Professional Facilitator Program

A course by
ICA Associates Inc.
ICA Associates Inc.


The Professional Facilitator Program (PFP) offers a comprehensive journey through facilitation competencies recognized by the International Association of Facilitators (IAF). The program aims to build professional confidence and competencies across a span of 10 days of study coupled with 3 hours of free coaching. It is structured to provide a blend of knowledge, practical skills, and professional attitudes required to excel in the field of facilitation.

Participants will engage in an immersive learning experience, covering three courses that can be taken sequentially or spread out over a year. The curriculum includes ‘Group Facilitation Methods’, ‘Meetings That Work’, and ‘Art & Science of Participation’. The program accommodates various learning modes including in-person classes, live-online, and self-directed versions, ensuring accessibility and flexibility for learners.

A unique feature of this program is its focus on preparing students for the industry-standard Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) designation. The curriculum aligns with the competencies required by the IAF for certification, making it a pivotal step for those aspiring to solidify their facilitation credentials.


The cost for the Professional Facilitator Program is CAD$4,788 plus applicable tax. This price includes a 20% discount compared to enrolling in the courses individually. This investment covers 10 days of study, 3 hours of free coaching, and course materials.

Financial options such as discounts for early registration or group enrollments might be available. Participants may contact the registration office for inquiries about payment in installments or scholarship opportunities.

Who is it for?

The course is designed for individuals seeking to enhance their facilitation skills, aim for professional certification as a facilitator, and those looking to establish credibility in the field through the Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) designation.