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Achieve internationally-recognised coaching qualifications

Forton is the first Leadership Coach training programme accredited by the International Coach Federation, for professional leadership coach and manager-as-coach training.  Forton has grown consistently, adding Post-Graduate Level 7 Certificate and Diploma qualifications accredited by the Chartered Management Institute in leadership, coaching and mentoring.  

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A taste of the Forton learning experience -

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Professional Coach Training Options

"Thanks for your excellent training programmes. I wasn't joking when I said that I have learned more in the Forton Group ACTP programme than every other course I've ever done put together."

Head of L&D, UK NHS Hospital

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Leadership Coach

The Forton leadership coaching model is purpose built for organisations: where change, complexity and volatility are the norm. Based on whole-systems approaches, using the latest understanding in neuroscience, emotional and conversational intelligence, Forton Coaches are expert in working with senior leaders and managers, and are selected for their own professional experience of leading and managing teams.

Elective (Advanced) Options

Discover the steps to International Coach Federation (ICF) credentials here

We actively support all our students to achieve your coach-qualification goals

Corporate Coach Training Options

"I strongly recommend the Forton Coaching Programme to anyone who wants tangible results.  It opened up a new dimension to the way I engage with leaders and managers.  The coaching methodology presented was so simple and practical that it only accentuated my natural style of communication.” Senior Manager, Tata Sky India

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Manager as Coach

Forton has delivered manager-as-coach programmes since 1992 in organisations such as BT, the NHS and Network Rail, and now trains managers worldwide, including universities, multi-nationals, government, and non-government organisations. Our programmes support better leadership, improved feedback and appraisals and 1-1 and team development. Customers choose from bite-size learning to full qualification programmes.

Internal Coach Qualifications

We offer comprehensive programmes to develop in-house coaching capability:

  • Internal Coach qualification
  • Training in Coaching Mentoring and Supervision
  • Team-coach Training
  • In-house coaching Masterclass series

Doubly Accredited 

We meet the highest International Coach Federation standards and we're accredited by the Chartered Management Institute. Programmes blend in-person, online classes, and Elearning. You get plenty of time to practice skills, get feedback and discuss your learning.  So you can apply your skills straight away - with confidence. 

Blended learning: in-person or live virtual classroom options

We use carefully-selected, comfortable, specialist training venues in beautiful surroundings, conveniently located close to Motorway, Rail and International Airports in Central England.

  • Residential programmes: accommodation and refreshments included
  • Or choose fully virtual live programmes with our International Faculty
  • Relevant Prior Learning (APL) can be accepted as part-credits - find out more
  • Class sizes are limited to protect the learning experience of each person, so book well in advance