How long does it take to complete a module?
If you do all the readings and assignments associated with each module, it should take approximately 16 hours to complete everything.
How long do I have to complete a module?
You have eight weeks to complete each module from the time you first log on to that module. Most students find that they can easily complete a module within the eight week required time frame.
Note that if you are a scholarship recipient or are participating as a part of a group or cohort, your funder or sponsor may select to shorten the timeline in which you need to complete each module.
What happens if I fail to complete a module within the eight weeks?
Should you fail to complete a module within eight weeks of initial login, you will need to re-register and repay for that module in order to complete the module and receive your Certificate of Completion.
Can I take more than one module at a time?
You can certainly register for as many modules as you like at once, but we recommend that you work on only one module at a time. As soon as you complete one module you can begin the next.
Do I need to take the modules in order?
If you are only registering for a couple of modules, you can certainly take the modules in any order you like. If you plan to attain the Aim4Excellence™ national director credential by completing all nine modules, however, we suggest you take them in sequence, beginning with Module 1.
How many clock hours will I receive for each module?
Each module is worth 16 clock hours. After successfully completing a module you’ll receive a certificate with the clock hours indicated at the bottom.
Am I required to renew my Aim4Excellence National Director Credential?
In order to maintain a valid credential, Aim4Excellence credentialed directors must renew every five years. The Aim4Excellence team is presently working to finalize the renewal process. Details will available beginning in the spring of 2013.