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Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS)

The Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) program is an in-depth review of property management principles and techniques as used by the professional supervisor.

This course helps the professional make the connection between knowledge and on-the-job performance.

Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) includes:

  • Legal Responsibilities and Risk Management
  • Financial Management
  • Property Performance Management
  • Property Evaluation and Due Diligence
  • Effective Leadership


Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) Requirements

CAPS candidates must complete the following requirements to earn the CAPS credential.  Candidates must complete the coursework and exam within 12 months of declaring candidacy.

  • Minimum of 24 months of multi-site property management experience or be a CAM, ARM or RAM credential holder in good standing with 24 months of management experience
  • Successful completion of five modules (40 hours)
  • Passing CAPS exam

For more information review the CAPS Skill Standards.

NAAEI designation programs are scheduled by local and state affiliates. Find a CAPS Course.

Download the CAPS Flyer.

To download the flyer and save it to your computer, right-click the image and select "Save Target As". For MAC users, control-click and select "Save Link As".

About the CAPS Exam

Learn more about the CAPS exam.


Maintaining your CAPS Designation

The CAPS designation requires annual renewal. Submission of both annual CAPS dues of $100 and documentation of six hours of continuing education credit should be submitted to complete the annual CAPS renewal. Submission of continuing education is not required for the first renewal. Find online submission and renewal information.

For more information, contact NAAEI at 703-518-6141 or your state or local affiliate. 


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