FAQ

General questions

What is the difference between ACTP, ACSTH and CCE?
Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) The ACTP is a start to finish coach-training programs that include comprehensive instructions around the ICF Co...
Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 10:49 AM
How do I get my coach training program approved?
Applications for approval as an ACSTH, ACTP, or CCE are thoroughly reviewed by ICF staff and by specially trained teams of reviewers. The timeline for appro...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:04 AM
How long does it take to get a program approved?
ACTP review normally takes between 12 and 24 weeks. ACSTH review normally takes between 12 and 24 weeks.  CCE review normally takes between 3 to 4...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:04 AM
Why did ICF change the program accreditation application pricing structure for ACTP, ACSTH and CCE?
Training providers report that their ICF accreditation or approval is vital to their ability to market their offerings and demonstrate their commitment to h...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:05 AM
What does the new fee structure mean for me as a Training Program Provider?
For CCE providers, the new fee structure will begin on April 1, 2015. All applications that submitted for review prior to April 1, 2015 will be charged eith...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:06 AM
Who can I contact with a program approval question
For ACTP or ACSTH questions, please contact Emily Williams. For CCE programs, not hosted by an ICF Chapter or CP, please contact Emily Allen. For CCE...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:07 AM
What are the the requirements to apply for ACTP program accreditation?
Minimum of 125 student contact hours 80 percent of all training must be delivered in synchronous activities and focused in the ICF Core Competencies ...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:22 AM
What fee's are required to submit an ACTP Program accreditation application?
125 – 175 Program Hours = $100 USD deposit + $1,900 USD review fee + $300 USD** Performance Evaluation process review fee  176+ Program Hours = $100 USD d...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:26 AM
What is synchronous learning?
Clock hours spent in synchronous (real-time) interactions between faculty and students. This may include time spent in direct instruction, real-time discuss...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:26 AM
What is Asynchronous learning?
Clock hours spent outside of real-time interaction between faculty and students (asynchronous). These may include outside reading, writing, research, journa...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:27 AM