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ICF Accredited Online Coaching Education & Mentoring Hub

Online Life Coaching Certifications

We empower individuals and organizations worldwide

SunLight Academy is leader in delivering ICF accredited programs for those who want to get a certification as Professional Coaches, establish a global presence and apply for the ICF Credentials: ACCPCC and MCC. Our Master Coaches and Educators  are  committed to support purposeful leaders, managers, professionals, coaches, teams and organizations through a variety of accredited and customized coaching, training and mentoring programs. Our Coaching Education programs equip people with the ability to use coaching skills in their profession and in how they interact with others.

ICF coaching education

GREAT NEWS!

SunLight Academy received all 3 Levels of Accreditation from ICF !!!

ICF Level 1
Coaching Education

Level 1 – Pathway to the ACC Credential. An introductory ICF accredited program to learn the basics of the ICF coaching competencies and ethics together with the main coaching theories and models.

Coaching Education

Level 2 –  Pathway to the PCC Credential. This is a comprehensive ICF accredited program that trains you at full PCC level to master the techniques to facilitate sustainable transformation and to set up your coaching business.

ICF Level 3
Coaching Education

Level 3 – Pathway to the MCC Credential. The highest level of coaching education to take your mastery of the ICF core coaching competencies and ethics to the MCC level, to apply for the ICF MCC credential.

What differentiates Level 1 to Level 2 and Level 3?

Learn what is the difference about the 3 Levels of training, the difference about the 3 Levels of ICF accreditation (ACC, PCC and MCC) and choose the right path for you.

SunLight Coaching
Certification

Level 1 - Pathway to the ACC Credential
  • to get the basic foundation of coaching
  • 60 student contact hours
  • estimated completion time 6-10 months
  • 5 observed coaching sessions
  • written feedback for 3 of the sessions
  • 80% synch / 20% asynch hours
  • 10 hours of Mentor Coaching at ACC level
  • oral exam: performance evaluation of a coaching session graded at or above the ACC level
  • final written coach knowledge evaluation
  • Level 1 (former ACSTH) certificate
ACC

SunLight Coaching
Diploma

Level 2 - Pathway to the PCC Credential
  • to become a Professional Coach
  • 130 student contact hours
  • estimated completion time 12-18 months
  • 6 Observed Coaching Sessions
  • written feedback for 4 of the sessions
  • 80% synch / 20% asynch hours
  • 10 hours of Mentor Coaching at PCC level
  • oral exam: performance evaluation of a coaching session graded at or above the PCC level
  • final written coach knowledge evaluation
  • Level 2 (former ACTP) certificate
PCC

The Art of Coaching
Master Degree

Level 3 - Pathway to the MCC Credential
  • from PCC to become a Master Certified Coach
  • 80 student contact hours
  • estimated completion time 9-12 months
  • 5 observed coaching sessions
  • written feedback for 3 of the sessions
  • 80% synch / 20% asynch hours
  • 10 hours of Mentor Coaching
  • oral exam: performance evaluation of a coaching session graded at or above the MCC level
  • final written coach knowledge evaluation
  • Level 3 certificate
MCC

SunLight Global Community

Welcome to the SunLight Global Community of Coaches, where passion meets purpose and expertise thrives! Our community embodies a shared commitment to illuminating paths, fostering growth, and empowering individuals to reach their fullest potential. 

Here, collaboration flourishes, ideas spark, and knowledge flows freely. 

Whether you’re a seasoned coach or just starting your journey, join us in harnessing the power of sunlight to brighten the lives we touch, one coaching session at a time.”

They say about us

Find out how to get a Life Coaching Certification online with an ICF Accredited educational program

Life Coaching Certification

Our coaching, training and mentoring ICF accredited programs are for individuals and organizations who are ready to thrive in the new emerging world, who are willing to sustain their evolution and who want to create their sustainable success according to their values. We are proud to offer global accredited coaching education for those who want to become Life Certified Coaches and develop entrepreneurial skills to set up a successful business.

Download Your Training and Credentialing Map Here!

Unlock your potential with our comprehensive training map, designed to guide you through the various levels of training opportunities and ICF credentialing!
Whether you’re just starting out or aiming for advanced certification, this map provides clarity and direction at every step of your journey. In this downloadable file, you’ll find: training levels simple explanations, ICF credentialing levels required activities and resources recommended to prepare for each stage of your certification journey. We’ve included a suggested timeline to help you create a customized plan tailored to your goals and schedule.

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Join our global Academy

Be part of our global Academy and our vibrant Community! We welcome professionals who want to become life coaches, business, corporate, executive or team coaches. We are equipped and committed to partner with individuals, with managers in organizations and with their teams, with HR personnel, trainers and mentors to support them to develop key skills to thrive in what they do. Join us now and bring your skills to a higher level of awareness to thrive your profession and expand your business!

