Core Training is a three year program comprised of, approximately, fortnightly supervision of your video recorded ISTDP sessions and attendance at didactic training workshops conducted by The ISTDP Clinic. To complete Core Training you need to accumulate 15 hours of direct supervision per year (or 10 hours of direct and 20 hours of observational supervision of other trainees receiving direct supervision) for 3 years and 36 hours of didactic training in ISTDP with the Melbourne Centre for ISTDP per year, for 3 years. This training has IEDTA certification.