Benefits of pre-approval: Pre-approval benefits both the program sponsors and the attendees. Pre-approved offerings provide course attendees with assurance that the offering will receive a pre-determined number of credits. In addition, pre-approval enables program sponsors to offer an additional benefits to potential attendees.
Who can request pre-approval: Educational institutions, government agencies, non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations, or individuals.
How long does pre-approval last: For non-recurring events, pre-approval will be granted for a single date/time. For a recurring course, pre-approval may be granted for a period of two years.
Fees: Currently, there is no application fee for CEC pre-approval.
Review process: Submitted applications are reviewed by the Certification Program Coordinator and the SER Continuing Education Committee and applicants are notified of the results within 4 weeks.
Promotion: Successful applications are added to the SER event calendar, the SER certification program pre-approved course list, and are provided a CERP program logo to use in promotion of the offering.
To apply: Fill out the form below.