'' The process of life change is often compared to a river. Sometimes it looks frantic, and sometimes graceful. But we are always in process. A coach will facilitate this process in a supportive and positive way.'' 

Welcome to Kingstown College

Kingstown College is a dynamic coaching, leadership and career training and development institution. We offer a range of professional training and tuition programmes designed to get you into and to the top of your chosen career. We provide an unrivalled opportunity for highly rewarding training for managers and other professionals in key areas of industry, services and professional activities.

Kingstown College recently moved the college space from George's Street to the beautiful Harbour View Business Centre overlooking the Dun Laoghaire Harbour.   This inspiring venue, with it's vast glass windows spanning the training room, optimises the light and the space, and allows for an uplifting energy in the coaching and leadership training room. The residual positive energy from other business and holistic therapy workshops also held in the main room,  adds to the warmth of the training room and the friendly support that our student's receive from all the executive coaching tutors and supporting colleagues. Within easy access of two DART stations (Salthill / Monkstown and Dun Laoghaire), Kingstown College's new home is accessible to everyone.

We also deliver our courses in Cork and Galway. 

Since it's foundation in 2004, Kingstown College has been at the forefront of the coaching profession. Over the years, Kingstown College's highly successful Coaching programmes have provided students with the opportunity to join an international community of world class coaches. Keeping ahead of research advancements, our constantly updated coaching and leadership courses give our students the coaching and leadership skills to be inspiring coaches and leaders.  With our EMCC and ICF accreditation, our Advanced Diploma in Personal and Executive Coaching, our more recently developed Advanced Diploma in Mental Health and Wellbeing Coaching, our QQI Level 6 Certificate in Coaching and our Masterclass Coaching and Leadership Workshops, you can be assured we are at the forefront of professional coaching and leadership.


In today’s environment we recognise you need qualifications which further your career prospects and these qualifications need to be recognised nationally and internationally. This is why at Kingstown College we not only offer internationally recognised qualifications but we also align ourselves with internationally recognised institutions to ensure that our students stay at the forefront of training globally:

Our directors and trainers are all highly regarded as specialists in their field, all with real world experience. Paula King, Director of Kingstown College, is one of the most influential people in the field of coaching in Ireland. Her clientele includes CEOs in the Multi-national, Semi-state and SME sector, politicians and members of the media. Paula is also President of the European Coaching & Mentoring Council in Ireland and represents this body on the Irish Coaching Development Network (ICDN) which continues to promote excellence in quality standards within the coaching profession in Ireland.

Follow the links below to explore the many types of courses which Kingstown College currently offers:


Security Training

Training & Development Special Purpose Award (formerly Train the Trainer)



We are proud to offer a 15% discount on all courses to returning students!

Contact us:

For further information please call (Lo Call) 1890 788 788 or complete a contact us form and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Executive Coaching Solutions is a QQI Validated Training Provider, a FETAC recognised training company and all of our trainers are FÁS registered trainers.