Why Become NCCAP Certified?

  • Federal Law, OBRA, states that an activity department must be directed by a “qualified professional.” One of the ways to become qualified is to become a Certified Activity Professional.
  • NCCAP certification is recognized by CMS as an organization that certifies activity professionals who work specifically with the elderly.
  • NCCAP certification assures administrators and surveyors that you have met certain professional standards to become certified.
  • Many administrators will only hire activity professionals who are already certified.
  • Some administrators offer a higher salary to a certified professional.
  • Become NCCAP certified so others will know that you are nationally qualified and giving quality activity service to residents/clients.