Objectives • About the Program • Program Content • Program Requirements • Dates & Location • Funding & Accreditation
This program will graduate Indigenous coaches who will work with Indigenous clients, communities, organizations, different levels of government and within the private sector. The program adopts the core competencies of the International Coaching Federation into language and approaches which align with Indigenous teachings.
We will then move to 13 virtual sessions of three hours each, where we will learn and practice the coaching skills.
The final session will be an in person closing circle.
Participants will have access to Elders and Knowledge Keepers as part of the program.
Course content will include required reading and self-reflection time guided by the course content.
This program is delivered in English.
This program integrates the following into its structure to ensure the highest quality of training that is specific to an Indigenous context:
Participants are responsible for travel and accommodations.
Lunch will be provided for in person events.
This pilot program is accepting a maximum of 12 Indigenous participants who would like to learn to coach professionally.
To enter this program, participants must submit an application and go through the selection process to get approval from the Indigenous Coach Training Certificate Program Selection Committee. The ability to attend all sessions and complete the practice and asynchronous work is required.
To graduate from this program, participants must complete 88 hours in total – 63 synchronous and 25 asynchronous.
For FNHA staff accepted into this program, the funds will be provided by the FNHA. The cost of this program for external applicants is $4500 + GST.
Indigenous Coach Training Program Student Policies to learn more.
This program is sponsored, in part, by the First Nations Health Authority.
For participants interested in becoming an internationally credentialed coach, the program will be submitted for accreditation and will meet the standards of the Level 1 training (ACSTH Path): The Gold Standard in Coaching | ICF - ACC Paths (coachingfederation.org)
Tamila Lazun Email: Tamila.Lazun@fnha.ca
For a full list of contacts for this program, see our Organizational Contact List.