Associate Certified Coach (ACC)

The Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential is for the practiced coach.

ACC Requirements

 

There are 3 application paths to choose from, please see details below and on ICF Global website:

ACC ACTP PathACC ACSTH PathACC Portfolio Path
Completion of an entire ICF Accredited Coach Training Programme (ACTP)
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At least 60 hours of coach-specific training through an ACTP or ACSTH program
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At least 60 hours of coach-specific training with robust documentation
Coaching log demonstrating 100 hours (75 paid) of coaching experience with at least 8 clients following the start of your coach-specific training. At least 25 of these hours must occur within 18 moths of submitting your credential application.10 hours of Coach Mentoring to be documented on your online application.10 hours of Coach Mentoring to be documented on your online application.
Complete the Coach Knowledge Assessment (CKA)Coaching log demonstrating 100 hours (75 paid) of coaching experience with at least 8 clients following the start of your coach-specific training. At least 25 of these must occur within 18 months of submitting your credential application.Coaching log demonstrating 100 hours (75 paid) of coaching experience with at least 8 clients following the start of your coach-specific training. At least 25 of these must occur within 18 months of submitting your credential application.
Complete the Coach Knowledge Assessment (CKA)Performance Evaluation (audio recording and written transcript of coaching session to be uploaded with your application).
Complete the Coach Knowledge Assessment (CKA)
ICF Members: $100 USD
Non-members: $300 USD
ICF Members: $300 USD
Non-members: $500 USD
CF Members: $400 USD
Non-members: $600 USD
Estimated Timeline for Review: 4 weeksEstimated Timeline for Review: 4 WeeksEstimated Timeline for Review: 14 weeks