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Certification Examination

APPLY BEFORE APRIL-1 to get the normal rate

  • Email all documentation to the National Office at strusner@millikin.edu
  • After verification, you will receive a link to pay for the exam (check your SPAM/TRASH folder also as this comes from a website and some security systems block these)
  • After receiving payment, you will receive a receipt verifying payment.
  • Prior to the test, you will receive a letter (which you MUST bring to the exam with you) from the National Office verifying your participation in the exam.
  • Individuals with learning disabilities who require special dispensation assistance (in BOLD) MUST apply in writing and supply all necessary documentation at least 60 days prior to the exam.

2017 EXAM. DATES

  • February 23, 2017-Raleigh, North Carolina
  • June 6, 2017 - Atlanta, Georgia (at the AEMA Convention)

EXAM. APPLICATION FEE (Does NOT Include Manual)

  • $250.00* - if apply before April 1
  • $300.00* - if apply between April 2 and May 1
  • After May 1 applications are not accepted
  • Online payment processing fee is $5.00
    *

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be 21 years of age.
  • You must be a AEMA Member in good standing.
  • You must meet one of the following requirements:
    1. You have 4 Year College degree, and 2 years paid non-student employment in Athletic Equipment Management.
      OR
    2. You have 1,400 Hours Student Athletic Equipment Management experienced and a 4 year college degree.
      1. (college students in the last year of their degree program may take exam and will become certified when they provide a copy of their diploma)
      2. (Student hours are acceptable for a period of two years immediately following the end of employment)

APPLICATION DOCUMENTATION CHECK LIST

  • Employment Verification A letter verifying employment for each school/organization worked for. This letter must be from either the Personnel office or the Athletic Director. Each letter should clearly state the type of employment and the beginning/ending dates of employment. Each letter must be on official letterhead or have a stamp/seal for the school/organization. You need to document 2 years of paid non-student experience if you have a College degree
    OR
    Student managers experience (1400 Hours) must also be submitted on AEMA Student Manager Time Logs. Time logs must be completely filled out and signed by the supervisor.
  • Proof of Age (photo copy of birth certificate or driver’s license)
  • Proof of Education (photo copy of College diploma or transcript)
  • You must be an active member in the AEMA, with all dues paid.
  • Pay Registration Fee $250.00 postmarked before April 1 OR $300.00 postmarked April 2-May 1. After May 1 all applications will be returned. Make sure to order the AEMA Certification Manual if you do not have one to study. MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO: AEMA

PREPARING FOR THE EXAM

The certification test is based on the Role Delineation Study. Questions are taken from the AEMA Certification Manual, and previously published AEMA Journals. A copy of the Certification Manual may be purchased for $65.00 (includes shipping). Journals are available on-line in the "Members" section.

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