CEU Reporting Information

The following table outlines the CEU reporting information for the CSCCa. Certified and compliant members must attain 45 CEU's over each 3-year reporting period, the current one beginning August 1, 2016 and ending July 31, 2019 (15 CEU's recommended per year).

CEU Category # CEU's Dates Reporting of Activity
A CSCCa National Conference 15 per conference (Max 45 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) May 10-12, 2017
May 9-11, 2018
May 8-10, 2019
Attendance at the CSCCa National Conference each year is strongly recommended. No reporting is needed as the CSCCa National Office awards CEUs automatically.
B CSCCa Approved Events Max 10 CEU's for any single event (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period), receiving 0.5 or 0.75 (for partnered events) CEU's per hour of presentation Various Conferences and Clinics related to the field of Strength and Conditioning. Documentation required will include an official itinerary showing all speakers, topics, and times, as well as verification of attendance.
C CSCCa-Sponsored Meetings & Committees 1 CEU will be provided for each 4-6 contact hours (hours of participation) and will be calculated and added to the individual's account by a CSCCa staff member Various Participation in CSCCa-sponsored meetings and committees, including SCCC Practical Examination Administration, Committee Meetings, etc. No reporting is necessary as the CSCCa National Office awards CEUs automatically.
D CSCCa CEU Video Courses 1 CEU per presentation (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) Courses updated after the CSCCa Annual National Conference CSCCa National Conference Presentations will be available online, followed by questions which must be completed by the individual. A fee of $12.00 will be assessed for each video/audio lecture ($12.00 per 1 CEU). No reporting is necessary as the CSCCa National Office awards CEUs automatically.
E CSCCa Article Courses & CSCCa Partnered CEU Article Courses 1 CEU per article (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) Various CSCCa Article Courses: will be available online, followed by questions which must be completed by the individual. A fee of $12.00 will be assessed for each article course ($12.00 per 1 CEU). No reporting is necessary as the CSCCa National Office awards CEUs automatically. CSCCa Partnered CEU Article Courses: Third party providers may or may not assess a fee for each article. Documentation required for CSCCa Partnered CEU Article Courses will include a certificate of completion issued by the third party.
F Other Approved CEU Courses 0.5 CEU's per contact hour (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) Various Must be approved through the CSCCa Education Board. A detailed course itinerary including times, subjects etc. must be submitted to the National Office with a course completion certificate. 0.5 CEUs per contact hour will be awarded pending CSCCa Education Board Approval.
G Podcasts/Webinars 0.5 CEU's per contact hour (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) Various Podcasts/Webinars must be followed by completion of a quiz for which a passing score must be obtained. Certificate of completion for the presentation must be submitted to the CSCCa National Office for reporting, as well as a link to the podcast/webinar.
H Teaching a University Undergraduate Course Max 7 CEU's per class (2 CEU's per credit hour) (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) A class can only be counted once in a 3-year reporting period Various Course syllabus must be submitted to the CSCCa National Office for approval for CEU credit. See note following chart for criteria.
I Teaching a University Graduate Course Max 10 CEU's per class (3 CEU's per credit hour) (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) A class can only be counted once in a 3-year reporting period Various Course syllabus must be submitted to the CSCCa National Office for approval for CEU credit. See note following chart for criteria.
J University Undergraduate Course taken for a letter grade Max 7 CEU's per class (2 CEU's per credit hour) (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) Various Course syllabus must be submitted to the CSCCa National Office for approval and verification of credit/letter grade received must be submitted. See note following chart for criteria.
K University Graduate Course taken for a letter grade Max 10 CEU's per class (3 CEU's per credit hour) (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) Various Course syllabus must be submitted to the CSCCa National Office for approval and verification of credit/ letter grade received must be submitted. See note following chart for criteria.
L Published Articles 1.5 CEU's per peer-reviewed publication appearing in a citation journal; 1.0 CEU per written article published in a lay or non-reviewed journal; 0.25 CEU per blog article on website with a max of 3 CEU's per year (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) Various A copy of the article/blog and journal reference citation, if applicable, must be submitted to the CSCCa National Office.
M Published Books & Videos/DVDs & Inventions Books and videos/dvds must be published through a nationally recognized publisher and deal with appropriate and relevant material to the field of strength and conditioning, CEU's determined on a case by case basis (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) Various A link to the website where the item can be purchased and previewed must be submitted to the CSCCa National Office.
N Presentations 1.5 CEU's per peer-reviewed/invited presentation at a national level conference; 1.0 CEU per invited presentation on the local or regional level; 0.5 CEU for sports camp presentations (Max 20 CEU's per 3-year reporting period) Various An official copy of the conference itinerary listing the speaker and presentation must be submitted to the CSCCa National Office.
O Proof of Current CPR/First Aid/AED Certification N/A Various Proof of CPR/First Aid/AED Certification current on the final day of the current 3-year reporting period (July 31, 2019) must be submitted prior to the reporting period deadline.
ATTENTION: There is now Member and Non-Member pricing. Membership is no longer required for National Conference attendance or SCCC certification and CEU fulfillment. Annual membership dues (membership year runs from August 1- July 31) must be paid by corresponding deadlines in order to receive the member discounted pricing for: conference registration, SCCC Certification fees, and CEU reporting fees. A non-compliance fee will be assessed for individuals who do not pay the membership fee by the corresponding deadline, but who have received discounted pricing for any CSCCa dues and fees.

