Certified Credit Counselors help clients take control of their financial lives. From budgeting to navigating the complexities of the banking and credit industries, Certified Credit Counselors teach and guide others to financial sustainability. In this 100% online course, you will learn the concepts, strategies and techniques of credit counseling. Upon successful completion of the course and final exam, you will receive the Credit Counseling Certification from the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors (NACCC).
This course is open enrollment. You can enroll and begin anytime.
What are a Certified Credit Counselor’s job duties?
Credit Counselors advise individuals and organizations on managing debt. The issues they address may involve whether or not to take on loans, credit card management, debt repayment and specific debt issues such as medical bills or student loans. Some specific tasks may include:
Where do Certified Credit Counselors work?
Many Certified Credit Counselors work in the public sector, serving in community education or financial services departments of local or state governments. Some work in the non-profit sector for credit counseling or debt management services. Some work with financial institutions helping borrowers work out troubled loans or manage their debt loads.
Is certification important for Credit Counselors?
Credit Counselors work with highly confidential and often complex, personal matters. They often represent civic or non-profit organizations where trust and competence are of the highest importance. For these responsibilities, certification such as that offered by the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors (NACCC) signals that you have undertaken a challenging course of preparation and have documented your expertise at the highest levels.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.