Becoming Activity Director Certified (ADC)

How Do I Become NCCAP Certified?

The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP) has Tracks available for becoming Activity Director Certified (ADC). You pick just one Track based on your level of education and follow it all the way through. Once you have all of the required components for your Track, you will fill out the application that corresponds with your Track and submit everything to NCCAP for review and then they will release you to take the national exam. NOTE: A special Track has been created outside of these standard Tracks, which will be discussed in detail in a later post. Below are the Tracks available from NCCAP:

 

Track 1

ACADEMIC EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Degree (must include an English (A) PLUS 7 other courses with at least one course from B, C, and D of the required coursework areas).

…AND…

ACTIVITY EXPERIENCE
4,000 hours within past 5 years.

…AND…

CONTINUING EDUCATION
30 clock hours (Body of Knowledge) within past 5 years.

…AND…

MEPAP
Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP).

 

Track 2

ACADEMIC EDUCATION
Associates Degree (including English PLUS 5 other courses, with at least 1 course from B, C, and D of the coursework areas).

…AND…

ACTIVITY EXPERIENCE
6,000 hours within past 5 years.

…AND…

CONTINUING EDUCATION
30 clock hours (Body of Knowledge) within past 5 years.

…AND…

MEPAP
Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP).

 

Track 3

ACADEMIC EDUCATION
60 college semester credits (must include English PLUS 5 other courses, with at least 1 course from B, C, and D of the required coursework areas).

…AND…

ACTIVITY EXPERIENCE
6,000 hours within past 5 years.

…AND…

CONTINUING EDUCATION
30 clock hours (Body of Knowledge) within past 5 years.

…AND…

MEPAP
Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP).

 

Track 4

ACADEMIC EDUCATION
12 semester college credits (cannot include #1 and #2 (must include an English PLUS 1 other required coursework area)).

…AND…

ACTIVITY EXPERIENCE
6,000 hours activity experience within the past 5 years.

…AND…

CONTINUING EDUCATION
30 clock hours (Body of Knowledge) within past 5 years.

…AND…

MEPAP
Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP).

* MEPAP 2nd Edition is core content 1-20.

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