Frequently Asked Questions about ACRE Training Certificates
Does ACRE offer a Certification Program?
NO! ACRE members with approved curricula, award certificates of achievement to trainees who complete all the training requireent successfully. Professionals seeking a professional certification should explore the APSE Certificate for Employment Service Professionals (CESP). For more information go the the apse website: www.apse.org
How long is my certificate of achievement good for? Are there continuing education requirements to maintain my certificate?
Your certificate never expires because it is NOT a certification. Yours is a certificate of achievment awarded by an ACRE training organization. The certificates of achievement means you met all the training requirements.
- ACRE does not offer a certification of competency, ACRE members provide a certificate of achievement.
- Once a certificate is awarded there are no other requirements of the trainee. There is no expiration date.
- Some states may have ongoing education requirements. You should ask your funding agency about those requirements.
How do I get my name on the certificate registry? Do I have to be an ACRE member?
For trainees to be listed on the ACRE Certificate Registry the following must happen:
- Trainees enroll in training offered by organizations who offer ACRE approved training. The trainee is responsible for completing all requirements of that training.
- The training provider is responsible for submitting your name to ACRE for the Certificate Registry.
- Trainees do not need to be members of the ACRE Association to have their names listed.
My name should be listed on the Certificate Registry but it is not. What should I do?
If you have successfully completed an ACRE Approved training program and received a certificate of achievement you should contact your training provider.
- ACRE Training providers submit names to be added to the certificate registry. Please note that this can take a few weeks for them to submit names and for those names to be added.
- Be sure the training you completed was ACRE approved training by asking the training provider.
- Be sure you completed all requirements of the training by asking your training provider.