CE Self-Reporting


CDM, CFPPs must meet recertification requirements every three years. CE must be self-reported.

✓ Submit CE and required documentation via the My Certification page of your ANFP record
✓ Monitor your CE record on your My Certification page. Be aware of certification and CE Audit status definitions
✓ Submit at least 45 CE hours, with 9.0 in Sanitation and Safety and 1.0 in Professional Ethics
✓ Upload all required documentation (Effective June 1, 2019)
✓ Earn CE hours only once for a given program in the current or subsequent recertification periods
✓ Extra CE cannot be carried over to next CE period
✓ Content must be related to the content covered on the exam and the CDM, CFPP Scope of Practice
✓ Programs must be at least 30 minutes long

Failure to fully meet all recertification requirements may result in your certification being terminated. To become certified again, you will be required to meet a current pathway of eligibility, submit a new exam application with fees for CBDM review and approval, receive a passing score on the CDM Credentialing Exam, and activate your certification within one year of passing the exam.

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For more detailed information about recertification policies, refer to the CBDM Guide to Maintaining your CDM, CFPP Credential and the Self-Reporting Frequently Asked Questions.

  • CE requirements
  • Eligible CE activities and required documentation
  • Recertification and CE Audit policy
  • How to self-report CE

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