PCC ACSTH Coach-Specific Training Requirements
PCC ACSTH applicants must have a minimum of 125 hours of coach-specific training through an ACTP or ACSTH program.
An ICF Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) program is considered an a la carte coach training program. An ACSTH program includes a minimum of 30 hours of coach-specific training, including instruction around the ICF Core Competencies
, and observed coaching sessions.
for your program's approval. Be sure to select "ACSTH" as the program type.
On the online credential application, you will provide your certificate(s) and the number of hours completed from the ACTP or ACSTH training program(s).
Applicants Who Hold the ACC
Applicants who hold the ACC may count all coach training hours that were submitted for the ACC application. Documentation of the coach training hours from the ACC application must be submitted again with your PCC application.
The coach-specific training requirement must be fulfilled prior to submitting your application.
Do not send documentation to ICF Headquarters by mail or email. Only documentation that has been
uploaded with your online application will be accepted.