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Continuing Coach Education (CCE) is intended for third-party training providers who are interested in having their training program accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). CCE is considered supplemental and advanced education for those wishing to acquire new learning and/or those who are renewing their ICF Credential.
Continuing Coach Education (CCE) units are earned upon completing Continuing Coach Education. CCE units are awarded in two categories:
If you are delivering training that only qualifies as Resource Development CCE (training in personal development, coaching assessments or tools, business building, or other material that falls outside of the ICF Core Competencies), you are not eligible for the CCE Program Accreditation Process.
You will not be granted the same privileges as an officially accredited CCE provider (i.e. permission to use CCE logo and a listing on ICF Training Program Search Service.)
You may award RD CCE units via your own certificate, letter or email on letterhead with student name, name of the event/class, date, and amount of hours completed.
CCE program application fees are non-refundable and do not guarantee program accreditation. CCE program accreditation is valid for one calendar year.
Please provide a brief description of the program being offered.
You may choose one of the following options:
Please provide the following details:
CCE applicants are required to provide a detailed schedule with instructional time for the program submitted for accreditation. Please ensure the program schedule contains the following:
Download a sample detailed program schedule below. Using this form will make the program review process easier and more efficient.
Please upload a document with the following information for each instructor delivering the program:
ICF does not require that CCE instructors hold an ICF Credential.
Program materials must be uploaded with the CCE Program Application. Please submit at least one of the following:
Program materials may be submitted in the following file formats: .pdf, .doc, .docx, .xls, .csv, .txt, .rtf, .html, .zip, .mp3, .wma, .mpg, .flv, .avi, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .xlsx.
Detailed statements of agreement, compliance and limitation, duty to notify and payment agreements are included in the sample application and online CCE program application. Applicants must consent to these agreements as part of the application process.
All applications must be submitted using the application available via the link above. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted. ICF CCE Program Application review normally takes four weeks. In order to properly publicize your event, we suggest that you submit the application at least 90 days in advance.
ICF Chapter Leaders can submit chapter programming for CCE accreditation using a dedicated application. Chapter Leaders can direct questions regarding CCE approval to Maria Lester.
If you have questions or need support about Continuing Coach Education, please visit the ICF Support page.