Become an Elite Strengths Coach with Gallup Certification

Gallup's strengths coaching leaders have developed a certification program that ensures you will be fully qualified to provide strengths-based coaching to anyone, including individuals, teams, and managers. Gallup-Certified Strengths Coaches epitomize strengths-based coaching excellence. By joining their ranks, you set yourself apart from other coaches and gain the skills, confidence, and elite status you need to coach anyone.

As a certified coach, you also have the privilege of using our Certified Coaches Directory to market yourself to everyone who uses Gallup Strengths Center. Don’t miss out on this special opportunity to connect with millions of potential clients around the world.


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Follow these steps to become a
Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach:

1.Attend the four-and-a-half-day Accelerated Strengths Coaching course, or both the Successful Strengths Coaching and Coaching for Individuals, Managers and Teams courses. View our list of courses for more information.

2.Complete a certification application, providing details about your education, work experience, and career focus.

3.Complete a multiple choice exam to demonstrate your comprehension and proficiency of the course material.

4.Using the knowledge and materials you gained from the coursework, coach at least six individuals and have them evaluate your coaching skills using Gallup's coaching evaluation system.

Certification is valid for two years, after which you can renew your certification. To do so, you must attend a three-hour online course to review and update your strengths-based development skills and knowledge.

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