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Board Certified Coach Examination (BCCE)

Board Certified Coach Examination

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 examination covers the following competency areas:

  1. Ethics and Regulatory Guidelines
  2. Coaching Knowledge and Applications
  3. Assessment
  4. Practice Management

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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 examination. The examination is administered via two options: (1) in-person computer-based testing (CBT) at numerous centers worldwide. and (2) online with live, remote proctoring, from a private location.

Please see the BCC Exam Candidate Handbook for additional information.


ESL courtesy requests and international location requests should be sent to the Accommodations Manager at accommodations@cce-global.org. The Accommodations Manager will follow-up with you to provide additional information.

If you require any special accommodations for the examination, please submit the Examination Accommodation Request Form and all supporting documentation.

Please send your submissions and all supporting documentation to:

Center for Credentialing & Education
Attn: Exam Accommodations Manager
3 Terrace Way
Greensboro, NC 27403

Please see the Special Examination Accommodations Policy and BCC Exam Candidate Handbook for additional information.

If you have any questions or concerns about accommodations, please feel free to contact the Exam Accommodations Manager at 336.217.4111 or send an email to accommodations@cce-global.org.

Scheduling the BCCE

The Center for Credentialing & Education offers two options for taking the Board Certified Coach Examination (BCCE) through our testing partner, Pearson VUE. Individuals can test in person at a Pearson VUE test center or online from any secure location through the OnVUE platform.

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