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IDP TRAINING REQUIREMENT

You must acquire 700 training units to satisfy the IDP training requirement. One training unit equals eight hours of acceptable activity in a given training area. The following chart list the IDP training categories and areas and the required training units for each.

Category A: Core Competency
Certified Credit
Professional CCP
Minimum Training
Units Required
1. Credit Analysis 100
2. Finance Statements Review 50
3. Credit Reporting Review 100
4. Credit Limit Establishment 100
5. Credit Limit Management 100
6. Risk Analysis 100
7. Credit File Establishment
and Maintenance (SOX)
100
8. Credit Application Processing 100
Total Training Units Required 500*
* This total includes earning a minimum of 100 Training Units in at least
(4) four different categories in any of the training areas 1 - 8

Category B: Core Competency
Certified Professional
Collector (CPC)
Minimum Training
Units Required
9. Account Analysis 100
10. Deduction Resolution 100
11. Customer Collections 375
12. Collection Forecasting 25
13. Collection Legal 25
14. Manage Accounts Placed For
Collection
25
Total Training Units Required 500*
* This total includes earning a minimum of 100 Training Units in at least
(3) four different categories in any of the training areas 9 - 14

Category C: Advanced Competency
Certified Credit Professional
& Certified Professional
Collector (CCP) & (CPC)
Minimum Training
Units Required
15. Contract Law 15
16. Customer Visitations 10
17. Distributor Agreements 10
18. Sales Rep Agreements 10
19. International Credit Review 25
20. International Collections 25
Total Training Units Required 50*

Category D: Management
Certified Credit Professional
(CCP)
Minimum Training
Units Required
21. Credit Policy Review 25
22. Credit Department Administration 25
23. Supervision 25
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Category E: Management
Certified Professional Collector
(CPC)
24. Collection Policy Review 25
25. Collection Department
Administration
25
26. Supervision 25
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Category F: Related Activities
Certified Credit Professional
& Certified Professional
Collector (CCP) & (CPC)
Minimum Training
Units Required
27. Professional & Community
Service
10
28. Board of Director's Service 10
29. Industry Credit Group
Participation
25
30. Community and Advisory
Board Appointments
10
Total Training Units Required 10*

Category G: Supplemental Education
Certified Credit Professional
& Certified Professional
Collector (CCP) & (CPC)
Minimum Training
Units Required
31. Training Seminars and Programs 25
32. Accounting, Credit,
Collection, Credit
Law Class
25
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Total IDP Training Units
Required

700*

* The required minimum in Categories A, C and F total 560 Training Units for the Certified Credit Professional (CCP)

The required minimum in Categories B, C and F total 560 Training Units for the Certified Professional Collector (CPC)

The additional 140 Training Units for the CCP and CPC may be acquired in any of the listed Categories
     

Certification

Steps To Certification

Standards of Eligibility

U.S. Requirements

BROADLY EXPERIENCED CREDIT & COLLECTION PROFESSIONAL
  BECCP Overview (Plan A)

INTERN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
  IDP Overview (Plan B)

  Training Requirements

  Employment Verification Form

  Training Unit Report Form

  Instruction Checklists

COUNCIL RECORD
  Council Record Overview

  Council Record & Certificate Application

RECERTIFICATION
  Recertification Dossier

  Recertification Extension