Become an"NCCA Designated Communication Coach/Trainer"

NCCA Designation for Coaches/Trainers provides recognition and credibility, and enhances the visibility of your professional qualifications.

Designation is a separate item, and is not mandatory.  It is for those who wish to have their Communication Coach/Trainer credentials verified by our panel of industry experts.

What are the benefits of NCCA Individual Designation?

  • NCCA Canada Certificate of Individual Designation (emailed to you) and a special Designated logo to use in marketing
  • You have exclusive permission to use the NCCA Designated Logo and Designation Title in your advertising on your website, business cards etc. and will be provided a jpg/png logo file
  • You will be listed on our official Coach Designation Page.  This allows government, Human Resources professionals and potential clients to find you easily.  (If for any reason you do not want to be listed publicly, just let us know.) 
  • You will be given priority on all Professional Visibility Opportunities including when submitting guest blog posts and volunteering as a speaker at our events, running a seminar/webinar, etc.  This is a great way to widen your skill-set and share your expertise with the world.

How do I apply to be designated?

Please submit PDF documents of the following required information.  Feel free to contact us first to ask any questions.  Please note we unfortunately cannot accept mailed packages of your documents, due to limited post box space.  Please email all documents to us (info@...), ensuring all documents are included as one PDF and clearly labelled with your full name, and NCCA General Membership number if you have one.

  • Resume/C.V. describing in detail your individual relevant skills, education, experience and designations (no cover letter required - max. 2 pages).
  • Your LinkedIn profile link
  • Company website/blog/social media links for your business/organization (if applicable)
  • Description of how and why you became a Communication Coach/Trainer and what your vision is for your business (max. 1 page)
  • Description of typical clients/client companies (i.e. industries, types of program most often requested) within the last year and two brief case studies showing the client challenges/goals, your general program plan and the results of your coaching/training, including timeframes. Case studies should be between half a page and one full page per client/client company.
  • 4 testimonials complete with full name of individual client/business client/hiring manager and contact details (phone #, email address)

Cost: Once we receive your documents we will review them and reach out to you within two weeks to gather any extra information if required.  Once you are approved we will ask for payment.  *Some subsidies available.

Non-NCCA Member:  $800 CAD annually

NCCA General Member:  $500 CAD one-time payment, so long as you remain a General Member in good standing!

If you would like to pay online, we will send you an email link.  If you would like to pay by cheque, please make it out to "NCCA Canada" and mail it to our address shown on our CONTACT page. 

Thank you for your understanding of our desire to keep NCCA designation standards thorough and high.  We will notify you of the results of the examination, or if we require any further information/clarification, reach out to you as soon as possible. If you do not qualify we will give you advice on how to improve your credentials, and encourage you to apply again in the near future. We do not ask or accept payment until you are qualified to be designated.

We look forward to seeing your documents and getting to know you better!