Credit as an Asset Master Trainer Certification Program

Through its Master Trainer Certification program, experienced credit building practitioners become credentialed to deliver CBA’s nationally recognized Credit as an Asset training to financial coaches, counselors, and other professionals who support low-income and underserved communities in building strong credit profiles.

This in-depth certification program provides participants with:
  • comprehensive in-person and virtual training and continuing education on course materials and facilitation;
  • full access to license Credit as an Asset curriculum with the ability to adapt course materials for use in local communities; and
  • on-going professional development opportunities, technical assistance, and regular updates on changes in the credit industry.

Program Requirements

  • At least two years experience providing financial capability or asset building related services.
  • Complete CBA-provided education requirements, including a pre-training webinar and 2-day in person train-the-trainer.
  • Pass a written exam.
  • Sign and comply with curriculum licensing agreement.
  • Complete continuing education and recertification requirements as appropriate.

Program Benefits

  • Attract funding and revenue generation opportunities by offering Credit as an Asset training and consulting in your community.
  • Co-brand the materials and add local products, resources and case studies that are relevant to your community.
  • Access to regularly updated curriculum materials including: Credit as an Asset Facilitator Guide, Participant Guide, Credit Strength Roadmap© tools and activities, supplemental content and more.
  • Access to professional development and continuing education through CBA’s Training Institute.
  • Registration fee waived for CBA's Annual Credit Building Symposium.
  • Technical assistance from CBA.

Program Costs*

  • $1,500 program fee for initial three-year certification term.
  • $200 annual certification maintenance and curriculum licensing fee.
  • Opportunity to renew certification for additional one, three or five-year terms following expiration of initial term. Please inquire about costs for renewal terms.

*ask CBA about scholarship opportunities!

Become a Master Trainer!

CBA will be offering two certification trainings in 2018. Space is limited and available through an application process only.

Upcoming Certification Trainings:

May 22-23, 2018: Atlanta, Georgia
Sponsored by Capital One
(Application period closed)
September 19-20, 2018: Denver, CO
Sponsored by Capital One
(Applications due July 19th, 2018)
Application Steps
  1. Review program requirements and costs. Contact CBA with any questions.
  2. Download and complete program application. Submit to CBA, along with a copy of your resume.
  3. CBA will respond to your application and provide additional details about the training.

Download Program flyer
Download Application
Questions? Contact CBA