All applicants wishing to register as a CCAPA student must already be a member of the Association of Administrative Professionals (the AAP). Refer to the membership page for general membership forms.
Once your AAP membership is confirmed by the Treasurer you will have access to our Members Only section. Through there you will be able to enrol in the CCAPA program.
The AAP administers the CCAPA program along with our business partner, Think Business. The courses have been created for administrative professionals who prefer to work independently online and are not interested in the full leadership/management Centre of Expertise.
Courses cover the four Centres of Expertise. There are four courses required to complete the CCAPA program consisting of one compulsory course and three elective courses. Courses are taken through the AAP’s online portal. Courses can be taken in any order.
All applicants wishing to register in the CCAP program MUST be a member of the Association of Administrative Professionals (the AAP). Membership in good standing must be maintained to earn and retain use of the CCAP designation. Please refer to the membership page for general membership forms.
If you are already a member, please log into the Members Only section of our website. Once logged in you will see a link to enrol in the program.
If you are not yet a member interested applicants must become a member first. Once a member has access to our Members Only section, they will be able to enrol in our certification program directly through it.
The AAP administers the CCAP program, but the courses are provided by Canadian accredited universities and colleges across the country. We have partnered with several Canadian universities and colleges and have pre-approved their applicable courses. The list of our educational partners and their course lists can be found on our Educational Partners page.
Courses cover the five Centres of Expertise. Seven courses required to complete the CCAP program consisting of four compulsory courses and three elective courses. Courses are typically available in a variety of formats such as in-class, distance education, and online. Courses can be taken in any order.