There are many designations and certifications available to you as a member of a local association due to our affiliation with the National Apartment Association and the Property Management Association of Michigan. Below is a list of designations and certifications we offer you to advance your career.
Certified Apartment Property Supervisor - CAPS This program is an in-depth review of property management principles and techniques as used by the professional supervisor at the multi-site management level.
Certified Apartment Manager - CAM This program is for the onsite manager, a vital link between apartment residents and the community owners and investors.
Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician - CAMT This program is designed as an introduction for new maintenance professionals or as a refresher for the veteran employee, to give these professionals the knowledge and tools necessary to run an effective maintenance program.
National Apartment Leasing Professional - NALP Leasing professionals are the first people prospective residents meet, and often their only gauge of the property staff. This course is designed to teach these professionals skills to help them become top producers.
Certified Apartment Supplier - CAS Suppliers are important liaisons to the multifamily housing industry. This program is designed as an opportunity for suppliers to hear the everyday challenges faced by the apartment manager customer. The CAS program is ideal for new salespeople as well as veterans of the industry.
Independent Rental Owner Professional - IROP The Independent Rental Owner Professional (IROP) designation program is offered to the rental owner who manages their personally-held multifamily property or properties. The independent rental owner serves several roles in property management, public relations specialist, administrator, chief financial officer, marketing director and operations manager.
EPA Section 608 Section 608 of the Federal Clean Air Act requires that persons who work with regulated refrigerants be certified.
Universal R-410A To address the issues of safe handling, training and certification with the use of R-410A the industry worked together to unify behind a Universal R-410A Safety Training & Certification program.
Real Estate Continuing Education for the Property Management Professional - No longer do you need to sit through a real estate continuing education class that doesn't apply to your industry. The Property Management Association of Michigan has designed a course approved by the State of Michigan that qualifies for your 6 hours of continuing education on an annual basis. Since all third party mangers are required to have their Real Estate License you should at least learn what is new for your industry on an annual basis.