The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP) offers three levels of certification: Activity Assistant Certified (AAC), Activity Director Certified (ADC) and Activity Consultant Certified (ACC).
Each track has qualifying components: Academic Education, Activity Experience and Continuing Education. Consulting Experience is a qualifying component for ACC level certification.
Applicants can also specialize in areas such as Assisted Living, Home Health Care or Adult Day Programs. Certification fees are affordable and will provide the certified professional with more available jobs at higher salaries. Others will know you are nationally qualified and offering quality activity service to your residents/clients.