NAA Designation Courses

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With Certified Instructors on our team from the National Apartment Association Education Institute, the Greater Fayetteville Apartment Association is proud to extend the following educational opportunities to you!

Certified Apartment Leasing Professional

Earning CALP, your first industry credential, signals to an employer your commitment to a career in residential property management.

Requirements: To obtain the CALP credential, candidates must complete the following: Minimum of six months of onsite property management experience in a leasing role (This can be obtained while taking the course; you will receive a provisional certificate until this requirement is met.) Successful completion of seven CALP courses including completing the Market Survey presentation (totaling 25 hours) Meet all examination standards within 6 months of declaring candidacy.


Certified Apartment Manager

Earning your CAM credential allows you to demonstrate your skills, knowledge, and ability to manage an apartment community and achieve owners’ investment goals.

Requirements: To obtain the CAM credential, candidates must complete the following: Minimum of 12 months of onsite property management experience Successful completion of all CAM coursework (totaling 40 hours) Meet all examination standards within 6 months of declaring candidacy.


Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor

Earning your CAPS takes you to the next level in property management. It fast-tracks your career advancement and your corresponding earning potential.

Requirements: To obtain the CAPS credential, candidates must complete the following: Minimum of 24 months employment as a multi-site supervisor or be either a CAM, ARM or RAM credential holder in good standing. Successful completion of all CAPS course work (totaling 40 hours) Meet all examination standards within 6 months of declaring candidacy​.


Let us know if there is an interest in these designations for future classes!

Greater Fayetteville Apartment Association Cancellation Policy for Events

General Membership Meetings (breakfast/luncheons):

This covers all monthly general membership meetings with or without a seminar attached.

Cancellations will be accepted at no charge until the deadline to RSVP. Each separate event will have a date/time to cancel by on its registration confirmation form that gets emailed to you. Any cancellation made AFTER this stated time/date will be invoiced for the event. You may send someone else from your business or community to the event in your place if you are unable to attend. Please understand that we have to confirm seating and food counts at least 48 hours prior to every event- we want to ensure that we can accommodate everyone!

Designation Courses:

This policy covers all designation courses offered by the GFAA to include CALP, CAM, CAPS, CAMT, CAS and also CPO and CFC.

Cancellations will only be accepted at no charge until registration closes. Each registration confirmation and event will have this date/time listed on it. These deadlines must be met for us to order supplies, books, etc for these classes you have committed to attending. Any cancellations made AFTER the cutoff will be invoiced accordingly. You may send someone else in your place if you are unable to attend.

Refund Policy:

A refund will only be made if a cancellation is made prior to the RSVP/cancellation date listed on the event/seminar, and only if there is no one else to transfer the reservation to at the same company/community. Refunds are not applicable to dues payments.

All cancellations and refund requests should be emailed to: info@mygfaa.org


Payments can be made online via credit card, or by check mailed to the P.O. Box.