Maintaining FPR Certification
Obtain 3.0 CEUs within a 3-year period. The period begins on December 31 of the year in which the FPR examination was passed. Example: If you receive the FPR in July of 2013, your certificate cycle will end December 31, 2016.
One hour is the equivalent of .1 CEU.
Certificate Holders will receive a statement detailing their CEU status with their first dues renewal application each year. CEU status may be checked at any time via this FCRA website.
How to Obtain CEUs
- Attend FCRA seminars
- Attend any NCRA- or NVRA-approved CEU seminars
- Teach or present an approved seminar (Earn .2 CEU per hour)
- Write an article that is published in the FCR Magazine (Earn .15 CEU per article)
- Participate in FCRA Pro Bono Program (Earn up to 1.00 CEU within 3-year renewal period)
- Participate on an FCRA Committee or on Board of Directors within 3-year renewal period (Earn a maximum of 1.00 CEU within 3-year renewal period)
How to Submit CEUs to FCRA
When attending FCRA seminars, Certificate Holders must:
- Have FPR punch card punched at end of seminar and turn it in at end of conference.
When attending NCRA/NVRA-approved conferences other than FCRA-sponsored events, Certificate Holders must:
- Request FPR punch card in advance of event by sending email request to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxing request to 407.774.6440;
- Upon completion of seminar/conference, the punch card, along with program itinerary, must be returned to FCRA Headquarters.
- In the alternative, the submission of an official NCRA/NVRA transcript to FCRA Headquarters will satisfy the requirement for CEUs.
When completing CEUs by any other means, Certificate Holders must:
- Complete and submit an FCRA CEU request form (PDF) along with a copy of the program agenda/schedule/outline of the subject(s) covered with verification and the CEU fee. CEU fees for an FCRA member are $25 and non-members are $35.