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 ICF Core Competencies 2021

The ICF Core Competencies were developed to support greater understanding about the skills and approaches used within today’s coaching profession as defined by ICF. These competencies and the ICF definition of coaching were used as the foundation for the development of the ICF Coach Knowledge Assessment (CKA). The ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.

The Core Competencies are grouped into four domains according to those that fit together logically based on common ways of looking at the competencies in each group. The groupings and individual competencies are not weighted – they do not represent any kind of hierarchy and are all core and critical for any competent coach to demonstrate.

Overview SolutionSurfers, status September 2019

However, as this information may be changed from time to time, up-to-dateness, accuracy and completeness cannot be fully guaranteed. The information of the official ICF homepage is always superordinate: www.coachfederation.org