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Christian Coaching Specialist

Are you interested in working with clients who are seeking to grow in the context of their Christian faith, inspiring growth in accordance with their God given gifts and talents?

For those individuals interested in becoming certified as a Christian Coaching Specialist [CCS], ILCT offers an 80-hour course of study which will provide you with the training and focus necessary to join this exciting, fast-growing field.

 Requirements to achieve certification:

Time required to complete this certification varies depending on your availability and the scheduling of courses you need. Some of the courses can be taken while you are enrolled in the Foundations course, meaning you could complete your program in approximately 6 - 9 months.

The cost for this certification depends on the courses you select. The average cost for completing 80 hours of training is $4,550. Interest-free payment plans are available to help spread the costs over the length of your program.

Required Courses

Foundations for Christian Coaches


Core course for those who want to incorporate their faith in coaching

TOTAL 40 hrs
CCS Electives


70% (28 hours) of electives must be chosen from the electives listed on the right of this page.

TOTAL 40 hrs
Additional Requirements


Complete the training requirements for ACC or BCC

Christian Coaching Specialist


Requirement Met

TOTAL 80 hrs