Online Learning

Professional Coaching Education

Our Values, Vision & Mission

Everyone is different. Every organization is different and made by unique human beings. When what you value the most is congruent with what you do, you are standing in your integrity. That is why at SunLight Academy we took our time to reflect what inspires us, what drives us and what are the results that we want to achieve with our activity. Core values point the needle of your compass, illuminating the pathway toward living a meaningful life — one that’s filled with passion and purpose.

Our Founder & Director of Education

Your Trainer with SunLight Academy is a Master Coach, Mentor Coach & ICF Assessor!

Cristina Campofreddo is one of the few Master Certified Coaches in the world (only 4% of all the coaches in world!), she is the Founder and CEO of SunLight Academy – Coaching Education and the Director of Training at SunLight Academy.

Cristina delivers high quality coaching at master levels and accredited coaching education for clients who are ready to shape their life and let their talents to thrive.

“I am at service of clients who want to pioneer and open new paths”

Cristina Campofreddo

Master Certified Coach

SunLight Academy

Coaching Education

We are global leaders in delivering accredited certification programs to become a Life Coach, to establish your successful global presence and apply for an ICF Credential: ACC, PCC and MCC.

Be a global leader, the leader of your life!

We partner with our clients to produce lasting behavioral changes and become inspiring leaders. Our training programs are for those who value the importance of being in an ongoing learning process to develop their skills and enhance their talents. Choose our coaching educational programs and become an impactful leader. Join our Global Community!

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Disability, Discrimination & DEIJ Statement

SunLight Academy is deeply committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in our world. We believe that organizations must recognize their role to ensure that any strategies developed seek to address these issue and create a more just society. It is important for us at SunLight Academy to consider how to frame our priorities and commitments in relation to this topics. 

Our Happy Clients!

GIANFRANCO NOCILLA
GIANFRANCO NOCILLA
Master Certified Coach MCC - Italy
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“In the Fall of 2021 I contacted Cristina for a personalized Mentoring service, specifically focused on the sessions to be submitted to the ICF for the MCC assessment. I’d been very impressed by her presentation, her international profile and specific training and our chemistry call then confirmed and expanded my absolutely positive..."
GIGA KERKADZE
GIGA KERKADZE
Coach - Georgia
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“I had the privilege of studying in Cristina's coaching academy under her direct supervision, and I can confidently say that she is a top-class professional who is dedicated to mentoring the personal evolution of her students. Cristina consistently pushed me to grow as a coach while also providing the freedom to explore my own..."
LAURA PELI
LAURA PELI
PCC Leadership & Executive Coach, Keynote Speaker - UK
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“The first time I spoke to Cristina over the phone, I immediately knew she was the right person. Cristina is a great mentor, coach and teacher. I owe a large part of my professional development to her. She knows how to see the potential in people, recognizing the talents of her students and collaborators. This is what makes her unique..."
ELISA BIANCO
ELISA BIANCO
Investment Banking M&A director - London UK
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“I approached Cristina when I decided I wanted to improve my leadership skills and adopt a more proactive / positive approach to work and life in general. Cristina has been incredibly helpful and she has sparked all sorts of new ideas and inspirations, that I am sure will serve me in the future. During my coaching sessions, I felt very..."
MANIE BOSMAN
MANIE BOSMAN
CEO & Neuro-Based Consultant at Strategic Leadership Institute - South Africa
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"It has been my absolute pleasure to get to know and work with Cristina in the Neuworx global coaching community of which we are both members. Cristina has a passion for people which is augmented by her exceptional skills and knowledge as an international coach and developer of people. Her strong intuitive..."
DON KINNERSLEY
DON KINNERSLEY
Retired Deloitte Partner - UK
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"I met Cristina when I wanted to learn much more about professional coaching and gain a qualification along the way. I’m reminded as I write this of a phrase used by Cristina, ‘you don’t create what you want, you create what you are’. The first step along the Sun methodology is the help you define your life purpose, what drives you. An incredibly powerful..."
NOMBUSO HLOPE
NOMBUSO HLOPE
Supervisor, RRP Indirect Retail at Philip Morris International - South Africa
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"Thank you for showing your great example of service and giving your time to help and elevate women who lead CPT South Africa. We are living a purpose driven life and embracing our leadership qualities that we were born with. Every encounter I had with you has been a journey never to be forgotten."
CARLA NAITZA
CARLA NAITZA
Trainer, Workshop Facilitator, Coach - Italy
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"Cristina supported me in completing the SUN Coach Training Program. I appreciated Cristina’s strong professionality, her focus on details, her practical and at the same time deeply emphatic approach. During the whole of my training program, I felt Cristina close to me as a human being, through her heart..."
ALEX BALASHOV
ALEX BALASHOV
Owner of 'The Yoga Studio' - The Netherlands
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“Cristina has remarkable coaching skills and incredible intuition. All sessions with her were for me as parts of one incredible adventure towards my goal. During my coaching sessions, I felt very resourceful and creative. Cristina is a very caring and compassionate person, who makes you feel at total ease during the coaching session. I highly recommend Cristina!”
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