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 all virtual lessons.
  • 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*

  • The program fee for certification is discounted to $1,250 from $1,500 for 2021.
  • A $200 annual certification maintenance and curriculum licensing fee.
*Limited scholarships are available through the application process!

2021 Training Opportunities

  • Virtual Training: The Master Trainer Certification Program will be offered virtually and consist of eight 2-hour sessions over the course of 4 weeks.

    Sessions will be held each Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 – 4:00 ET from Monday, July 12th through August 4th (July 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 26th, 28th, and August 2nd and 4th).

Applications are closed for 2021.

 Questions? Contact CBA