Professionals committed to ongoing development to build true expertise in emotional intelligence know that ongoing learning is essential. In a domain with rapidly evolving science and practice, where do you turn to find training that will add value to your work?

The Six Seconds’ accredited continuing education (ACE) courses below are selected for their relevance, robust design, and the experience of the facilitators. Six Seconds’ Certified Practitioners need 12 ACE units per year for certification renewal.

If you deliver learning, click here to learn more about getting your courses accredited.

accredited continuing education for EQ professionals

EQ Accredited Continuing Education

Earn Six Seconds ACE Units Anytime

Get ACE unit credit for your EQ learning experiences

Synthesize your learning and put it into action

You can request ACE units for your participation in Six Seconds EQ Cafes, free webinars, EQ e-learning courses and other EQ events.

 see upcoming webinar schedule (or Italiano)

To request ACE units for your EQ experience

Six Seconds offers free webinars and free EQ e-learning courses almost every month; these and other EQ events are eligible for ACE units by doing the following:

Participants: Six Seconds Practitioners.

Learning Objectives:

  • Synthesize key concept from event
  • Apply the concept
  • Reflect on key learnings

Fee: $0

Course Date(s) & registration: Flexible dates. To register for upcoming webinars, see (or for Italian see for other events check the course description for registration directions. 

ACE Credit Options:

1. Webinars and EQ Cafes: Attend the webinar live or carefully listen to recording. Then, post in the Six Seconds Facebook Group the key point you are taking from this webinar and an action step based on this learning.

2. Free e-learning courses: Complete all modules outlined  in the course.

3. EQ projects and other events:  Provide a detailed description of the work done in the  request for ACE units.


Assessment Procedures For All Events

Complete the on-line ACE Unit Request Form which includes a 250-300 word reflection on the learning experience.

Facilitator: none

Number of ACE units awarded: Varies by event. The average ACE units awarded for some events:

  • attend EQ Cafe – 2 ACE units
  • facilitate a EQ Cafe – 4 ACE units
  • attend a webinar – 2 ACE units
  • host a webinar – 4 ACE units
  • take an e-learning course – 1 ACE unit per module

Earn Ace units for Your EQ Passion Project

Engage with the Six Seconds community to spread the practice of emotional intelligence

Next course date: Flexible, apply any time

Expand your EQ expertise in a hands-on project

Are you involved in a project with Six Seconds where you’re developing EQ expertise as you apply your learning? Earn ACE units for practical projects that are serving the Six Seconds community and mission — such as conducting a research study, or helping to lead one of Six Seconds’ global community events.

Participants: Six Seconds Practitioners involved in a project with Six Seconds

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop an implementation plan
  • Take action to make the plan happen
  • Reflect on key learnings

Fee: $100 to process application & assessment for CEUs

Course Date(s) & registration: Flexible dates. To register, email David Tubley  with a bullet-point plan of your project:

  • What is the purpose of the project?
  • What Six Seconds tools or methods you will be applying?
  • Approximately how many hours of work is included?
  • How will you demonstrate completion of your project / what will be assessed?

Instructional Methods: Independent projects focus on practical applications based on participants’ work.

Assessment Procedures: Participants will develop a plan including a method to demonstrate their completion.

Facilitator: none / ACE assessment will be provided by David Tubley, ACE Coordinator

Accredited: Units awarded will depend on scope of project and will be defined after application is reviewed; completion requirements:

  • submit plan for approval along with application fee
  • complete requirements outlined in plan
  • submit documentation of completion

Six Seconds’ Certification Training

Develop expertise with research-proven tools & methods

Next course date: See the certification schedule

Get certified or refresh to go deeper

All Six Seconds Certification training courses provide ACE units.

Participants: Professionals seeking proven tools and methods to create value with emotional intelligence.

Learning Objectives: Practitioners re-attend to go refresh, and to go deeper in the methodology by experiencing the program from a new perspective. Six Seconds’ most experienced facilitators re-attend certifications on a regular basis to immerse in the process. If you hold an active certification from any Six Seconds course, you are invited to re-attend the same course for a nominal fee — anywhere in the world.

Accredited: 12 CEUs by either:

  • Attend a new certification and complete course requirements, or
  • Re-attend a certification and post an in-depth (200-500 word) reflection about your experience in the Six Seconds Facebook Group (or share with your course group if you don’t use Facebook)


Upcoming Scheduled ACE Courses

Sep 2018

8 Sep 2018 - 16 Feb: Italy Bologna
Corso di certificazione Wave Coach (12 ACE Units)

Il WAVE coaching nasce dall’esigenza di trovare collegamenti pratici tra le varie discipline umanistiche e psicologiche che aiutano a migliorare i risultati nella vita, nel lavoro, nello sport, nel sociale ecc. Nasce come modello “open source” ovvero capace di definire una mappa che permetta ai coach di qualsiasi disciplina di generare comportamenti produttivi ed efficaci in ogni campo di azione, lasciando liberi i coach di apportare esercizi e contenuti ed arricchire in modo personalizzato e customizzato il lavoro con gli utenti.

Jan 2019

9 Jan 2019 - 30 Jan:
SEQ Profiler Certification (10 ACE Units)

The SEQ Profiler Certification is open to those seeking to deepen their practice of emotional intelligence by considering the impact of the spiritual dimension. With no requirement to be SEI certified to use this profile version of the Spiritual Emotional Intelligence assessment, this training is open to anyone interested in using the SEQ Profile for personal or professional use with clients.

23 Jan 2019:
EQ for Career Change (3 ACE Units)

In this month’s webinar, you will:

Identify why a career plan is a valuable tool for emerging, established, and senior-level professionals.
Begin to develop a career plan appropriate for your career level.
Complete activities that guide you in identifying your values, and learn why they are a key element of career success.

31 Jan 2019:
Webinar 9: Activating your EQ Business - Closing the Sale (3 ACE Units)

This webinar provides deep insight to the critical “closing” process. When the relationship is built, the trust has been established, the proposal has been accepted…how do you close the sale. We will look at the art and science of closing the sale, the myths about closing, multiple approaches to closing the sale, building bridges for the future, critical questions to ask, clarity around the closing process, and much more.

Mar 2019

16 Mar 2019: Italy Bologna
Corso di certificazione Wave Coach:Edizione V (12 ACE Units)

Il Wave coaching è una metodologia che consente di esplorare le risorse emotive e mentali per ottenere risultati superiori in termini di relazioni, realizzazione dei propri obiettivi, concretizzazione del proprio potenziale e individuazione e utilizzo del proprio talento. Utilizzando la potenza dell’indagine psicometrica derivante dall’esperienza di Six Seconds® per l’individuazione e la comprensione dell’intelligenza emotiva, sviluppa una serie di attività di potenziamento emotivo e mentale che consentono di migliorare la propria intelligenza emotiva, la propria leadership personale, la propria consapevolezza e la capacità di realizzare obiettivi eccellenti. Diventare un coach WAVE significa riuscire a mettere a disposizione del proprio progetto la potenza delle emozioni, la forza della propria mente e l’equilibrio del proprio essere. Il corso è del tutto innovativo e unisce una parte di teoria composta da 40 pillole online con una parte composta da 56 ore di pratica!

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