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Get certified as an EQ coach (PCC) with the global leaders in executive and life coaching with emotional intelligence

Become a coach.

Coaching is a powerful process of developing awareness, overcoming obstacles, and intentionally choosing the best path forward. For many, it is a life changing process with dramatic results both personally and professionally. As a professional coach, you have the opportunity to empower clients with the tools they need to achieve their goals and more.

“EQCC has been a truly life-defining journey. It blends profound, timeless theory with ample practical opportunities, all ably supported by exemplary mentor coaches.”

David Edwards

CityFibre Ltd, UK

This course is right for you if you’re looking for:

Do you want to learn from the world’s leader in emotional intelligence and get practical tools to make coaching more powerful?


Emotional intelligence fuels personal and professional success.

Research has linked emotional intelligence to critical life success factors like effectiveness, relationships, wellbeing and quality of life. Are you ready to increase your emotional intelligence and create the context for your clients to do the same? Are you ready to achieve extraordinary results with your clients?

This course combines the ICF competencies with the latest research on neuroscience and emotional intelligence. You’ll learn how to BE a coach, and how to deliver coaching – through intensive training with deeply experienced faculty, a worldwide community, and a complete system of tools for measurement and development.

What are you waiting for?

Sign up today and let’s get started!

Optimized Learning

Using robust design, engaging experiences, well designed materials and remarkable facilitators, this course is a transformational learning process.
  • Expert faculty
  • Hands-on, practical activities
  • Ample practice time
  • Access to world’s leading emotional intelligence tools

Earn your MA or MBA

The EQ Coach Certification is one of a handful of coach certifications in North America that also confers graduate credit. You’ll be eligible to transfer 9 semester-credits (out of 33 for graduation) to the Graduate Management Online degrees (MBA, Masters in Nonprofit Management and Master of Human Services Administration) at Antioch University – consistently accredited for over 125 years as one of the most engaging and supportive graduate schools in the world.

Hear what recent graduates have to say:

I experienced a far deeper personal and professional transformation than any other learning journey I have ever been on. I’m a different person now, equipped with a new perspective and incredibly impactful and practical tools to help others harness their emotions to yield positive outcomes and to find their true life’s purpose. Simply amazing. Thank you Six Seconds!

Veronica Barber

Chief People Officer

The breadth and depth of the course exceeded my expectations! The perfect blend of practicality and inspiration.

May Duong

Director of Emotional Intelligence, Synapse School

I found the model to be thorough, easy to understand and well-grounded in solid research. Their resource library and support personnel are extremely knowledgeable and responsive and the way they melded their EQ model into the International Coaching Federation credentialing is outstanding.

Rick Smith

Chief Administrative Officer, Vail Health

You can transform people’s lives.

For over 20 years, Six Seconds has been training and supporting people to use emotions as resources. We’ve seen first hand how simple tools and practices of emotional intelligence can get big results – and this course is designed to equip coaches with those transformational tools and methods.

You will take away a range of hands-on tools to make coaching more powerful and measurable, meet your tribe of coaches striving for a more emotionally intelligent world, and have access to expert faculty with decades of transformational coaching experience.

We can’t wait to get you started coaching with EQ!

Certified EQ Coach pathway

Become a Certified EQ Coach and achieve Professional Certified Coach level with the International Coaching Federation (ICF). You’ll learn a profound and effective process for partnering with individual clients to set and reach their goals; EQCC is accredited at the highest level by the International Coaching Federation (Level 2 – 223.5 hours ). This program is unique in the world for it’s depth on EQ + neuroscience of change + practical tools + ICF competencies + global community.  

  • Format – Hybrid of virtual learning and live (either live-online or face to face).
  • Investment – approximately US$10k for the entire pathway; price varies depending on options you select and package discounts; contact Six Seconds in your region for specific details.
  • Languages – available in English, Chinese, Spanish (some sections also in Italian)
  • Scope – Earn 4 different certifications across 6 courses, totaling over 220 instructional hours:


Unlocking EQ (EQ Coach Step 1)

Coaches start their journey with foundational tools for their own EQ (ICF Competency 2, Embodies a Coaching Mindset) with essential EQ tools and methods

 All  6.5 hrs   in-person certification course  online-virtual certification course  UEQ Details | Schedule


Practitioner Certification (EQ Coach Step 2)

Coaches take a deep dive into the EQ Model as a process (for self & client)  to fuel the “inside out” approach that makes the EQ Coach method so powerful

 Learning Pros   32 hrs   in-person   online-virtual certification course PC Details | Schedule


Assessor Certification (EQ Coach Step 3)

To make EQ clear and practical for clients (and coach), you learn the best-in-class toolset to measure and develop emotional intelligence, SEI, for individuals & groups

 Learning Pros   18 hrs   in-person  online-virtual  AC Details | Schedule


Certified Coach Foundations (EQ Coach Step 4)

Next, aspiring or experienced coaches build a robust understanding of the International Coach Federation competencies & how they’re supercharged by EQ
 All   40 hrs     in-person  online-virtual   CCF Details | Schedule


Certified Coach Integration (EQ Coach Step 5)

This super-practical process weaves together your insights from first steps, taking your understanding of coaching to the next level (& getting you ready to apply for ACC)
 Aspiring Coaches   25 hrs    online-virtual  CCI Details | Schedule


Certified Coach Solutions (EQ Coach Step 6)

Next, take your coaching to the professional level by strengthening your design of coaching as a solution with the neuroscience-based tools from EQ
 Coaches   50 hrs    in-person  online-virtual   CCS Details | Schedule

On completion of the pathway, you’re equipped with robust tools to build your coaching practice and earn the professional designation of Certified EQ Coach plus earn your Professional Certified Coach status with the International Coaching Federation.

Then, continue to Master Class to deepen your practice and become a leader in the EQ community. Learn more.

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