TEAM COACH - Foundation course


This intensive, highly practical workshop provides an introduction to team dynamics and teaming. It’s ideal for either businesses and individuals who manage teams, HR professionals who want to support team coaching or a professional coach with an evolving practice.

It’s the first of three courses within our Team Coaching Programme, leading onto Practitioner level, and Senior Practitioner level. It’s the first stage on the journey from coaching individuals to coaching teams, providing a solid foundation and toolkit to help the team, through its leader.


  • Our programs are designed to be flexible in their delivery. Generally we offer programs in one of these formats:
  • 6 x 4-hour virtual sessions, plus some self-organised study.
  • 3-day virtual programme, plus some self-organised study.
  • 3-day face to face programme, plus some self-organised study.
  • Classroom Group Practice & Practical
  • Typical course size – 12 to 24 delegates
  • Individual & Group Reflection
  • Coursework: Reflective assignment

As a broad outline, we spend approximately 40% teaching theories and models, 30% in co-learning (discussions, questions, breakouts) and 30% in  learning and practicing tools & techniques.


37 hours (classroom hours, practice within the group, further reading and reflections) of which:

  • 12 hours are workshop days or online equivalent in theories and models
  • 12 hours of skills practice & reflection
  • 13 hours of self-study (reading, planning and reflection)


As a global training provider, we run a variety of programs to suit different regions / timezones, different training schedules and pricing structures. Please use the Click For Details button for more information.


  • A broad understanding of team dynamics
  • You will learn how and why teams behave as they do
  • How helping the team understand its own systems can have a radical positive impact on how it achieves its goals and purpose

Download the Team Coach Foundation course leaflet here.


  • Provides a solid base for developing the skills and knowledge required for effective team coaching
  • The opportunity to connect and network with other team coaches and support each other during the learning journey
  • 12 months free CCMI membership
  • 12 months free membership to the PERILL team diagnostic platform (worth £750 a year). Members can use with unlimited numbers of teams and save huge amounts (other providers charge up to $1500 per team)


  • Professional Coaches who are looking to expand their skill set outside of 1-2-1 coaching to include or transition to team coaching.
  • Business Leaders, Line Managers, Team leaders who want to know more about how to coach teams effectively.
  • HR Leaders and Professionals who want to help deliver a programme to support team coaching through their business.
  • Facilitators and other trainers / professionals working with teams and looking to expand their toolkit.


  • At least 1 year in a role associated with team development & 1-2-1 coaching/mentoring.
  • Practising 1-2-1 mentor/ coach, typically accredited at Foundation level or above; utilising some team concepts, theories and models to inform practice in their own team or with another team.
  • This is an immersive & experiential program requiring a full and active engagement.


Our Team Coaching Programs are accredited by both the EMCC and ICF. Successful candidates of this Level 3 European Qualifications Framework course will receive:

  • a certificate of accreditation from CCMI which you can use to claim 37 hours of CPD and for 20.25 CCE’s for ICF members (10.5 Core Competency (CC) and 9.75 Resource Development (RD) units)
  • automatic recommendation for the Team Coaching Foundation ITCA (Individual Team Coach award) from EMCC Global
  • automatic recommendation for the  European Individual Accreditation EIA (an individual  Coach / Mentor level award at Foundation level)  from EMCC Global
  • Participants wishing to achieve the ICF Advanced Certification in Team Coaching award (ACTC) will be able to apply to the ICF. This course meets 20.25 hours of the 60  Educational hours required for ACTC (the 60 hours can be achieved by taking both Foundation & Practitioner programmes). You will still need to meet the ICF Membership, exam, Supervision and sufficient team coaching experience requirements.

What some of our participants have said : 

  • “one of the most enjoyable and beneficial training courses I have been on!”
  • “The program recaps valuable theoretical models, benefits of David’s huge experience and opens a new way (for a beginner in team coaching) to support teams. “
  • “David created a joyful and inclusive climate during the Program which made me feel immediately onboarded. He also adjusted his speech, approach, explanations to each interlocutor’s type. In addition, I appreciated the way David easily navigated us through theory and brought evidence proven by research on each topic.”

How our participants have scored the course :  

  • How would you rate the program overall? Currently 9.1 score  (1 – lowest, 10 – highest)
  • Experienced Team Coaches were asked to what degree would you recommend all other experienced coaches complete this Foundation level program: Currently 9.16 score (1 – very little, 10 – a great deal).

To understand more about how Team Coach accreditation / credentialing works as part of this programme, please read this blogIf you’d like to understand more about EMCC & ICF accreditation / credentialing, please read this blog. 



Bespoke in-house courses available provided by a CCMI Network Member in your local country.

If your country isn’t covered by a CCMI Network Member, or you need delivery across multiple countries please contact us


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