European Quality Award - EQA

The European Quality Award is the EMCC benchmark for quality standard mentoring/coaching training programmes,     EQA provided programmes ensure that successful students meet the research-based competence standards presented in the EMCC Competency Framework.  EQA mentoring/coaching training organisations award their programmes at one of four levels: 

Foundation ● Practitioner ● Senior Practitioner ● Master Practitioner

Individuals who wish to train as mentors/coaches can select from the list of EQA Providers with confidence that the content of the training is recognised as high quality. If you are studying with an EQA provider who has a current membership wit EMCC, we are delighted to be able to offer you a discounted individual membership to EMCC UK.

European Supervision Quality Award

ESQA is an independent quality award given to providers of coaching and mentoring supervision training, which recognises that their programmes meet stringent, professional European standards. A list of ESQA Providers can be downloaded here
The ESQA offers:
Providers of mentoring and coaching supervision training with a recognised mark of quality for their programmes
Reassurance for individuals or organisations in their selection of accredited supervision skills training programmes.


Join EMCC UK & save 25%

Only £82.50 per year for EQA and ESQA provider students*

normally £110 plus VAT

  • ENHANCE YOUR CREDIBILITY – with our industry-leading quality standards
  • BUILD YOUR NETWORK – with our friendly community of coaches & mentors
  • DEVELOP YOUR PRACTICE – with our expert guidance and professional support

EMCC is the 'go to' body in mentoring, coaching and supervision. It exists to develop, promote
and set the expectation of best practice in mentoring, coaching and supervision globally for the benefit of society.

EMCC UK can provide you with all the resources you will ever need to continuously develop as a coaching and mentoring professional.

*Our EQA and ESQA provider students are entitled to this discount whilst on any EMCC UK EQA or ESQA coaching, mentoring or supervision programme for up to 3 years OR until the programme is completed. 

Please note that this offer cannot be used with any other promotion. The EQA or ESQA provider must be a current organisation member of EMCC UK.

1. To join, select the affiliate category (or other as appropriate) below. There is more information to support your selection  on our join page.

2. On your application form - list your EQA or ESQA provider name in the 'organisation' name box. This will be validated in order to obtain the membership discount.

3. Please use one of the buttons below to receive your discounted membership.


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EMCC UK Membership Benefits


ENHANCE YOUR CREDIBILITY – with our industry-leading quality standards

✔ Comprehensive professional guidance (Global Code of Ethics, Competence Framework & Diversity Policy) to demonstrate the quality of your practice
✔ Use of the EMCC ‘badge’ to raise your marketing and business image

BUILD YOUR NETWORK – with our friendly community of coaches & mentors

✔ Connection to the widest range of coaches, mentors and coaching & mentoring organisations of any professional body in Europe
✔ Network events across the UK run by experienced practising coaches and mentors
✔ Discounted prices on National & International conferences with access to some of the most powerful people in the profession
✔ Member discounts for all EMCC products and services including events, workshops, books etc.
✔ Regular newsletters focusing on coaching and mentoring activity in the UK and around Europe

DEVELOP YOUR PRACTICE – with our expert guidance and professional support

✔ Guidance on how to set-up, manage, market and develop your practice
✔ Access to free peer mentoring from our Master Practitioners
✔ Opportunities to speak at events; to publish papers; to host webinars; or to mentor others to help them develop along the professional pathway
✔ Access to our unique 'Knowledge Exchange' where members share articles, case studies and reports on coaching, mentoring and all other related topics
✔ Free access to our acclaimed online research journal, the International Journal of Mentoring & Coaching, as well as the results of our regular research studies and research events