What is ACTP in Coaching?

What is ACC and PPC? What is the relevance of ACTP and ACSTH in coach certification? For beginners, these are abbreviations that denote the different certification levels of coach training programs. Having certain ideas about these certifications and what they stand for, proves beneficial to the coach aspirant in choosing what suits him/her the best.

The organization also offers a globally acknowledged independent credentialing program to the practicing coaches after acquiring the ICF coaching certification by following a stringent set of guidelines.

The ICF accredits coach-specific training programs as well, through a strict evaluation and review process. The ones offering the training programs are required to validate that their training modules confer the core coaching competencies and ethical code upheld by the International Coach Federation.

A Brief Introduction to ICF
ICF stands for International Coaching Federation. It is one of the largest and globally renowned non-profit organizations for professional coaches. The ICF is dedicated towards setting the highest standard for coaching competencies and code of conduct within the coaching profession. It provides independent certification and has built a robust network of trained and skilled coaching professionals over the years.
The organization also offers a globally acknowledged independent credentialing program to the practicing coaches after acquiring the ICF coaching certification by following a stringent set of guidelines.
The ICF accredits coach-specific training programs as well, through a strict evaluation and review process. The ones offering the training programs are required to validate that their training modules confer the core coaching competencies and ethical code upheld by the International Coaching Federation.
What is ICF ACTP Accreditation?
ACTP stands for Accredited Coaching Training Program certification, provided by ICF. The accreditation is for third-party trainers who want to get their coach training programs accredited and acknowledged by ICF. The ACTP is an all-inclusive coach training program offering start to finish coach training.
ACTP approval requires an institute or trainer to have at least 125 hours of student contact, mentor coaching, and an overall evaluation process. After graduating under ICF ACTP programs, one can apply for ICF credentialing after completing coaching experience hours under the ACTP credential application pathway.

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Key Features of ICF ACTP

ACTP programs are required to have at least 125 student contact hours.
At least 80 percent of all training must be delivered in synchronous activities and focused on the ICF Core Competencies.
The remaining 20 percent of the training program can be delivered asynchronously and focused on subjects not directly related to the ICF Core Competencies.
All instructors who teach content based on the ICF definition of coaching, ICF Core Competencies, and Code of Ethics must hold one of the three ICF Credentials (ACC, PCC, or MCC).
An ACTP provider can conduct Performance Evaluation as a part of the coach training program.
ACTP pathway is available for all the three levels of ICF Credentialing – ACC, PCC, and MCC.
When you take an ACTP program, you have to complete the entire program.
All ACTP programs have to provide 10 hours of Mentor Coaching as a part of the program.

Does Team Transformation provide any ICF-ACTP pathways?

Team Transformation is dedicated to providing world-class coach training through its practical, experiential, and updated coach certification training programs, including ICF ACTP. Team Transformation provides ICF accredited team coach certification training programs for coaches, leaders, managers, executives, and organizations who want to instill coaching into their organizational culture and create sustainable results.