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Competence through Credentials

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This credential is specifically for professionals and leaders who are responsible for developing and managing certification, certificate, and accreditation programs. 

Eligibility includes a self-assessment and review of that assessment to determine whether the candidate has the appropriate range of experience. Courses are available to supplement skills.  Once eligible, candidates complete a practicum to demonstrate their proficiency as a professional with expertise in credentialing.

This credentialing process with its supplemental courses are designed to help you develop credentialing programs that:

    • Deliver on the promise.
    • Are economically feasible to administer.
    • Effectively assess knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Application Fee: 

The program includes:

    • A free overview webinar (required)
    • Four workshops (optional but recommended)
    • Eligibility self-assessment (required)
    • A project-based practicum (required)
    • Tool-kits, templates, workbooks, and job aids (electronic)
    • Book (hard copy)
    • A certification and mark for those completing workshops and practicum
    • A digital badge for use in electronic media
The program covers all aspects of credentialing:
    • Business case
    • Job, task, practice & cognitive analysis
    • Standards and requirements
    • Test/assessment development and validation
    • Psychometric practices
    • Administration
    • Governance
    • Implementation
    • Globalization
    • Maintenance and re-certification
    • Public relations and communications

Certification is awarded based on successful completion of practicum requirements.  Course completion (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for practicum admission.

Application Fee: 
Professional or Organizational Members $450, Non-members $650.

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HOW TO APPLY (Must be a member (free membership included) to access these documents):

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    CACP has been awarded to:

    Catherine Cox of USOLN.  Learn more about the Utility Safety & Operations Leadership Network at

    John Schehl, CAE, RRC, CACP and Certificatin Director at NRCA and Executive Director of Roof Integrated Solar Energy (RISE) at NRCA. Learn more about John on LinkedIn.

    Alicia Johnson of FISERV. Alicia has completed the CACP requirements and is now able to use the CACP mark and badge. Learn more about Alicia on LinkedIn.

    Certifications includes a mark (CACP) and badge. 

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