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IAPMO Approved as IACET Authorized Provider

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is proud to announce that it has been approved as an International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Authorized Provider. IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The accreditation period extends for five years, and includes all programs offered or created during that time.

IAPMO completed a rigorous application process to achieve the accreditation, including a review by an IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ANSI/IACET 1-2013 Standard addressing the design, development, administration and evaluation of its programs. IAPMO joins nearly 500 organizations around the globe that have had their programs vetted by third-party experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met, and will be listed in IACET’s online directory to help market its continuing education and training programs.

“IACET accreditation is awarded after undergoing a rigorous review process based on the ANSI/IACET Standard,” said Sherard Jones, vice president of Education and Training Services for IAPMO. “This puts us in the company of world-class organizations such as the American Heart Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the USDA and NASA.”

IACET is a nonprofit association dedication to quality continuing education and training programs. IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and training. The ANSI/IACET Standard is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. For more information, please visit www.iacet.org.

Founded in Los Angeles in 1926, IAPMO has grown to be recognized the world over for its Uniform Codes. With offices in 12 U.S. states and 13 countries, IAPMO has assisted with code development all over the world, and provisions from its Uniform Plumbing Code® protect more than half the world’s population. For more information, visit www.iapmo.org.

Last modified: November 13, 2014