Training

Training

Our Facilitator Training Workshops are designed to provide Practitioner Certification for workshop participants. Our workshops cover appropriate technical and course management issues for your personnel to develop the skills to operate your challenge course program. Through our workshops, we endeavor to help you begin to utilize your own course to its greatest potential. Signature Research Inc. has been training practitioners/facilitators since 1979 and offers certification in accordance with the most current published ANSI/ACCT practitioner standards. We offer Level I, Level II, and Challenge Course Manager (CCM) certifications. Certification can also be achieved by those who have practitioner experience by “Challenging-In”.


Level I

ACCT Level I is an entry level certification that requires no previous experience. This certification is good for one year. It signifies that the practitioner can deliver routine programming and is proficient in core technical skills.

To complete Level I training, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 18 Years or older
  • Complete 40 hours of training
  • Pass a written and practical skills test


Level II

ACCT Level II is an advanced certification that requires previous experience and a level I certification. This certification is good for three years. It signifies that the practitioner can deliver advanced programming and is technically proficient.

To complete Level II training, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 18 Years or older
  • Have a Level I certification
  • Have a current portfolio documenting 200 hours of facilitation experience
  • Complete the 40 hour Level II training
  • Pass a written and pratical skills test


CCM

ACCT Challenge Course Manager (CCM) is for practitioners who possess a Level II certification and are seeking management training to supervise others. This certification is good for five years. They will also perform administrative duties. Every challenge course must have a Challenge Course Manager, BUT please understand that it is not an ACCT requirement that a company have a "Certified" Challenge Course Manager.

To complete CCM training, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 21 Years or older
  • Have a current portfolio, documenting 500 hours of facilitation experience
  • Complete 30 hours of training, of which, 16 are specific to challenge course management
  • Pass a written and pratical skills test


Challenge–In

Challenge-In Level I is for practitioners who previously have taken a 40 hour training and have enough experience as a practitioner to pass a comprehensive test.

To “Challenge–In” at Level I, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 18 Years or older
  • Have a current portfolio, documenting 100 hours experience training
  • Previous training must be through Signature Research or another ACCT PVM

Challenge–In Level II is for practitioners who have considerable practitioner experience, who have received at least 80 hours of training with enough experience to pass a test that covers all aspects of challenge course knowledge and equipment.

To “Challenge–In” at Level II, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 18 Years or older
  • Have a current portfolio with more than 400 hours of program delivery
  • Have 80 hours of training from Signature Research or another ACCT PVM