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IAAPA's new certification program helps set your career apart from others in the industry. Let your years of experience and professional development training work for you by earning one of IAAPA’s three professional designations:
    IAAPA Certified Attractions Manager (ICAM)
    IAAPA Certified Attractions Leader (ICAL)  
    IAAPA Certified Attractions Executive (ICAE)  

Five Reasons to Earn IAAPA Certification

  • Professional Advancement: Certified Attractions Professionals can use the designation as a competitive advantage when it comes to applying for positions or negotiating salaries. 
  • Recognition: As the premier industry recognition, IAAPA Certification distinguishes holders as career professionals who have demonstrated a high level of experience, skill and knowledge as well as a commitment professional development.
  • Peer Acceptance: Holders of IAAPA Certification are immediately recognized by their peers as fellow professionals committed to the advancement of the profession and the global attractions industry.
  • Personal Achievement: Being awarded an IAAPA Certification provides a sense of personal and individual achievement as an experienced and skilled professional.
  • Commitment: Successful completion of the certification process conveys that the recipient is committed and goal-driven in their career.

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Let's Get Started!
Use the links below to access useful tools, information, and forms to start your certification journey.

Watch this video to learn more about IAAPA certification and to hear member questions answered.

Learn and Earn 
IAAPA offers dozens of programs, courses and educational events that provide credit toward your IAAPA Certification designation.

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Look for the "Get IAAPA Certified" logo next to an IAAPA program or event to get information about how many credit hours you can earn by participating. Start learning and earning today. 

Facility owners and operators can support their employees to gain IAAPA certification by having their facility's in-house training program pre-approved for credit hour recognition.
For additional information review, download, complete, and submit the Pre-approved Course Application Form. 

Content Providers
Become an IAAPA-approved content provider. Make your training and management development programs available through IAAPA. To have your programs considered for pre-approval download, complete, and submit the Pre-approved Course Application Form. 
Download the Pre approved course list as of Apr 28, 2017

Look Who is Already Certified 
Many of your peers in the attractions industry already have an IAAPA Certification designation. The list of IAAPA certification recipients is updated regularly.

Certification Holders as of June 30, 2017

Contact Information 
For further information about IAAPA's Certification program contact:
Reno Deschaine
Vice President, Global Education and Member Services
Tel: + 1 321.319.7630
Email: rdeschaine@IAAPA.org

Other Education Opportunities 
Learn more about other IAAPA education and professional development opportunities here