Activity 2 (1)




Activity 2 (1)

Activity 2

  • What are the coaching license, certificates, and accreditations required for business coaching in Australia?
  • ICF accreditation is the gold standard for professionally trained coaches around the world. It is also the only internationally recognised professional coaching accreditation.

    They are the largest organisation devoted to developing the coaching industry by setting high coaching standards, creating a global network of highly trained coaches and offering independent certification.

  • Name two coaching regulatory bodies and their purpose.
  • ICF is committed to meaningful professional self-governance. ICF’s self-governance foundation comprises and depends upon a variety of standards and practices, supported by the efforts of the ICF Global Board, volunteer leaders, and ICF Members and Credential-holders.

    The Association for Coaching UK (AC UK) is part of the global Association for Coaching offering. Although the AC started its operations in the UK it has spread throughout the world and now has a number of countries interested in its offering who are setting up associations in their country of origin.

  • What are coaching service agreements for external coaches and how might these be structured?
  • To enable partners to determine and agree on how the coaching process will work and provides a guide to expected outcomes. This agreement outlines the contribution of each of the participants, the process, expected outcomes and arrangements for any variation in the process.

  • What are Registered Training Organisations (RTOs):
  • Identify RTO regulator in Australia.
  • The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector.

  •  Provide two examples of RTOs and their RTO number.
  • Shajor Pty Ltd   Trading as:

  • The Coaching Institute
  • Business Education Institute Pty Ltd

  • Provide two examples of nationally recognised qualifications that are delivered by the above RTOs.
  • A vocational education and training (VET) accredited course has been assessed by ASQA as compliant with the Standards for VET Accredited Courses 2012 and the Australian Qualifications Framework

  • Provide two examples of government-subsidised courses in your state delivered by the above RTOs
  • Important information for TAFE fee concessions

    If you are a vocational education student, you may be entitled to a concession on your fees if you are in a government funded place and you meet the eligibility criteria. In general, you are eligible if you have a valid concession card issued by Centrelink and presented at the time of enrolment.


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    and presented at the time of enrolment.

    ICF has accredited more than 500 programs offering coach-specific training. All of these programs have submitted their curriculums for review, and we have found them to be in alignment with ICF’s Code of Ethics and Core Competencies for coaches. These programs and their leaders are also obliged to follow ICF’s stringent Code of Conduct for training programs.

  • Explain what rights organisations have to sue coaching companies for providing wrong or bad business advice.
  • The Australian Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory organisation that works to protect and promote the human rights of all people in Australia

  • You need to ensure that you are not considered to be providing “advice”, unless it is intended to be relied upon. This is particularly important if you are offering any group sessions.
  • The Human Rights Council of Australia Inc is a private non-government organization which promotes understanding of and respect for human rights for all persons without discrimination through adherence to the International Bill of Rights, and other human rights instruments, internationally and within Australia.

  • Which legislations regulate customer or trainee privacy and confidentiality? Why is this legislation necessary?
  • The Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) was introduced to promote and protect the privacy of individuals and to regulate how Australian Government agencies and organisations with an annual turnover of more than $3 million, and some other organisations, handle personal information.

  • Which legislations regulate copyright and protection of intellectual property? Why is this important to coaching businesses or organisations using their internal training materials?
  • These reviews often result in changes to IP legislation with the aim of improving the robustness of IP in Australia such as the IP Laws Amendment Bill 2014 and the IP Laws Amendment Act 2015. We aim for a system that strikes a balance between public and private interest to encourage innovation.

  • Provide examples of specific organisation, human resource, and learning and development policies and procedures that support the coaching program? 
  • Employee Development Methods

    Some methods of employee development occur on the job, with the manager or an experienced co-worker leading the development activity in the context of the actual work environment. Other development occurs at training facilities or other locations. And increasingly organizations use online methods to develop employees.


    Coaching involves a more experienced or skilled individual providing an employee with advice and guidance intended to help him or her gain new skills, improve performance and enhance the quality of his or her career. The hallmarks of coaching are that it is personalized and customized, that it has a specific business objective, and that it is usually accomplished one-on-one over a period of time.


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