Broadly Experienced Credit & Collection Professionals
BECCP Certification Process
You are considered a “Broadly Experienced Credit or Collection Professional” if you have a minimum of five (5) years experience in business credit or business collections. BECCP candidates for the CCP or CPC, if meeting criteria as defined below, reduces the number of years of experience required in order to qualify for the Broadly Experienced Credit & Collection Professional plan. The required number of years of practice as a credit and or collection professional is determined as follows:
- If you hold any associate, baccalaureate or higher degree, you must demonstrate a minimum (3) three years of practice in either or each business credit, business collections, or both;
- If you hold a CBA, CBF, CCE, CCM, CNA, CPA, CRM or other Accounting, Credit, Treasury award or designation, you must demonstrate a minimum (3) three years of practice in either or each business credit, business collections, or both;
- If you hold no degree, no designations or designation awards, you must demonstrate a minimum (5) five years of practice in either or each business credit, business collections, or both.
How To Apply
Complete an Application for Council Record/Certificate. Indicate on the application the application is being submitted for evaluation as a Broadly Experienced Credit & Collection Professional (BECCP). Indicate the accreditation applied for; CCP, CPC or both.
Once your eligibility for BECCP has been determined, three members of CSB will review your dossier, and make written reports to the CSB board. The CSB will reach a consensus at its next scheduled meeting as to whether or not you have demonstrated the required learning, broad-based knowledge and experience necessary. If you have done so, the CSB will either approve your application as submitted for accreditation or invite you for a personal interview to be held at a CSB subsequent meeting.
If your dossier does not demonstrate the required learning, broad-based knowledge and work experience required under the BECCP plan, you may within one (1) year, request a second review of your application after acquiring additional knowledge or experience as recommended by the CSB review board or the local jurisdictions initial evaluation.
If the CSB review committee recommends a personal interview, such an interview is conducted by (3) three CSB members and is intended to verify the material and expertise presented in your dossier. If your interview is successful, you will receive Certification, assuming all other requirements have been met. An interview if required is included in the cost of the filing fee. CSB charges an additional fee of $100 if a second review of your application for accreditation occurs within one (1) year of your original application evaluation.
The CSB meets at a minimum, (3) three times per year at approximately four-month intervals.
ASCCP’s National Accreditation Program is administered locally by:
CMA Credit Management Association
PO Box 750114
Las Vegas NV 89136