ACS Certified Cheese Professionals® are required to renew their certification with ACS every 3 years by demonstrating continued professional development in the cheese industry. After the three-year period, candidates must submit evidence of continuing education and involvement in the cheese industry.
Certified Cheese Professionals® applying for recertification must demonstrate:
- A total of one-thousand (1,000) hours of any combination of paid or unpaid work experience and formal education, continuing education, or professional development in the cheese industry.
- At ACS’s sole discretion, CCPs™ may be required to complete continuing education credits to be eligible to recertify. CCPs™ will be notified via email, CheeseBytes, and Facebook of continuing education requirements and reasonable advanced notice will be given.
Early October: Recertification period opens
December 31: Recertification period closes
The fee to recertify is $75 (USD).
Apply for Recertification
Applications for recertification will be accepted online the fall of the year the Certification expires.
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