US Agent Training Course (USATC)

Course Description

Unlock the complexities of the world's most popular study destination with this comprehensive course exploring student recruitment for the US market.
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The US Agent Training Course (USATC), created and developed by ICEF, is the first of its kind and supports professional development for agents specialising in the USA as a study destination. The USATC equips you with a firm foundation in the benefits and structure of the US education system, and offers resources to help you steer international students to the most appropriate institutions to meet their goals.

About the course

The USATC syllabus includes:

Why study the USATC?

The course builds your specialist knowledge of the world’s most competitive international study destination. Developed by ICEF, and  harnessing 30 years of international education expertise, the USATC is ideal for new counsellors entering the sector, those wishing to gain a competitive edge in US student recruitment, and for any international education professionals looking to expand their knowledge of a complex education system. 

Why take the exam?

An official qualification is available to all candidates who complete the course and pass the USATC exam. Successful graduates will receive a qualification badge with a unique ID number and a certificate confirming them as a US Course Graduate (USCG), with the recognition of being an ICEF-qualified USA consultant for the international education industry. Graduates are also entered in the Qualified Education Agents (QEA) network, containing the names and company contact details of more than 16,000 qualified agents worldwide. ICEF-trained agents are sought after by education institutions worldwide.