Resource Center: Professional Development


Credit Repair Specialist

Training on how to help consumers fix mistakes on their credit report.
February 01, 2018

10 CEUs for AFCPE® Certified Professionals

What are the CCRS’s™  course learning goals and objectives?
Learn the Credit Repair Organizations Act (CROA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair & Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA).
Learn what states have credit repair and credit services laws.
Learn what states have bond requirements for credit services and credit repair organizations.
Learn the legal operating parameters of credit repair professionals.
Identify methods of access to credit reports, free and otherwise.
List common credit terms and define key credit differences.
Identify information in credit reports.
Locate and verify information in credit reports.
Review a credit report for mistakes and missing information.
Identify methods for credit file correction of mistakes and missing information.
How to report inaccurate information to the credit reporting agencies (CRAs).
List the components of a credit score.
Recognize privacy laws and their impact on credit lenders and borrowers.
Identify potential identity theft using a credit report and information provided in a credit application.
Review the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission resources for consumers.
Communicate key components of credit reports to consumers.
How to use the legal system to effect changes on a credit report.
Communicate key components and limitations of credit repair.


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