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Settlement Practitioner Certification

AAISA continues to offer Canada’s only certification program for qualified settlement practitioners.

The Settlement Practitioner certification is based on a balanced assessment of an applicant’s knowledge, skills and training. Practitioners are certified as Level 2 or Level 3, recognizing respective competency levels and experience in the field.

Guidelines for Certification

Settlement Practitioners who meet the specified requirements are eligible for Level 2 or Level 3. Please read our Guidelines for Certification. Additionally, we recommend applicants review our Portfolio Checklist to guide their application process.


To apply, please download the AAISA Certification Application, fill it out, and submit it before the deadline. If you have questions about the application requirements or the process, please contact us at

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Please be aware of some changes in the application timing. The participants will be able to apply for Level 2 and Level 3 Settlement Practitioners Certification, year-round with two deadlines i.e., Friday, June 30, 2023, of which the applications would be reviewed in July/ Aug 2023 and second deadline will be Friday, December 29, 2023 – 5:00 PM (MDT) of which the applications will be reviewed around Jan/Feb 2024.

Please note: AAISA recognizes training from several institutions for the purpose of Settlement Practitioner certification. Candidates with prior training fall into the Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) category. Please download the Additional AAISA Training document to learn more. Contact us with any suggestions or additions to the training list.