ACS Certified Cheese Professionals® are required to renew their certification with ACS every three 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.
Recertification Period Open for 2014 and 2017 CCPs™
Applications are open until March 1, 2021. You should have received an email from us with a link to apply. If you did not but think that you should have, please contact us.
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.
The 2020 recertification deadline has been extended to March 1st, 2021.
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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