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 International Coach Federation, The American Association of Business Psychology, The University of San Diego, and The California Board of Behavior Sciences.
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.
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^.