Training and Certification in Transactional Analysis

Training in TA—whether for personal or professional growth— is offered around the world by institutes and certified individuals.  To find out what training is available in your region, visit the website of the TA association nearest you. (See also our calendar of upcoming exams and workshops below.)

The standards and guidelines for training toward certification—as a practicing, supervising, or teaching transactional analyst—have been established by the Professional Standards Division of the ITAA, in cooperation with the European Association of Transactional Analysis (EATA) and the Federation of Transactional Analysis Associations (FTAA, formerly WPATA). These training standards have been agreed upon worldwide and are mutually recognized by many regional TA associations.  (See the "ITAA Training and Examinations Handbook.")

To make training toward TA certification more widely accessible, the ITAA offers the TAlent Program and the Scholarship Grant Fund to qualified ITAA members.


IBOC Exams Calendar
Type
CTA
CTA
TSTA
Date
30-31 July 2019
7 November 2019
30-31 July 2019
Location
Raleigh, NC, USA
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Raleigh, NC, USA
Appl. Deadline
30 April 2019
7 August 2019
30 January 2019

 

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Send all IBOC exam applications to:  Janet Chin, Training & Certification Administrator, iboc@itaaworld.org 
Note: Exams subject to availability of qualified examiners/exam supervisors who must be at least a CTA (for a CTA exam) or a TSTA (for a TSTA exam). The IBOC is not responsible for expenses incurred when exams are canceled or postponed due to unavailability of qualified examiners/exam supervisors.

* IBOC CTA exam candidates must submit the written case study no later than six months before the oral exam date.


IBOC TEW Calendar (Training Endorsement Workshop) 
Type
TEW
Date
04-06 August 2019
Location
Raleigh, USA
Appl. Deadline
4 February 2019 

 


COC Exams Calendar

Type

CTA/TSTA
CTA/TSTA
Date

1-2 November 2018
8-9 November 2018
Location

Lyon, France
Köln-Rösrath, Germany
Appl. Deadline

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CTA 7 December 2018 Belgrade, Serbia *
CTA/TSTA 8-9 May 2019 Birmingham, UK *
CTA/TSTA 2-3 July 2018 Ukraine *
CTA/TSTA 7-8 November 2019 Köln-Rösrath, Germany *
CTA 9-10 November 2019 Belgium *
       





 

                                   For further information on COC exams, see www.eatanews.org/examinations/.

COC TEW Calendar (Training Endorsement Workshop)

Type

Date

Location

Appl. Deadline

TEW 1-3 Dec 2018 Zagreb, Croatia *
TEW 23-25 Mar 2019 France *
TEW July 2019 Cherkassy, Ukraine *
TEW 1-3 Dec 2019 Italy *

* For COC CTA and TEW deadlines, see the EATA Handbook or contact the EATA Supervising Examiner
 


The Professional Standards Division of the ITAA consists of the Professional Standards Committee (PSC) and the International Board of Certification (IBOC).

  • The PSC establishes the training standards, the ITAA Code of ethics, and the Professional Practices Guidelines. 
    Please address relevant inquiries to: psc@itaaworld.org.
  • The IBOC manages all training contracts, Training Endorsement Workshops (TEWs), and exams.
    Please address relevant inquiries to: iboc@itaaworld.org.

Director in Charge: Thorsten Geck, Vice President-Professional Standards
Administrator: Janet Chin

5932 Corte Cerritos
Pleasanton, CA 94566 USA
fax: +1 925 600 8112