Board Certified Coach (BCC)

Board Certified Coach

BCC Examination (BCCE)

The Board Certified Coach Examination (BCCE) is administered as part of the certification process that independently verifies a candidate's coaching knowledge. It was created from the consensus of coaching subject matter experts and normed on a population of professionals in the field. The exam covers the following competency areas:

  1. Screening and Orientation in Coaching
  2. Fundamental Coaching Skills
  3. Assessments in Coaching
  4. Coaching Approaches for Individuals
  5. Coaching Approaches for Business and Organizations
  6. Ethical and Professional Practice in Coaching

You may submit an application for the Board Certified Coach (BCC) certification at any time. If you meet all of the application requirements, you will be eligible to sit for the exam. The exam is administered via computer-based testing (CBT) at numerous centers worldwide.

If you require any testing accommodations for the examination to include international testing, please submit the Special Accommodations Request form and all supporting documentation for your request.

Please send your Special Accommodations Request form and all supporting documentation to:
Center for Credentialing & Education, Inc.
Attn: Assessment Services Coordinator
3 Terrace Way Greensboro, NC 27403

If you have any questions or concerns about accommodations, please feel free to contact the Assessment Services Coordinator at 336-217-4111 or send e-mail to

Applicants can test a maximum of three times during the three-year period that their BCC application remains open, with a minimum three-month waiting period between exams. Only upon passing the BCCE will you be certified as a BCC.

BCC Application

If you have any questions about the BCCE, please contact us at, subject line "BCC."