Management Professional Certification Exam - Level 1

Management Professional Certification Exam - Level 1
JA Certified Management Professional (CMP) 
Level 1

Reflects skills and knowledge generally expected of trained, entry-level jewelry management personnel with about one year’s experience. The depth of required skills is considered reflective of what is commonly needed to manage stores in a multi-unit operation.

How & Where To Get Certified

There are two convenient ways to get certified.

  • Off-Site Local Proctored Exam: Take the exam at a time and location near your home or store. If you select this option, you will be required to retain a proctor for the two-hour duration of the exam. For more information on proctors, click on the Proctored Exam registration link or click here. To register click on the “Date Not Specified” registration option below. You have 60 days from the date you register to complete and return the exam.
  • On-Site Trade Show or Industry Conference Exam: Certification testing is offered throughout the year at several authorized Jewelers of America testing sites, proctored by JA. Browse the dates below to select the authorized testing location and time convenient to you. Some events feature multiple session times for added convenience.


$55 for Jewelers of America members. 
$75 for non-members. 
Click for more information about the benefits of JA membership.

When registering for exams at regional events and trade shows, look for registration specials for additional savings for both members and non-members. The discounted rates will be listed in the event registration field.


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