FAQ

General questions

What are the operational standards to submit a Training Program for review?
The following operational standards must be met by all programs. Should any of the below standards not be met by the training organization, or if ICF determ...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:28 AM
What are the faculty requirements to submit a program for ACTP accreditation?
Instructors: All instructors who are teaching content based on the ICF definition of coaching, ICF Core Competencies and Code of Ethics must hold one of...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:28 AM
What are the job responsibilities and requirements for a Director of Training?
The Director of Training provides oversight of the curriculum, instructional processes, training of instructors and all observation and examination processe...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:29 AM
What are observed coaching sessions and what should be occurring during those sessions?
The ICF considers observed coaching sessions a vital component of quality coach training. ACTP programs are required to provide a minimum of six (6) observe...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:32 AM
What are the mentoring requirements for my training program if I am applying for ACTP program accreditation?
ACTP programs are required to provide 10 hours of Mentor Coaching over a three (3) month or longer period of time. Mentor Coaching definition: a stu...
Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 11:36 AM
What are the Performance Evaluation requirements for my training program if I am applying for ACTP program accreditation?
ACTP programs must administer a final performance evaluation in a formal testing environment. The final performance evaluation must, at a minimum, contain a...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:34 AM
What documents am I required to send to ICF in order to have my training program reviewed?
ICF will request the following information to support an ACTP application: Course outlines Student materials Instructor materials Bibliographies ...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:34 AM
If my training program is approved for either ACSTH or ACTP, will ICF grandfather my previous graduates?
If the training program has only been held once by the organization, ICF will grandfather the program's first graduating class into the program's ...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:37 AM
What are the requirements to apply for ACSTH program approval?
Minimum of 30 student contact hours 80 percent of all training must be delivered in synchronous activities and focused in the ICF Core Competencies C...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:37 AM
What are the fee's to submit for ACSTH program approval?
30 – 100 Program Hours = $100 USD deposit + $1,400 USD review fee 101 – 175 Program Hours = $100 USD deposit + $1,900 USD review fee 176+ Program Hours ...
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:38 AM