AGCP Member Certification is based on 10 Levels of qualification. Qualification requirements are designed to allow potential customers to judge the members knowledge, experience, education and the equipment the member has in their shop so they can judge the quality and extent of services offered by the member.
To read the qualification requirements use this link http://www.agcpgolf.com/html/certification_requirements.html
All AGCP members are required to pass an essay test and submit photos of they shop along with copies or photos of their school diplomas and certification certificates from various schools. If you are highly qualified by other organizations you can apply for an oral quiz to determine your eligibility for a waiver of the written essay portion of the test. You will be required to send in the photos of your shop and equipment.
If you are joining the AGCP for the first time you can order your test when you join. But, be sure and read the requirements above before you order your test. You can upgrade at any tme by simply applying for the upgrade and meeting the requirements for upgrading to the desired level.
AGCP Certification is only available to AGCP members and requires continuing membership in the AGCP to remain certified. Part of the certification requirements is to be active as a member and participate in the daily email list for members. Any member who leaves the AGCP for a period of 1 calendar year will loose their certification and will have to recertify to gain their certification again.