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CPP Provides Comprehensive Industry Overview

Achieving the NPA CPP credential is evidence of you mastery of parking industry knowledge and best practices. Stand out from the crowd, enhance your reputation, apply today >>

To become a Certified Parking Professional (CPP), you must pass a comprehensive exam. The curriculum was designed for parking professionals like you to perform your duties in an effective and professional manner. Learn more about the development of the certification program >>

5 Reasons to Become a CPP:

  1. Pursue greater career opportunities and advancement.
  2. Demonstrate your commitment to the parking profession.
  3. Enhance the quality of parking services nationwide.
  4. Gain recognition for your accomplishments and ability to meet national standards.
  5. Expand your skills and knowledge through continuing professional development.
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By participating in the CPP Program, you can ensure your knowledge and skills are up-to-date in the following areas:

  • Operations
  • Design
  • Regulations
  • Loss Prevention
  • Safety
  • Equipment
  • Accounting/Auditing
  • Human Resources
  • Customer Service
  • Marketing/Administration
  • Maintenance
  • Valet Operations


Read more about the benefits of certification >>

Exam Preparation

Those who pass the exam, achieving their CPP credential, have proven their skills and knowledge of parking best practices. NPA provides study material, webinars and peer groups to help applicants prepare for the exam. Find out how NPA can help you succeed >>

Ready to Take the Exam?

Once you apply for the CPP program, you have up to 1 year to prepare for and take the exam. View the fees and download the application form >>

Certification Renewals

Certification lasts for 3 years.To maintain your status you will need to renew after 3 years. View more information on certification renewal >>

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