is APC?

We are a registered Association incorporated as a company limited by guarantee, having complied with the requirement under the Companies Act, No 7 of 2007 by the Registrar General of Companies. The Association of Professional Coaches was established on 20th June 2018 with the vision to nurture Sri Lankan Coaches towards Global Coaching Standards.

What is coaching?

ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.

How do I become a member?

Download the application form and e-mail it to:[email protected] to proceed with your membership. The membership category will be determined by the EXCO Membership Committee and you will be offered a full Membership or an Affiliate membership.

Do I have opportunities for Pro-bona coaching?

Yes, there is opportunity to connect to the peers in coach café and engage in pro-bona coaching and also APC carries out certain initiatives to support the community you can as a member engage in such initiatives to provide pro-bona coaching

How do I connect with a coach?

The details of all coaches are who are members of the ICF are made available on the website where their a-mail details will be provide you can connect with them to experience coaching.

What is ICF?

The International Coach Federation (ICF) is one of 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.

How do I become an ICF Member?

To be a member of the International Coach Federation you must meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Hold a current ICF Credential (ACC, PCC, or MCC);
  • Have completed at least 60 hours of coach-specific training that meets ICF standards. (see what qualifies as coach-specific training below); or
  • Be enrolled in 60 hours of coach-specific training in a program that has either the ICF Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) or Approved Coach-Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) distinction. (For new members only.)

Will obtaining APC membership be useful for an HR Professional?

HR professional are constantly challenged to create an engaging team at work and to enhance the leadership potential to create such an engaging culture. By being a member you can get exposed to coaching competencies and also be involved in discussions on how such initiatives are carried out in organisations locally and internationally y to support your internal initiatives.

Will obtaining APC membership be useful for Leaders/ managers?

As a leader when you are dealing with teams coaching style leadership will facilitate a more engaging team. As a member you will be exposed to the learning sessions on developing coaching competencies which will benefit you in terms of enhancing your leadership style.

Will obtaining APC membership benefit my profession?

As a people leader you will be exposed to people development challenges and how coaching can support as an intervention to support your teams growth and even your own growth in terms of creating positive change.

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