Preceptor Certification Portfolios




 What is a Preceptor Certification Portfolio? 

The Preceptor Certification Portfolio (PCP) is a collection of all the materials you select or develop as you grow in your Preceptor Specialty roles and accountabilities. It includes information and examples of your education, experiences, and teaching and preceptoring activities relevant to demonstrating your mastery of preceptoring at one of three Preceptor Certification Levels.

Level 1 Basic Green                  Download the Green Application Now

Level 2 Intermediate Blue       Download the Blue Application Now

Level 3 Advanced Gold             Download the Gold Application Now  

Evidence of competency and proficiency need not be limited solely to preceptoring done in an academic or work setting, in a program, during orientation, or in transitioning an employee to a new role, for example. Certification based on a PCP is evidence of competence and proficiency in the specialization of preceptoring, not how or where you developed it. Simple completion of a course or recitation of information alone is not a strong enough evidence of mastery for certification. Portfolio development and evidences of mastery of core competencies in preceptoring provide a more complete assessment of achievement for certification at each Level of advancement.

Support materials for certifications: a Preceptor Certification Portfolio Handbook (click on the link below to download your copy); the Scope and Standards of Practice for Preceptor Advancement; and, the Core Curriculum for Preceptor Advancement. Check out our RESOURCES page for more information!


Download the Preceptor Certification Handbook

NOTE: Digital badges are no longer being issued for membership or certification. Please contact Dr. Solimar Figueroa for more information (go to "Contact Us" to email her). A new Preceptor Certification Handbook is currently being developed. Thank you for your patience.

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