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Continuing Education with the APRA Institute

All Professional Reserve Analyst (PRA) members are required to complete 8 credits of continuing education (CE) per year by attending education events provided by APRA or equivalent education approved by APRA. 

Attending the annual Symposium fulfills the 8 CE credits for the year. If you do not attend the Symposium, you may earn CE credits for courses described below. 

APRA Preapproved Courses

APRA has preapproved continuing education (CE) offerings by www.AECDaily.com which are free of charge. Each preapproved course is worth between 1-2 credits toward fulfilling 8 CE credits. You must provide a certificate of completion for each course to receive credit.

Requesting Approval for Other Courses

You may submit a request for CE credits for other courses as long as the course:

  • Is related to the reserve study process
  • Focuses on typical component installation, maintenance, repair or inspection
  • Focuses on something that would be part of a reserve study

No CE credits will be given for teaching a course; CE credits are only given for attending a course. Please submit your request for the approval of other courses to APRA Headquarters and include the following information:

  • Your name and contact information
  • Title of course
  • Number of credits requested (1 class hour = 1 CE credit)
  • Description of course
  • A Certificate of Attendance for each course 

CE Approval Form

Administrative Fee

To submit either preapproved or Other Course CE credits, a $199 administrative fee must be remitted.
Please make the check payable to:

PO Box 61
Collingswood, NJ 08108

If you'd prefer to pay by credit card, please use the online form or contact APRA Headquarters.

2022 Preapproved Courses

Worth 1-2 credit(s) each


Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Energy Efficient Buildings (1 hour)

Moisture Management In Walls (1 hour) 

Noise Control Solutions: Resilient Sound Isolation Clips (1.25 hours) 

Noise Control Products for Industrial & Architectural Applications (1 hour)

New Code Requirements For Fire Rated Doors and Hardware (1 hour) 

Bicycle Parking and Storage Inside and Out (1 hour) 

Effective Waterproofing (1 hour)

When Sound Control Matters: Floor Underlayment Solutions (1 hour)


Multi-Layer Decking: Using Cellular PVC Technology to Replicate Exotic Hardwood (1 hour)


Exterior Perimeter Steel Pedestrian Security Gates (1 hour)

Architectural & Security, Gate, & Fencing Systems (1 hour leve event) 

Coatings for Steel Railing & Fence Systems (1 hour)

Designing and Specifying Steel Mesh Fence Systems (1 hour)

Vinyl & Aluminum Railing Systems (1 hour)


High Performance Floor Coatings (1 hour)

Vinyl Flooring Uncovered (1 hour)

Entrance Flooring Systems: Design with the Elements in Mind (1 hour) 

Landscaping & Trees

Synthetic (Artificial) Grass Specifically Designed for Dogs (1 hour)

Innovations in Segmental Retaining Walls (1 hour live event)

The Benefits of Synthetic (Artificial) Grass for Playgrounds (1.25 hours)

Commercial Planters: Selection Considerations & Material Options (1.25 hours)

Artificial Turf for Residential and Commercial Landscapes (1 hour)

Masonry & Concrete

Permeable Walkways with Decomposed Granite and Natural Aggregate Pathway Materials (1.5 hours)

Outdoor Amenity Space Surfacing Materials and Systems (1.25 hours) 

Protective Treatments for Masonry and Concrete (1 hour)

Using Water Repellents to Prevent Water Intrusion into Above-Grade Masonry (1 hour)

Designing and Specifying Steel Mesh Fence Systems (1 hour)

Proper Use of Masonry Joint Reinforcement and Accessories (1 hour)

Increasing Concrete Durability and Sustainability with Crystalline Waterproofing (1 hour)

Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement for Stormwater Management (1.5 hours) 

Exterior Perimeter Steel Pedestrian Security Gates (1 hour)

Pre-Engineered Steel Stair Systems (1 hour)

Concrete Waterproofing with Crystalline Technology (1 hour)

Waterproofing Design and Application Procedures (1.25 hours)

Painting & Coatings

The Fresh Approach to Choosing Exterior Colors (1 hour)

How Surface Color and Design Affects Our Physical, Mental, and Social Well-Being (1 hour)           

Three Centuries of Color (1.5 hours)

Paint 201: Practical Solutions and Problem-Solving Techniques (1 hour)

LEED v4: Paint and Coatings (1.5 hours)

Understanding Paint Color Formulation: Why Pigments Matter (1 hour)

Paint Technology: Chemistry and Performance (1 hour)

How To Specify Paint (1 hour)

Understanding Prepainted Metal (1 hour)

Coatings for Steel Railing & Fence Systems (1 hour)


Redefining Rooftops: Understanding Rooftop Deck Systems (1 hour)

Metal Roof Systems: Design & Installation Considerations (1 hour) 

Designing with Insulated Metal Roof Panels (1 hour)

Cellular PVC R&R Prefinished Shingles: Milling Makes the Difference (1 hour)

The Design Advantages of Synthetic Roofing Solutions (1 hour)

Separating Cool Roofing Facts From Myths (1 hour)

Green Roof Design Considerations (1 hour)

SBS Modified Asphalt Roofing and Underlayment Systems (1 hour)

Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Systems: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly (1 hour)

Advantages of Cold Applied Roofing Systems (1 hour)

Asphalt Roofing Systems (1 hour)

Metal Roofing Systems: Details Matter (1 hour)

Sustainability from the Top: Blue, White, & Green Roof Benefits (1 hour)

Roofing Solutions for Alpine Regions (1 hour)

Metal Roof Design: Top 10 Problems and How to Solve Them (1.25 hours)

The Design Advantages of Synthetic Roofing Solutions (1 hour)

Low Slope Roofing: Why Choose Thermoplastic Single-Ply Roofing Systems? (1 hour)


Wood-Plastic Composite Cladding for Sustainable Rainscreen Wall Systems (1 hour)

Engineered Wood Siding: Benefits for Sustainable Design (1 hour)

Wood Uses

Specifying and Using Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood (1 hour)

Designing Sustainably with Redwood Timbers (1 hour)

Acetylated Wood: Durable, Stable, Sustainable Wood for Windows, Doors & Siding (1 hour)

Preservative-Treated Wood: Specification and Use (1 hour)

Redwood Lumber: Attributes, Applications, & Environmental Benefits (1 hour)


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