IIPC PPC Application

Congratulations on making the decision to become a Certified Project Coach.


To obtain the level of Professional Project Coach, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. Have at least 5 years of experience as a project manager, program manager, portfolio manager, governance personnel, business analyst or organizational change manager.
  2. Have at least 200 hours of project coaching experience with at least 5 different projects.
  3. Hold a tertiary level qualification in any of the above disciplines; or be certified as a PMI Project Management Professional (PMP); or PMI Program Management Professional (PgMP); or be an AIPM Registered Project Manager (RPM); or AIPM Master Project Director (MPD); or equivalent; or be an IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP); or hold an International Project Management Association certification; or be a CMI Accredited Change Manager (ACM), or hold a tertiary level qualification in training, coaching, education or counselling or ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC); or equivalent.
  4. Be willing to adhere to the Institute’s Code of Ethics.


You are required to submit an up to date version of your CV along with the IIPC PPC application form. We may then contact you to provide further evidence or information as required.

Process of Certification

You must submit the IIPC PPC application form and make payment of the non-refundable application/assessment fee. The process of certification shall be:

  1. Assessment of presented application by IIPC Director of Coaching.
  2. Submission and assessment of further evidence if required by the IIPC Director of Coaching.
  3. Interview with IIPC Director of Coaching and a panel nominated by the Director of Coaching, consisting of at least one other certified coach.
  4. Applicant notified of outcome.


Should an applicant for a particular level of certification be denied that certification, they may lodge an appeal. The appeal will be supervised by a member of the IIPC Board and will involve a complete review of all filed certification application paperwork and potential interviews with the appealing applicant, and referees who can attest to the applicants coaching techniques, experiences and successes.

Applicant Details

First Name*
Middle Name/s
Last Name*
Date of Birth*
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Statutory Declaration

I declare that the information provided in this Application, including all evidence provided, is both accurate and factual in all its detail. I agree to provide contact details for those who could validate my application detail if requested.

I believe that I have adequately achieved the criteria requirements for the Professional Project Coach™ certification, and I have the knowledge and experience worthy of being certified. I shall provide additional evidence upon request to support my claims against the application criteria.

I have read, and agree to abide with, the International Institute of Project Coaching’s Code of Ethics.

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