ICF Chapter Membership Eligibility Requirements

ICF Raleigh Area Chapter Members are required to be a member in good standing with ICF Global. Review the ICF Global Membership Eligibility Requirements. Anyone who is not a member of ICF Global and is interested in learning more about or participating in local chapter events may join the ICF Raleigh Area Chapter as an Affiliate.

ICF Raleigh Member: Choose this option if you are currently a member of ICF Global so that your name appears in the a ICF-Global directory .  ICF RAC Members receive discounts on chapter programs and special development events, are listed in the coach directory, may vote in chapter elections, serve on the chapter's board of directors, lead a committee or special event, and represent the chapter at community events.

ICF Raleigh Affiliate
: Choose this option if you are not a member of ICF Global.  ICF RAC Affiliates have access to locally held monthly chapter meetings, professional development opportunities, and networking within the local coaching community.

To review the difference between Member and Affiliate benefits see the Membership Benefits page

Eligibility Requirements for ICF Global

To become a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF Global) you must meet at least ONE of the following requirements:

  • Hold a current ICF Credential (ACC, PCC, or MCC);
  • Have completed at least 60 hours of coach specific training that meets ICF's standards
  • Be enrolled in 60 hours of coach specific training in an ICF-approved program that has either the Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) or Approved Coach-Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) distinction. *For new members onlyLearn what qualifies as coach-specific training 

Why the change?

This initiative was created to advance the reach of professional coaching worldwide by further strengthening ICF’s already-vibrant global community; provide a consistent vision of what ICF membership means to our clients; establish a more credible footprint in the coaching profession; and create more consistency across the globe.

As the ICF Area Raleigh chapter, we are seeing the potential of coaching realized and are proud to be a part this refinement of the coaching profession.  ICF is working to increase coaching’s visibility and credibility all over the world.  The Raleigh Area Chapter supports these changes.

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