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FAQ > Accreditation


How do I determine the appropriate accreditation level for my center?

IMC categorizes accreditation levels as follows:

Foundational: A program of 30 hours will be approved for the foundational level and qualifies for associate-level credentials

Professional: A program of 60 hours will be approved for the professional level and qualifies for professional-level credentials

Advanced: A program of 120 hours will be approved for advanced level and qualifies for master level credentials

What is your policy on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity?

We are a global community of mentors, and we follow our policy and vision to create a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable community.

What are the other benefits of becoming an IMC-Accredited Training Center Member?

You will be given expert advice and structured pathways for mentoring development, which can help your training center maintain mentoring standards. Members gain exclusive access to a curated selection of training tools and resources.

Will there be quality audits for accredited courses?

We conduct regular and random audits to ensure the accredited courses maintain IMC’s quality standards. If there is any discrepancy, our team will notify you.

What is the accreditation validity and renewal process?

IMC accreditation lasts two years, after which your organization or center must renew its accreditation and membership.

What is the process to become an IMC Accredited Training Center?

To become an IMC Accredited Training Center your first requirement would be to sign in to access your application from your account dashboard.

  1. Now gather the documents for your organization’s verification, policy documentation, trainer details, and training program details.
  2. Fill out the application with the required information
  3. Relax and wait for the review time, which may take up to 6 weeks.
  4. If we need further clarification, you will be contacted via email
  5. If your center fulfills the criteria, you will receive a confirmation email with your badge and media kit.