The second method to apply for equivalency is available for notable coaches wishing to apply for Master's certification. This document describes the petition process in order for the USFCA to consider notable coaches, for a special exemption to not write the thesis or take the practical test. Based on the applicants information submitted the CAB will review and recommend certification levels for a petitioning coach. In some instances, a lower rating may be offered if the applicant does not meet the Master's criteria. All certifications proposed by the CAB through this process, require EC review and approval of the certification before the certification can be presented to the petitioner. Please use the "Master Certification Exemption Process
" application and purchase a "Master Exemption Application Fee
" from the Online store
: You will need to be a USFCA member in order to see and purchase the application fee to accompany your application.