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Co-Active Coaching Fundamentals (CTI - English)

The ICF-accredited Co-Active® Coach Training program

  • Focus on transformative one-on-one coaching 
  • Promotes higher performance, stronger connections and deeper fulfillment 
  • Part one of the five-month Co-Active® Coach Training program

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3 days
Starting moment
Will start in April

You will learn this in Co-Active Coaching Fundamentals (CTI - English)

Changing people, transforming lives 

The Co-Active® model focuses on the individual as a whole, not just one aspect of their lives. As a result, it does not compartmentalize people. It sees everyone as multi-faceted and dynamic.

As a coach, the Co-Active® model allows you to work on whichever topic(s) your client chooses. Whether a client wants coaching on boardroom challenges, career development or relationships, Co-Active® coaching gives you the tools to meet their needs more effectively. 

Coach any client on any topic, with the coaching world’s most flexible and proven model at your fingertips. Here’s what to expect in the Fundamentals course: 

  • A detailed introduction to the Co-Active® coaching model 
  • A solid basis for further Co-Active® training and certification 
  • Courses taught in English, unless stated otherwise (Dutch or German)

 The Co-Active® program consists of three parts: 

  • Fundamentals  
  • Intermediate  
  • Certification

You have the choice of attending the Fundamentals course as a standalone workshop or combining it with the Intermediate course.


This course teaches you how to: 
  • Apply Co-Active® principles to your work as a professional coach
  • Support your clients in achieving their personal goals
  • Build upon your clients’ existing strengths
  • Ask powerful questions that promote lasting change
  • Prepare for the Co-Active® Intermediate and Certification levels
  • Improve your communication and listening skills with a lasting impact

Expand your communication skills and grow as a coach

Co-Active® Coaching is a proven method for transformational coaching. It is embraced by independent and internal coaches in both professional and private coaching settings. The methods are also ideal for (HR) managers, L&D professionals, trainers, teachers and anyone whose work involves helping others achieve their full potential. Participants must have a bachelor-level work experience/mental aptitude.

Choose in-person or online

When you register, you can choose for an in-person course at one of our venues. Or, register for an online course in the 'virtual classroom'. Which do you prefer? With the 'virtual class' we guarantee the same quality and results. You can read it on www.competence.org/virtual-classroom.


The Co-Active® Coaching Fundamentals course is taught in English, unless stated otherwise. To participate in this course, you must have an adequate command of the English language.


Co-Active® Coaching Fundamentals

The Co-Active® Coach Training program begins with the Fundamentals course. Co-Active® coaching integrates three foundational principles: fulfillment, balance and process. These principles enhance the quality and results of your clients’ life and work. During the two-and-a-half-day Fundamentals course, you discover how these principles bring your coaching to the next level.


This training costs a total of € 1.210,00 VAT not applied and is composed of the following components:


The investment in this course is € 995,00 (excluding 21% VAT).

Do you follow the course privately or via a VAT-exempt organization (for example the government, healthcare or financial institution)? We offer you the possibility to pay no VAT over the course that you would like to register for and also over those items that are inextricably connected to this specific course. If you chose for the VAT-exempt option, the investment in your course will be € 995,00. This option can be selected on the registration form found online, or you can indicate this during your personal registration over the telephone. 

Package deal

If you register for Fundamentals and Intermediate before you start with Fundamentals, you will receive 10% discount on the total training price of the Fundamentals and Intermediate. This discount cannot be combined with other discounts. The highest discount will be valid. Please contact info@competence.org for further details and advice. For the Fundamentals training a ‘money back' guarantee applies. If you have fully attended the training and are not satisfied with the content or approach, you can submit a written request for a refund of your training fee (excluding arrangement fee) within 10 days. You must explain your request and return your certificate.

Facility costs

There is a € 215,00 (excluding VAT) charge for the use of the venue, coffee/tea and an extensive buffet lunch. Facility costs do not apply to virtual courses.


Training Days

The Co-Active® Coaching Fundamentals workshop is a 2.5-day training course. On the second evening of the workshop, you will hold a real-life, one-hour coaching session (by telephone), working on a specific topic with someone from your professional or personal network. The next morning, we will evaluate the results of your coaching session.

