World Online Transactional Analysis Association

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Qualification Profile:

TA Practitioner – Certificate (TAP)

Main Details

Awarding Institution: International Centre for TA Qualifications (ICTAQ)

Qualification Name: TA Practitioner – Certificate

Qualification Abbreviation: TAP

Language(s): English

‘Other ‘Languages(s): can be any language with auto translation when necessary

Fields of Application: Coaching, Developmental, Psychotherapy

Associated Qualifications: hours count towards CTA can be accreditation of prior learning for master's degree

Submission Requirements

Case Portfolios

Case Portfolios – How Many: 3

Oral Presentations

Oral Presentations – How Many: 1

Oral Presentations – Time Allocated (in minute): 30


Other Submission Requirement(s): Learning Journal for 8 months

Other – How Many: 1

Provider Requirements

Qualification(s) of Trainers: PTSTA, TSTA, TTA

Qualification(s) of Supervisors: PTSTA, TSTA, STA

Qualification(s) of Assessors: PTSTA, TSTA

Hours Requirements

Professional Practice/Application hours requirement: 100

Training hours requirement: 75

Supervision hours requirement: 15


Assessment Process:

1. Begin applying TA with clients and have ongoing supervision; 2. over a period of time (no deadlines) you submit a Learning Journal covering 8 months and 3 portfolios that consist of your working documents (in your own language) (e.g. correspondence, session notes, etc), accompanied by a reflective commentary using TA terminology that describes what happened ; 3. these are assessed against the ICTAQ set of competencies (based on ITAA/EATA competencies combined across all fields of application); 4. once endorsed by your sponsor each is assessed by 2 other ICTAQ assessors; 5. once all have passed you attend a 30-40 minute discussion with 2 ICTAQ assessors. 6. become accredited as TA Practitioner (with optional specialisation as Developmental, Psychotherapy or Coaching)

Contact Details

Name: Julie Hay

Email: [email protected]