ACP certificate

Automotive Content Professional (ACP) certificate

The Automotive Content Professionals Network's (ACP) designation program codifies and accurately defines the skills and experiences to become a professional content manager. It denotes a path that professionals can follow in order to develop the skills, contacts, and knowledge that define today's content-management professional.

To attain the ACP designation, professionals must fulfill the following:

  • Three Years of auto care industry experience
  • ACP Coursework (available at ACPN conferences)
  • ACPN Conference attendance (two conferences)
  • Deliverable (five-page paper on any content-management topic)
  • A completed ACP Application

Specific Requirements   Minimum CEUs
ACES & PIES Education*:
Webinars or attendance at two-day ACES/PIES seminar
Electives** 0.3
ACPN Courses:
Available at annual ACPN Conferences 
ACPN Service*** 1.0
Deliverable**** 1.0
Total Credits: 4.0

*This requirement is waiverable depending on experience. Contact Brian Cruickshank for more details.

**Electives are defined as any University of the Aftermarket approved program. See the University of the Aftermarket's Course Calendar for an up-to-date list of approved programs.

***ACPN Service is defined as any service provided to the Automotive Content Professionals Network. This could include (but is not limited to) holding an officer's role, committee membership, speaking, and content excellence award judging. Final approval of ACPN Service component will come from the ACPN Chairman.

****The ACP Deliverable is a five-page research paper on a pre-approved topic of interest to the content management industry. Final approval of the topic and final submission will come from the program director. Please email University of the Aftermarket Director, Brian Cruickshank, for more details and topic approval.

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