Admission to this program is charged at a daily rate. You are not obliged to stay at the venue overnight, but you may stay in the hotel if you wish. If you would like to book one or more overnight stays at the venue and/or dinners, please contact the venue directly. SUAS cannot book overnight stays and/or dinners on your behalf.

Co-Active® Coaching Fundamentals Workshop:

  • Day One from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM (lunch not included)  
  • Day Two from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (lunch included)  
  • Day Three from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (lunch included)

Co-Active® Coaching Virtual Fundamentals:

The Co-Active Coaching Virtual Fundamentals is a 4x half-day virtual course. The first three sessions start at 09.00 AM and end at 14.00 PM. The fourth session starts at 9.00 AM and ends at 15.00 PM. On the third evening you will hold a real-life, one-hour coaching session (by telephone or via internet), working on a specific topic with someone from your professional or personal network. The next morning, we will evaluate the results of your coaching session.


The maximum group size for the training course is 26 participants.

ICF accreditation 

As CTI’s partner, Competence is the exclusive provider of its ICF-accredited Co-Active® Coach Training program in the BeNeLux, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Scandinavia and China. 

The three-part Co-Active® Coach Training program is the only program of its kind in the world. It is specially designed to prepare you for a career as an ICF-certified Co-Active® coach. The Co-Active Coaching Fundamentals (CTI - English) course is the first step towards certification. After completion, you earn 18.75 ICF in-class contact hours.

About ICF

The International Coaching Federation (ICF), established in 1995, is the worldwide leader dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification and developing a global network of credentialed coaches. 


At the end of the Co-Active Coaching Fundamentals (CTI - English) course, you will receive a certificate which shows that you participated in a 18.75-hour ICF-accredited Training program. This certificate gives access to the Co-Active® Coaching Intermediate course, the next level of the Co-Active Coaching curriculum. The ICF has stipulated that you cannot miss more than one hour of an ICF-accredited course.


Unlock the potential of your organization

Would you like to grow as a team? Or do you see a need to work on the same learning needs with a group of colleagues? We can also facilitate our training programs inhouse. For example at your own location or at your preferred schedule. Together with our sister organization Relevance Learning we can also offer tailormade solutions which we co-create with you to meet your specific wishes and needs.

Benefits of Incompany training:

  • Efficient - You bring the knowledge and competences of entire teams to a higher level in one go.
  • High efficiency - The specific learning objectives and wishes of your colleagues are central.
  • Assurance - We use current practical situations for optimal assurance of learning goals.
  • Always - You decide when we organize the course or training.
  • Everywhere - We organize the course or training wherever you want. Inside or outside your organization.

Request advice


The Stap budget is a government subsidy of up to € 1,000 to follow an education, training or course. It is for everyone who wants to develop themselves from the age of 18 until the age of AOW. Use it as an opportunity to deepen your knowledge within your career, or to finally do that retraining you have been dreaming of for so long. 

Apply for a STAP budget? It only takes a moment!

  1. Choose your course and start date. You must start within three months of applying for the STAP budget.
  2. Register for your course with the STAP budget. Save your proof of registration. You will need this for your application to UWV.
  3. Apply for the STAP budget at UWV with your proof of registration. You will receive a reply within four weeks.
  4. Is your application approved? Start with your course!

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Your trainers

During the Co-Active® Coaching Fundamentals course, you will be guided by two professional trainers and two assistants. All trainers are certified by the Co-Active® Training Institute (CTI) and experienced in the applying Co-Active® methods in a wide range of business and personal coaching scenarios.

Start now with Co-Active Coaching Fundamentals (CTI - English)

Co-Active Coaching Fundamentals (CTI - English)

The ICF-accredited Co-Active® Coach Training program

  • Focus on transformative one-on-one coaching 
  • Promotes higher performance, stronger connections and deeper fulfillment 
  • Part one of the five-month Co-Active® Coach Training program

Receive 10% discount on Fundamentals and Intermediate!

Add both to your shopping basket. Sign up. And the discount will be deducted from the invoice afterwards.

Questions or need advice?

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Nathalie Sloos

Training advisor

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