TEAM COACH - Practitioner course


This intensive, highly practical module builds on the Foundation programme to support coaches in making the transition from coaching individual clients in developing coaching cultures in their team to working with the whole team.

It explores the messiness of working with whole teams and provides practical tools and techniques for enabling the team to understand and change its dynamics in ways that increase collective performance and add value to all its stakeholders. The core of the module is the PERILL framework, a complex, adaptive systems perspective that allows the team to understand its drivers and barriers to performance.

The module works step by step through each phase of a team coaching assignment, from Scoping and Discovery, through Contracting, Delivery, Evaluation and Withdrawal (when the team is better able to coach itself). The case study follows each stage, giving you opportunities to practice new tools and techniques and to develop your own templates and unique approaches. This the second of three courses within our Team Coaching Programme, leading onto Senior Practitioner level.


  • Our programs are designed to be flexible in their delivery. Generally we offer:
  • 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.
    • 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.

Total Commitment Hours:

Usually completed over 6-12 months, the 152 hours in total are made up of 18 hours of training,  40 hours of reading (theory and models), 60 hours of preparation, planning and practice with at least your teams with the remainder split across reflection and the assignment. Please note that you are required to practise with at least 2 teams and a general expectation of 4 sessions per team to be accredited.


  • Confidence to be able to coach small teams, or as a co-coach with larger teams
  • Deeper insights into the factors that affect team performance and value creation — and what undermines it
  • A clear understanding of each phase of a team coaching assignment, from beginning to end
  • A toolkit for helping a team leader develop a coaching culture in their team
  • Understanding of the different types of team and the different coaching needs that each has
  • Insight into teams as systems within systems; and the difference between linear, systemic and complex, adaptive systems perspectives
  • A practical model (PERILL) to support a team in understanding its systems


  • 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.



    • Completion of Team Coaching Foundation level module or appropriate equivalent.
    • 3 years practising as a 1-2-1 coach, mentor or leader with at least 18 months experience working with / developing / leading a team.

    This is a practitioner level course which is an immersive & experiential program requiring a full and active engagement. It is for people who already have experience of one to one coaching and teams and is not for absolute beginners.  It takes the experience you already have and extends it to real team coaching.


  • Provides the essential skills, knowledge and confidence to begin to coach teams
  • 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)


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.


Our Team Coaching Programs are accredited by both the EMCC and ICF. Successful candidates of this Level 5 European Qualifications Framework course will receive:

  • a certificate of accreditation from CCMI which you can use to claim 152 hours of CPD and for 40 CCE’s for ICF members (36.5 Core Competency (CC) and 3.5 Resource Development (RD) units)
  • automatic recommendation for the Team Coaching Practitioner ITCA (Individual Team Coach award) from EMCC Global
  • automatic recommendation for the  European Individual Accreditation EIA (an individual  Coach / Mentor level award at Practitioner 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 40 hours of the 60  Educational hours required for ACTC. You will still need to meet the ICF Membership, exam, Supervision and sufficient team coaching experience requirements.

What some of our participants have said : 

  • “The combination of theory, lots of experience sharing by David, role play and break-out. That’s a great mix!”
  • “Content was useful and well organised, instructor’s knowledge is very high with flexibility to alter agenda to meet participants’ needs, class environment was fun, safe and very participative”
  • “If you want to learn about the theory and practice of team coaching ‘warts and all’ in a stimulating and supportive context – go for it”

How our participants have scored the course : 

How would you rate the program as expanding your learning development?Current 8.6 score  (1 – lowest, 10 – highest)

For more details, please review the Practitioner Programme brochure 

If you’d like to understand more about EMCC & ICF accreditation / credentialing, please read this blog. 

To understand more about how Team Coach accreditation / credentialing works as part of this programme, 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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