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Accreditation FAQs

Published: Mar 15, 2020 3:25:32 PM

Check out the most common questions about our accrediting organizations!


NASBA/AICPA:

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Are you really an approved provider with NASBA?

Yes, We are an authorized provider for NASBA and AICPA for technical and non-technical CPE credits. We are included in the NASBA registry for CPE credit providers, which you can check out here.

How many credits can I obtain with VTR's self-study courses?

Each state has special requirements and limitations for credits earned with self-study courses. Please refer to this guide to ensure you are meeting the requirements of your state.

I'm dually accredited with another organization, can I use these courses for continuing education credit for my other organization?

If you are dually accredited with HRCI, SHRM, or APA, we do have courses that qualify for continuing education credit with those organizations. If you are dually accredited with another organization, you would be unable to use VTR courses for continuing education credits.

Please note: Due to the passing requirements of NASBA/AICPA we are unable to use one course for multiple accreditation, meaning if you are dually accredited with a qualifying organization you will most likely have to take multiple organization-specific courses to satisfy your credit needs.

What are the passing requirements for NASBA/AICPA?

NABA/AICPA requires a passing score of 70% or higher for each module. If you fail to reach 70% or higher on a module your course will automatically restart for you to retake.

Do I have to be a CPA to use this site? I have three other certifications that require CPE (CIA, CISA, CFE) and cannot get the CPE I need.

While we provide continuing education credit for various organizations, the CPE credit offered through our courses is specified to suit the needs of members of the AICPA, and as such may not applicable for other accreditations like CIA, CISA, and CFE.

HRCI:

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Are you really an approved provider with HRCI?

Yes, We are an authorized provider for HRCI for General, Business, and Global credits. We are included on HRCIs approved provider page, which you can check out here.

How many credits can I obtain with VTR's self-study courses?

HRCI does not limit the amount of CEU's you can earn with VTRs self-study courses!

I'm dually accredited with another organization, can I use these courses for continuing education credit for my other organization?

If you are dually accredited with SHRM, APA, or NASBA/AICPA we do have courses that qualify for continuing education credit with those organizations. If you are dually accredited with another organization, you would be unable to use VTR courses for continuing education credits.

Please note: If you are dually accredited with SHRM you will be able to take the same course and to satisfy both organizations. However, if you are dually accredited with APA or NASBA/AICPA, due to these organizations passing requirements, we are unable to use the same course for these organizations, meaning you will most likely have to take multiple organization-specific courses to satisfy your credit needs.

What are the passing requirements for HRCI?

HRCI requires full course completion but does not require a specific score to pass and receive their certificate of completion.

What do you offer for HRCI Business CEU's?

We currently offer thirty courses for HRCI Business CEUs, with a wide range of topics such as Accounting and Business Strategy.

SHRM:

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Are you really an approved provider with SHRM?

Yes, We are an authorized provider for SHRM and included on SHRMs approved provider page, which you can check out here.

How many credits can I obtain with VTR's self-study courses?

SHRM does not limit the amount of PDCs you can earn with VTRs self-study courses!

I'm dually accredited with another organization, can I use these courses for continuing education credit for my other organization?

If you are dually accredited with HRCI, APA, or NASBA/AICPA we do have courses that qualify for continuing education credit with those organizations. If you are dually accredited with another organization, you would be unable to use VTR courses for continuing education credits.

Please note: If you are dually accredited with HRCI you will be able to take the same course and to satisfy both organizations. However, if you are dually accredited with APA or NASBA/AICPA, due to these organizations passing requirements, we are unable to use the same course for these accreditations, meaning you will most likely have to take multiple organization-specific courses to satisfy your credit needs.

What are the passing requirements for SHRM?

SHRM requires full course completion but does not require a specific score to pass and receive their certificate of completion.

APA:

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Are you really an approved provider with APA?

Yes, We are an authorized provider for APA and included on APAs approved provider page, which you can check out here.

How many credits can I obtain with VTR's self-study courses?

APA does not limit the amount of PDCs you can earn with VTRs self-study courses!

I'm dually accredited with another organization, can I use these courses for continuing education credit for my other organization?

If you are dually accredited with HRCI, SHRM, or APA, we do have courses that qualify for continuing education credit with those organizations. If you are dually accredited with another organization, you would be unable to use VTR courses for continuing education credits.

Please note: Due to the passing requirements of APA, we are unable to use one course for multiple accreditation, meaning if you are dually accredited with an additional qualifying organization you will most likely have to take multiple organization-specific courses to satisfy your credit needs.

What are the passing requirements for APA?

APA requires a passing score of 80% or higher for each module.

If you fail to reach 80% or higher on a module your course will automatically restart for you to retake.

Do you have any courses for payroll through APA, I only saw accounting courses

While we do not currently offer a course that deals specifically with issues of Payroll, our course offerings for the APA are far larger than just the topic of Accounting, including Management, Human Resources, and even Business Strategy. 

ASAE:

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Are you really an approved provider with ASAE?

Yes, We are an authorized provider for ASAE and included on ASAEs approved provider page, which you can check out here.

How many credits can I obtain with VTRs self-study courses?

ASAE limits 20 credits per 3-year period for VTRs self-study courses.

I'm dually accredited with another organization, can I use these courses for continuing education credit for my other organization?

If you are dually accredited with HRCI, SHRM, APA, or NASBA/AICPA we do have courses that qualify for continuing education credit with those organizations. If you are dually accredited with another organization, you would be unable to use VTR courses for continuing education credits.

Please note: Due to the passing requirements of NASBA/AICPA and APA, we are unable to use one course for multiple accreditation with these organizations, meaning if you are dually accredited with an additional qualifying organization you will most likely have to take multiple organization-specific courses to satisfy your credit needs.

What are the passing requirements for ASAE?

ASAE requires full course completion but does not require a specific score to pass and receive their certificate of completion.