To maintain your certification, you must recertify. Recertification is a reflection of your on-going commitment to professional development and staying current with industry trends and best practices, and provides the highest value and quality to your customers and yourself.
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Your hard-earned CAS/MAS Certification requires recertification every three years in order to remain valid.
- CAS designees must continue to keep their CAS Certification current by completing 25 additional educational credits over three years (over the past three years if a certification has become expired)
- MAS designees must continue to keep their MAS Certification current by completing 25 additional MAS level educational credits over three years (over the past three years if a certification has become expired)
Ø Recertification points may be earned through: attendance at live industry classes, webinars, PPAI accredited Regional Association education and with approved third-party education.
Ø Recertification fees: $75 member fee; $125 non-member fee
Ø Membership with PPAI is not a requirement to renew your PPAI Certification.
Life Certification Exemption
Individuals can qualify for exemption from recertification requirements for their MAS or CAS certification* by meeting certain specified criteria including:
- 60 years of age or more
- A member of the PPAI Hall of Fame
- A “lifetime” member of PPAI (Board nominated)
If you are interested in life certification, please submit the Life Certification Exemption form.
*CAS and/or MAS Certification must be current and in good-standing at the time of submission for life certification in order to qualify.