The American Electrology Association(AEA) is the largest electrologist membership organization.
The AEA believes that one of the most important steps an electrologist can take in their career development is to become board certified. For over 20 years the AEA’s International Board of Electrologist Certification (IBEC) has been providing that opportunity for electrologists worldwide.
Many of our members assumed the added commitment of International Board Certification, which is a separate credential from the NJ State Licensure Exam, by passing a voluntary certification examination.
Certified Professional Electrologists (CPE’s) are challenged to improve their knowledge and practice through the AEA’s Continuing Education and Recertification programs, which requires 75 hours of approved continuing education every five years to recertify.
The Certified Professional Electrologist (CPE) credential signifies that the electrologist’s knowledge has been tested and measured against a national standard of excellence. The commitment to keep the credential, through on-going continuing education, exemplifies the highest degree of professionalism.
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