Your Next Steps
with AMCA

If you just recently earned an AMCA certification, you may be wondering what’s next. AMCA would like to help you navigate your next steps whether that be finding a job, accessing your candidate portal, keeping your certification current, or further your education. See below for some answers to some of our most commonly asked questions, regarding your next steps with AMCA.

How can I enhance my AMCA certification?

Certification has become a valuable tool for evaluating a candidate’s skill set.   While most of you may be familiar with our primary certifications for short-term non-degree programs, there is a need for stackable credentials. This level of certification can be used for career advancement, enhancing resumes, higher earnings, and more. To learn more, click Essential Soft Skills Certificate, Professional Instructor Certificate or our NEW Financial Literacy Certificate program.

How can I keep my certification current?

All AMCA certifications require continuing education to stay current. In order to keep your AMCA certification active, you are required to complete 10 continuing education credits every two years. To learn more, click here.

How can I enhance my AMCA certification?

Once you are certified with the AMCA, you will have different methods for obtaining verification of your certification. To learn more, click our links for our Essential Soft Skills Certificate, Professional Instructor Certificate or NEW Financial Literacy Certificate.

Digital Badges

The AMCA has partnered with Credly’s Acclaim platform to provide you with a digital version of your credential(s).

All current AMCA certificants in good standing will receive an emailed invitation from the Acclaim platform to accept a digital AMCA badge. The AMCA certification badge is a digital representation of a candidate’s level of achievement and ability to perform certain job tasks that are attached to the criteria of earning a national certification.

AMCA’s Digital Badges allow candidates to share valid credentials through a digital wallet, Facebook, LinkedIn and even print a full-color wall certificate. To learn more about how to claim your digital badge, click here.

Click here to watch a short video with easy instructions on how to print a wall certificate.

Official AMCA Transcript

After receiving an email that your exam score has been posted to your candidate account, you will have immediate access to an official AMCA transcript. The AMCA transcript is acceptable documentation when applying for jobs, completion of candidate records, and local & state reimbursement. To view your official AMCA transcript, log into your candidate account here and click on the “Credential” tab on your dashboard. Once you click on “Transcript,” a PDF version of your Official Transcript will be available in your downloads.


Certification ID Cards & Wall Certificates

Certification ID Cards and Wall Certificates are available for purchase by logging into your AMCA account by clicking here. After successfully logging into your candidate account, click on the “Credentialing” tab on your dashboard and complete the “Credentialing Order Form.”

Please allow 21 days for the Processing Department to complete and ship your order. All order tracking information will be listed within your AMCA test site account. If there is a typographical error on your certification card or wall certificate, you have 30 days from the tracked delivery date to report the error to AMCA in order to receive a new certification ID card or wall certificate at no cost. To request a corrected certification card, email