The Association of Curling Professionals (ACP) offers a comprehensive curriculum that leads to Associate Pro accreditation.

Online Courses:

  • The ACP and LTCD
  • The Curling System
  • The Curling Industry
  • Technical Development 1
  • Tactical Development 1
  • Programming and Teaching

In-Person Training:

  • Option 1: August 9-11, 2024 - Edmonton, AB
  • Option 2: August 16-18, 2024 - Oakville, ON

Evaluation:

  • Making Ethical Decisions Test
  • NCCP Certification Evaluation
  • Learning Portfolio Presentation

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The ACP and LTCD

This course begins with an overview of the ACP, including its purpose, structure, and accreditation requirements. Candidates will then learn about Curling Canada's Long-Term Curler Development (LTCD) model and its stage-by-stage guidelines.
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The Curling System

This course begins by introducing the concept of system mapping as a means of better understanding the interconnected nature of our sport. Candidates will then learn about the specific roles of various sport and curling governing bodies.
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The Curling Industry

This course begins by showing how the Curling System can be enhanced by a strong Curling Industry. Candidates will then learn about various external stakeholder groups, and how ACP Pros can help their clubs to become more successful enterprises.
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Technical Development 1

This course covers the essential delivery and sweeping information that all ACP Pros need to know. Candidates will gain the necessary technical understanding to support their teaching work with novice to intermediate level curlers.
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Tactical Development 1

This course covers the essential strategy and tactics information that all ACP Pros need to know. Candidates will gain the necessary tactical understanding to support their teaching work with novice to intermediate level curlers. 
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Programming and Teaching

This course covers essential programming and teaching principles that all ACP Pros need to understand. Candidates will learn how to apply these principles to their work with curlers at the Foundational Stages and on the Recreational Pathway.