Six Seconds is the preeminent international certifying body for emotional intelligence development, and our certification is increasingly recognized as the gold standard. In addition, our certifications are accredited by: The Society for Human Resources Management, The International Coach Federation, The American Association of Business Psychology, The University of San Diego, and The California Board of Behavior Sciences.
Society for Human Resource Management
Accredited Course: UEQ, BPC, EQPC, EQAC, VSCC
What it means: This means that the certification program you are taking has been thoroughly reviewed and has attained the highest standards for a training program of its type, so your certification is internationally recognized by SHRM.
Unlocking EQ virtual (UEQ): 3 PDCs
Unlocking EQ live (UEQ): 7 PDCs
Brain Profiler Certification virtual: 9.75 PDCs
Brain Profiler Certification live: 12.5 PDCs
EQ Practitioner Certification (EQPC): 28 PDCs
EQ Assessor Certification (EQAC): 7.75 PDCs
Vital Signs Consultant Certification (VSCC): 20.75 PDCs
Who it’s for: HR and business professionals. This program is valid for PDCs for the SHRM-CP^SM^ or SHRM-SCP^SM^.
The International Coach Federation
Accredited Courses: UEQ, EQPC, EQAC, VS, EQCC
What it means: Graduates of these courses can earn Coach Continuing Education Units that are required for ICF Membership and ICF Certification Renewal.
Optional recognition: Graduates can request a certificate documenting the credits.
Unlocking EQ (UEQ): 10.75 CCEUS
EQ Practitioner Certification (EQPC): 47.5 CCEUS
EQ Assessor Certification (EQAC): 33 CCEUS
Vital Signs Consultant Certification (VSCC): 27.75 CCEUS
EQ Coach Certification(EQCC): ICF ACTP 165 Program Hours
Who it’s for: ICF Members and ICF Coaches.
Six Seconds is a Charter Member.
Accredited Course: The EQ Practitioner Certification
What it means: This means that the certification program you are taking has been thoroughly reviewed and has attained the highest standards for a training program of its type, so your certification is internationally recognized. Optional recognition: Graduates can be individually accredited as AIOBP members to demonstrate their credibility.
Who it’s for: Any professionals, especially those in the business sector.
Accredited Course: EQ Practitioner Certification plus any program offered by Six Seconds office in the US.
What it means: Graduates can earn continuing education units for use in a variety of professional certifications.
Optional recognition: Graduate Extension Credit. One semester unit for each 12.5 hours of attendance.
Who it’s for: Educators, Nurses, other professionals who need CEUs for renewing of credentials.
California Board of Behavioral Sciences
Accredited Course: All Six Seconds’ programs.
What it means: CEUS are available to program attendees.
Optional recognition: Continuing education hours are available and are used by licensed professionals for renewal of licensure.
Who it’s for: Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), and other professionals licensed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences – in California, and some states allow California hours to be applied.