CEU Fee Information
  • CEU reporting fees are $20.00 per year, $60 per 3-year reporting period for members, and $30.00 per year, $90 per 3-year reporting period for non-members . The yearly fee is waived for attendance at the corresponding CSCCa Annual National Conference. These fees do not cover additional fees that are incurred as part of any other CEU component, for example, access to articles and videos.
  • There will be a fee for each video/audio lecture of the CSCCa National Conference ($12.00 per 1 CEU). The videos will be followed by an online quiz that will be graded automatically. 100% accuracy must be achieved before credit will be given. This credit will be automatically applied to the individual's CEU tracking record.
  • There will be a fee per accessed online education assessment/article ($12.00 per 1 CEU). The articles will be followed by an online quiz that will be graded automatically. 100% accuracy must be achieved before credit will be given. This credit will be automatically applied to the individual's CEU tracking record.
Events for CEU Approval
  • SCCC Certificants will receive 0.5 CEU's for each hour of attendance at approved non-CSCCa conferences or meetings for a max of 10 CEU's for any single event.
  • SCCC Certificants will receive 0.75 CEU's for each hour of attendance at CSCCa partnered clinics, conferences, and meetings for a max of 10 CEU's for any single event. These will be identified and advertised on the CSCCa website.
  • Documentation will be required for all CEU reporting. It is the member's responsibility to provide appropriate documentation verifying attendance at other approved meetings and events, other than those sponsored by the CSCCa. Exceptions will be attendance at the CSCCa National Conference and at CSCCa partnered events for which reporting will be done automatically.
Criteria for course approval for CEU's:
  • Members taking a graduate or undergraduate- level course for CEU credit MUST take the course for a letter grade, i.e. an audit grade is not acceptable.
  • Courses must be in a clearly aligned area of sport science, i.e. strength and conditioning, exercise physiology, exercise prescription, biomechanics & kinesiology, etc. Courses that would not meet these criteria include basic health and wellness, sport sociology, teaching methods courses, research methods courses, or foundations in PE courses.
  • Courses must be university-approved and meet the minimum contact hours of 35 hours per 3 credit hour class taken. Courses meeting for longer are not eligible for additional CEUs.
  • Taking and/ or teaching approved undergraduate-level courses will earn 2 CEUs per credit hour up to 7 CEUs per class, with a max of 20 CEUs per 3-year reporting period.
  • Taking and/ or teaching approved graduate-level courses will earn 3 CEUs per credit hour up to 10 CEUs per class, with a max of 20 CEUs per 3-year reporting period.
  • Courses that are identified as being eligible for both undergraduate & graduate level credit will be recognized as undergraduate courses by the CSCCa. The registrar's office at the institution must label a course as eligible for graduate credit.
  • Courses must have a detailed syllabus including course objectives, course readings, assessment methods, and detailed contact hour information. The number of contact hours must be clearly stated. This information must be submitted to the CSCCa, along with CEU requests. Inadequate detail will result in non-approval.
  • The instructor applying for CEU credit MUST teach at least 75% of the course content.
  • Members may ONLY receive CEUs once per course during a reporting period, i.e. teaching the same course each year cannot be counted more than once within a 3-year reporting period.
  • A maximum of 20 CEUs may be generated through teaching courses per reporting period (i.e. 3 undergraduate or 2 graduate courses).
CPR, First Aid, and AED Certification Information

  • Members must submit a CPR, First Aid, and AED Certification card that will be current July 31, 2019, for the current three-year reporting period that must be completed through the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or the National Safety Council. Certifications completed solely online will not be accepted.

Additional Information
  • Failure to fulfill all specified requirements for maintaining CEU's for each 3-year reporting period will result in the loss of the SCCC Certification. Reinstatement may be obtained in the following CEU Cycle once outstanding requirements and fees are completed. For Recertification, a retake of the written portion of the SCCC Certification Examination with a passing score will be required.
  • All materials submitted for CEU's are subject to approval by the Education Board.